Are Managed Services Suitable for Small Businesses?

Startups and multi-billion dollar businesses alike are always on the lookout for ways to cut overheads and still turn a good profit. However, because few have the rights expertize to manage today’s advancing technology; businesses are forced to allocate a significant amount of budget to IT infrastructure and software applications management and maintenance.

Because outsourced IT management requires significant budget allocation, small businesses pass it out as something that only large, established, and high-budget companies can afford and therefore, need. What many don’t realize is that managed IT solutions are now a necessity for all, especially if a business is to compete in today’s increasingly digital market. If your in-house IT department cannot keep up with the demands of the market, it is high time to consider outsourcing IT management not only to increase your productivity, seek out support for your trailing IT solutions, and reduce your overheads, but also take advantage of the scalability that professional service providers offer.

Bringing IT consultants into the equation allows you access to professional IT staff without having to hire additional expertise. Managed IT solutions and services give you access to full-time employees without the full-time cost of putting them into your payroll. As a managed service client, you have a technically skilled, knowledgeable and experienced support staff at your disposal on an as needed basis, which means predictable spending and substantial discounts, especially when you are enrolled in a program.

Managed services also give you a great degree of control over different IT decisions. This means freedom to scale up or down, depending on the direction you want your business to take. They are proactive solutions that offer substantial money savings and the freedom of scalability in the midst of a fast-paced and competitive business world.

About the Author:

Mike Rana is the Chief Technology Advisor of Orion Network Solutions. Orion Network Solutions specializes in providing Computer Installation, Maintenance and Consulting services along with 24×7 help desk services for small and midsize companies. We provide network solutions that enables small businesses to not only lower their management cost but also increases employee productivity at the same low price. We offer network solution that become integral part of your organization and can provide an increase in productivity of your organization.