Why your business should be considering outsourcing IT Services
We all have our business talents. No-one is an expert in everything though. I am sure you have heard the phrase “Jack of all trades, master of none”. So that’s why it makes sense to outsource your IT services, enabling your business to grow whilst accessing specialist skills as and when you need them. Outsourcing means that you can focus on the things that you excel at whilst adding an external managed service provider to your team. It provides your business with the best of both worlds.
Aside from knowing that you have an actual IT expert available to your team, outsourcing can also save your business time and money. Whether they help you to overcome costly mistakes created by less well-trained team members or save you from employing a highly qualified and multi-skilled IT department, the ability to keep costs low, whilst maintaining a high level of service is a definite outsourcing benefit.
The ability to access specialist, remote IT knowledge also removes the financial burden of worrying about sick pay, holiday pay or paying for staff training. Outsourcing to a proactive IT team enables you to keep your business running with regular audits, monitoring and patch management, without the Human Resource related concerns of maintaining a fully staffed IT department.
As experts in their field, outsourced IT services have to ensure that they are fully up to date with the latest training, cyber security threats and software updates. This is because it’s their business to stay on top of their game, so if you need to ensure that your IT infrastructure is secure and certified they should be your first port of call. Their expertise in disaster recovery provides you with the peace of mind that no matter what happens, your business will be offline for as short a time as possible.
Their skills and training also mean that they are able to provide tailored Cloud storage and services, another cost-effective resource used by many companies and can ensure that your business is fully compliant with legislation such as GDPR. Getting either of these aspects of IT wrong can be costly for businesses of all sizes.
Finally, it’s our job to ensure that your clients are happy. From a small niggle to a huge system overhaul, an IT service will always ensure that their clients’ needs are met quickly and cost effectively. Whether you need help at the end of the phone or an onsite visit, the team at LP Networks are available to suit your specific needs and provide impartial and accurate advice.