Consider More Than Just Budget When Outsourcing Your Information Technology For Your Company
When it comes to looking for a managed IT services company to help manage your business technology, there are many factors that come into play when determining the value of information technology. We encourage businesses to look beyond budget and consider the most important aspect: risk versus reward. Of course every business wants to find ways to cut their overhead and increase their revenue. However, your company’s technology infrastructure is critical to ensuring your business stays profitable. Cutting corners on your technology could cost your company more money than it saves in the long run.
However, costs are still an important factor. Many CEOs are choosing to outsource their company’s IT services in order to cut down on staffing and large equipment costs. Outsourcing to a technology company allows corporate leaders to make a wise investment their technology without cutting corners.
How Does Outsourcing My Company’s Technology Provide A Return On Investment For My Business?
If you are trying to pick the right IT company for your business, you might want to consider these benefits when trying to determine whether outsourcing your technology increases the value of information technology for your business needs.
According to the FBI, there has been a 300% increase in cyber crime events during the Covid-19 pandemic. So, all businesses big and small should be concerned about cybersecurity. A smart IT services company will stay on top of security patches for all business software and server applications. It’s the easiest way to create a seamless experience for your customers and staff. At MetroTech, we are constantly monitoring new threats to technology. Having access to our cybersecurity pros means a worry free technology experience for you and your business.
Not only does outsourcing your technology come with a high degree of security protection, but you don’t have to manage or pay for an internal staff of IT professionals, which helps you cut costs. Your IT service plan is a fixed cost as well. This all helps you save money and effectively budget your technology expenses each month.
Little To No Downtime
Our team here at MetroTech is monitoring systems across Clearwater and Tampa Bay 24 hours a day. When something goes down, there is a team member on top of the situation to keep your systems running smoothly, even in the middle of the night. Having an outsourced IT services team addressing issues with your network proactively helps you avoid large chunks of downtime during critical business hours.
Professional IT Staff
When you outsource your managed IT services, you automatically get access to experts in computer networking, cybersecurity, wireless technology, business telephone systems, email protection, server management and more.
Disaster Recovery Plans
The real value of information technology comes in the form of how secure your business’ disaster recovery plan is. Here in Florida, hurricanes can take out a business totally out of commission without a data backup plan. Keeping your operations online is the most important goal for an IT services company. So, having a solid recovery plan in place in the event of a disaster is key when outsourcing your technology management. An internal staff will likely be concerned with activities outside of maintaining a disaster plan. Here at MetroTech, disaster recovery is a cornerstone of our business. We ensure it is something implemented into our relationship with each of our clients.
Learn More About The Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Company’s Managed IT Services
As any CEO can see, there are many benefits to outsourcing your technology to a professional managed IT services company like MetroTech. You can contact us for a complimentary technology assessment of your business. We’ll put together a plan to to get you up and running or keep your operations online without incurring any costly repairs. Call us at (727) 230-0332 to schedule an appointment today.