It's no secret – business technologies are evolving faster than ever. Yet while we’re all feeling the benefits of Cloud technology, virtual hardware and remote working, it can still be hard to stay on top of our constantly evolving technologies.
For many businesses, outsourced IT support is the perfect solution; not only for keeping a business’ finger on the technological pulse, but for taming their technologies, modernising legacy solutions and ensuring their infrastructure is optimised – all the time. Here’s how:
Your technology is beholden to one simple task: making your work easier. Yet tech itself is a complex beast, and investing in the wrong solutions, or setting them up incorrectly, can have quite the opposite effect.
A great outsourced IT provider won’t only assess your technical solutions - it’ll consult with you on your greater business strategy and deploy technologies specific to your needs. Whether this means cutting out time-consuming manual processes, or providing extra bandwidth on complex projects, your team members will spend much less time on mundane tasks and more time focusing on big-picture outcomes.
Most importantly, you’ll spend more time benefitting from your business IT than managing it. Outsourced IT support includes all management and maintenance of your IT, so you’ll never have to keep an eye on your technical posture – your provider is on top of any and all complications.
Optimising your budget
Investing in the wrong technologies can be expensive – and so can the time spent fixing their issues. Yet the true cost of IT is inflexible solutions; technical investments that become outdated, ineffective or surplus to requirements.
With outsourced IT support, you’ve a wealth of cost-effective options for your IT – each of them designed with flexibility in mind. Your partner might be able to optimise older technologies, for example, as opposed to upgrading to costly new ones. If the time truly has come to update your infrastructure, your IT partner has the knowledge to identify price-conscious and proportionate solutions.
We’re also fortunate enough to be working in a Cloud-enabled era. By virtualising our IT, the Cloud has made solutions more flexible, scalable and instantly available than ever. A great IT partner will be expertly Cloud-conscious, identifying Cloud solutions that enable and anticipate your growth, while ensuring you only ever pay for the capacity you need.
Yet if your technology is flexible, your outsourced IT support team is even more so. While ostensibly part of your business team, they’re not beholden to the same contracts as your in-house employees. That means that you’re free to dictate the extent and expectations of their service – and again, economise for these accordingly.
At Pensar, we provide outsourced IT support, services and consultancy to promote growth for your business. If you’re exploring your IT support options, or are struggling with your current business technologies, we’d be more than happy to assist. Feel free to get in touch today.