According to a report last year, two-thirds of SMEs now use managed services and this is rising.
A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a third party who manages IT infrastructure on a subscription plan meaning the SME can focus on developing the business and the day-to-day responsibility lies with the MSP.
For businesses that don’t have the resources and expertise to look after their IT or simply want to spend time growing their business rather than fixing problems or maintaining IT systems, it is the perfect solution.
Managed IT services can cover a range of functions from network, systems, applications, data storage and backup, cloud service solutions, cybersecurity, VoIP telephony and printer management.
With technology being essential to all businesses to varying degrees and in particular how fast it is changing, businesses can’t afford to be left behind.
If you’re considering using a MSP for outsourcing your IT here is a useful article that outlines the benefits to help you make an informed choice.