11th March 2019 | Posted in IT Services
This technological dependency is now an essential part of daily operations and can improve productivity and company revenue while reducing costs. Subsequently, this heavy use of technology also means there is a strain on businesses to effectively manage their IT. If this is the case, problems can occur, reducing the effectiveness of an IT infrastructure and potentially causing security vulnerabilities which could lead to costly data breaches. This is where outsourced IT support comes into play.
IT security is now more important than ever and should be high on the agenda for any business. Failure to enforce a robust IT infrastructure could result in data breaches and data loss. Unfortunately, data breaches are increasingly common and in the worst-case scenarios can spell the end of a business, due to data ransom, regulatory penalties, database loss/corruption and reputational damage.
Implementing cyber-security is now also more complicated due to a vast range of different technologies. Which is the best? Which one should you go for? What is the best way to implement this technology? You don’t need to worry about these problems if you outsource your IT security and support. All security aspects are taken care of, monitored and optimised to the requirements of your business.
For a business that doesn’t have an IT manager or in-house team, they will attempt to fix their IT problems themselves and typically after they occur. When an issue occurs, it can dramatically affect productivity due to employees spending valuable time attempting to rectify the problem.
This may seem like a cost-effective solution at the time. That is until the issue resurfaces, causing a vicious cycle of lost productivity. By having outsourced IT support, any issues can be identified before they ever cause a problem and rectified quickly and effectively.
Outsourced IT support will free up valuable time within the business. This will allow your team to focus on specific business areas that can facilitate growth. We can also recommend hardware that will help increase the performance and efficiency of your IT System, therefore making each hour more productive and less time spent “Fire Fighting” issues.
What would you do if your business suffered a cyber-attack? Do you know whether your data is backed up? These are just some of the questions that we are able to answer in addition to giving you expert advice on areas that could be key to protecting your business. We can also make sure you have the correct policies and procedures in place to deal with a major disaster event.
What is the best security and productivity technology for your business? Outsourced IT support takes away the stress of identifying the correct technology solutions. You will be working with an IT provider that has the experience and knowledge of the latest technology and how to effectively implement it in your company.