Why Does My Business Need an MSP?
If you’ve ever marveled at the speed at which some companies are able to outperform their competition, scale rapidly, or remain agile through market disruptions—such as the Covid-19 pandemic—you may not know they have a robust and high-functioning MSP supporting their operations.
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are an increasingly popular solution to improving operational efficiencies through the strategic outsourcing of mission-critical functions such as:
- Facilities Management
- Security and Disaster Recovery
- Knowledge Management and Continuity
- Mass Absentee Planning
- Supply Chain Management
- Emergency and Crisis Management
- Health and Safety
Businesses, governments, and organizations of all sizes around the world have taken advantage of the benefits of MSPs as a proactive approach to mitigating potential security risks. It’s also a way to address the mounting costs of building and retaining an in-house IT team—the average IT professional will set you back about $100k.
Partnering with an MSP can help support your business and improve your bottom line. Choosing a support package that fits your operation empowers your employees and puts you at a competitive advantage.
What Services are Available from a Managed Service Provider?
A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a dedicated partner in your business operations that provides comprehensive IT services such as network, application, infrastructure, end-user system support, and cybersecurity services.
With an MSP, your company only pays for the services it needs. As your IT partner, most MSPs collaborate with your business via a service contract or subscription agreement that defines the essential functions of engagement, a payment structure, and liability protections.
An MSP manages many of the services associated with with upgrading, protecting and monitoring your network including:
- Data Backup and Recovery
- Microsoft 365 Migrations
- AWS Migrations
- Network Support and Monitoring
- Ransomware Protection
- Network Support
- Custom Network Support Strategies
- Medical IT Support
Saving time and money are the chocolate and peanut butter of your business. However, many businesses court ways to do both unsuccessfully. A business looking to streamline their operations while increasing their computing power turn to an MSP as a comprehensive solution to common obstacles that both small and larger-sized businesses face.
With an MSP your business can:
- Add resources to scale when needed
- Access a pool of cross-functional experts 24/7/365
- Receive on-demand support
- Get support and replacements during staff shortages
- Obtain backup recovery to prevent outages and extended downtimes
Finally, an MSP will enable your leadership team to focus on outcomes and positive growth while ensuring best practices are compliant with national and international regulations. This helps protect your operations and your information.
Ready to take the next step and choose the right MSP? Let’s talk about your goals —schedule a consultation with one of our IT experts today!