Neglected or overlooked IT maintenance tasks can lead to potentially devastating business consequences, and hence the need for proactive network maintenance should be acknowledged. Service calls to IT contractors or IT infrastructure consultants take up to three times longer to diagnose the issue when compared to networks that are under an IT Managed Services contract. This increases the costs of repairs considerably – not to mention that the repairs could have been avoided had there been a contract with a professional IT Services Partner.
Remote management services ensure that most of the maintenance tasks are performed well in time with no impact on the company’s workflow. Relying on the services of an experienced IT Services Partner can help an organisation manage preventive maintenance requirements of critical technology resources. Given below are some benefits of managed services:
A professional and reliable partner can help eliminate data recovery costs and expensive repairs by addressing problems before they pose huge network blockades. Moreover, managed services cost much less when compared to hiring an in-house IT team. Most Service Providers charge a fixed monthly fee for performing regular maintenance, including but not limited to data backups, security patches, virus protection updates, firewall protection updates and network performance maintenance.
The best part of having an IT Services partner is that the received support is very fast. An efficient partner can diagnose and repair most issues using remote management tools, saving time as well as money.
A professional IT Services partner performs regular preventative maintenance, thus ensuring that the performance is optimum with fewer network issues and less downtime.
Most IT services come with a fixed cost which makes it easier to estimate your IT budget for the contracted period, especially as you do not need to spend exorbitantly on addressing random IT roadblocks.
Improved data integrity
When an organisation invests in reactive maintenance and repairs, there is a huge probability of losing mission critical data. The possibility of data loss due to hardware and software failure is eliminated by a managed IT service provider.
Efficient risk management
Managed IT services can safeguard the integrity of your network and can limit and control IT risks to a great extent. Now, can you put a price on peace of mind