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If your business has ever had an IT crisis, you know how damaging they can be. Even small problems can greatly impact productivity, costing your company time and money. While huge corporations may have access to a large, in-house team, not everyone has that luxury. As such, many businesses are turning to outsourcing for their IT needs, and are seeing the benefits. Gears with technology icons within them, interlocking.

1. Cost Savings

Hiring an in-house IT team is expensive, especially for small businesses. IT support providers are often able to offer their services at a lower cost, and are able to minimize the chance of downtime of network problems down the line. You’ll know exactly how much you are paying each month without having to worry about any IT surprises. All of this means great things for your bottom line. 

2. Wide range of expertise

IT support companies are made up of teams of technical experts, all covering an array of specialties. While you may get by with a small in-house IT department to put out fires as they arise, it may not be equipped to handle some of the more challenging problems that could come up. Working with an outsourced IT company means you’ll be covered for basically any problem that could arise. 

3. Improved Security 

Outsourced IT providers specialize in keeping their client’s data and systems secure, and are well-versed in compliance standards and regulations. They’ll implement strategies to secure your company’s data and sensitive information before they come under threat. 

4. Scalability

Outsourcing your IT support means that you only pay for what you need. You can scale it up as your business grows, or down as your needs decrease. This flexibility is invaluable to the constantly changing corporate landscape, and adapting to changes in your business can only help your company thrive. 

5. Efficiency

IT support companies are equipped with the best tools and technology to get the job done quickly and efficiently, with little to no effort on your part. This means your IT issues will be resolved faster and with minimal disruption to your business operations. Leave the technical issues to the experts so you can focus on the things you’d like to. 

It’s hard to know how much an IT support provider can do for you until the weight of IT management  is already off your shoulders. If you are looking to outsource your IT needs, give us a call and discover how great local outsourced IT support for medium or small businesses can be.