Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of uncertainty and stress for organizations. For those that are considered non-essential, remote work became the new norm as they shut their doors to accommodate social distancing. So what happens next? Now that we’re seeing lockdowns being lifted, technology challenges may become even greater. Why? Because in the rush to embrace remote work, “good enough” was the standard. But now, we’ll continue to work remotely – at least to some degree – for the unforeseeable future.
The biggest challenge? Many organizations will decide to get rid of some, if not all, of their technology department to minimize operational expenses. For IT directors, this means they’re on their own to handle the complex changes associated with remote work. This may include:
Although layoffs aren’t the only decision being made to cut costs, they do impact IT directors in a significant way. Some other decisions may include:
Outsourcing to an MSP to manage part of your information technology functions and priorities not only cuts costs but keeps the IT director from becoming overwhelmed and overloaded with work. In the aftermath of layoffs in the information technology department, an MSP can provide co-managed IT services that offer:
The proactive nature of managed services itself also cuts costs as you can rest assured knowing you’ll:
In addition to helping you cut costs while managing the workload, co-managed IT services allow IT directors to continue to shine. Our team partners alongside you to assist wherever needed, whether it’s handling the day-to-day routine tasks like monitoring and maintenance or handling the strategic initiatives like embracing the cloud for remote work. You focus on what you’re great at while we handle anything you don’t have time to handle.
Given the complicated circumstances, many organizations have been set up for remote work in a manner that’s “good enough.” However, going forward, it’s important to ramp up your efforts to come out of the coronavirus pandemic with a competitive edge. We’re here to help. You can simply:
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