Even the best, most talented internal technology people or departments can get a little overwhelmed from time-to-time, but we know it’s frustrating when you’re waiting for various initiatives to be completed. They might be the most brilliant technicians, but if your company is growing or undertaking a lot of new projects, they can struggle to keep up.
Does any of this sound familiar:
As we said, they might be the most brilliant technicians, but everyone needs a helping hand now and then, especially in today’s day and age where EVERY company is a technology company. What do we mean? Well, you can’t make, provide or market your products and/or services without technology.
Simply put, technology is the foundation of your business. Even if your in-house technology department is doing everything in their power to handle everything, they’re likely getting bogged down due to:
The co-managed IT services model offers significant benefits in terms of cutting costs, increasing operational efficiency, and of course, helping your in-house technology department shine. You pay a flat-rate monthly fee to augment your internal IT department. This is perfect for those who want to:
Just take a look at the many benefits we’ve seen businesses achieve working with an MSP to augment their in-house technology department:
If something goes wrong after-hours or on the weekend, you don’t have to worry about your internal person or team is available, and more than that, you don’t have to worry about paying overtime. An MSP will handle it within their agreement.
Do you have a major project, such as moving to the cloud or implementing a new tool, on the horizon? Whether you have an upcoming initiative or an emergency, An MSP can augment your internal person or team’s capabilities to get the job done fast.
When you outsource, you can rest assured knowing your MSP has professional, enterprise-grade tools running on the network for monitoring, routine maintenance, and overall, keeping them running efficiently.
Hackers are becoming more sophisticated and coordinated with each passing day. A single person or small team can have difficulty staying ahead of evolving threats and training each staff member on how to detect and avoid them.
Choosing an MSP for co-managed IT services is similar to choosing an MSP for regular managed IT services. However, it’s important to find a provider that is familiar with the concept because this means they’ll be well aware of how to collaborate.
Alliance Technology Partners, for instance, has had the benefit of working alongside many IT departments. We’ve seen every type of infrastructure and worked with nearly every type of technology. We’re able to assist with: