Technology is constantly changing at a fast-paced rate. Because of this, increases in productivity and collaboration have become a necessity but the struggle to keep up with the evolving landscape can be both challenging and time-consuming.

As a business grows, its IT requirements will inevitably change. By allowing a managed IT department or MID to take some of the responsibility it can help reduce costs, increase efficiency and competitiveness, and provide scalability, which in turn enables businesses to gain a secure and controlled IT infrastructure.

A qualified, reliable MID such as Hoola can offer a wide range of benefits to organizations of all sizes. Below, we’ve outlined four key benefits businesses are experiencing by outsourcing their IT.

Cost Savings

One of the greatest things about partnering with a MID is the extreme cost-effectiveness. With managed IT services, organizations can:

  • Reduce operational costs
  • Conserve capital budget
  • Lower IT operating expenses

With a MID, clients can plan on every need being addressed instead of worrying about the nickel and dime approach that can come from a break/fix model or a service provider model that is only addressing the problem at hand and cannot see the full picture.

Focus on Core Business

As a business grows, employees may be required to take on an ever-expanding list of IT responsibilities which typically fall outside of their original roles or capabilities. This makes it difficult for employees to focus on their primary job tasks. This can result in them also prioritizing the IT tasks over anything else to avoid downtime.

By outsourcing to a managed department, a business is able to stay focused on revenue-generating activities and innovation. The MID can handle IT tasks while the client can get their work completed more efficiently without the distraction of technical troubleshooting.

Improved Vendor Management

A MID can step in to interface with vendors on behalf of a company. This ensures that any issues the business encounters are troubleshot and resolved promptly. The managed services provider serves as the main point of contact for all parties, will escalate issues to the appropriate vendor and track the process through to resolution.

Vendor coordination can often be a complicated process. Employees without significant experience working with every vendor involved can become overwhelmed or be caught unprepared. Outsourcing this issue to an MID takes away the struggle of working with multiple vendors, instead allowing a single, trusted partner to coordinate operations.

Scalability

Given the overwhelming rate of technological advancements and the fact that businesses need to scale resources up or down on demand, scalability is vital to supporting business growth and development. As a company grows, unexpected roadblocks should always be kept in mind. Often one of these will be when technology requirements outgrow available resources. MIDs can supply support and services as needed to handle growth spurts or emerging IT problems.

Hoola Managed IT strives to be the perfect partner in the MID business. We will be there with you through all of your growth spurts, unexpected changes, and to help with all of your IT needs. Reach out to us today to find out how you can protect and leverage your business.