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Top 4 Advantages to Using an IT Managed Services Provider, Plus the Key Tech Solutions Your Business Needs to Succeed

by Erik Briceno

When you’re running a business, the key to success is remaining focused on your vision and committed to fulfilling it.

That’s why it’s essential to keep distractions to a minimum — including the technology your business requires. You shouldn’t have to think about it; you just need it to work.

That’s where an IT managed services provider comes in.

Outsourcing your IT tech support can improve your performance measures in terms of cost, quality, service and speed. Look for a provider who will work to understand your company and analyze your needs — then translate those objectives and processes into solutions that span the lifecycle of your entire IT infrastructure.

Seek a Complete IT Solution

As technology continues to advance and remains central to business success, many companies and organizations have turned to managed service providers to oversee crucial IT functions.

According to CompTIA’s 2016 Buying Guide for Managed Services, 64 percent of organizations are already using managed IT services.

An IT managed services provider takes a holistic approach to your technology needs and offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Support services
  • Security needs
  • Data protection
  • Network solutions
  • Systems integration

Although the options offered by a managed services provider allows companies to realize cost savings, they also go well beyond that by providing additional benefits, such as generating revenue or increasing efficiency.

A managed services provider not only keeps your technology up and running, but also helps create a comprehensive IT plan that allows you to achieve your business objectives.

Top 4 Reasons Companies Rely on IT Managed Services Providers

  1. Reduce operating costs: Top 4 Advantages to Using an IT Managed Services Provider, Plus the Key Tech Solutions Your Business Needs to SucceedBy outsourcing some or all of your IT functions, you can significantly cut costs. You eliminate the capital investment needed for purchasing and maintaining hardware and software.
  2. Minimize risks and improve security: An IT managed services provider can keep the doors to your network and systems locked and monitored. The best protection against threats — ranging from hackers to malware — stems from safeguards that are an integral part of your network from the start.
  3. Ensure business productivity: Using a managed services provider allows you to take a proactive approach to IT problems; gain access to newer technologies, including cloud capabilities; and handle IT for your remote workforce.
  4. Free available resources: Turning to a managed services provider allows your internal staff to focus on more strategic work. Often, the idea is to complement rather than replace the IT department.

Case Study: Daffan Construction

Many of these factors came into play for Daffan Construction, which experienced technical problems that impacted business functions.

V2 Systems reconfigured networks and updated applications to meet Daffan’s changing demands. The team is now able to handle a greater workload with substantially fewer problems.

“Several people told us we needed a whole new system,” says Bill Daffan, the company’s president. “V2 Systems came in and offered alternatives that were less money and a lot more user friendly.”

Do you have questions or concerns about managing your IT systems? We’re here to help find the best way to manage your tech so it contributes to your company’s success. Our expert engineers can design a successful IT managed services process specific to your needs.

 

 

Since 1995, Manassas Park, VA-based V2 Systems has employed local systems administrators, network engineers, security consultants, help desk technicians and partnering companies to meet a wide range of clients’ IT needs, from research, to implementation, to maintenance. Concentrate on your VISION…We’ll handle the TECHNOLOGY! 

 

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About ebriceno
Erik Briceño is the owner of V2 Systems, Inc., one of Northern Virginia’s leading Information Technology Managed Service Providers. He is an inspiring leader for its employees and instrumental business partner for its customers. He is passionate about V2’s purpose, dedicated to exceeding expectations and a consummate professional not afraid of jumping in and getting his hands dirty. Prior to joining V2 Systems in 2002, Erik was a co-founder and COO of Ampcast.com, a leading provider of online resources servicing over 5,000 independent musical artists. At Ampcast.com, Erik spearheaded all aspects of corporate development, funding, strategic vision, and business development for the firm. From 1997 to 1999 Erik held the position of Acoustic Systems Engineer for Electric Boat Corporation, a leading defense contractor. In this role, Erik was responsible for the acoustic fidelity of two noise critical systems and components in the US Navy’s nuclear submarine systems. Erik holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Business Administration from George Mason University. When not working, you will find Erik a dedicated family man, raising two young children with his lovely wife Karen. Together, they enjoy building legos, playing baseball, skiing, riding horses, swimming, traveling, and fixing up old Mopars.
Top 4 Advantages to Using an IT Managed Services Provider, Plus the Key Tech Solutions Your Business Needs to Succeed
Top 4 Advantages to Using an IT Managed Services Provider, Plus the Key Tech Solutions Your Business Needs to Succeed