IT managed services can increase up-time, reduce costs, and give your business access to advanced technology solutions. These services can also connect you with greater expertise than you may be able to nurture in house. In most cases, IT services providers offer monthly managed services plans instead of the traditional break-fix model.
That’s why the IT managed services trend is ramping up. According to Clutch, 69% of small and medium businesses hire an IT services provider, and 39% of those with a provider plan to increase their spending.
For an established enterprise, an outsourced IT team can either supplement or replace an internal IT department. In either case, making the shift from an IT staff to managed services can be challenging.
To simplify the process, try these six steps: