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What Factors Are Driving the End User Managed Services Decision?

Posted by Angel Martinez on Apr 9, 2018 8:54:00 AM

Technology has upended every industry from Airbnb’s disruption of hotels to Bitcoin’s impact on currency. This rapid escalation combined with technology’s increasing availability means everyone has access to powerful tools that didn’t even exist five years ago.

While access to high-impact technology can help any business grow, managing that technology requires both a level of skill and a budget beyond the reach of an enterprise-level business. That’s why more and more companies are turning to end-user managed services.

What other factors are driving the end user managed services decision?

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department, Managed IT

Selling the Idea of Managed IT Services to Your CFO

Posted by Angel Martinez on Mar 23, 2018 3:59:00 PM

You may have decided that managed IT services are the way to go, but selling the idea to your CFO can be the first hurdle toward making it happen. Here are eight tips for getting your company’s finance team as excited about outsourced IT as you are.

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department, Managed IT

Making the Shift from an IT Staff to Managed Services

Posted by Angel Martinez on Mar 16, 2018 3:58:00 PM

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:

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department, IT Support, Managed IT

Why Should You Choose Wolf As Your Outsourced IT Department in Greenville or Atlanta?

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Oct 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With so many IT options from doing it yourself to outsourcing the work to any number of companies why should you choose Wolf as your outsourced IT department in Greenville, SC or Atlanta, GA?

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Topics: IT Support, Outsourcing Your IT Department

The Importance Of An IT Consultant

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jul 5, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Is information technology consuming an ever-larger chunk of your company’s budget? Are you adding new pieces of hardware, staying up to date on your software, and still feeling like you’re falling behind? Is your IT sales person pushing you to acquire yet more bells and whistles you aren’t sure about?

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Topics: IT Support, Outsourcing Your IT Department

Will Changing Over to Managed Services Disrupt Business Operations?

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jun 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

What impact do businesses face when they make the switch to managed IT services? Businesses often wonder if their operations will be impacted by putting their critical network infrastructure in the hands of a Managed Service Provider (MSP).

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Topics: Managed IT, Outsourcing Your IT Department

8 Reasons to Outsource Your IT Department

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Apr 11, 2017 12:31:08 PM

Should you outsource your IT department? For many, this brings to mind both cost-related benefits and also day-to-day frustrations that could turn into longer-term difficulties.

For most businesses, IT is not a profit-generating department. Managing your IT staff can be tricky, as their performance directly impacts the organization's bottom line.

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department

When To Consider Outsourcing Your IT Department

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jan 31, 2017 8:30:00 AM

When your business begins to grow, decisions about the technology being used day to day become increasingly important. Growing businesses must make important decisions concerning the technology that is used within their environment. Expanding your on-site IT staff may seem like the logical solution, however, is it the best solution?

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department

How Can Your Business Save Money By Outsourcing IT Services?

Posted by Gregory Wolf on Jan 17, 2017 8:15:00 AM

Start-up businesses have become early adopters of outsourced IT services. Small to medium sized enterprises gain the most in benefits from managed services. Outsourced IT gives organizations the opportunity to buy support services that best fit their business model.

An article published by the London Telegraph suggests that your business can save up to 30% when it outsources it's IT department. Here's how your business can save money when it implements these outsourced IT services.

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Topics: Outsourcing Your IT Department