Mar 10, 2016 9:28:35 AM

4 Unseen Expenses with In-House IT Departments

4 Unseen Expenses with In-House IT Departments

The debate between in-house and outsourced IT is eternal, and we sit a little biased on the side of outsourced, being a Managed Services Provider. But from a logistics and cost perspective, outsourced almost always wins. We’ve written a lot of blogs arguing outsourced over in-house. If you’re holding onto your in-house staff because you’re afraid of change, because they hold your keys or because you feel bad making a switch, it’s time to delve a little further into the actual numbers surrounding in-house IT support. Let’s break down the unseen expenses that businesses have with in-house IT departments:

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Mar 9, 2016 9:28:14 AM

3 Reasons to Consider an Outsourced In-House Technician

3 Reasons to Consider an Outsourced In-House Technician

As a Managed Services Provider, we always try to keep our services evolving to cater to new and different customers. We always attempt to work with existing in-house staff, but have also had our fair share of challenges with in-house staff in certain situations. Inherently, the gap between our team and theirs both from a skills and process perspective is very hard to bridge effectively.  Going forward, for customers that require an in-house technician in addition to Managed Services, we will offer up the option of an outsourced in-house technician. What is this exactly? This is a technician that is recruited, interviewed, hired and trained by us, sits on our payroll load, but works full time for your organization. They report to your location every day and work in conjunction with our team and systems. They report to our Service Director and we have full control over their position. This works out best for everyone involved for a few reasons…

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Mar 3, 2016 8:54:00 PM

How a Managed Services Provider can Help your Business Scale

How a Managed Services Provider can Help your Business Scale

You’ve officially made it. You’re moving out of the small business, single-location category and you’re ready to grow. You’ve already got your eyes set on your new location. But how will you execute the project. Who will manage the vendors? All of a sudden managing phone, internet, cabling and network providers seems a little cumbersome. Growth and scaling projects are very difficult for single-resource or even in-house IT departments to negotiate. They’re used to taking on the workload of your office - add to that a huge project and additional users to support and things can get a little hectic. Here are some ways that Managed Services Providers can help your business scale more easily:

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Feb 18, 2016 2:44:56 PM

3 Ways IT Managed Services Provider Relationships are Like a Marriage

3 Ways IT Managed Services Provider Relationships are Like a Marriage

If you’ve ever gotten married or been in a serious relationship, you know it can be tough sometimes. It’s not always going to be sunshine and roses and you had some idea of that when you decided to go ahead and tie the knot. For us, relationships with our clients are a little like marriage. While they may not involve roses and romantic dinners, we treat all our clients like we’re in a long term committed relationship. Here are three ways that IT Managed Services Provider relationships are like marriage and why that’s a good thing.

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