What is IT Outsourcing?
IT outsourcing is the practice of contracting out the management and maintenance of your company’s technology systems and services to another business. Those businesses then serve as the IT department for your company.
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What is a Managed Service Provider (MSP)?
A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is an outsourced third-party company that proactively handles the management responsibilities and functions of a business’s technology. Also known as IT outsourcing companies, MSPs provide strategic recommendations on improving operations and cutting expenses for large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments.
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What is the difference between IT outsourcing and managed services?
In the technology industry, we often use the terms IT outsourcing and managed services interchangeably. However, managed services are more accurately defined as a practice of IT outsourcing.
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Are you an IT help desk?
Yes, but we do much more than that. We also offer device and application management, network setup, security, and C-level IT consulting to help determine custom, best-fit solutions for your business.
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How much does it cost to outsource IT?
As the old adage goes, you get what you pay for, and this couldn’t be more true when it comes to outsourcing your IT. There are a variety of pricing models IT service providers use, but the most common is typically the flat-rate, all-inclusive method of billing. IT companies that use this system usually charge anywhere from $110 to $165 per user, per month.
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Can you tell me if my company’s IT infrastructure is secure and up-to-date?
The question of an infrastructure’s security and modernity isn’t a simple yes or no answer. We can perform an IT audit or assessment to examine and evaluate the current IT landscape for your business. We’ll give an overview of your current IT infrastructure, highlight the risks that exist within your environment, and outline the steps needed to remedy those risks.
What other managed services can Outsourced IT companies do?
It may vary from company to company but typically there would be an aspect of consultation, help with keeping your business going after a disaster, performing audits and assessments, preventing security threats, assistance with technology platforms such as Cloud and Office 365, or being your trusted partner throughout any IT project.
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