Day: January 16, 2019

Benefits of hiring an IT support company

We’re not all superheroes when it comes to IT (as much as we would like to think we are).  For people with small to mid-sized businesses, hiring an IT support company is more cost-effective as they already have the staff trained to handle a wide variety of IT issues.

 Don’t get me wrong, having an in-house IT team is great as they are generally more familiar with the ins-and-outs of the company’s IT set-up, however usually require a large sum to get the department up and running and to maintain.

So let the business focus on their niche and hire IT support in Newbury and Thatcham, and let the experts do their work.

Here are the top 6 benefits you can expect from making that decision:

1. Better Cost Management

An in-house IT support team racks up quite a lot of expenses, from training to equipment purchases, upgrades to maintenance. This makes it hard for companies to track and manage their finances, as expenditures keep popping out of nowhere, from a server that suddenly cuts out, to IT employees who quit.

An outsourced IT support team, on the other hand, apart from being able to solve problems quicker, can also give you a more consistent and controlled monthly expense that only increases as your company grows.

2. Focus on Your USP

One of the main reasons why a lot of start-up companies fail is that they haven’t really determined what their Unique Selling Proposition (USP) is. This is the factor that separates one’s company from its competitors, whether it’s having the lowest price or being the first of its kind.

So instead of the added worry trying to figure out why technology in your company doesn’t work the way it should, you can let other companies who’ve spent years of training in solving IT problems handle this for you. This way, you can focus on what truly matters, doing what you do best, and doing it better than your competitors.

3. Better Security

If your company doesn’t specialise in IT, then chances are that an in-house IT team, especially at the start, will make a few security mistakes that could put your company’s sensitive information at risk.

Security breaches often come from unscrupulous hackers using a combination of social engineering and other black hat techniques to get hold of your confidential data. IT companies however, having studied and dealt with a lot of attacks from these hackers, are much more in tunes of their techniques, and therefore have faster and more efficient ways to deal with the security issues.

4. A Complete IT Toolbox in Your Fingertips

Having an experienced IT support company behind you should be one of the core parts of your business strategy. A good IT company will have dealt with a wide range of tasks, and with their comparative wealth of experience in the field, they can locate issues faster and help users get up and running much quicker.

5. Disaster Recovery

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