The Top Seven Reasons to Consider Outsourced It Support

Published on: July, 22nd 2013 | Under: Computer Networking, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services

Outsourced IT support services are becoming increasingly popular for both large corporations and small-medium sized business.  Outsourced IT support typically includes some combination of the following services:  web development and hosting; data storage via cloud services; application and software development; database development and management;  application support and management; telecommunications; security; social media management; help desk services and technical support.  Business owners see the value in outsourcing as a way to remain competitive by having access to the latest technology and skilled IT professionals while also watching the bottom-line.

Here are the top seven reasons to take advantage of outsourced IT support services:

  1. outsource ITExpertise and efficiency is immediately available by outsourcing your IT functions. IT service providers have a wide range of technical expertise and are focused on delivering efficient strategies and outcomes to their clients.
  2. Control equipment costs by saving on your initial capital outlay for IT infrastructure which can be especially costly for a new business. At any stage of the game, the money you save on IT infrastructure can be invested into creating various income streams or directed towards operations that generate revenue.
  3. Control operational costs by paying only for the specific IT tasks you need accomplished. Also, you can even save on monthly expenses such as rent by needing less office space for fewer employees and less equipment.
  4. Staffing becomes more flexible by eliminating full time staff to manage IT functions. As a business owner, you won’t need to worry about a full-time employee being trained, skilled and experienced for each new IT project. Simply call your IT service provider and a skilled professional is available to help.
  5. Stability is an important issue for any business. Time lost on employee turn-over, training, equipment upgrades and technical problems will become issues of the past.
  6. Stay competitive even if you don’t have a big budget for IT expenses. Through economies of scale, outsourced IT support services provide access to “big business” technology and professional expertise that you need for your business to stay competitive. This competitive edge will impress your clients.
  7. Focus on your business by not wasting time worrying about IT headaches. Business owners can save both time and money by working with a skilled IT service provider who is an expert in the field.  By outsourcing IT responsibilities, you can streamline business practices and focus on your core responsibility – running your business.

Computer Troubleshooters specializes in outsourced IT support services. Please call Computer Troubleshooters today and one of our computer professionals can help you with further information on the benefits of IT support services and a customized service plan for your business.

About Kim Weinberger

Kim Weinberger is the National Director of Business Development - Computer Services for Computer Troubleshooters Global. Kim has a long-standing relationship with Computer Troubleshooters that began when she and her husband bought a technology franchise in Fond du Lac, WI, in 2003. In addition to her role as a franchise owner and operator, Kim also served as a Regional Director for four years and then as an Assistant National Director for five years. In 2012, Kim became the Director of Operations for the Computer Troubleshooters Global franchise and the Geeks On Call franchise, which has since merged with Computer Troubleshooters. In 2016, Kim's role shifted to managing the growth and development of computer services for Computer Troubleshooters Global, as well as the CPR Cell Phone Repair franchise.