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by Kinan Alhoch

17 October 2021

3 Ways a Managed Service Provider Can Boost Business IT

External IT services, or Managed Service Providers (MSPs), allow your small business to leverage dozens of engineers with diverse certifications and skillsets to quickly solve any issue. If you are looking to scale your business with technology, you need someone on your side who can help you leverage tech as an asset. 

 

1. MSPs Have Experts to Relieve Your Stress

Small IT departments rarely have the best practices, processes, and systems in place, making it challenging for small businesses to manage. MSP's take the complexity, costs, and frustration out of your technology by managing your IT either part or full-time. This will drastically simplify your day-to-day experiences with technology and improve overall productivity.

 

2. MSPs Are Less Expensive 

A full-time IT employee or department with the skills equivalent to an MSP will likely be more expensive than just hiring one. MSPs have scaled processes, systems, and people to efficiently manage tech across thousands of endpoints. The efficiency of this allows them to balance costs enough that an external IT provider will cost less than an internal IT department.

 

3. MSPs Will Reinforce Your Cybersecurity 

Small and mid-sized businesses rarely employ specialty cybersecurity staff due to the difficulty of attracting and hiring such niche talent. But the fact of the matter is, the theft of digital information has become the most commonly reported fraud, surpassing physical theft. MSPs leverage the largest cybersecurity platforms to monitor threats and minimize damage. On top of that, outsourced IT companies can deploy specialists with subject matter expertise in different areas. 

 

Leverage an MSP for Your Small Business 

A solid IT MSP will give your organization the functional strength and support of an enterprise-grade help desk, at a fraction of the cost. Framework IT is an award-winning MSP with over a decade of experience managing the IT departments of small and mid-sized businesses. To learn more about MSPs and they leverage tech to boost your small business – contact us to speak with an IT professional!