Growing a business is a multi-faceted task that involves innumerable moving parts. From ensuring that the phone system works to managing the vendors to selecting multiple new office locations, business growth is a challenge for all departments, especially in-house IT. When it is time to grow your business don’t put all of the pressure on your IT department, instead seek the help of a managed service provider to streamline the process and increase growth efficiencies.
Your IT department is equipped to handle your in-house technology needs. However, as your business grows you might be tempted to task your in-house IT team with managing additional projects, users, and support, in addition to their usual office IT responsibilities. While your IT team might be up to the latter tasks, you run the risk of overburdening them and subsequently slowing down your growth capabilities. Instead of tasking your in-house IT team, you can choose to improve scalability and increase business growth opportunities by leveraging the capabilities of a managed service providers.
Experience the following benefits when you hire a managed service provider to help you effectively scale your business:
Growing a business is challenging enough without worrying about hiring new IT technicians, attempting to manage an accelerated number of IT projects, and juggling the purchase of new IT equipment. A managed service provider is the solution that you need to optimize your growth capabilities without incurring hefty overhead.
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The average cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.64 million, which is the highest in the world, while the most expensive sector for data breach costs is the healthcare industry, with an average of $7.13 million (IBM).
The cost of cybercrime is predicted to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the latest version of the Cisco/Cybersecurity Ventures “2022 Cybersecurity Almanac.”.
40% of businesses will incorporate the anywhere operations model to accommodate the physical and digital experiences of both customers and employees (Techvera).
The internal team was energized. With the Level 1 work off its plate, the team turned its attention to the work that fueled company growth and gave them job satisfaction.
More than 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals by 2023, an increase of 175% from 2018.
The three sectors with the biggest spending on cybersecurity are banking, manufacturing, and the central/federal government, accounting for 30% of overall spending (IDC).
It takes an average of 287 days for security teams to identify and contain a data breach, according to the “Cost of a Data Breach 2021” report released by IBM and Ponemon Institute.
We did a proof of concept that met every requirement that our customer might have. In fact, we saw a substantial improvement.
We did everything that we needed to do, financially speaking. We got our invoices out to customers, we deposited checks, all the things we needed to do to keep our business running, and our customers had no idea about the tragedy. It didn’t impact them at all.
“We believe our success is due to the strength of our team, the breadth of our services, our flexibility in responding to clients, and our focus on strategic support.”