By: Jeff Prouse, Vice-President of Technical 服务s
Today’s companies use digital technologies for all aspects of their corporate strategy, from growing their market share to enhancing customer service capacity. 然而, emerging vulnerabilities also creep into the organizational IT structure as new software programs or hardware acquisitions increase its complexity. Many companies avoid both the threats and the hassles involved in managing their continually evolving technology infrastructure by retaining the services of a managed IT services provider.
Overseers of the Digital Operation
这个词 managed 桌面 support refers to the range of services provided by many managed services providers (MSPs). 而 桌面 implies a fixed computer, it can also refer to the full scope of digital technology used by a company, including laptop and 移动设备, the software programs and 数据库 that drive business decisions and connect customers, 和服务器, 应用程序, and extended services that most companies now access on a daily basis. Managed 桌面 support providers offer a single point of management to engage and optimize the capacity of the entire digital corporate structure.
The concept of managed 桌面 support – hiring a third-party professional to handle all IT needs – grew in popularity as more companies realized that internal management of their IT assets was too expensive or too risky. Those companies struggled with many aspects of IT management.
- They didn’t have the expertise or finances to keep up with constant digital evolution.
- The number of emerging threats from both external and internal sources required ever-increasing investment, often at the expense of critical business needs.
- They were unable to adopt or adapt to new technologies because their legacy programming and IT infrastructure was outdated or incompatible with new versions or models both existing and emerging technologies.
Managed 信息技术服务 Provider Benefits
因此, many companies redirected their in-house IT resources to engage the services of a managed IT services provider. These providers offer an ever-growing list of benefits:
An MSP has the expertise needed to oversee not just the functions of each separate technical asset but also how they all function together as a single operating entity. 不足为奇的是, the IT professional is often able to identify redundancies available for elimination as well as programming that has yet to be harnessed to its fullest capacity. Half of the respondents to 前年的一项调查 said improved 效率 was a major reason why they moved their technical operations to a managed IT services provider.
Companies today struggle to keep up with the competition, an effort made more challenging when IT problems both increase expenses and reduce production. A service provider is focused on maintaining enterprise technology at its peak performance, so company leaders can concentrate on tweaking products and services to match market demands better.
Many companies today are geographically spread across cities, regions, and even internationally. 然而, their technology has to work in sync regardless of where or when it is used. A managed IT services provider assures the coordination and full implementation of each separate digital element of the corporate infrastructure, including 桌面 and laptop computers, 移动设备, 数据库, and programming upon which each aspect of the company relies. MSPs ensure streamlined operations across the company even when adding new technologies or transitioning away from legacy programs.
Improve Customer Satisfaction with Managed 信息技术服务
Keeping the customer happy is increasingly challenging as almost unlimited choices in today’s global marketplace bombard them from every device. Many corporations use their MSP to ensure prompt and comprehensive interactions between the company and its consumers and also to build on that data so that customer satisfaction is consistently improving.
When seeking a managed IT services provider, SMB leaders should look for service providers with experience in both managed 桌面 support and managed IT services to ensure that every current and future digital opportunity is optimized and maximized.