In a world of increasing connectedness, through social media and the Internet of Things, there seems to be an ever growing pressure for businesses to adopt cloud environments and ITaaS mentalities. However, many are still skeptical about how the cloud can help their business and even what the cloud is in the first place.
Attempting to manage their own IT infrastructure is something that gets a lot of business leaders into trouble. Of course, a great IT infrastructure is one of the prerequisites for success in the modern business world, and such an infrastructure isn't going to manage itself.
CimaCare Managed IT Services is a managed services offering serving the Dallas metro area, and we're dedicated to helping businesses like yours get end-to-end support for their IT needs. In short, if there's anything you need to drive success in your IT environment, we want to be the one to offer it to you.
CimaCare Managed Services is a managed IT services offering serving the Dallas metro area, and we're dedicated to helping businesses like yours get end-to-end support for their IT needs. In short, if there's anything you need to drive success in your IT environment, we want to be the one to offer it to you.
As a business leader, you have a lot on your plate: keeping track of what your competitors are doing, learning what your customers wants, and then calibrating your products and services accordingly. Adding to the complexity is the fact that all these factors are constantly changing, and so require your constant attention.
For many years now, IT and great craft beer have gone hand in hand with one another. This isn't just because many IT professionals enjoy drinking a quality craft beer or two after work; there's actually a lot of technology required to brew great beer. Watch our latest TechUntapped: Beer + Science Speaks video featuring Audacity Brew House in Denton, Texas.
Now that we've provided a quick look at some of the limitations of break/fix IT services, we'll finish things up by looking at the pros and cons of the alternative: managed services.
Pro: Take a proactive approach
Ask any medical professional, and they'll tell you that taking care of your body over time and going in for regular checkups is a much more effective way of staying healthy than waiting until something is seriously wrong to see a doctor.
If you read our last blog post on the subject of managed service providers, then you're now aware of some of the basics involved with working with an MSP. However, there's no getting around the fact that working with an MSP costs money. You're now probably wondering what it takes to make sure you get the most value possible out of the funding you dedicate to working with an MSP.
This blog post has you covered.
In our last post in this series, we provided an introduction to two different business models for IT service providers: managed services and break/fix. As promised, we will now take a deeper dive into the pros and cons of each of these options, to give you more insight into why we consider managed services to be the preferable option for most use cases.
As small and midsize businesses get larger, one of the main issues they have to address is building and managing an increasingly complex IT environment. For these businesses, working with an IT service provider can remove the pressure of managing IT for themselves.