How do IT companies support your businesses growth? Do you really know how much time and money your loosing through downtime? Read on to find out more.
1. IT support companies take a great deal off work of your hands.
Meaning you have much more time to focus on your business. Often in a business you can find yourself working multiple roles and have a building list of tasks. This can easily prolong the growth of the business. “If you’re not moving forwards, you’re falling behind”. Outsourcing your IT gives you and your staff much more time to focus on the important tasks.
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2. They can recommend and provide you with the best resources and tools to keep your business running at optimum potential.
The modern director recognises that technology is what enables a business to run efficiently – It’s a necessity. The rapid change in the world’s technology makes it hard to keep up with emerging IT products and cloud services. IT support companies should meet with you in quarterly business reviews to discuss your business needs and provide comprehensive consulting strategies for growing your business with technology.
3. Reduces a lot of stress
Every employee knows the stress of down-time. Figuring out the root of the problem and fixing it can take a large amount of your day up. IT support companies means they can take remote access of your PC and fix the problem for you, giving you enough time to make a coffee and then continuing to work without the stress.
4. Saves you a lot of money which you could ultimately use to grow your business
In June 2012, a computer failure in the Royal bank of Scotland cost the organisation £100 million. But what about when it comes to a small to medium sized business? 552 man hours are lost per year due to IT downtime on average in Europe and during these periods of downtime, companies estimate that the ability to generate revenue is reduced by 37%. If you want to use the downtime calculator take a look at this info-graphic.
5. Knowing your company is protected and safe, you can put your mind to company aspirations
Once you know how it feels to have your data protected, secured and backed up you’ll wonder how you ever worked without it. In the Information Security Breaches Survey 2015, it showed that 74% of small and medium-sized businesses reported they had suffered an information security breach. It’s becoming more and more relevant to back up your data.
So now you know how IT companies can enable your business to grow through saving you downtime, increasing productivity and keeping your business protected, take a look at our free ebook. How to choose the right IT provider and what to expect to pay.