As a small business ourselves, we understand that it can be difficult to admit that we can’t do it all. Running a business and growing a business takes a lot of time. However, if you don’t have the skills or knowledge to do something efficiently, it is best to hire a professional for that task. For many business owners, finding a qualified and affordable person to manage their network is nearly impossible. They don’t have a need for a full-time employee, but few IT people are looking for part-time. If that sounds like you, then you need the help of a managed IT service provider. If you’re still hesitant, we have three reasons you should hire an MSP.
MSPs Help You Be More Productive
You wear a lot of hats. IT manager doesn’t need to be one of them. A managed IT service provider can give you back valuable time in your week by solving IT issues quickly and efficiently. This minimizes down time for staff and allows you to focus on growing the business. As an added bonus, they can also make your team be more productive by introducing tools for communication and collaboration.
They Provide Solutions
Because the staff at an MSP continues their education indefinitely, they learn about newly developed solutions to many issues businesses face. Whether you’re looking for a software solution to increase communication or don’t understand why your wi-fi isn’t working in certain parts of your building, they have the knowledge and tools to solve the problem.
An MSP Can Reduce Operating Expenses
Admittedly an MSP charges a fee for their services, however, they can help reduce expenses. One example is software licenses. Many businesses fail to keep careful inventory of their software licenses. They either have too many or not enough. Too many is an useless expense and too few can lead to reduced productivity or even fines from the developer. Another example is paying for services you don’t need or use. This happens often with internet bandwidth, phone services and hardware more robust than necessary.
Call Toucan Technology Group Today
Whether you’re continuing to grow or just want to work fewer hours each week, a managed IT service provider can help. Toucan Technology Group is Indianapolis’s locally owned and operated MSP ready to help you with all your IT needs. We offer both retainer and hourly services. Call us today at (317) 376-4874 or fill out our contact form for your free consultation.