Managed Services is the practice of outsourcing day-to-day IT management and computer network technical support as a cost-effective method for improving business operations, instead of having a full-time on-staff IT personnel. A company like ourselves, that provides such services are called Managed Services Provider (MSP).
In any kind of business, it’s important to be as cost-effective as possible. Especially in IT, where unbridled or poorly managed systems cost way more that they’re worth, it’s essential to have a system that works with your budget but doesn’t compromise on quality. Managed Services is the most feasible and practical way to accomplish that, especially in the long term.
With both hardware and software components of IT systems constantly evolving, businesses with limited resources may very well find themselves left behind after a while. But with Managed Services, you are able to enjoy the advantages of the latest IT solutions at a fraction of the cost enabling you to provide the best possible service to your clients.
Especially for smaller businesses, it can be tedious to maintain an in-house IT arm; and you run the risk of stretching resources too thinly, which can compromise the quality and output of your IT department. Managed Services allow you to have a stable and dependable IT arm that’s dedicated to meeting your specific needs in a cost-effective manner.
In partnering with Aussie IT, businesses are provided with regular and ongoing reviews based on current and future technology utilisation, risks and future requirements.
Aussie IT believes in building trusted and beneficial partnerships with our Clients. Aussie IT generates awareness of Information Technology opportunities as well as ensuring businesses are running cost effectively, efficiently and with as low risk as possible.
Aussie IT’s proactive approach to maintaining IT systems ensures less unproductive downtime and allows businesses to focus on current and new strategic business endeavours.
Aussie IT’s proactive maintenance schedules ensure business continuity, stability and efficiency ensuring that core business technology and processes are maintained and available.
As a small-business owner you’ll be used to drawing up budgets for marketing and staff costs. With IT budget planning you’ve got to balance the initial expense of hardware and software with the cost of ongoing support whilst factoring in the changing needs of your business.
- Review previous years’ IT costs to calculate your IT budget.
- Keep IT at the heart of your business planning. If it stops working, so do you.
- Ignore the pace of change. Use the same technology as your customers and competitors.
- Invest time and money in IT projects without specific goals as costs will spiral.
- Forget to consult and train your staff ― they need to understand and use your systems on a daily basis.