What Are Managed Services?

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As a Utah company owner, your IT demands are always changing and evolving in complexity. You rely on your technology to be efficient, profitable, and safe—and you need IT services that can quickly address the challenges of your digital world.

That’s where managed services come in. Managed services is a term for outsourced IT support that gives you the benefits of an in-house IT department without the hassles and expense. Here are some things every business owner should know about this service and how they can help your business:

What Are Managed IT Services?

Managed services are a type of IT outsourcing that involves the proactive management of an organization’s IT infrastructure and end-user systems. In this type of arrangement, the IT service provider assumes responsibility for monitoring, managing and/or troubleshooting a customer’s IT systems and devices on an ongoing basis.

Managed services can include the following types of services:

  • Microsoft Server Solutions
  • AntiVirus and Cybersecurity
  • Network Management
  • Wireless Network Solutions
  • Cloud Services
  • Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Operating System (OS) Upgrades
  • Network design, configuration, and installation
  • Email and communications systems design and integration
  • Secure remote access and Internet-edge security
  • Application software packaging, deployment, and management

What Are the Benefits of Hiring Managed Services?

Managed services can help businesses improve their IT operations and reduce their costs in a number of ways. First, by outsourcing the management of their IT infrastructure to a provider, businesses can free up their own internal IT staff to focus on more strategic initiatives.  Second, managed services can help businesses save money on hardware, software, and staffing costs.

Third, they can improve system reliability and security, and help businesses meet compliance requirements. Additionally, managed services can help businesses improve their overall IT performance and reliability while reducing their exposure to potential risks.

Why Do I Need Professional IT Services?

As a business owner, you need to focus on what you do best and leave the IT to the professionals. By outsourcing your IT needs to a professional services provider, you can avoid the costly mistake of trying to do everything in-house and not having the necessary expertise. 

A professional IT services provider will have the experience and knowledge to keep your systems up and running, help you avoid potential problems, and provide you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing your IT needs are being handled by experts.

Professional IT services providers can also offer your business a wide range of services that will help you improve your IT operations, reduce your costs, and increase your efficiency.

How Can I Get Started?

For more information on managed services and how they can benefit your business, contact our team at Simple Systems today. We will be happy to answer any questions you have and help you get started with our services. We offer a wide range of solutions that are tailored to meet the unique needs of businesses in Utah.