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March 23, 2017 - admin

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Managed Services Now and Not Later

Managed services are a way for businesses to have their entire network infrastructure monitored by experts. Most of the time, however, small businesses tend to rule out the need for managed services altogether, because they feel they are too small to put the budget towards such a thing. But, believe it or not, if you’re a small business or a growing business, now is the best time to consider managed services. Don’t wait until it’s too late.

Make smart decisions about your network from the beginning
When businesses first start out, they do a lot of things on their own. But, suddenly, customers starts rolling in, and things have gotten too overwhelming to even know where to begin. All this time, the need for managed services keeps getting put on the backburner, while you try to deal with other aspects of your growing business.

But, if you go with a managed service from the get go, you can make smart IT decisions from the very beginning. A managed service will work with you to find your network needs and solve problems as you go along. Don’t wait until your network situation presents an “Oh no!” situation for you to finally call in the help of a managed service.

Less stress for you
Managing IT on your own can be very stressful, even if you have some experience in the field. But, when you hire a managed service now instead of later, there are fewer users and less data on your network to handle. That might be easy for you to take on, but it will be much easier for a professional whose main job is to take care of these things for you. Why would you want to worry about more when you don’t have to?

A proactive approach
With the demands of your small business, you don’t have time to be concerned with what kind of infrastructure you should have set up, what hardware you need, what you should do if your network shuts down, if a security breach, or if an audit comes in asking to review your cyber compliance. A managed service will take care of all that for you, and tackle problems before they hamper the productivity of your business.

Wowrack offers different options for managed services, based on your needs and your budget. Choose from our Basic, Enterprise, Single Server, or Remote Hands plans. Contact us if you’d like to learn more.

It doesn’t cost as much as you would think
One of the biggest reasons small businesses avoid the help of a managed service is because they think it just won’t fit into their budget. But, the fact of the matter is, a managed service can keep your network safe from spiraling out of control, and help you save on any costs that may be associated with that. Think…data breaches, slow-downs, backups, or complete system shutdowns, etc. Those can all cost you a lot, so why not budget a bit more each month to have a little assurance?

Don’t wait
If you’re a small business, hiring a managed service now rather than later can save you time, money, and a potential headache. A managed service solution will provide you with expertise when you’re in need of high traffic, highly resilient application infrastructures. Especially, if your business lacks IT or needs robust solutions. Having expert system administrators always on watch will let you sit back and do what you do best; run your business.

 

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