As an SME, growth and expansion are probably one of your key business targets. And outsourced IT support has the potential to not only be of benefit to the productivity of your business, but also its bank account too, with several cost-saving advantages to be had.

Advantages of Outsourcing IT

The advantages of outsourcing your IT can, in turn, can help your business maximise its potential and grow into a larger enterprise. Here, we’ve listed the benefits of outsourced IT support:

Boost productivity

As mentioned above, having some form of outsourced IT support has the potential to increase your business’ productivity. When you employ an IT support company, you’re employing a team of experts with a wealth of knowledge in all things IT. In addition, these companies make it their job to keep on top of the latest trends and advancements in the industry, so you don’t have to. Which leaves you to do whatever it is you do best.

Tighten security

There’s no doubt that some of the information you handle will be sensitive information, whether it’s client financial data, or your own, you’re going to want to keep it secure. Following on from the above point, an IT support company keep their security systems up to date and use state of the art defence systems to protect it, even from the most sophisticated viruses. Giving you peace of mind that your data and information is in safe hands 24/7.

Enhanced client relations

With an outsourced IT company, you can be sure that in the unfortunate situation you experience some form of downtime, whether it be a slow connection speed or full outage. You will be back up and running quickly and efficiently, not only this, but they will provide help desk support to offer immediate assistance when required. So your clients and their needs aren’t affected.

Save money

Using an IT support company reduces the need for investment in IT equipment and the staff to run it. Which, as you probably know, can be incredibly expensive. IT support helps save vital capital that can be spent on improving other areas of the business.

If you’d like to find out how Prism can provide outsourced IT support for your SME business – please get in touch with the team today.