You are NOT a good candidate for Managed Services, if:
- Your IT plan is to deal with issues as they come.
- You only want help when you cannot figure it out yourself.
- You don’t want to spend money on services you think you don’t need, and you don’t care why others tell you you need them.
- You believe that all service providers are just looking to charge up the maximum cost.
- You do not feel you need to measure the efficiency and performance of your assets and employees.
- You are comfortable with “work-arounds” that “hold you over”.
- You don’t think IT problems are “that bad”, your staff should work harder and just deal with it.
- You believe there is nothing wrong with a 5 year old PC.
- You depend on non-professionals to help you out with IT.
- You believe that regulatory compliance is not a big deal.
Who is a Good Candidate for Managed Services?
If you relate to several of these categories, you can benefit from a managed services approach:
- You cannot and do not want to deal with IT – you have a business to run.
- You just want the technology to work as it should!
- You understand what it costs your company not to be focused on mission-critical computer network.
- You understand our business depends on IT technology, and the value of IT as a bloodline of your business.
- You have calculated the hourly cost of downtime and business interruption, so you understand how managed services save you money.
- You are done trying to manage various and depreciating technology assets.
- You are done with finding, hiring, managing, and changing IT staff.
- You never want to deal with Technology vendors blaming each other while you pay their bills.
- You put up with IT support issues because you do not want the trouble of changing to another support provider.