The Importance of Choosing the Right Technology Partner MSP in 2022

New year, new you right? If your company is living by this motto, then you may be looking for new ways that you can cut costs, reduce downtime, improve security, all while having experts available whenever you need them. Any good managed service provider (MSP) will offer all of this and more. Learn how your choice in the right technology partner can land you these four enticing attributes in 2022.

Save Money

One recurring goal for businesses is saving money. Although snagging an IT managed service provider will require an upfront investment, if chosen wisely, you can save money in the long run. For one, you will no longer make mistakes when it comes to technology purchases. With experts by your side, you will be ensured that your money goes towards products that will last, that way you don’t have to worry about any unexpected expensive repair or replacement costs. Secondly, your products will have a longer lifespan and better performance because they will be maintained on a regular basis to ensure they are working up to par. Although investing in a MSP may seem costly, it is very often a lot lower than hiring individual IT experts to work on your team. From salaries to benefits to training resources to paid vacation time, having your own IT personnel comes with a very hefty price tag.

Improve Employee Productivity

Time is money. Therefore, it’s important to find ways to make your employees’ work life easier through cutting the time they would be otherwise spending on lower priority work. As mentioned before, the regular maintenance that a MSP provides helps to ensure your equipment is running smoothly. Which means, the less technical errors your employees face, the less stress they will have, and the more time they will be able to spend on getting more pressing work done. Outsourcing your IT needs also cuts down on the weeks and months it would otherwise take for you to hire and train a worker. With a managed service provider, you will have experts who are already fully equipped in various areas and will be able to solve any issue you face well before the time it would have taken for an employee to learn how to fix it.

Boost Security

One technology trend that has continuously proven its importance over the years is security. With more workers moving towards a fully or hybrid remote workstyle, security, both physical and cyber, has never been more critical. Because it is an MSP’s job to ensure your business is equipped with the types of technology that will put you on a path towards success, security will be on the forefront of their mind. Even better, they will be able to decipher the different types of security options and steer you towards a security system that is best for your business. From generic security software to endpoint security systems to routine disaster recovery sessions, any good MSP will be sure to get your business equipped with the tools to properly secure your confidential data.

Have Experts on Hand

With any company, there are hiccups that occur. Many times if issues occur, employees are the ones who need to drop everything to fix them. However, with a managed service provider, that duty is left on the IT experts. Having an MSP on hand, prevents your own employees from getting disrupted, allowing them to remain on track for the work they need to get done for the day. Any time that is required to troubleshoot and fix the issue would lie on the MSP. Because you would be getting the most knowledgeable personnel on the job, the issues would also be fixed a fraction of the time. When you outsource your IT, that is the benefit you get. Depending on the MSP provider, you will receive 24/7 support even on a weekend or holiday, so you are covered whenever an issue arises.

Do you currently have a managed service provider that isn’t meeting your expectations or are you just starting to consider outsourcing your IT needs? Nutmeg Technologies is an IT managed service provider based out of Windsor, CT. We are happy to assist companies who are looking to have in-office or remote workforce through secure technology. Contact us to today to learn more about our services.