If you’re looking to delegate your IT to a managed services provider or MSP, you'll typically need to sign a managed services agreement to outline the services the company you’ve chosen will provide and to set mutual expectations. For most businesses outsourcing with an MSP for the first time, there can be questions about what’s normally included in one of these agreements and what the components of the agreement mean.
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When it comes to strategies for growing your business, hiring an IT managed services firm might not be the first thing to come to mind. More typically, companies outsource their technology needs to an IT managed services firm because they lack the resources to manage the technology in house, or they are experiencing some technical difficulties that need to be resolved.
Welcome back to our series on IT support options. Last week we compared managed services against the break/fix model of IT consulting services. This time, we’ll compare managed services to hiring your own in-house IT staff.
IT managed services is one of the fastest growing areas of IT consulting. Once limited to large companies, small and medium size businesses such as CPA’s, attorneys and medical offices are discovering the benefits of outsourcing their information technology support and maintenance to an IT managed services provider.