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8 Benefits of Using A Managed Service Provider
March 18, 2024
Explore 8 benefits a managed services provider can bring to your organization and the common business challenges solved with managed services.

In the rapidly evolving landscape of IT, organizations constantly face challenges that can disrupt efficient system management and jeopardize the security of their environment. However, Managed Services can come to the rescue by quickly addressing these challenges. The best part is that these services seamlessly complement your in-house team’s efforts without overshadowing them.

Explore 8 benefits a managed services provider can bring to your organization and the common business challenges solved.

What challenges can managed services solve?

1. Old technology is holding us back

The growing complexity of IT infrastructure is overwhelming. Obsolete hardware, old software versions and configurations that no longer align with your current business requirements, leading to unpredictable costs and an inability to scale effectively.

Managed Services can create a modernization plan and implement it for you, seamlessly, while your team focuses on their day-to-day.

44% of enterprises say hourly downtime costs top $1M 1

2. Growing security vulnerabilities

Neglecting security audits creates blind spots. Without the right assessments, vulnerabilities go unnoticed and security and compliance gaps widen.

Managed Services can provide cybersecurity solutions, including access to security and data experts, to help you develop and implement a robust security strategy. The team also keeps you up-to-date with the latest compliance regulations.

69% of organizations don’t believe they have adequate protection to fend off attacks 2

3. Unearthing accurate insights is complicated

Transforming business insights into actionable decisions is possible but you must be able to leverage all your siloed data and understand how to surface them easily.

Managed Services can help you create a data governance plan, audit your data, unify your data, secure data storage, as well as analyze and visualize insights.

68% of all enterprise data goes unleveraged 3

4. Declining efficiency as modern tools are introduced

Integrating technologies for a unified employee experience to improve collaboration and communication is no easy feat. Getting employees to use them, even more of a challenge.

Managed Services can help you build a robust workplace with continuous environment oversight. Get help optimizing Microsoft 365 usage, security, & user adoption.

70% of digital transformation projects fall short of their goals 4

5. Lack of proper governance

Businesses can be severely impacted by ineffective governance. Improper use of sensitive data, critical services, and inadequate security controls can lead to disastrous consequences.

Managed Services can  help you monitor, assess and set policies and guidelines depending on your industry and region.

44% of companies don’t have a formal data governance policy 5

6. Shortage of available IT talent

Finding skilled IT professionals remains difficult. There is constraints on knowledge, expertise and even time zones.

Managed Services can help close the talent gap by providing the necessary support that your inhouse teams may lack. By leveraging external expertise, businesses can confidently and efficiently navigate complex technological landscapes.

More than 2/3 of top performing companies are using managed services for strategic advantage or to close capability gaps 6

7. Modernizing legacy applications is expensive and time-consuming

Customized apps are becoming more difficult to troubleshoot and maintain with frequent crashes, slow performance, and unexpected errors, resulting in lost minutes, hours and even weeks

Managed Services can help with ongoing enhancements, app security, DevOps and reporting. Achieve faster development timelines and be ready to reap the benefits of AI!

66% of organizations use legacy applications for core operations 7

8. Budgetary limitations

In this rapidly evolving technological landscape, finding and hiring skilled IT professionals with comprehensive knowledge across all technologies is expensive and challenging. The scarcity of experts focused solely on Microsoft technologies makes it nearly impossible to build a team with such specialized expertise.

Managed Services Providers have a monthly fee cost structure that helps companies plan and allocate budgets more effectively. Address budget limitations while maintaining essential IT functions and solving problems quicker.

42% of companies that use Manage Services saw an increase in IT staff productivity and reduction in costs 8

Let’s get started!

Quisitive offers routine support and proactive environment management across the Microsoft ecosystem. We help sustain your technologies with strategic programs and ongoing coaching.

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  • 1 Dynamics The Cost of Enterprise Downtime (TechChannel)
  • 2 The Ultimate List of Cyber Attack Stats (2024) (explodingtopics.com)
  • 3 Getting the most from your datadriven transformation: 10 key principles (MIT Technology Review)
  • 4 13 Industry Experts Share Reasons Companies Fail at Digital Transformation (forbes.com)
  • 5 Data Governance Plans: Many Companies Don’t Have One (informationweek.com)
  • 6 PwC targets managed services opportunity (pwc.com)
  • 7 Old Tech Dies Hard: The Growing Risks of Legacy Systems (Spiceworks)
  • 8 International Data Corporation