Get Started Today!  (845) 208-0453

croom new

S I M Technology Blog

Tomorrow’s IT: Why Managed Services are Crucial in 2019

Tomorrow’s IT: Why Managed Services are Crucial in 2019

Technology has fundamentally altered the capabilities of businesses. Cloud computing has provided access to enterprise-strength computing at small business costs, and now IT providers are more able to provide value than simple repair-and-replace services. The name of the game is value, which is why the value-driven IT services of tomorrow are here to stay.

How IT Has Changed
In the past, the IT service industry was pretty homogenous, with break/fix repair services provided as needed. However, software was developed that, by leveraging automation, could be used by a remote technician to identify and resolve technology issues proactively. As a result, businesses were able to avoid downtime and get more done with their technology.

Within the last 10 years, this approach to IT has experienced considerable growth. By the end of 2019, this market is expected to reach $200 billion, and is now seeing growth in North America, Europe, and Asia. Estimates by ChannelE2E put the number of active IT service providers at 20,000. This group of 20,000 work to maintain IT solutions for millions of businesses, and some of the largest companies have included managed services in their service offerings.

Growth Within the Industry
Managed IT providers have benefitted from the (in many cases, justifiable) presumption that the hiring of an internal resource is an expensive endeavor, with that price only increasing with the resource’s credentials and ability. If a business adopts an outsourced service provider, that business can anticipate the same attention directed toward their IT solutions, with the comprehensive access that a managed service provider has to more up-to-date technology which adds additional value.

This is particularly beneficial for the companies that enlist the assistance of an IT service provider, and more companies than ever are using technology in their day-to-day operations. North American and European companies are anticipated to increase their IT expenses throughout this year, budgets increasing by up to 30 percent in some sectors. Small and mid-sized businesses have been able to use the new upfront capital that their upgraded IT has provided them to upgrade them even further, and large organizations have minimized their risk with security updates and upgrades.

Updates and upgrades have long driven IT growth and have caused managed-service-based IT providers to branch out in what they offer. Cloud computing is now all the rage for a business’ communications and collaboration needs, their hardware and software deployment, as well as many other purposes. When it boils down to it, if you can do it with a server, it can be done with a cloud-hosted virtual server - a shift that has granted today’s businesses with a huge amount of flexibility.

Developing Technologies
IT companies have long been trying to assemble innovations into a service offering that catches the eye of an organization of any size, and they show no signs of stopping. Since data is seen more as a valuable commodity than it ever has been, methods of its collection, processing, and analysis have become a key offering for IT companies to include. This is precisely why IT support companies have started to offer services like data warehousing and business intelligence, something that wasn’t practiced much not all that long ago.

Managed IT service providers have also aggressively begun to include managed security services in their offerings, providing many solutions that help protect the businesses that they serve from threats. From user training and solutions monitoring to SIEM (security information and event management) services, data forensics, and threat mitigation that leverages machine learning, the IT company of today can protect your company, and its organizational data, with extreme efficacy.

On top of all this, some IT providers, like S I M Technology, also help businesses with VoIP and telephony, conferencing solutions, software and line-of-business applications, database management, email, and a whole lot more. Essentially, any technology solution a business might need stand up against competitors.

The End Result
As new technologies emerge, the tasks of the IT company may shift, but their purpose foundationally remains the same: deliver the solutions and support that a business needs to remain productive. Implementing what was just discussed above and much more, the managed IT service provider will prove to be just as (if not more) valuable of a resource to have in your business’ corner in the coming year.

We’d be happy to support you in this capacity ourselves. Reach out to S I M Technology at (845) 208-0453 to discuss your business and its potential today.

Problems Persist in Private Cloud Implementation
Tip of the Week: Three Ways to Promote Operational...
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Monday, January 21 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Best Practices Technology Privacy Cloud Email Malware Internet Business Computing Productivity Business Hackers Hosted Solutions Tech Term Data Network Security Software Computer Ransomware IT Services Microsoft Mobile Devices Google Cloud Computing Backup Android Data Backup Hardware Data Recovery IT Support Small Business Data Management Windows Smartphone Browser Artificial Intelligence Innovation Outsourced IT Efficiency Encryption Alert Passwords User Tips Internet of Things Server Smartphones Managed IT Services Windows 10 Business Continuity Vulnerability Remote Monitoring Windows 10 Gmail Managed IT Services Phishing App Business Management Communication Infrastructure Network Paperless Office IT Management Upgrade Facebook Chrome Saving Money Workplace Tips Cybersecurity Social Media Scam Tip of the week Bandwidth Collaboration IT Support Government Employer-Employee Relationship Antivirus Productivity Website Holiday Big Data Data storage Wi-Fi Mobile Device Blockchain Storage communications Information Managed Service Quick Tips Healthcare Two-factor Authentication VoIP Maintenance Apple Customer Service Save Money Office 365 Managed Service Provider BDR Disaster Recovery Risk Management Applications Bring Your Own Device Robot Money BYOD Access Control Wireless VPN Politics Data Security Content Filtering SaaS Telephone Systems Business Technology Downtime Miscellaneous Network Management Virtual Private Network How To Operating System Data loss Server Management Office Tips Analytics Mouse Firewall Microsoft Office Tablet Outlook Google Drive WiFi Settings Unified Threat Management Users Unified Communications Office Spam Customer Relationship Management Patch Management Monitors Word HIPAA Administration YouTube Router Mobile Security Hosted Solution Computing Machine Learning Automation Document Management End of Support LiFi Virtual Reality Social Time Management Virtual Desktop Apps Compliance Employee-Employer Relationship Microsoft Excel Typing Internet Exlporer Hard Disk Drive Remote Monitoring and Management IT Technicians Cables Identity Theft CrashOverride Smart Technology Best Practice Network Congestion The Internet of Things Read Only Point of Sale Instant Messaging Current Events Training WannaCry Tech Terms Servers Running Cable Legislation Budget Cookies E-Commerce Language Staff Company Culture Zero-Day Threat SharePoint Information Technology Private Cloud Regulations Remote Workers Cryptocurrency Writing Samsung Hard Drive G Suite Tech Support Mirgation Wires Managed IT Distributed Denial of Service Computers IoT Disaster Finance Marketing Techology Going Green Managing Stress Theft Comparison Nanotechnology Features Gadgets Lenovo Computing Infrastructure Hacks Augmented Reality Human Error Touchscreen Downloads Social Networking Mail Merge Permissions Bitcoin Retail Cache Printing Websites Chatbots Firefox Shortcut Halloween Managed IT Service Business Growth Display Twitter Star Wars Help Desk Uninterrupted Power Supply Authentication Unified Threat Management Wearable Technology Enterprise Content Management Digital Financial Statistics Laptop Specifications Recovery Screen Reader Superfish Password Dark Data Permission Google Wallet Motherboard Monitoring IT service Address Fraud Windows 8 Alerts Recycling User Error Vendor Management Identity Digital Payment Scary Stories Break Fix Hacker Google Docs Remote Computing Cost Management Bookmarks Authorization VoIP Vulnerabilities Spyware Security Cameras Bluetooth Black Friday Deep Learning Chromebook Smart Tech Electronic Health Records Mobile Device Management IBM Test Multi-Factor Security Drones Electronic Medical Records Consulting Buisness Social Engineering Licensing eWaste Avoiding Downtime Printer OneNote Sports Dark Web Alt Codes Assessment Favorites Solid State Drive Employees Development ROI Cyber Monday IT solutions Legal Connectivity Files Cabling Networking Computer Care Corporate Profile RMM Heating/Cooling Google Calendar Education Automobile Modem Managed Services Provider File Sharing Google Maps Emergency Hotspot Humor Safety Cooperation Management Personal Information Relocation 3D Printing Notes Cortana Travel Work/Life Balance Unsupported Software Supercomputer Virtualization Printers Staffing Update Motion Sickness Law Enforcement Cybercrime Computer Repair Error Administrator Notifications Taxes Mobile Data IT Budget Web Server GPS How To Gadget Health Crowdsourcing IT Consultant Botnet Regulation Cameras Tracking Meetings Cleaning Physical Security Processors CCTV Emoji Webcam Mobile Computing Upgrades

Latest Blog Entry

The right technology can be a catalyst for change. While the right kind of change can be enough to drive innovation and push the limits of your business, the wrong kind of change--namely, employee turnover--can put a halt to productivity and force you to trace your steps bac...

Latest News

S I M Technology launches new website!

S I M Technology is proud to announce the launch of our new website at www.simtechny.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

Read more ...