As a business owner or the CEO/CFO of one, I am certain you have given great thought as to whether or not to outsource your IT support. In this blog, I am going to touch on why you should outsource, as long as the outsourcing stays here in the U.S.
There are many, many reasons why companies choose to outsource, here are our top 5:
- Reduce Operating Costs and Control Budget – When you outsource, you eliminate the costs associated with hiring an employee such as management oversight, training, health insurance, employment taxes, retirement plans, etc.
- Improve Company Focus – In today’s world of hyper-focused specialties, it’s neither practical nor possible to be a jack of all trades. Outsourcing lets you focus on your core competency while another company focuses on theirs in service to you.
- Gain Access to Exceptional Capabilities – Your return on investment is so much greater when you outsource information technology support to a firm that specializes in the areas you need. Instead of the knowledge of just one IT person you know have an entire team at your fingertips.
- Make Capital Funds Available – By outsourcing non-core business functions you can spend your capital funds on items that are directly related to your product or your customers.
- Reduce Risk of Infection – Keeping up with all of the latest in technology required to run your business is expensive and time-consuming. Because professional IT providers work with multiple clients and need to keep up on industry best practices, they typically know what is right and what is not. This kind of knowledge and experience dramatically reduces your risk if implementing a costly wrong decision.
- BONUS VALUE – End User Support – An experienced engineer that has the ability to walk you thru an issue step by step is critical and highly valuable. This leads to higher productivity and revenue.
STEADfast is here to work with you as a trusted advisor and partner. If you are thinking about making a move give us a call, we are happy to discuss your situation and see what your options are.