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Network Outsourcing: Why Your Business Should Consider It

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Did you know the average data and security breach takes 66 days to contain?

These days, most businesses operate on a network, which makes them vulnerable to breaches and can put a strain on their overall infrastructure.

If managing your network is distracting you from focusing on your business, then you should consider outsourcing.

Read on to learn why.

REDUCES YOUR COSTS

One reason many companies resort to network outsourcing is to seek a reduction in their costs.

Some smaller companies might not be able to afford having a full-time employee on staff to take care of all their IT needs. For these companies, it is a lot more affordable to outsource and pay smaller costs based on their needs than having full-time staff in house.

With an outside team, you only pay for the services they provide, rather than a salary and health benefits.

ALLOWS YOU TO FOCUS ON THE BUSINESS

Without someone dedicated to deal with any network and technological issues you might have, you will end up being the one responsible to deal with any mishaps.

Chances are, technology is not your area of expertise. If you are focusing on performing these tasks, you might be losing sight of more important things, like meeting many of your other company requirements.

If you make the decision to outsource, aside from general follow-ups, you will not have to worry about how your network is doing.

24/7 TECHNICAL SUPPORT

You might operate during business hours, but emergencies can happen at any time. What are you to do if you have an emergency with your network outside of the normal 9 to 5?

What if it happens over the weekend? The last thing you want to do is wait until you get in on Monday to deal with the emergency.

When you outsource your network management, you have experts that are available to handle those emergencies 24/7. Network management services know the importance of being available for their customers.

ADDED PROTECTION

Although many business owners are aware of cyber threats, viruses, and system crashes, not all of them think about other threats, such as natural disasters.

Network management services also help their clients be prepared against fires, electrical problems, and even human error.

Having this service offers added protection for things out of your control.

ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY

Technology, such as software and hardware, changes fast. Unless you work in the industry, you might not always be aware of these changes.

Using a network management company can help keep you in the loop on the latest technology and software that can benefit your business.

PREVENTATIVE RISK MANAGEMENT

Do not wait until it is too late to learn from your mistakes. A network managing company can help train you and your staff on how to prevent technological mishaps.

CONSIDER NETWORK OUTSOURCING: THE BOTTOM LINE

Network outsourcing can provide many benefits to your business, such as risk management, added protection, 24/7 technical support, and more. Deciding to outsource will bring many of these benefits to your business.

Are you ready to consider network outsourcing? Contact us for more information.

Sagacent Technologies offers technology management and support, including proactive/preventative maintenance, onsite and offsite data back-ups, network and security audits, mobility solutions, disaster planning and emergency business resumption services. The company serves clients of 10 to 150 employees within the Silicon Valley region.

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