Although the internet of services means that we can work with anyone, any company across the globe, there are definite advantages to keeping it local when it comes to managed IT services. There are three benefits of choosing a local IT service provider for your small business.
What to look for in an IT service provider
No matter the size of your business, having an IT service provider will improve productivity, improve performance, and increase security. There are many IT companies to choose from, so make sure you do your research to find an IT service provider that is right for you. You want a company that can customize a package to fit your business, provide proactive IT support, as well as, has a quick response time in case of an IT emergency.
Customized IT service
A local IT service provider is uniquely in tune with your local environment. Choosing a local IT company will give you better insights into your IT needs. Your local IT service provider understands your business IT needs due to working with other local businesses. They will be able to come up with IT solutions to challenges that are unique to your area.
Proactive IT support
Because a local company can understand the challenges your local business is facing, they will be able to come up with proactive solutions, before the problem arises. Along with the best software and hardware, and frequent updates and system checks, you also want your IT provider to have a proactive approach to internet security. It’s not a matter of “if” you get hacked, but “when.” Make sure you choose a local IT service provider that is in tune with the latest security challenges and how to solve them.
Emergency IT support
Proactive IT service is great at preventing IT emergencies and security breaches. However, if an emergency arises, whether it’s an error message or malware, you will need fast and immediate emergency IT support. Using a local IT provider means that help is never far away. Along with 24/7 support, make sure they have a plan in place for recovering your data in the event of a ransomware attack or security breach.
One Point Sync offers managed IT services to small and midsize businesses in Denver. We can customize our service to suit the specific needs of your business, and a 24/7 IT support hotline. We also have proactive ransomware security tools to protect you from ransomware attacks, as well as, tools for recovering your data in the event of an attack.