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3 Top Reasons to Choose Managed Services for Your Small Business

3 Top Reasons to Choose Managed Services for Your Small Business

As a small business owner, your time is supremely valuable.

There’s a lot to do, a lot to manage. You’re likely wearing a multitude of hats – perhaps a few too many?

For time-strapped leaders like yourself, dealing with computer issues is the last thing you need added to your daily itinerary. Don’t even mention the need to keep up with the latest cybersecurity trends and social engineering tactics, along with the requisite counter strategies.

There’s a reason why more and more small businesses are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) to ease their IT burdens. Actually, there are many. Here are three of the top reasons to choose managed services for your small business.

1. Level the playing field

Small business owners may feel they’re at a technological disadvantage when compared to larger competitors who oftentimes have bigger budgets, more advanced tech, and skilled IT staff to manage that tech. When these small business owners call upon the services of an experienced MSP like Thrive, they can immediately tap into a seasoned team of technicians. Thrive has over 50 techs that specialize in different areas, covering the complete IT services spectrum.

2. Power up with Hardware as a Service 

Worried about having to build your IT infrastructure from the ground up? Researching hardware, finding a spacious and secure area for this hardware, and tying it all together with your business systems can seem like an insurmountable task for mere mortals. With a managed service provider, you can plug into HaaS, or Hardware as a Service. An MSP like Thrive has all the infrastructure in place. Due to economy of scale, you can get get access to power and efficiency you’d be unable to achieve easily via the DIY route. Also, you’ll have trained techs managing all of this for you.

3. Get instant cybersecurity expertise

Cybersecurity professionals spend years learning about the trends and nuances of cyber crime. As a small business owner or leader immersed in your industry, do you have the time and energy to pursue a topic as immense as cybersecurity? Engaging an MSP that specializes in cybersecurity will give you the, well, security you need to help keep your data and systems safe from such threats as phishing and ransomware. Using managed services can certainly be a smart choice when it comes to cybersecurity.

Power up your IT … Choose managed services

So, you may be wondering: what’s the catch?

There is none.

“The team at Thrive has many former small business owners,” explained Brian Walker. “We know what it’s like to manage both a company’s business needs as well as its IT requirements. We want to ease the burden and possible frustrations you may have with IT so you can fully focus on your mission.

“One of the great benefits of using managed services is it typically costs less than if you did it all yourself!

Contact Thrive today for a free IT managed services consultation.”