Why Choosing an MSP for your IT Services Increases your Engineering Company’s Productivity

Posted by Gretchen Thomas on August 25, 2020
Managed Services

Engineering companies come in all shapes and sizes. Your work sustains our homes and communities. It involves surveying, designing, producing, building, inspecting, testing, and validating the structures and systems that all of us use on a daily basis such as roads, houses, wastewater systems, airplanes, and automobiles. Your goal is to design solutions with a lower carbon footprint and enhanced sustainability.

In order to achieve maximum efficiency with this kind of superhero work, you need top-of-the-line and up-to-date computers, software, network, cloud connections, phones, databases, websites, cabling, and cybersecurity. In our ever-evolving technological world, this is a full-time job on steroids. To increase your productivity, choose a managed service provider (MSP) your IT Services.

Increasing your productivity is about saving you money and time. It includes keeping your data safe and sound.

Productivity = producing products and services in the least time and at the lowest cost without compromising quality and safety

Save Time: Productivity increases with Specialization

Outsourcing your IT saves you time by delegating the care of your IT environment to a team of licensed professionals who are highly efficient at what they do because they do it all day, every day.

Way back in the year our country became a nation, a Scottish economist and moral philosopher named Adam Smith published a book that has since become part of classic economic thought. It’s called, “The Wealth of Nations.” In it he evaluated the benefits of specialization. He observed pin makers at a factory and found that one worker could hardly produce one pin a day, whereas 10 people working together and performing different pin-making tasks could produce 48,000 pins a day.

Productivity increases with specialization because a person’s ability to perform the same task improves with practice. And with repetition comes iteration and improvement of tools and processes.

With outsourced IT services, a team of licensed IT professionals manage your computer systems and equipment, while you focus on green building, seismic anchoring, aerospace, and power generation. The result is metaphorically equivalent to 48,000 pins a day for your engineering company.

Save Money: The Economy of Scale

Because Managed Service Providers use the same tools to provide centralized services for multiple companies, they are able to offer them at a significantly reduced cost. Purchasing and maintaining these services on your own will cost you much more.

Additionally, IT service technicians act as your IT department, without the need to handle the normal responsibilities, costs, and liabilities that come with hiring an employee.

Add Expertise: Keep Your Systems and Data Protected and Running at Peak Efficiency

Integrating a complexity of devices and people is no easy job for anyone, especially when they also have to be well trained in hackercombat and cybersecurity. Because your engineering firm has a handful of customized technology, your IT environment is most likely a complex management puzzle.

When you choose an MSP, there is a team of experts that knows your systems personally. They have foundational technical knowledge, significant experience, and a healthy dedication to keeping up with rapidly changing technology. Having more than one person monitoring your systems 24/7 and on call all day, every day is a highly effective solution for keeping your valuable files, systems, hardware, and data safe and running at peak efficiency.

If choosing a MSP for your IT services makes sense to you, give us a call today. We’re Integrinet IT, and we currently work with several engineering companies from Boise to Provo. We would love to be a part of your team to increase your productivity.


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