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

Posted by Gretchen Thomas on August 25, 2020
Business Productivity, Managed Services

Choosing an MSP for your IT Services increases your Engineering Company’s productivity. 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. This includes our roads, houses, wastewater systems, airplanes, automobiles, and more. 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 a top-of-the-line and up-to-date computer network. Your computers, software, cloud connections, phones, servers, websites, cabling, and cybersecurity all need to work nicely and work nicely together. In our ever-evolving technological world, this is a full-time job on steroids. To increase your productivity, choose a managed service provider (MSP) for 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

Choosing an MSP Saves 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. These professionals 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”. He evaluated the benefits of specialization. By observing pin makers at a factory, he found that one worker could hardly produce one pin a day. But 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. Repetition and iteration usually result in the improvement of tools and processes.

With outsourced IT services, a team of licensed IT professionals manages your computer network, while you focus on what you do best. Green building, seismic anchoring, aerospace, power generation, and many other awesome things. The result can be metaphorically equivalent to 48,000 pins a day for your engineering company!

Choosing an MSP Saves 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. You won’t have to handle the normal responsibilities, costs, and liabilities that come with hiring an employee. And for small to medium-sized businesses, outsourcing will usually cost you much less than paying one employee’s salary.

Read about how choosing an MSP saved this company $24K: Customized High-Speed Internet For Your Unique Business: Case Study

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.

Read more about how we manage our clients’ unique needs: Customized IT Solutions for Unique Businesses

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 desire and 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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