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Managed Service Providers Help Small Businesses Save Money

Val King
Posted by Val King on Jul 31, 2013 7:59:00 AM


Managed Service Providers Help Small Businesses Save Money

Managed Services Provider 

What do PCs Cost Small Businesses to Manage?

Source: Gartner
According to Gartner, an unmanaged PC costs $5,000 a year to maintain.
The average small business has 19 computers according to the National Small Business Association.
Extrapolating the numbers, that is $95,000 a year in direct and indirect costs tied up in supporting unmanaged PCs.
Of course you would have some hardware costs even if you outsourced your IT infrastructure to a Managed Service Provider, but no where near $95,000 a year.
What if you did not have to buy IT infrastructure or applications?  No more copies of Microsoft Office, backup agents, or anti-virus.  No more servers.
What if you could put your entire focus into building a better business while someone else delivered your IT infrastructure to you like a light switch. There when you need it, not when you don't. 
Now you understand the value proposition of a Managed Service Provider.
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Topics: Research and Strategy, Managed Services, Cloud and Hosting, Cost of Unmanaged Computers