IT services in Santa Clara are likely the right choice for your business, but this isn’t the case unanimously. If you don’t use technology, why would you need a managed service provider? If you only use one or two computers, again, why do you need subscription monthly services? Well, it depends on the kind of data you’re working with and your business’ needs.

A single-computer business could benefit from an MSP. Realistically, SMBs tend to flourish with IT support in Santa Clara owing to greater benefits than associated costs. It’s hard to know the balance, though. Consider these factors as you make your choice:

Weigh the Pros and Cons

IT services in Santa Clara can cut hardware and personnel cost through subscription solutions essentially providing turnkey IT for your facilities. However, that which can be cut may not be as high as that which you’re already saving.

In all likelihood, if you’ve got more than a handful of employees, IT support in Santa Clara will save you money— that’s a pro. It will reduce complications and increase operational security— that’s another pro.

However, you’ll have a third-party involved in your data. For some, this isn’t a con; for others, it is. Weigh your particular idiosyncratic needs and see if an MSP has more pros than cons for you.

Consider Competitors

If competitors are using MSP solutions, and they’re similarly sized, they could be giving themselves an advantage over your business. If all competitors use MSPs, and you don’t, you may want to change that.

Average IT Budgets

Figure out average monthly costs, and what those of an MSP would be. Likely you’ll be paying for salaries of on-site tech people, hardware, troubleshooting, updates, and electricity. Most of those costs can be cut through an outsourced MSP, but not all. Know real costs.

Flexibility and Relevancy

Google recently launched its first quantum computer. This is a harbinger of the quantum cloud, which will exponentially increase the potentiality of computing over where it already is. If you’re not keeping pace with tech changes, you’ll be less flexible and less relevant than competitors. Ignoring them puts you behind.

Making the Best Choice

IT services in Santa Clara can help you retain flexibility and relevancy. Additional factors to consider in whether you choose an MSP’s services include your average tech costs, competitor practices, and associated pros and cons of the switch. Contact us at Riverfy and let us help you make the most informed choice in this key area of operations.