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Benefits of IT Outsourcing for Businesses of All Sizes

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Benefits of IT Outsourcing

  • Hiring an entire IT Department for significantly less than an internal resource
  • Broad Skill Set –IT Service providers usually have a deep and broad skill set that will be difficult if not impossible to achieve in-house.
  • Proactive and Preventative approach reduces problems saving money
  • Best Practices – We employ best practices developed over 15 years to manage your IT infrastructure
  • 24/7/365 Support – Total coverage that would be very costly to replicate in-house
  • IT Service Management Tools – We utilize very high-end IT service management systems to support you including Help Desk ticketing, remote control systems for supporting users, IT asset management system, patch management system, and monitoring systems.
  • Cost of Turnover – If you experience turnover in the IT position there is a cost associated not to mention the risk of having a single person possessing most if not all of the information about your IT environment.
  • Vendor Relationships –Managed Services Providers maintain deep relationships with vendors such as Microsoft that will benefit your business.

Avoid Costs associated with an internal employee:

  • Employee insurances
  • Payroll taxes
  • Health benefits
  • 401k/403b compensation
  • Training & Certification
  • Lack of availability due to illness, vacation, personal time, etc.

The average fully loaded cost of a Network Administrator is $94,000:

On average the cost of outsourcing IT functions is less than half the cost of hiring an internal resource.

See this chart below:

BenefitMedian AmountPercentage of Total %
Base Salary$66,61170.8%
Social Security$51905.5%
401K / 403b$25782.7%
Time Off$83518.9%

Please contact Beringer Associates for more information or visit our IT Managed Services Solutions page.