What are Managed IT Services?
In a nutshell, Managed IT Services is defined as an outside firm or service provider who handles your Information Technology needs including system monitoring, backups, security patches, anti-malware, spam filtering as well as planning for upcoming hardware and software upgrades. Some companies are even providing the option to rent hardware from them along with a managed network service. It is an alternative to hiring an employee to handle your IT needs. It is also a way to tap into several areas of expertise without having to hire a highly compensated employee especially if your IT needs are fairly limited in scope. (more…)