When we run businesses, there are lots of things we can just get on with and manage ourselves. Basic IT needs, printers, scanners, photocopiers and simple telephone lines are all relatively easy to manage yourself, especially if you are pretty tech savvy at home. There are times when we decide that actually, it might be a good idea to call in the pros to help out!
Once your business gets to the point of requiring additional servers, it is often the point to call in an IT support agency to either manage the whole thing on your behalf, or to come in now and again to help keep you on track. There are lots of companies up and down the country which offer different levels of support – from fully managed support for those who struggle with IT on a daily basis (great if you have lots of workstations to deal with) to remote assistance for those times when you can’t quite figure it out on your own.
Lots of managers have some IT knowledge behind them, but things like networks, servers and cable management are starting to get a little too technical for most! We suggest shopping around to find the right IT agency to suit your needs. Talk everything through with them and they can advise on the best support needed.