Is it Time to Outsource Your IT?

Think of IT like your favorite football team’s offensive line. When everything is going well and the line is doing its job, nobody seems to notice. They allow the big plays to develop around them while keeping the stars upright and giving them room to maneuver.

But the second they slip – ouch. It’s embarrassing. They quickly become the focal point of everyone’s attention, and it’s important that they’re able to recover and effectively block out the opposition from then on.

The same goes for IT. It often flies under the radar, but it’s a vital component to any business. If your in-house team isn’t quite meeting expectations, it may be time to take a look at some alternative options. Here’s why.

Reduction of Costs & Time

On the most basic level, you won’t need any IT employees. But think about it on a grander scheme, you won’t need IT equipment either. Hardware, software, personnel – the costs can add up in no time at all. Toss in health insurance, 401K plans, and taxes – and it’s easy to see why so many businesses choose to outsource their IT needs.

Do You Really Know How to Manage IT?

In all honesty, most people don’t. Sure, you can hire someone who can manage and entire IT department to do the dirty work for you, but how do you interview someone for the position? Googling which questions to ask will only get you so far. If you don’t know the intricacies of the trade, you won’t know you’ve hired the wrong person until it’s too late.

Dedication of Resources

This category is twofold. For one, it will allow your business to focus solely on the tasks at hand without having employees who need to understand multiple verticals. Perhaps more importantly, it will take your IT to another level, where an entire staff is dedicated simply to providing you with all of your needs. A business like ours understands the ins & outs of the industry. Simply put, this is ALL we do. Whether there’s a breakthrough in technological advancement or a breakdown in technology at your office – you can trust we’ll be on top of it.

It Can Allow You to Do Even More

Let’s say you have all of your bases covered with your current IT department. Your data and information are secure, everything seems to be working correctly, and your customers are happy. That’s great. Heck, that’s phenomenal, but…

It’s likely you could be taking it even further. Odds are you don’t have the budget to connect some of the most innovative and creative minds in the industry under your roof. While your current staff may be up to par, you could still be missing out on maximizing your potential via alternate methods and ideas.

Building a foundation of stability and success is what OSG prides itself on, but we don’t stop there. We’re constantly looking to build and refine our processes to help our customers reach new heights. Don’t settle for mediocrity. Pioneer your industry and let OSG be your compass.

Reach out to us online or give us a call at 630-701-3393. You won’t regret it.

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