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Outsourcing Your IT Requirements Would Be A Wise Move For Your Business

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In the current economic climate many businesses are facing pressures to streamline as much as possible in order to reduce ongoing expenses and therefore increase their profitability.

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Outsourcing Your IT Requirements Would Be A Wise Move For Your Business

  1. 1. Outsourcing Your IT Requirements Would Be AWise Move For Your BusinessIn the current economic climate many businesses are facing pressures to streamline as much aspossible in order to reduce ongoing expenses and therefore increase their profitability.Unfortunately, one of the greatest ongoing expenses for the majority of businesses is theiremployees. As a result, this asset is one of the first areas to be cut back upon, often leaving agaping hole in the company’s capabilities and reducing operating efficiencies considerably.However, within the field of IT support this does not necessarily have to be the case.Operating an ‘in-house’ IT support department can often be extremely expensive, inefficient andinflexible. At times it may be that all IT systems are operating smoothly and are not in need ofupgrade or maintenance. At times such as these the IT support department is a costly luxury thatis redundant until a failure occurs within the IT systems. At other times extensive upgrades ormodifications may be required, swamping the workload of the IT support department and thereforeparalysing any other capabilities. Moreover, employing additional staff on short-term contracts canbe costly and inefficient, not to mention complex.However, there is an alternative to the ‘in-house’ solution which more and more companies areturning to in order to support their IT operations. IT consultancies offer a service which is notablymore cost effective and more flexible than operating an internal IT support department. ITconsultants are assigned to the company by the consultancy as and when they are required. Theyare therefore not directly employed by the company but their services are contracted via theconsultancy. This simplifies the process of expanding and contracting IT support as and whenrequired and means that additional consultants can be brought in at times of peak demand.Conversely, at times of minimal demand the company is not paying for an IT support departmentwhich is sitting idle.The benefits associated with the services of an IT consultancy do not end there however. By usinga consultancy the company simply pays the firm for the use of its services. The company does not
  2. 2. have to be concerned with paying wages, pensions and benefits to an IT support department, nordoes it have to draw up new contracts as demand changes or train new personnel. The wholeprocess of delivering IT support to the company’s operations is considerably simplified.Iconic IT is an industry leader in the field of IT consultancy and can effectively deliver all of thebenefits that have previously been outlined. Further to this, Iconic IT can offer client companiesover 100 years of combined knowledge and experience in the field of IT support. Their ITprofessionals are able to provide the highest standards of IT support in the industry withknowledge and experience accumulated across numerous different clients and numerous differentprojects. While delivering this new level of IT knowledge and experienceto the client company Iconic IT will further be able to introduce new levels of flexibility and costeffectiveness.Iconic IT Ltd46 Newbridge StreetNewbridgeWolverhamptonWest MidlandsWV6 0EQOffice: 0330 088 3338Email: enquiries@iconicit.co.ukWebsite: www.iconicit.co.uk

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