Managed Hosting    The Four Sources of Potential Cost                Savings                                         http:...
Managed Hosting• Have significant potential for cost savings• Industry analyst Gartner compiled a list of four  areas they...
Managed HostingFirst Source of Savings: Efficiency• Companies need to understand what savings  will result from increase o...
Managed HostingSecond Source of Savings: Effectiveness• Companies should evaluate managed hosting’s  effectiveness. Organi...
Managed HostingSecond Source of Savings: Effectiveness  – Working smarter is prime source of cost savings. If    companies...
Managed HostingThird Source of Savings: Information Flow• How information flows within organization  affects facets of ope...
Managed HostingThird Source of Savings: Information Flow  – Greater Adaptability – better information flow and    availabi...
Managed HostingFourth Source of Savings: Variables• Businesses should have managed hosting service  provider explain how t...
Managed Hosting• Companies that know where there cost savings  originate enable them to plan better and  leverage improve ...
About the Author• Chuck Vermillion is CEO and founder of  OneNeck IT Services, a leading provider of  hosted application m...
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Industry analysts at Gartner have compiled a list of four areas they recommend customers explore internally and with their provider before signing a managed hosting agreement. By analyzing these categories, businesses should have a good idea of where their cost benefits will originate. As a result, organizations can understand, document and measure the sources of these savings, as well as determine how they’ll be achieved. For more information about Managed Hosting, visit http://www.oneneck.com/Solutions/ManagedHosting.aspx today.

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Managed Hosting: The Four Sources of Potential Cost Savings

  1. 1. Managed Hosting The Four Sources of Potential Cost Savings http://www.oneneck.com
  2. 2. Managed Hosting• Have significant potential for cost savings• Industry analyst Gartner compiled a list of four areas they recommend customers explore internally• Analyzing categories will give business an idea where their cost benefits originate, as well as measuring the sources of savings and how they’ll be achieved http://www.oneneck.com
  3. 3. Managed HostingFirst Source of Savings: Efficiency• Companies need to understand what savings will result from increase operational efficiency – Impact of managed hosting on labor – Impact of managed hosting on location http://www.oneneck.com
  4. 4. Managed HostingSecond Source of Savings: Effectiveness• Companies should evaluate managed hosting’s effectiveness. Organization effectiveness include: – Improving productivity through effective processes, standardization, consolidation and/or economies of scale – Increasing speed with which processes are completed http://www.oneneck.com
  5. 5. Managed HostingSecond Source of Savings: Effectiveness – Working smarter is prime source of cost savings. If companies reduce volume transactions through redesigning, standardizing, consolidating or reconfiguring processes, they’ll save money http://www.oneneck.com
  6. 6. Managed HostingThird Source of Savings: Information Flow• How information flows within organization affects facets of operations. Using managed hosting services gives potential to improve flow of information. Better information flow can deliver cost savings resulting from the following: – Enhance Decision-Making – organizations that have right information at right time, make better decisions and improve outcome of implemented strategies http://www.oneneck.com
  7. 7. Managed HostingThird Source of Savings: Information Flow – Greater Adaptability – better information flow and availability positions companies to adapt more quickly to change http://www.oneneck.com
  8. 8. Managed HostingFourth Source of Savings: Variables• Businesses should have managed hosting service provider explain how the source of savings: efficiency, effectiveness and information flow, will vary over time• Questions should be: – What are the total savings a company can expect each year when using managed hosting? – How will sources of savings change each year? – Why will these changes take place? http://www.oneneck.com
  9. 9. Managed Hosting• Companies that know where there cost savings originate enable them to plan better and leverage improve performance to grow their business• They can prepare for any dips in performance based on internal and external forces• Before entering into managed hosting, companies need to look within organization and service provider for potential cost savings estimates http://www.oneneck.com
  10. 10. About the Author• Chuck Vermillion is CEO and founder of OneNeck IT Services, a leading provider of hosted application management and managed services since 1997. For more information about Managed Hosting, visit http://www.oneneck.com/Solutions/ManagedHos today. http://www.oneneck.com

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