We’ll supplement your existing IT team and assist with projects as needed
What is co-managed IT?
Co-managed IT is a model where you support your internal IT team with the extra staff, expertise, and industry knowledge of a managed services provider. Co-managed IT is particularly effective for companies that are growing, have new tech initiatives, are transitioning to a digital-first or remote-first workforce, or undergoing any kind of change and need the IT expertise to help make that change happen quickly and smoothly.
Support for your IT department
Managing the complexity of IT networks, system requirements, industry regulations, cloud computing, cybersecurity, VoIP, application updates, software licenses, hardware replacements, data security, and more is a lot to expect from a small IT team. These challenges become more difficult as your business grows, or if your current team lacks experience with an upcoming initiative or project. Co-managed IT can help fill the gaps, leading to happier, more effective, and more productive IT teams
Co-Managed IT FAQ
Co-Managed IT is a good fit for mid-sized businesses with between 75 and 300 employees, including a few in-house IT employees. It is also a good fit for some smaller but rapidly growing companies. Co-managed IT will boost your IT effectiveness and availability, and is usually more cost-effective than hiring additional staff.
What happens when you’re big enough for a full-time in-house IT department, but really can’t fit the necessary IT tools and staff into your budget? Co-managed IT can be an excellent option because you get the benefits of a full IT team at a fraction of the cost while still getting the unique perspective of your internal staff.
You don’t need to spend time and money on recruiting, posting jobs, training, and other costs associated with hiring. You get the additional coverage and expertise without adding to your payroll, and all the costs that entails.
At the same time, supporting your existing IT helps prevent IT staff burnout. Less burnout means less turnover, which also significantly reduces IT costs.
Another advantage of the co-managed IT model is that you can save costs on cybersecurity and equipment monitoring tools.
We don’t replace your IT team, we give them a boost with expertise, strategy planning, tools, personnel, and other resources.
First, we run comprehensive tests on your existing systems. Then we talk to you about how you want to be supported. With your go-ahead, we’ll install some tools to help make things easier and more secure for everyone.
Then, we work on the plan you made with us, and are immediately available for any questions that come up. Simple.