Five key reasons why you should outsource your IT


23 November 2015

There are plenty of reasons why outsourcing your IT makes good business sense. Here are five:

  1. Improve your company focus
    Free your company up to focus on what you do best, while an outsourcing partner focuses on what they do best. You could also free up your IT department to focus on value adding projects instead of day-to-day management of issues.
  2. Reduce and control employee costs
    Outsourcing takes away the headache of ensuring IT employees are kept up-to-date on all the essential certifications and training. It also means you don’t need to worry about non-wage employee costs including holiday pay, superannuation and ACC.
  3. Engage with the experts
    Instead of relying on internal resources to cover all knowledge areas, outsourcing allows you to access specialized knowledge on the specific areas you need, from general problem solving to CIO services and networking.
  4. Avoid expensive investment
    IT companies invest in sophisticated toolsets and call management software that means they operate as effectively and efficiently as possible, to ensure they can satisfy large numbers of clients. With outsourcing, you gain the benefits of these rapidly evolving technologies, without the large investment in money and time.
  5. Reduce risk
    The best IT outsourcing companies ensure they are ahead of the game and abreast of any changes in the industry. This translates into knowledge of best practices, reducing your risk of costly wrong decisions.

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