With the preponderance of remote deployment, monitoring, access, and remediation tools, it’s safe to say remote help desk support remains the ideal first point of contact for resolving technical issues. Since roughly 80% of all support incidents don’t require a physical presence to resolve, filtering out those incidents at the help desk is the fastest and most efficient way to get end users back to work. But what about the other 20%?
Entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses have dozens of things to consider before taking the plunge when leasing a new office or coworking space. Understandably, most startups want to dip their proverbial toe in the water before proceeding. From an IT services standpoint, knowing what your options are beforehand is a wise course of action. Below are some key points to review with an MSP that will eliminate move in day jitters and ensure your technology is working for you, not against you.
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As companies grow, having an internal IT department is a natural consequence of supporting all of the business operations necessary to continue to thrive. Leveraging the latest technology such as messaging, file sharing, and accounting tools, and the networks they run on can contribute to smooth operations while adding a degree of complexity. That’s when organizations bring in more technical staff. They need to maintain the ongoing functionality of those tools as well as introduce new technology that scales up to employee growth and the more diverse ways it’s being applied.
No business, large or small, can afford to be without IT services for any length of time. While large businesses may be more adversely impacted in the OpEx column by company-wide incidents, they are also more likely to have more internal resources available to resolve those issues. The help desk can provide alerts to the network engineers or desktop engineers. From Levels 1 through 3, corporate IT defines all support tasks and separates them between different IT departments.