4.7 million people work from home in the United States [source]. The need for collaboration and meeting with co-workers does not go away when people transition to working from home, so it is no surprise that products like Zoom Meetings have realized huge growth.
Office equipment is one of the most commonly used tools in a bustling office environment. Yet, while most offices have the carpets vacuumed and the toilets scrubbed each day, copiers and printers are usually an afterthought for disinfection. That’s because office equipment typically only gets cleaned when it’s serviced by a technician, or a dust bunny shows up in a paper tray.
Downtime is a natural--if irritating, inefficient, and unproductive--part of any IT workflow. The unfortunate truth is that things just won't always go as planned. However, what's even scarier is that, when downtime starts cutting into your budget, you might not even realize it at first--so today, we're using managed IT solutions to help identify the real cost of tech downtime.
There are all kinds of benefits associated with managed IT services. From security and efficiency to employee morale and customer service, the list could go on forever--but to give you an idea of what to expect, sometimes it's best to focus only on the biggest benefits. Let's find out what managed IT can do for you!
Do you need managed IT? Many companies aren't sure how to answer that question, which leads them to hesitate when it comes to making this critical decision. That's why we've made a list of the three most prominent signs that you need managed IT!
How do you know if something terrible has happened to your machines or software? More often than not, they'll try their best to tell you-- but it's your job to know what to look out for. Here are a few red flags that mean your tech needs help!
For many companies, just hearing the word "upgrade" is enough to send shivers down the spine. After all, upgrades are known for being difficult, expensive, frustrating, and stressful--right? Well, the truth is that updates--even big ones, like your entire IT infrastructure--don't have to be any of those things, as long as you know when and how to get started.
Many of the business solutions available today are designed for the big guys--large, complicated companies with giant printer fleets and thousands of employees. That's why some small business owners start to worry that they're wasting their time with solutions designed for someone else. Luckily, that's not the case when it comes to managed IT--and here's why.
A Perfect Fit
The truth is, small businesses do need managed IT.
You might know a thing or two about managed print, but if someone asked you for details, could you comfortably and confidently define this solution? Could you explain what makes it "tick?" Not to worry--today we're revealing a little more in-depth about what managed print is!
Managed print can make all kinds of great things happen in your business--but how? What does this solution do to improve workflows, cut costs, and boost security? Let's find out!
The Managed Print Secret
The secret to successful managed print? It's all in the print audit.