Hiring an External IT Company – Top 5 Reasons

Every business, no matter its size, needs great IT support. Hiring an external IT company is one way to get there.

Many owners believe hiring a single person or assigning someone within the company will do the job. But there are a lot of issues with that. 

That person may not be dependable, let alone available. What if they leave for the day or go on vacation? In those situations, that will force you to try and solve your own problems. 

One study found that at least 35% of companies work with external IT companies, and there are many reasons why that number is increasing.

In today’s blog post, we will review the top 5 reasons WHY your company should invest in hiring an external IT company like us!

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#1: Hiring an External IT Company – Invest in Your People

Every person fills a specific need within a business. Departments are created to allocate responsibilities and duties. Without this basic structure, most businesses would fail. When you assign untrained people and departments to an IT role, it lessens their ability to do the job they were hired for, costing the company their most valuable resource.

So, when you choose to work with an external IT company, you can use your resources better and in the right means. This implies there is room to improve and centralize your IT services to a dedicated team of experts whose top priority is to fix your technology, thus enabling your employees to do their best work.

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#2: Hiring an External IT Company – A Dedicated Team

This brings us to the next most important thing – an external IT company is made of several parts, namely experienced and specialized team members unanimously dedicated to all things IT-related. The IT field is growing, so you can bet that the people doing the work are well-trained and able to keep up with a rapidly changing industry.

Working with Clearbridge is like working with an entire IT department of passionate technology, and business enthusiasts. We offer a comprehensive, productivity-focused experience—no waiting on hold, no blaming others and getting the runaround. We want to help and are always looking for ways to do things #better.

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#3: Hiring an External IT Company –  Cybersecurity Support

In an age of digital everything, cyberattacks and data theft are a concerning reality. Most, if not all businesses, are faced with the challenges of having to find ways to keep their systems and information secure. Criminals have become so sophisticated that it takes an entire team of IT consultants to manage and reduce the risks.

Clearbridge keeps your systems running smoothly and away from harm by providing the latest security updates and software. We also run monthly webinars on cybersecurity topics which many businesses find useful. Businesses can become better equipped to protect their data and user information. Furthermore, we are constantly training and educating staff so we can tackle any issue, whether it be minor or major— Clearbridge will handle all of your IT-related concerns.

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#4: Hiring an External IT Company – Focus on Results

By diverting specific issues to specific people, you can focus on your business’ core goals, like managing overall performance and profits. For example, an external IT company could focus on helping your business avoid being in a security situation that could cost your company millions. 

Our customers expect the best results from our work. We make all decisions around what will be best for your business long-term, knowing that these decisions will be best for your customers long-term and that these will be best for your people long-term too.

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#5: Hiring an External IT Company – Take Advantage of Emerging Tech and Future Trends

Many businesses are challenged with handling IT matters because of how fast things evolve. As a result, they lack a specific technology vision and require expertise to identify and analyze trends. Clearbridge helps you assess what solutions will work the best for your business within your industry. 

Choosing to work with an external IT company is truly an investment. It’s not just another expense. We can help you determine the best course of action for different purposes, from something as simple as technical and workstation support to developing projects around Business Continuity Planning, Business Continuity Exercise, and Disaster Recovery.

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Wrapping Up

Every small and large business needs technology. It’s a vital part of running a successful operation. Don’t waste your people on a job they’re not trained to do. Don’t hire someone you can’t depend on. Invest in an external IT company to keep your valuables where they belong, all while ensuring your business stays safe and up to date. We promise you’ll have more time (and money) to focus on what matters most!

Clearbridge Business Solutions is an operationally focused team of business and technology experts who help businesses (and their people) focus on what they do best by delivering exceptional IT strategy, security, and support 24/7. If you have any questions or want to learn more about how we can help you—contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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