IT support in LA has many different flavors, the two most common being break-fix and flat-rate. Break-fix support is more likely to undermine you incidentally. Think of break-fix support like not doing any vehicular maintenance until your car breaks down and you have to get towed to a shop. In such a way, under 100,000 miles can total out your car. But if you regularly maintain it, then you can keep that engine running a million miles or more; you’ve just got to part out components when necessary.
It’s just the same with computer technology. If left on its own, it will erode more quickly. Hard drives must be de-fragmented, components must be replaced, software must be upgraded, and new security solutions must be installed.
Several considerable benefits of flat-rate services are:
Increases in Productivity, As Well As Efficiency
IT support firms in LA providing flat-rate support are rendering service on a monthly basis at a predictable charge. This means if something breaks down, the cost of fixing it is on the MSP— provided such a breakdown occurs within bounds of a service contract. Accordingly, MSPs have a natural impetus to provide better, more effective and comprehensive service solutions. Also, you get the added benefit of professionalism from service providers who have a competitive need to remain cutting-edge. This means they can curtail negative redundancies, encourage positive ones (like those which exist in terms of backup), and apply the most efficient available solutions.
Better, More Cutting-Edge Security
The security goal-posts are always moving. Cybercrime is a multi-trillion-dollar industry which transitions as tech innovations shift the market. Internal security solutions can’t maintain contemporaneous service provision without requisite budget, such a thing being necessarily higher than outsourced support. Meanwhile, staying relevant is core to flat-rate IT solutions provided through an MSP.
Expanded Core Focus
Instead of playing catch-up internally with troubleshooting and the like, your hired IT people can focus on establishing better core policies, as MSP solutions at a flat-rate handle the recurrent errors.
Last but not least, you can predict your recurrent costs via flat-rate, whereas break-fix can solutions can be unexpectedly high— sometimes beyond your ability to pay.
IT support in LA through Advanced Networks can provide you reduced costs that expand your core-focus, provide better security, increase efficiency, and expedite productivity. Contact us to upgrade your IT.