You may be running a business of your own and are using Managed Services, but you’re asking yourself, “Do I really need this? Is it worth all the costs?” With the very competitive nature of today’s market, Managing Services serves a vital role on your company’s function and progress. The answer is “yes” – it’s very much worth it. As a user of Managed Services, you are aware that with the IT consultant you have on hand, IT problems may be largely minimized or halted even before they occurs. When you have someone who constantly monitors your network, problems are minimal, and problems that do arise are addressed right away – even before they disrupt your operations. But even so, many companies still tend to shy away from Managed Services. They believe it’s an extra expense that they are better off without, since it typically involves monthly or annual fees. What these companies don’t realize is that without Managed Services, they may be spending more than what they think they save. Fortunately, you yourself have availed of this service and are enjoying its benefits. Below are three reasons why your choice to use Managed Services is a good one, and why you should continue: No surprise IT-related costs that would disrupt your budget plan – Fixing IT problems will cost you, and more often than not, it’s a considerable amount. You’ll be forced to shell out money unexpectedly so that you can address the problem as soon as possible to minimize the effects of it on your work. With your subscription to Managed services, you have no IT-related expenses that aren’t part of your budget plan. You are provided with trained personnel – Filling in IT staff positions is often much more expensive, not to mention more tedious, when compared side by side with Managed Services. Training costs add up, too. You’re paying a lower cost with your already-trained personnel provided by Managed Services, rather than with a newbie you’d need to get up to speed. Increased operations efficiency – With no network problems occurring, the efficiency of your operations is increased. You do more and serve more; in effect, your customers are happier and your employees are free from frustration. All of this adds up to higher revenues for you.