To understand what managed IT services are we must first understand the meaning of “IT”:
Acronym of information technology, “IT” is an expression that indicates all that set of tools, computers and telecommunications equipment for storing, retrieving, transmitting and processing data “.
This is the systemic IT component of a company or, in other words, of the basic technological infrastructure of today’s companies.
All those activities ranging from the management of client-side issues to the maintenance and development of corporate data centers fall within IT.
Cloud managed IT services: advantages
If before all this equipment was physically located within the company, today it is possible to transfer it to the cloud.
The advantage is to lighten the company from a whole series of problems and tasks such as maintenance, monitoring, system patch update, regular verification of operation, virus protection, backup and capacity verification restoration; of the verification on the residual disk space, of the control on the health status of the disks of the RAID, etc …
In essence, from the moment in which it is possible to delegate all these problems, which do not belong to the company’s core business, to an external provider, the company can be really free to concentrate on the development of applications and processes central to the business.