The Proliferation of Networked IT Services


Over the last several years managed networks have exploded, and it does not appear that the trend will be slowing down anytime soon. What does this continued growth of managed and IT network services mean for the industry, and more specifically, for your business?

Networks 101

Experts attribute the global growth to greater awareness of the critical nature of networks and their importance for modern businesses. As a business tool, networks increase productivity by reducing, if not eliminating, downtime, and improving the use of technology. Besides their benefits, managed IT systems continue to gain momentum due to the proliferation and popularity of cloud-based computing and mobile technology. Essentially, outsourcing managed network services means that a trusted third-party will setup and maintain all of your essential system functions so that you don’t have to worry about it.

IT Management 101

When you outsource your IT network services to Hilyard’s, we will handle everything from installation and setup to remote monitoring to backup and recovery. Our experts can help with 24/7 monitoring to ensure you are always up and running, as well as optimization and high-level reporting so that you always know what is happening with your IT network services.

Financial Benefits

Investing in IT network services is beneficial in many ways, including financially. Managing your IT and networks replaces several costly functions that carry significant costs. You can reduce your IT costs by 30 to 40 percent by switching to managed services while increasing efficiency by 50 to 60 percent.

Another benefit of managed IT? You have access to network service experts without needing to have them employed by you full time. By partnering with a third party, you can get the best possible service while saving on employment costs, freeing up your in-house technicians to focus on other business-critical tasks.

Essential IT functions take time and resources that you may lack. As a leading IT services provider, we can take charge of your core functions, from configuring routers and setting up links to critical security. Partnering with Hilyard’s is a smart way to leverage your network services for maximum financial and strategic benefit.