Managed IT service has become one of the hottest trends in today’s business world with many small to medium and startup taking advantage of a highly effective way of reducing costs and increasing efficiency. Managed service providers are growing at an enormous rate and these companies are providing more services that can help a business create a secure and effective network.
What are some of the new trends in managed IT services that today’s business owners should know about? Let’s take a look at some of the top trends in managed services you will be seeing in 2018:
Niche Managed IT Services
As with any business or service, there will always be specific niches that managed service providers will have to create and fill to become successful. From DevOps managed services and Hadoop managed services, to the specialization of Big Data Analytics, niche managed IT services will become more widespread in the industry.
Data security is important and with cyber-crime on the rise, companies are looking to managed IT service providers to protect their data. Increased data security solutions along with government directives, Industry regulations, as well as SLA and ITIL compliance, is making the role of managed IT service provider even more important and necessary.
First, we had the cloud. Not many knew much about it or how it worked, just that it could store their data giving them access to it from anywhere in the world. Now, we are seeing hybrid cloud that do so much more and offer more personalised features that business owners need.
Multi-Cloud Managed Services
Why use just one cloud when there are a wide range to choose from including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud and IBM Cloud. Managed service providers are leading the way for new multi-cloud managed services to become more mainstream.
Nowadays, you can bundle your car, health and life insurance, you can even bundle your mobile, internet and cable services, so why not bundle your IT services? Custom-tailored managed IT services can help business owners reduce costs while ensuring their networks and data are protected, up-to-date and compliant.