Managed IT Services & Working Remotely
Businesses today are utterly reliant on technology – without it, competitors will leave you standing in a cloud of (virtual) dust. While there are many factors that can contribute to a business failing, lack of proper technological infrastructure is one of the biggest.
Computers, and more accurately, the software and applications that run on them, streamline and automate many of the time-consuming, menial tasks of yesteryear. Communication is easier than ever and just about any information that you need is at your fingertips. As your business grows, so does the number of devices you have and the need for faster, better everything. Add to this the constantly evolving technology and soon you’re sitting with outdated infrastructure, old software, vulnerable networks and files, unplanned and unnecessary downtime and a feeling that somehow you could do better than this.
Today, you are at the mercy of your IT infrastructure, but more often than not, the knowledge, money and time required to keep it all ticking along, is just not feasible. Unless you’re in the IT industry, chances are you’re no expert at figuring out complex issues like software upgrades, network connectivity, security or even just being the go-to guy for fixing paper jams, which is downright frustrating. You need to focus all your energy and attention on serving your clients and growing your business.
What can you do?
The answer lies with the IT experts who are known as Managed Service Providers. MSP’s unique service puts them in the perfect position to be your business IT partner and provide some, or all of the services you require for a fixed monthly fee, whether you’re a small or a large company.
Having an MSP assist you in actively monitoring your IT infrastructure, networks, security and more, frees you up to concentrate on growth and more importantly, proactively manages any issues, including remote monitoring of productivity.
How can Evolv help?
Employees working remotely expect the same level of IT support and service as those in the office. And they should. Problems need to be solved, no matter where the employee is.
If you have employees scattered all over the country or even the world, the need for secure remote access to the company’s files is paramount. Evolv’s Remote Access system makes use of a 60-second password to ensure that malicious access is not allowed. All remote access logs are to ensure that company data is safe from cybercriminals.
Furthermore, Evolv has a nifty solution which helps you control the workflow and accountability of your remote staff. With our application, you can:
- Track productive and unproductive web usage
- Track use of applications based on job function
- Have daily reports sent to managers and individuals
In short, our solution makes sure staff members are held accountable for their productivity, even when they are working remotely.
Retaining a managed services provider is one of the best investments you can make in your business. If you’re considering taking the leap, find out more by contacting us.