IT Focus Area: managed services
July 25, 2014
Why More Companies are Embracing Managed Services
Companies are switching to managed services providers to help with the large burden placed on IT. IT organizations are under pressure to deliver secure applications faster than ever, do more with less, and stay ahead of the changing security landscape.
Forsythe FOCUS magazine has collected data from a variety of sources about managed services to show the importance of this topic.
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Consider these facts when you read the infographic below:
46 percent of firms have cut IT expenses by 25 percent or more as a result of managed services.
58 percent of organizations have used managed services for some or all of their IT needs for two to five years, up from 51 percent since 2011.
56 percent of IT leaders are using managed services to reduce costs and/or overhead.