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Managed Services

Managed Services

Types of Managed IT Services

We’ve talked before about what managed IT services is and how it can benefit organizations. It’s remote technology management and monitoring, which can lead to improved IT stability, cost savings, budget predictability, and better security. Now we want to go back to fundamentals: What types of managed services are there?
OXEN Technology
June 8, 2020
Managed Services

3 Signs You Need Managed Services

If you've researched methods of taking care of your IT needs, you've probably come across "managed services" or "managed IT services". What is it—and do you need it? "Managed services" can be generally defined as "outsourcing day-to-day management responsibilities for improving operations and cutting expenses."1 When it comes to technology, managed services is, more specifically, the outsourcing of continual monitoring and day-to-day administrative duties of your IT infrastructure. How do you know if you could benefit from managed services? The best way to determine if you'll cut costs is to know what you are currently paying for your IT's upkeep—and…
OXEN Technology
March 23, 2020
Managed Services

Top 5 Benefits of Managed IT Services

There are many benefits to outsourcing your IT with managed services. Here are our picks for the top five – though certainly this isn’t a comprehensive list. #1: Operational Expenses and Controlling IT Costs If your environment is ready for managed services, then outsourcing your IT requires only a small initial investment. Then all your IT needs are rolled into an ongoing predictable monthly payment. This means managed services is primarily an operational expense, and far easier to predict and budget for. Controlled and predictable spending on your IT? Always a good idea. On top of making this switch away…
OXEN Technology
June 17, 2019
Managed Services

What you gain with Managed IT Services

We could talk about the benefits of managed IT services all day, every day. Managed IT services is also referred to as outsourced IT or remote network management. Letting an expert team remotely monitor and manage your IT infrastructure for you is, in fact, a huge win for your business and your staff. Today we want to focus on five major advantages you gain when you have managed IT services. #1 You can control technology costs much better Managed IT services use the recurring services model where you pay a set, predictable monthly cost. You know exactly what you’re going…
OXEN Technology
July 16, 2018
Managed Services

Simple and Secure IT with Essential Managed Services

Your uptime and security are your most valuable network assets. Unexpected IT problems or breaches can steal your time and threaten your security reputation. OXEN Technology knows this. Our passion is making your IT network simple and secure with managed services. What’s the value of managed services? How can managed services help, though? Remote network management brings three great values. Lower IT Infrastructure Costs: Management and monitoring capabilities can reduce costly IT emergencies because they are proactive and bring problems to your attention before they spin out of control. They can lower on-site labor costs with effective remote support. You…
OXEN Technology
March 26, 2018
Managed ServicesSecurity

Network Security Monitoring: Find the Security Threats in Your Network

You’ve probably heard all the popular security advice for your business. Firewall? Check. Anti-virus? Check. Password policies? Check. And so on. But here’s another tool in the security arsenal to consider: network security monitoring. What is network security monitoring? Network security monitoring is a service that monitors your network (traffic and devices) for security threats, vulnerabilities, and suspicious behavior. It is an automated process that collects and analyzes many indicators of potential threats in real time. It alerts you to these threats so you and/or an emergency response team can take action to resolve them. As it is automated and…
OXEN Technology
January 15, 2018
Managed ServicesSecurity

Improve Your Cybersecurity Defense with Managed IT Services

Did you know your organization could be subject to data breach notification laws and possible fines for data breaches and losing sensitive client data? The exact laws and regulations do vary by state and industry, among other factors. But the fact remains that poor cybersecurity can lead to grave consequences, either financial or for your reputation. Common sense advice is that any organization should establish and maintain a plan for managing cybersecurity risks. This security plans should be informed by applicable laws and regulations. Are you concerned about the state of your security and your ability to protect your organization's sensitive…
OXEN Technology
January 2, 2018
Managed ServicesSecurity

3 Security Advantages of Managed IT Services

Managed IT services, or outsourced remote network management, can help your business in many ways. It’s a cost effective way of having your IT infrastructure monitored and maintained by experts instead of hiring an IT director. Or, it can free up your IT director and IT staff to work on more important projects than daily maintenance. But other than productivity and peace of mind, what are the security benefits of managed IT services? Here are three security advantages you get with remote network management. #1 You Stay Updated Basic managed IT services include running software updates, patches, and upgrades for…
OXEN Technology
November 6, 2017