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Midsize Businesses’ Best IT Weapon? Managed Services [INFOGRAPHIC]

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When it comes to IT, midsize businesses face a unique challenge: They require the capabilities of a large enterprise to keep a competitive advantage, but they must do so on increasingly shrinking budgets and with smaller staffs. In the face of this challenge, how can midsize businesses not just cope, but thrive? For more and more businesses, the answer is found in managed services, particularly cloud services. With cloud implementations, midsize organizations can:

  • Take advantage of industry-leading applications without the additional costs that come with a complex IT infrastructure.
  • Unburden IT staff from day-to-day tasks and focus on revenue-driving activities.
  • Eliminate the need to own and maintain redundant physical infrastructure for data backup and disaster recovery.

In fact, 52 percent of midsize businesses The Aberdeen Group surveyed reported lower operational costs from service, power and cooling, as well as reduced management, thanks to a fully managed IT solution. How else can your business benefit? Check out our “Midsize Businesses Gain More With Cloud” infographic below to learn about more advantages:

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Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo is vice president of business marketing, responsible for leading the business product and marketing organizations at CenturyLink Business.