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Staying Ahead of Growth: Choosing an IT Partner that Grows With You

When you manage a business in modern society, you need to use technology daily. If you don’t have a full IT team under your employment, you likely need the help of a Managed Service Provider (MSP). An MSP will help to translate your needs into technology requirements for business development. Having a team of IT experts who can understand your business requirements and help you plan for the future allows you to continue to grow over the years instead of remaining stagnant.




An IT partner works to support your business operations by ensuring you have the necessary technology and software, and enhances security measures to meet your industry’s standards. They also help to improve your efficiency and productivity, as the faster and smoother your tech works, so can you. One of the most important ways an IT partner supports businesses is by
facilitating growth and innovation, a goal made more difficult to achieve with outdated, barely functioning tech.




Your IT partner has to be able to grow with your business in order to align with your business goals, adapt to your changing needs, and support your scaling efforts. When you have a nonscaling IT partner, a lot can go wrong very quickly. For example, if a medical practice were to be working with older software, a number of risks may arise. This opens the practice up to security breaches, compliance issues, patient safety risks, and financial loss. An MSP can plan for and implement modern changes that keep your business protected from any digital threats. Many MSPs approach IT support with a reactive strategy rather than a well-thought-out roadmap. They fix things as problems occur, which might be fine for some businesses, but is an insufficient practice for most. These MSPs lack any sort of strategic alignment, just keeping tech working at the bare minimum level of acceptability with no regard for what happens when certain devices or software are no longer supported. They don’t provide adequate training during the onboarding process or throughout the partnership, so businesses are left feeling helpless and unsupported.


If your business is working with an MSP that isn’t strategizing with you about the future of your company, it might be time to re-evaluate your partnership and find one that suits your interests and goals better. An MSP that builds upon its services with your growth is invaluable to the success of your business. It keeps you safer and allows you to worry about your work, not your technology.


If you have any questions about how a growing IT partner could help your business become even more successful, contact us today at:

At Straight Edge Technology, we offer flat-rate pricing along with personalized IT solutions tailored to your business needs. With our experienced team and comprehensive services, we’re here to support your IT infrastructure and help your business thrive. Contact us today to discuss how we can assist you with your IT needs.