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What are the benefits of ICT Consulting Services?

ICT Consulting services

August 11, 2021 ICT Consulting Services

Information and Communications Technology is a specialist function in IT that covers the role of communications technologies. For the retail industry, ICT provides agility, robustness, and immediacy in responding to customers' needs. ICT functionality covers a wide area of services and this includes necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audiovisual, that enable users to access, store, transmit, understand and manipulate information.

In Western Europe, the ICT consulting market is poised to grow at a CAGR of over 15% during the forecast period 2021-2025 (Businesswire.com). Driving the market trend is the increasing adoption of cloud-based storage services and growing Investments in European-based data centers by colocation providers.

5 Key Benefits of ICT Consulting Services

To remain competitive, small and medium-sized businesses need to have IT systems that support their business goals. They have to do this cost-effectively and often with little in-house Information Technology (IT) experience. Maintaining a dedicated, full-time IT department is simply too expensive, time-consuming, and inefficient for smaller companies.

1. Controlled ICT operating expenses

Predictable IT costs. In the majority of cases, small and medium-sized businesses will spend 25% to 50% less outsourcing ICT over the cost of even a single full-time technology employee. Additional cost savings are realized since recruiting, training, holidays, sick days, turnover, and other management issues are all taken out of the equation. When selecting a professional ICT services provider, costs are budgeted, fixed, and controlled.

2. Access to a highly specialized team

Outsourcing your ICT infrastructure allows businesses to draw upon expertise that would otherwise be too expensive to develop and maintain in-house. Many businesses cannot cost-effectively achieve the scale and flexibility necessary to properly support their technology environments. The truth is that no single individual can know all they need to know. Professional ICT and Telecoms services providers offer access to teams of ICT specialists that deliver the cross-sectional ICT knowledge needed to support current and future business networks.

3. On-demand scalability

Many businesses find themselves with the challenges of growth Vs scaling back. Both cases present an HR dilemma when relying on in-house ICT resources, particluarly when these events are unplanned. By selecting a professional ICT services provider, this flexibility comes with ease and without affecting the ability to react to competitive threats.

4. Improved productivity

ICT technology improves productivity by enabling communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing that allows employees to innovate. These capabilities are delivered through a wide selection of ICT solutions that include Internet connectivity, data center solutions, Interconnection, telecoms, and many others. However, productivity and business benefits can only be realized when this complex technology is properly planned, implemented, and maintained. The best practices and comprehensive experiences in planning, implementing, and maintaining such systems allow ICT services providers to successfully deliver these productivity improvements.

5. Reduced downtime

Even a few minutes of systems downtime carries an enormous business cost. Maximizing uptime must be a high priority. Companies can no longer afford issues with Internet connectivity, cybersecurity, or systems failure, the cost of reacting to these events is just too high.

Take advantage of new technologies that go beyond leveling the playing field to providing a true competitive edge. Voiped Telecom keeps up with the latest information technologies through ongoing training and real-world experience and we're experts in how to implement the latest hardware, software, and network applications available. Importantly, Voiped Telecom understands which technologies are best suited to your business operation and we tailor our ICT solutions to meet your ICT needs.