IT directors, administrators, and CIOs managing enterprise set-ups, spanning multiple cities or countries need efficient and secure networks. It is true that larger organizations have more complex IT requirements compared to the small-to-medium businesses (SMB). However, this doesn’t mean that SMBs don’t need those set-ups. In most small companies or even 250 people, they may have one IT person in place of IT managed services to manage all network related issues around the office. You can imagine how efficient that would be especially keeping up with the changing technology or watching out for cyber-attacks.
Cybersecurity is one of the biggest concerns for businesses today. Small and medium size companies try to follow their larger counterparts by adopting new skills to manage security but usually fall short because of several reasons. It can be due to the lack of infrastructure they currently have, the tools they deploy or the process they adopt to drive these services.
Check out these three major drawbacks that SMB’s face when trying to resolve IT issues on their own:
(1) Lack of Skills: Finding an expert who is proficient with the skills is always an on-going challenge in the business world – specifically when it comes to IT security. You may be amazed to know that close to 45% people are unaware of threats to their Cybersecurity. One reason could be lack of training, certification, or hands-on experience. Nevertheless, lack of skills has become one of the biggest obstacles to defend the business from unstoppable threats.