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By: Karen Ting on January 19th, 2023

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Managed vs Co-Managed IT: What Should My Company Get [Video]

Managed IT Services | Co-Managed IT

Managed and Co-Managed IT both help businesses take their IT to the next level. But which one is the better fit for you? We’ll break it down in this video. 

managed vs co-managed IT

1:00 What is the difference between Managed and Co-Managed IT? 

Managed IT steps in as your IT team while co-managed IT is a supplement to an existing team. 

2:15 Which model is a better fit for your business? 

You may want to go with Managed IT if: 

  1. If you struggle with hiring and retaining high-level IT talent,
  2. If you want to focus on your core goals and competencies,
  3. If you don’t have a long-term IT strategy.

On the other hand, you may want to go with Co-Managed IT if: 

  1. If you have a team but it cannot meet the daily IT demands,
  2. If you need to fill a gap in knowledge or skills,
  3. If you lack IT leadership.

4:39 What is the cost of Managed and Co-Managed IT? 

Managed IT can cost anywhere between $130 - $270/user per month while Co-managed IT often costs 30%-35% less than that at a range of $120 - $250. The pricing structure varies between companies.   

To learn more about Managed and Co-Managed IT, be sure to catch our other educational content found on the ITS website’s Learning Center. 

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