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By: JP Chua on April 8th, 2024

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7 Things Businesses Should Know about Co-Managed IT Services [Video]

Co-Managed IT

Are you considering Co-Managed IT but don’t know where to start. In this video, we’ll break down the 7 things businesses should know about Co-Managed IT Services. 

7 Things Businesses Should Know about Co-Managed IT Services

0:00 Introduction 

0:30 Who are Co-Managed IT Services a good fit for? 

Co-Managed IT is perfect for businesses with more than 50 users, enough resources to absorb the investment, a current in-house IT person or department they want to retain, leadership positions up for grabs or opportunities for improvement within your IT department. 

1:17 What kind of businesses benefit from Co-Managed IT? 

Companies that will benefit from Co-Managed IT are those with complex IT needs, growth-oriented or strict government regulations to follow.  

1:48 What is the scope of Co-Managed IT Services? 

Depending on the capacity of the Managed Service Provider, co-managed IT can manage virtually anything IT related from escalated technical support and server installation to cybersecurity management. Co-managed IT teams aim to work closely with your staff for optimal tech support.     

2:09 Will Co-Managed IT replace my in-house team? 

No. A Co-managed IT team is meant to support your In-house technicians. This partnership allows your internal IT team to maximize their time and focus on their core responsibilities.     

2:23 How soon can we start? 

After you sign your contract, your Co-Managed IT partner will quickly arrange a meeting to discuss the onboarding timeline, what to expect, and the next steps for integrating your network. The onboarding process may last up to twelve weeks. Following the launch, you’ll enjoy comprehensive Co-Managed IT support, with ongoing service adjustments to meet your needs.   

3:37 How long do you need to stay with your Co-Managed? 

Because co-managed IT requires a partnership-mindset, it usually needs a commitment of 1, 2, or 3 years. But you can usually end your partnership if you give a thirty-day notice and follow the contract stipulations.    

4:00 How much does Co-Managed IT cost? 

Co-managed IT plans range from around $100-$200 per user per month, but this cost can go up or down depending on the MSP you’re partnering with, and your IT needs.    

4:25 What to do next? 

Now that you know what Co-Managed IT is, you’re ready to determine whether it is the right fit for your company. If you're still unsure and want to learn more, be sure to download our FREE ebook, “The Executive’s Guide to Co-Managed IT.” It will guide you through the ins and outs of Co-managed IT services and help you with your decision process.

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