How does a 24/7 Help Desk Boost Company Productivity?
When employees have a sluggish computer, an unruly printer, or an iffy Internet connection, productivity slows down. If in-staff IT personnel are needed to address such common day-to-day problems, a great deal of time is wasted. Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) rarely have an IT staff that’s large enough to constantly put out fires plus focus on ever-important cybersecurity. Managed service providers (MSPs) offer the perfect solution for boosting productivity by providing 24/7 help desk services.
How does a 24/7 Help Desk Service Work?
Most people have taken advantage of a help desk for things such as cable company problems or difficulty with an online order. A 24/7 help desk service from an MSP is similar except that it provides immediate assistance for a range of IT problems. The main purpose of a 24/7 help desk is to provide support for incidents that have occurred and find ways to prevent major issues that had been looming. Employees are helped quickly because knowledgeable experts at a remote location are available to respond to the call.
MSPs use software that tracks issues, assigns prioritization to requests, and either provides a quick solution or establishes a precise path to get there.
A Few Help Desk Benefits
- Identifies and then resolves the root causes of incidents that recur frequently.
- Reduces downtime.
- Rather than getting a recorded message, employees get an immediate live response from someone who can help or at least provide answers.
- A range of simple and complex IT issues are resolved.
- The availability of a 24/7 help desk is round-the-clock, as implied.
Contact Aperio IT to learn more about 24/7 IT Help Desk for your business.