Six Benefits of IT Outsourcing

IT outsourcing has become a common approach for small and medium-sized businesses who simply do not have the time to train and recruit in house technology experts.

If you are still on the fence about outsourcing your IT, here are six of the benefits many companies get from moving the responsibility and risk for their IT to an outside firm.

Avoid Microsoft Software Piracy Fines

Pirates are still a hot topic these days, and we’re not talking about the kind roaming in open waters. Microsoft software piracy, especially in business circles, could end up costing your company in name, reputation and big money.

In the United States, more than a quarter of software programs used by businesses are illegal copies, according to the Business Software Alliance (BSA). Their statistics show that for U.S. small businesses, including those with 100 or fewer employees, the piracy rate exceeds 40 percent.