“We don’t need help. We have plenty of people right here, who are more than capable of tackling these projects…” and you do. But until you can add more hours to each day, you are limited to the top three items on the daily to do list, not to mention the occasional fire drill.

Limitless IT is available when you reach out for help and enlist resources that specialize in the areas that you don’t have time to get to. A managed service provider can support your environment in ways you just can’t in-house.

In today’s digital economy, executives admit that aligning IT with business priorities is a challenge. I would guess that the biggest reason for this challenge is the hybrid IT environment—meaning the convergence of public, private, virtual cloud and traditional IT infrastructures.

Hybrid IT is the new norm for enterprises and there is nothing standard about it. Each organization is completely unique in their challenges, limitations and goals for transforming to meet business objectives.  Managing your hybrid environment on your own while keeping up with today’s IT demands can be complex, costly and time consuming. To stay competitive, enterprises are turning to managed services providers to help:

  • Transform their business to manage hybrid IT capabilities
  • Gain agility to better adapt to market dynamics
  • Optimize productivity and performance
  • Achieve integrated hybrid IT service delivery and management

Fusing existing IT with new cloud and software defined capabilities can put a major strain on your resources. Managed Services provide simplicity to understanding, designing, building and managing enterprise hybrid infrastructure. With the help of managed services, you can easily optimize, orchestrate and manage your IT across multiple locations and providers.

Common Benefits of Managed Services

  • Modular Flexibility: Adapt to rapidly changing business demands by adding modular services instantly as needed
  • Application visibility: Anticipate problems and keep business running strong with comprehensive infrastructure visibility
  • Broad platform support: Integrate and manage across heterogeneous platforms via a single pane of glass
  • Global talent and reach: Optimize performance continuously with our around-the-clock vigilance and global presence
  • Rapid innovation: Design, launch and manage innovative new solutions at the speed of business
  • Advanced automation and cognitive learning: Gain predictable and repeatable outcomes every day, every time with powerful autonomics
  • Automated orchestration: Deploy, provision and manage the entire solution with agility using an extensive library of patterns

Common Solution Areas

  • Infrastructure Services:  Simplify your hybrid IT infrastructure management with modular services
  • Business resiliency:  Improve business continuity and avoid costly downtime
  • Security:  Strengthen your information security defenses and lower your costs
  • Network:  Gain the ability to simplify and automate network management to enhance availability and better manage cost
  • Mobility:  Create new ways of transacting business and new business models to realize a mobility solution’s full potential
  • Storage:  Scale up or down as your business demands it, quickly and seamlessly

Managed Services provide the tools, the expertise and the global delivery framework to provide business-aligned, integrated and secure solutions for today and for tomorrow. Flagship can provide all of this and more. Schedule a consultation today to learn more about managed services offered by Flagship Solutions Group.

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Flagship Solutions Group can deliver efficiencies across hybrid infrastructures with a broad range of capabilities. We offer clients theflexibility to select the degree of support they want for each layer of infrastructure — from basic monitoring and management to long-term arrangements based on an innovation path designed to replace an aging or inflexible infrastructure with new technology.

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