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    Why Law Firms Should Outsource their IT Services

    Apr 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM Keeran Networks Business IT



    Managing a law firm is a lot of work. Lawyers have enough to deal with without worrying about the state of their technology and keeping up with current cybersecurity trends. Outsourcing your law firm’s IT services means you can focus on lawyering again.

    Bringing on a Managed Service Provider (MSP) to handle all of your law firm’s IT services to assume partial or full responsibility can bring many benefits to your firm.

    Cybersecurity Risks

    Cybercriminals are always getting smarter and cyberattacks are gaining more traction every day. Both financial and sociopolitical incentives fuel cybercriminals. To make things worse, cybercriminals and cyberattacks are evolving faster than most cybersecurity protocols.

    Outsourcing your cybersecurity needs to a managed IT services provider that includes a robust cybersecurity strategy means your business is better prepared to withstand a cyberattack.

    Lower overall cost of IT management

    There are many cost options available when looking into choosing a managed services provider. Most of them will allow you to save money in the long-run. An MSP will have a standard monthly fee. The costs will not fluctuate from month to month – allowing you to budget in advance and set a monthly expenditure.

    Also, when you outsource your firm’s IT services, you have access to the expertise of a dedicated, full-time MSP at your disposal – you don’t have to scope through your in-house IT team to find someone suitable. When working with in-house IT teams, you have to consider the cost of onboarding employees and turnover. Your outsourced MSP will always be there. And, they will bring knowledge of the most current, innovative IT and cybersecurity trends on the market.

    Access to the Industry’s Most Cutting-Edge Technology

    Partnering with an MSP who specializes in the legal field will remain up-to-date with the most innovative and cutting-edge IT applications and services. They will also keep your firm’s IT patched, secure, and updated to the highest cybersecurity standards.

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    24/7/365 IT Support

    IT problems can happen at any time. Effective IT management is not 9-5, it requires round-the-clock attention. Keeran Networks offers a 24/7 support line and onsite support to help with any IT or security issues that may come up. Keeran Network’s team of highly qualifies IT specialists will work diligently to keep your data safe, and operations running smoothly.

    Secure Remote Access

    Migrating to the cloud can be expensive and a lot of work. If done, improperly, you risk losing data, clients, and your reputation. When you outsource your IT services to an MSP that specializes in legal technology you have the option of migrating all or part of your IT to a remote server and a secure cloud atmosphere. This can increase your flexibility and allow for remote access to data and applications in a safe manner.

    Outsourcing Your IT Will Give You Your Time Back

    When you outsource your IT services to an MSP that specializes in legal technology, you will allow your firm to refocus on your clients’ legal matters rather than wasting time on pressing IT and cybersecurity issues.

    As a managed service provider, Keeran Networks will take care of your system upgrades, data backups, and critical software patches and fixes. Keeran Networks will make sure your law firm technology is running smoothly and securely.

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