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The Real Reason Banks Look for Managed Service Providers

  • by Tom Hagin
  • Aug 31, 2015

If you’ve ever spent time managing IT for your financial institution, you know the level of responsibility and all that comes with it—stacks of compliance paperwork, asset documentation, ensuring all technology is running appropriately, vendor management and more. Plus, that’s on top of your other duties.

Over the past several years, “inheriting” IT has led many banks to realize the benefits of partnering with an IT managed services provider. That’s because, compared to managing IT assets in-house, the right managed services provider can help you take the complexity out of IT. These providers typically offer 24x7 support, which ultimately saves you money and enables your financial institution to grow without increasing full-time employees.

The Soft Costs of Managed IT Services  

But, do you ever think about the “soft costs”—or less measurable benefits—of a managed IT services relationship? Check out this Slideshare to find out some of the incalculable advantages of managed services.

Tom Hagin is a business development director at Computer Services, Inc. (CSI). In his role, Tom delivers technology solutions designed specifically to improve efficiency ratios, reduce technology risk, drive revenues and increase shareholder and member value.