Are you searching for a reliable managed IT team to help your business?

You may have been considering outsourcing your IT to streamline operations, or your current IT department is overworked and understaffed.

Here's everything you need to know about outsourced managed IT.

Everything you need to know about IT Management By Allied Business Solutions

What Is the Aim of
Managed IT?

You know just how critical IT support is to keep your organization running smoothly and that any hiccups can be costly in terms of money and time. Also, making IT based business decisions needs a knowledgeable consultant that needs to be on your side.

That's why it's essential to confirm that you have access to the proper IT support when you need it and that your IT team is equipped with the knowledge and resources to respond to any issues that arise quickly.

What is the Aim of Managed IT

With the correct managed IT, your business can be prepared for the ever-changing technology landscape and continue to thrive. Managed IT aims to monitor and administer an organization's information technology systems efficiently.

There are several reasons why businesses should turn to managed IT services, including:

Better security:

Weak IT systems make you highly vulnerable to cyber threats, data breaches, and malicious attacks.

Improved productivity:

Properly managed IT systems can save time and money and help your business run more efficiently.

Reduced downtime:

With the right managed IT solution, you can minimize downtime and ensure that your critical tech needs are taken care of as quickly as possible.

Increased reliability:

We provide reliable managed IT remedies that can help you maximize the efficiency of your systems and better protect your business against potential risks.

What Are the Business Benefits of Managed IT?

Managed IT helps businesses become more efficient, increase productivity, reduce costs, and increase profitability. It enables organizations to leverage technology to monitor and control system usage, identify potential problems, ensure security, and improve inside and outside stakeholder satisfaction.

Ultimately, managed IT gives businesses a competitive edge by enhancing their IT infrastructure and operations.

What are the Benefits of Managed IT?
What Level of IT does Your Business Require?

What Level of IT Support
Does Your Business Require?

The IT support your business requires will depend on the size and complexity of your organization. Certain industries may only need essential technical support and monitoring, while larger organizations may require more complex IT services, such as cloud computing, network security, and data analytics, and compliance standards they need to observe.

We provide comprehensive solutions for all of these needs, offering full IT support or project-based support tailored to the specific requirements of your business.

What Does Outsourced
Managed IT Include?

Outsourcing managed IT means utilizing a third-party provider to manage all aspects of your organization's technology needs, from network security and data storage to software and hardware maintenance to business IT consulting.

This can provide numerous benefits, including improved efficiency, reduced costs, increased reliability and security, and access to experienced IT personnel.

What Does Outsourced IT Management Include?

What Are the Advantages of Outsourced IT Over Internal IT Departments?

Outsourcing IT offers numerous advantages over maintaining an internal IT department. It can reduce costs by eliminating the need to hire, train and manage IT personnel. Outsourcing can also provide access to experienced professionals with specialized knowledge. The tools needed to monitor and remediate issues are built into agreements so you don’t have to purchase and maintain them yourself.

In some cases, companies prefer to have IT personnel onsite. The agility of outsourced IT providers can enhance an organization with the support they require, either through full-service managed IT or working side-by-side with their internal IT staff through a co-managed IT agreement.

If I Hire an Outsourced IT Department, How Much Time Will They Dedicate to My Business?

The amount of time an outsourced IT department will dedicate to your business will vary depending on the complexity of your needs.

Transparent IT professionals understand it's critical to deliver quality service within the quoted time allowance.

Allied can provide ongoing support, as well as rapid response times, in the case of critical incidents.

Common Challenges that
Threaten Sound IT Management

Managed IT is a complex field, and it might pose significant challenges to businesses of any size.

We have the expertise to help businesses navigate the most common pitfalls of managed IT, including:

What are Commonly Challenges IT Management?

Data loss:

Without proper protocols, your business could lose data due to accidental deletion, malicious attacks, system failure, or other causes.

Security threats:

Poorly managed IT can make organizations vulnerable to security threats, such as malware, phishing scams, and data breaches.


Downtime can be costly for businesses, so an effectively managed IT plan is essential.

Cloud confusion:

With the right managed IT strategy, organizations can handle the complexity of managing their cloud environment.

Productivity problems:

Poorly managed IT can lead to decreased productivity due to slow systems, unreliable hardware, and inefficient processes.

Budget constraints:

Limited budgets can often be a challenge for IT departments, as they may need help to acquire the necessary resources or personnel.

How Can I Assess My Business's
Current IT Management

A quick and efficient way to evaluate your business's current managed IT is by reaching out to Allied for an assessment.

Our team of professionals will consider the following factors:


Servers play a crucial role in maintaining a vital IT infrastructure and must be kept in optimal condition for smooth operations.


Power outages can cause massive disruptions in a business, so it is crucial to confirm that the IT infrastructure has a reliable and adequate power supply and backup.


The physical environment in which an IT system operates can significantly affect its performance. Careful analysis of the environment is crucial to identifying potential risks or hazards and ensuring smooth operations.

Operating Systems:

Confirming all operating systems are kept up to date with the latest security patches is paramount for keeping IT infrastructure secure.

Email Systems:

Email systems need to be reliable, secure, and efficient to avoid costly disruptions or performance problems.


Securing all IT systems from potential threats is vital for the protection of an organization's sensitive data and infrastructure


Ensuring the network is configured correctly and securely is an integral part of any managed IT plan.


Data backups are essential for protecting against potential data loss scenarios.


Documenting the entire IT infrastructure is vital for tracking changes and troubleshooting any potential issues.

Disaster Recovery:

Every company needs a written plan in case a disaster occurs.

What Types of Managed IT Services
Do We Offer?

We offer a wide range of managed IT services designed to help businesses simplify their operations, improve infrastructure management, and save money.

Complete IT services include:

Infrastructure Management:

Router, Switch, and Firewall Management to confirm the optimal performance of your IT infrastructure.

Strategic Level Support:

Assigned vCIO (Virtual Chief Information Officer) and, unlimited purchasing support, project research and proposals with Professional Services, IT asset retirement and management plan, and technology road maps.

Protection & Preventative Maintenance:

Firewall permission log reviews, firewall patch management, external penetration test, and periodic test data restores.

Monitoring & Emergency Support:

Network device and traffic monitoring 24/7/365, unlimited remote support 24/7/365, and data recovery services.

Compliance & Security Support:

Insurance questionnaire completion, industry compliance standards review and support.

What Services Does Allied Offer?

What Results Can I Expect
From Proper IT Management

When businesses partner with us for managed IT, they can look forward to improved efficiency and performance of their infrastructure, better data security, and cost savings due to proactive managed IT.

You can expect to receive the following:

Technology Planning:

We will help you develop a technology plan tailored to your business's unique needs.

24/7 Monitoring:

We will respond quickly to any issues that arise, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations.

Faster Response Times:

We understand the importance of quick, efficient service and will use our expertise to assure that you get the help you need when you need it.

Proactive Solutions:

We continuously monitor the network and look for any potential issues before they become significant problems.

Access to professional IT staff:

Our staff is knowledgeable in all areas of managed IT, from network security and data recovery to infrastructure management.

Predictable Spending:

Businesses can enjoy predictable monthly spending on managed IT services with our services.


We can help you optimize your IT budget by providing an OPEX vs. CAPEX approach to IT spending. OPEX (operating expenses) refers to the ongoing business costs. CAPEX (capital expenditures) refers to the one-time costs of acquiring or upgrading physical assets. The main difference between the two is that OPEX is incurred regularly while CAPEX is a large, infrequent expense.

Vendor Management:

We can provide vendor accountability and insight into their performance and assure that you're getting the best service for your money.

Peace of Mind:

You can rest assured that your IT infrastructure is in good hands. Our team of experts will keep your systems running smoothly and securely, giving you one less thing to worry about.

How can we help with
Your IT management needs?

We understand organizations' unique challenges regarding managed IT, and we are here to help. Our managed Services Plans cover many areas, from helping you develop and implement an IT strategy, implement required industry compliance standards, to managing and maintaining all aspects of your IT environment.

What Services Does Allied Offer?

Your business will also gain access to top-of-the-line technology managed by industry experts.

We can provide:

  • Comprehensive IT strategic planning – from initial assessment to implementation
  • Proactive monitoring and maintenance of hardware, software, and networks
  • Technical support for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues
  • Data security services – including risk assessment, data protection, and disaster recovery planning and remediation
  • Cloud computing services – from strategy and planning to execution and ongoing support
  • Networking solutions – allowing you to optimize your network for maximum performance, security, and efficiency

Ultimately, our goal is to help you focus on your core operations and leave the managed IT to us.

With our easy-to-understand guidance and rapid response times, you can be sure that your IT systems are up and running securely at peak performance.

Allied Business Solutions is your solution for whatever complication your business faces with IT

Our team provides specialized solutions to ensure your data, networks, computers, are safe and secure. We offer various services, including data backup and recovery, managed network services, IT security, and support, and consulting services.

We'll customize a plan that meets your unique requirements regardless of the size or needs of your business. Trust us to give you peace of mind that your business is secure and well-supported. you have a partner in IT with the knowledge and experience to guide you through the complexity that is the IT world.

Our expert technical staff is available around the clock for easy-to-understand guidance and rapid response times, so you can focus on your core operations and leave the managed IT to us.

Allied is your Solution to Whatever Complication you Face.

Scale Your Business
Without Limitations

At Allied Business Solutions, we know that running a successful business often requires more than just hard work and dedication – it also takes the right resources. That's why our team is passionate about providing high-quality managed IT services for businesses of all sizes in Boise, Salt Lake City, Ontario, Pocatello, and Idaho Falls.

We understand that every business has unique needs and goals, so we tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Working directly with you, our friendly and knowledgeable experts can develop a personalized plan to help you reach your objectives.

If you're ready to take your business to the next level – contact us now! Our team is standing by and eager to learn more about what makes your business unique so we can find the perfect solution for you. The future success of your business starts here!