What is the buzz in the IT managed services arena?

By | February 13, 2015
IT managed services

IT managed services

As the trend of outsourcing IT activities to expert solution providers increase worldwide, new companies are entering in the arena with a variety of innovative things. Competitive spirit drives the market and everyone tries to give something different and special to the clients. Of course, there is a considerable cost involved in the whole activity, but clients are ready to spend for the convenience and peace of mind they get. There is no need for them concentrating on IT related stuff and there is ample time available for the core business. Today, the market of IT managed services has spread across the globe. It is a trend not only in developed countries, but developing and evolving markets as well. Countries like India and China offer a lucrative market for Managed Service Provider companies.

2015 seems to offer a plethora of new things in the niche. Market announcements vouch the fact:

  • The first enterprise split billing solution has been announced by Good Technology. As per the company it is the pioneer in the field with such a versatile and effective solution is available for pilot deployment on Android and iOS platform as of now. The development is going on for many other variants as well. In the new version, they have resolved the shortcomings of the earlier version regarding non-reimbursement of work-related data usage on the personal device. With the newly introduced robust and useful split billing module, they will be able to cater the complex requirements of corporate.
  • There is good news from Data Dynamics, a well-known name for storage management solutions. The company announces terrific growth in 2014 from versatile storage management solutions for hybrid and private cloud environments. The company says that out of total revenue, more than 95 percent is contributed by the channel. Hence, there is a scope for rapid expansion.
  • As more IT Managed services use cloud technology, network bottleneck is a common phenomenon. Currently, it is difficult to measure it, but the task becomes simple with a new tool designed by Google (beta has been released by the company so far). The technology giant announces that the new tool allows clients to find out the reasons of slow request processing. Detailed report tells application wise usage and the time spent on the cloud internet.

There are a number of forecasts and predictions around about what will happen at the technology fron in the coming months? Well, since the market of IT managed services is quite diversified clients can expect a lot of excitement there. According to some experts, there will be a large-scale migration to the cloud computing. Hence, each Managed Service Provider tries to achieve high levels of competency in the particular area. Remote monitoring and management become easy by cloud technology. As it becomes difficult to maintain IT systems in-house, the majority of companies seek expert service providers who can do it effectively and efficiently. Since the cost reduces remarkably by using new-age cloud computing, it is easy to manage top and bottom lines.