Los Angeles IT Managed Services Blog

Be Structured Welcomes Nestor Lopez - New System Administrator

New Team Member - Nestor Lopez

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Be Structured Welcomes Scott Chamberlain - New System Engineer

New Team Member - Scott Chamberlain

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Be Structured Welcomes New Key Team Members

New Team Members - Tim Sheehan and Chris Steinborn

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10 Reasons Why Your Company Should Outsource Technical Support

10 Reasons Why Your Company Should Outsource Technical Support

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Los Angeles Managed Services Provider Pricing vs. Hiring In-House IT

To outsource or not outsource IT? For Los Angeles small businesses, that often is the question.

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We All Need Experts

In both my personal and professional life, I seek help from experts on a variety of issues and I'm sure you do too. Here at Be Structured we outsource our HR, we outsource our tax preparation, our legal needs, our low voltage cabling, and more. Personally, I have a business coach and mentor, a physician, an estate planner, and even an online running coach. I'm sure there's many others I missed too. It simply isn't possible for us to be experts at everything and part of modern life is learning where your passions and skills intersect, focusing on building specialization in that area, and hiring others to take care of the other aspects of your life.

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Three Questions SMBs Should Ask Themselves When Looking for Los Angeles IT Services

In a survey conducted by Salesforce, 83 percent of small businesses do not have IT staff. The number is high but not entirely surprising. Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) often operate on tight profit margins. Hiring an expensive technology expert to work in-house cuts into the bottom line. This leaves these organizations with two options: Try winging IT on their own or outsource to a third-party IT services provider.

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The SMBs Checklist to Choosing the Right MSP [Infographic]

If you’re tired of network downtime or a non-responsive IT vendor, it’s probably time to reevaluate your current resources. Whether your team is understaffed and you’re looking for extra support or your business already has an IT partner, it’s never too late to reassess your agreement and ensure you have the correct MSP to fit your business. We’ve developed an infographic to serve as your process checklist for evaluating and choosing the right MSP to fit your business and culture.

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Critical Steps to Integrate a Managed Services Provider Into Your Existing IT Staff

A growing trend for small and midsized businesses looking to bolster their IT processes is to contract a managed services provider (MSP). Hiring an MSP can cost one-third to one-half less than a full-time, salaried IT person, and third-party experts bring specialized skills to the table that not every techie possesses.

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