Technology is an important part of the way the modern motor trade works. New innovations allow businesses to communicate more effectively with customers and suppliers and offers improved methods of storing and retrieving information. However, for many in the motor trade, computers are frustrating, expensive and time-consuming – a barrier to effective day-to-day operations that more often than not is the cause of problems, not a reliable solution. However, choose the right IT support services and tech not only works to complement business, but is an asset that helps companies to achieve even more.

The right IT support services could cut costs

Poorly performing tech drains resources, and when employees are caught up in the little IT headaches that generally make life difficult, they aren’t spending time on what they should be doing instead. We’ve heard many instances from motor trade clients of computers that are too slow to load, or of machines that break down and files that cannot be accessed.

Choosing the right IT support services partner (with experience of working alongside the motor trade) could mean an end to those constant frustrations. A skilled tech team will be able to identify where improvements could be made to your organisation’s infrastructure and network, and offer workable solutions to improve speed, security and functionality. Meanwhile cost-effective hosted communications could reduce spend, and the option of an ever-ready helpdesk quickly and efficiently resolves any issues.

The right IT support services could be an asset

Innovations in technology have transformed the way businesses work. Cloud computing and mobile networking has created new opportunity for sharing information in real-time, across sites and among staff, wherever they happen to be. Improved customer experiences – all facilitated by state-of-the-art IT – increases loyalty and retention, which is vital to stay ahead in the competitive motor trade industry.

To unlock this potential, many organisations have chosen to outsource their IT provision. However, it is essential to choose the right partner to meet your goals and long-term strategy. Careful planning that works hand in hand with what you want to achieve is what makes IT an asset, not a hindrance.

Guarding against the challenge of data loss

Protecting a business against the very real threat of data loss – either because of an external cyberattack or internal error – is time-consuming and difficult to manage. Ensuring compliance with GDPR, by employing best practice protocols including secure data storage and backup, is stressful and burdensome.

At MSV Consultancy, our managed IT services take care of security patches, data storage and backup if required so clients never have to worry. We proactively monitor current and emerging risks, updating systems in the background with minimal disruption and for total peace-of-mind.

New motor trade clients in Wolverhampton can take advantage of a free month’s trial of our managed IT services. For clients who choose to sign up for a full 12-month subscription, we are also offering a further two months’ free service. To speak to us about any of our IT support services click here or call us on 0845 241 6370.