co-managed it

What is Co-Managed IT?

Keeping up with technology is a must for businesses, especially for those with 15 to 100 employees. Enter Co-Managed IT—a smart way to manage your technology needs by bringing together your internal IT team with the specialized expertise of an external provider like Verified Technologies. It’s an ideal setup for service-based businesses such as law firms, accounting offices, and medical practices.

Why Co-Managed IT Makes Sense

  • Expert Help When You Need It: Co-Managed IT means having an extra set of hands that bring in-depth IT knowledge to your business, helping fill any gaps without the hefty price tag of a full-time team.
  • Save Money, Gain Value: This approach offers premium IT support at a fraction of the cost, giving you more bang for your buck.
  • Focus on Your Business: With Verified Technologies handling the IT heavy lifting, you’re free to concentrate on growing your business and pleasing your clients.
  • Flex with Your Business Needs: As your business changes, Co-Managed IT services adapt, ensuring you have the right level of IT support.

Verified Technologies: The Ideal Co-Managed IT Partner

We understand that choosing a co-managed IT partner is a big decision. Here’s why Verified Technologies stands out:
  • Tailored Solutions: We know that every business is unique, especially in the service industry. We ensure our IT solutions are a perfect fit for your specific needs.
  • Industry-Specific Knowledge: Our experience with businesses like yours means we bring not just IT expertise but a deep understanding of your sector’s unique challenges and needs.
  • A True Partnership: At Verified Technologies, we see ourselves as an extension of your team, committed to your success.

Seamless Collaboration with Your Internal IT

Here’s how we ensure a smooth partnership with your internal IT team:
  • Regular Check-Ins: We keep the lines of communication open with frequent updates and meetings, ensuring we’re always working towards the same goals.
  • Transparent Processes: Our operations are an open book to your team, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Complementary Skill Sets: We bring specialized expertise to support your internal IT team, covering any gaps and expanding their capabilities.
  • Flexible Support Model: Our support adapts to your needs, providing assistance on demand, whether for big projects or daily operations.
  • Technology Road Mapping Together: Planning your IT future is a joint effort, ensuring your technology evolves with your business.

What does adopting Co-Managed IT with Verified look like?

While every implementation is customized to your company and its unique staffing and IT needs, here’s a sample scenario on what working with Verified Technologies would look like:

Setting the Scene:

Imagine a mid-sized law firm, “Doe & Partners Legal Services,” specializing in corporate law. They have a small, dedicated IT team responsible for managing their day-to-day technology needs. However, as the firm grows, so do its IT challenges—especially in cybersecurity, data management, and compliance with industry-specific regulations. That’s where Verified Technologies comes in.
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Initial Assessment and Strategy Development:
  • Kickoff Meeting: Verified Technologies begins the partnership with a comprehensive meeting involving Doe & Partners’ managing partners and their IT lead. The goal is to understand the firm’s specific IT challenges, priorities, and long-term objectives.
  • IT Assessment: Verified conducts a thorough review of the law firm’s existing IT infrastructure, identifying areas for improvement, potential security risks, and opportunities for technology-driven efficiency gains.
  • Custom Strategy Plan: Based on the assessment, Verified crafts a tailored Co-Managed IT strategy focusing on bolstering cybersecurity, streamlining data management, and ensuring compliance with legal industry regulations.
Ongoing Collaboration:
  • Cybersecurity Enhancement: Verified Technologies implements advanced cybersecurity measures, including regular security audits, employee training sessions on phishing and other cyber threats, and the installation of cutting-edge security software.
  • Data Management Solutions: To handle sensitive client data securely, Verified introduces encrypted data storage solutions and efficient data retrieval systems, significantly reducing the risk of data breaches and improving operational efficiency.
  • Compliance Assurance: Recognizing the critical importance of regulatory compliance for law firms, Verified regularly reviews and updates IT protocols to align with the latest legal industry standards, ensuring Doe & Partners always remains compliant.
  • Regular Strategy Sessions: Monthly meetings are scheduled to review the Co-Managed IT strategy’s effectiveness, discuss new technology opportunities, and adjust the approach as the law firm’s needs evolve.
The Impact:
  • Enhanced IT Security: Doe & Partners experiences a significant reduction in cybersecurity risk, thanks to proactive threat detection and comprehensive security measures.
  • Operational Efficiency: The new data management systems streamline case file handling, allowing attorneys to access critical information faster, enhancing productivity and client service.
  • Regulatory Peace of Mind: With Verified’s expertise, the law firm confidently navigates the complex landscape of legal compliance, avoiding potential fines and reputational damage.
  • Strategic IT Growth: Verified Technologies acts not just as an IT service provider but as a strategic advisor, helping Doe & Partners leverage technology to gain a competitive edge in the legal sector.
This scenario highlights how Verified Technologies can transform a law firm’s IT operations through a Co-Managed IT partnership, delivering enhanced security, operational efficiency, compliance peace of mind, and strategic growth support.
In short, Co-Managed IT with Verified Technologies means getting the support you need, whenever you need it, without the overhead of a full-time team. It’s about enhancing your capabilities, not replacing them, making technology a driver of your business’s success.
Verified Technologies does NOT provide any cyber security services, cyber monitoring, hacking detection services in our regular managed services agreements unless it’s specifically defined in a separate statement of work. Please contact us with any questions.