There never seems to be enough staff or enough time to do the proactive projects IT leaders want to do, much less the creative projects the business side wants IT leaders to do.

CFOs have ordered a 15% cut across the board, and IT leaders find themselves selecting the best option from a list of unpleasant options.

Many IT leaders are using a fully-staffed, state-of-the-art IT department, provided as a managed service (and at a price point midsize companies can afford).

Some say it’s a quick fix for a short-term crisis, and being responsible for IT means  doing everything yourself – on servers in your office, and by staff you can see working.

What do you think… is managed services Hype or Ripe?

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