What are the Types of IT Services?

From managed IT support to database services, IT services come in different types listed here.)

Your IT department or equipment should be scaled up as your business progress. However, not all businesses manage to get them due to the small revenue and a little budget. The answer lies in IT services being provided by an outside vendor. They come in different types we have explained below.

Managed IT Service:

In managed IT service, businesses outsource their IT functions to a third party vendor. The managed IT service provider takes responsibility for the functionality of the IT services and equipment assigned to them. The customer typically pays a fee for the service. Simply put, it is like a rented IT department outside of your business premises. It is an ideal solution for the businesses having little to no IT staff.

On Demand IT:

As the name suggests, it is a model which provides support on demand. Although it is same as of managed IT support, the customers pay only when they require it instead of paying a regular monthly fee.

Network Support:

It is provided to keep the customer’s network up and running. It may be offered as an individual service, but could be even more crucial as a part of managed IT support package.

Database Management:

Database is used to access the data and keep track of it. It contains information related to customer and employee, sales, and finances. The management of database includes the structuring of that data to make data-driven applications more efficient.

Cloud Computing:

Cloud computing refers to the IT services being delivered over the Internet or through a dedicated cloud network. It minimizes the need to owning software, equipment and staff.

So you have understood some popular types of IT service. Make sure to choose the one according to your requirement and budget as well.

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About Ng Wei Khang

Ng Wei Khang, CEO at a Singapore based IT consultancy company, APIXEL IT Support, has been operational for over 8 years from now. Apixel provides fixed price IT Support Services with unlimited packages that includes small business server setup, Cloud Solution Configuration, Network management and Data security & Theft prevention. The company also provides expert IT consultancy to SMEs in Singapore.

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