Sitecore is an enterprise-level content management system built on ASP.net that allows web content editors and marketers to have complete control over their content on multiple websites. For business needs, Sitecore allows sharing of content between thousands of websites and maintain a consistent experience for each.
A lot of organizations have Sitecore solutions deployed for business operations, yet business owners worry about downtime and technical problems associated with the software as it costs them more than an arm and a leg. For such business challenges, partnering with a Sitecore Managed Service provider would be the best bet.
A managed service company helps in keeping IT infrastructure operating at optimum levels of performance by proactively dealing with network issues and avoiding expensive disruptions to customers, stakeholders, as well as employees.
What is Sitecore Cloud Managed Service?
Sitecore Cloud Managed Service is an end-to-end support and maintenance offering that keeps enterprise digital solutions performing at the highest levels by enabling the team to focus on other core activities. The following services are typically covered under this offering.
- Sitecore implementation support and version updates
- Issue identification, remediation and reporting
- Bug fixes and tweaks
- Database support – performance tuning, backup, installation, upgrades, and troubleshooting
- Disaster recovery management
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Why Sitecore Managed Services are essential for enterprises
Managed Services providea better performance, reliable security and efficient monitoring of the network. Check out a few more benefits of using Sitecore Managed Services:
Better security and compliance
A cloud-based infrastructure is configured with codes. And, for in-house engineers to developinfrastructure by coding scripts from scratch would be too time-consuming. With Sitecore Cloud MSPs, you can have libraries of all such scripts readily available with security and compliance solutions that need some changes as per the client’s unique requirement. This means that managed cloud solutions can be deployed easily, quickly and by saving huge amounts of time and cost spent.
Proactive Sitecore maintenance support approach
A lot of organizations take a reactive approach for monitoring and management of IT networks, servers as well as applications, ignore danger signs and wait for serious problems to occur. By choosing the cloud managed services of Sitecore, proactive analysis and monitoring can be performed which will identify network bottlenecks, application or server issues and other problems that can be dealt with before an outage occurs.
The global managed services market is expected to grow from USD 223.0 billion at a CAGR of 8.1% in 2020 to USD 329.1 billion by 2025.
Seamless business continuity
The delivery of services will be uninterrupted if you hire a Sitecore Managed Cloud Service provider. With an additional team of experts, any issue pertaining to networks, data centers and applications can be resolved. This will significantly help in maintaining business continuity with maximum uptime and profitability. The team would carry out cloud computing, remote monitoring and management (RMM), as well as backup and disaster recovery (BDR) to keep your business up and running without glitches.
Cost savings and strategic growth
The managed services help in greater cost savings since it includes a lot of variable expenses such as recruiting, software, network infrastructure, hardware and maintenance, just to name a few. All these costs when combined are far higher than hiring a Sitecore cloud service company. With the managed services business model, you can spend a certain budget and peacefully focus on strategic project initiatives that will ramp up your business growth.
There are numerous advantages of deploying your Sitecore platform solution on Azure, like:
Fast to market:You can quickly and easily provision cloud resources for Sitecore modules in place of procuring infrastructure on your own.
High availability: Azure offers enterprise-grade Service Level Agreements (SLAs) on services and24x7 service health monitoring innumerous regions around the world.
Scalability: This is one of the major advantages of Azure. It can scale up whenever there is an increase in demand or scale down when there is no such requirement. Azure PaaS provides the perfect cloud environment for testing, development and POCsituations.
Minimize load on your IT teams: With Azure in place, you can easily maintain and optimize a cloud environment without burdening your IT teams. Moreover, it can simplify the process of migrating on-premises applications into the cloud.
Cost prediction: With Azure, you get a pay-per-use model with per-minute billing rates. You can avail whatever service you require like computing, storage and bandwidth, etc.
The final say
To run a business with greater efficiency, your network must stay up and operational all the time. Choosing Sitecore Managed Cloud Services can offer improved network support and management by allowing in-house staff to spend their working hours on their core jobs and collaborate with the MSP, bridging the gaps and providing specialized services as and when they are needed the most.
Sitecore developers help companies to manage large data and content loads, manage marketing, advertising as well as consumer experiences, so you can ensure efficient and smooth implementation. If you want to know how Sitecore Managed Services can help your business operations, talk to our experts.