The Importance of Choosing a Facilities-based Provider

By on May 31st, 2022 in Data Center, Blog

As the facilities management industry grows, projected to reach $1.9 trillion by 2024, organizations of all sizes are turning to facilities-based providers to help them succeed in an increasingly competitive and technology-driven marketplace. Businesses can improve their productivity and bottom line by choosing a provider with the necessary resources and expertise to help companies succeed in today’s rapidly changing market. If your business is looking for a way to improve its competitiveness, you may want to consider working with a facilities-based provider. 

When choosing a provider for your business’s networking and data center needs, it’s vital to decide if you want a facilities-based provider or a reseller without facilities. Once you compare the differences, a facilities-based provider is more beneficial for most organizations. At its core, a facilities-based provider owns or leases the network, equipment, and colocation space used to provide services. This means that they are fully responsible for managing their customers’ networks and data centers on an ongoing basis. In contrast, a reseller without facilities typically acts as an agent, referring business without taking a stake in it or owning any underlying infrastructure.

Benefits of a Facilities-Based Provider

There are many benefits to choosing a facilities-based provider for your networking and data center needs. These include:

  • Performance and security
  • More customized solutions
  • Lower total cost of ownership
  • Greater flexibility and scalability

These providers have significant experience managing physical networks and data centers, saving you time and effort. This is achieved through streamlined processes and best practices developed over years of experience in the industry. Another advantage is that they are better equipped to help mitigate your costs and risk. Their extensive experience in network management and data center operations allows them to employ more efficient business practices.

An additional benefit of outsourcing your facilities management to a provider is that you can focus on your core business objectives while leaving the day-to-day management of your facilities to someone else. This can free up valuable time and resources that can be better spent in other areas of your company.

Facility providers have extensive experience streamlining processes to handle multiple services for their clients. This efficiency results in cost savings that can be passed on to you. If you have facilities across numerous sites, a facilities-based provider can save you even more time and money by managing the complicated management responsibilities. Streamlining your maintenance, data cabling, and monitoring services with facilities-based providers can help you reduce your environmental footprint by reducing emissions from travel to multiple sites and decreasing bulky waste produced by the many cables required for these services.

A facilities-based provider will have technicians on-site who are highly trained and experienced in all aspects of facility maintenance. They will also have access to the latest tools and equipment to get the job done right. You can be confident that your facilities are being properly maintained and that any problems will be quickly and efficiently resolved. In contrast, a reseller without facilities may not have their technicians on-site and instead rely on contractors to perform maintenance tasks. While this might seem like a cost-effective option in the short term, it can create additional problems down the line. For example, if there is an issue with your facilities and you need it to be resolved quickly, dealing with a contractor who may or may not be available immediately can create severe delays. You could end up spending more money in the long run on repairs and replacements than if you had chosen a facilities-based provider in the first place.

A facilities-based provider can pose numerous advantages when choosing a provider for your business’s networking and data center needs. These providers offer significant experience, streamlined processes, and cost savings that resellers without facilities cannot match. If you’re ready to make the switch and reap the benefits of choosing a facilities-based provider, contact MOD today. To learn more about MOD Mission Critical services, visit our site or contact us.

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