A recent survey showed that 58% of businesses are worried about cyber attacks. This is not surprising given historical as well as recent events covered in the media. In order to address these and other concerns, more and more businesses are opting to outsource their IT security and other necessary services to managed service providers.
According to a 2015 survey, 66% of the participating businesses indicated that they utilized the services of an outside IT firm during 2014. Deloitte’s 2016 Global Outsourcing Survey revealed that 31% of business IT services were being outsourced in 2015. When surveyed about their reasons for using a managed service provider, 61% of the companies reported that they did so given the return on their investment. Enhanced security and compliance were the reasons prov