When you are starting to run a business from scratch it takes a great deal of time and effort to get things up and running and actually make something of your company. In the beginning it will be tough for you to manage everything. That is to say as your finances are not going to be great in the beginning; you really need to control how much you spend on things. This generally leads to you having to cut down on certain things so that you can afford others. But what most people don’t realize is that there are certain things that you have cheaper alternatives to.
Now at the beginning hiring staff is going to be a bit of a problem as hiring a permanent employee entails a certain amount of responsibilities and costs. But there are certain staff requirements that you can look to outsource. Your requirement of an IT staff is something that you can do without. Whether it is desktop support services or other service requirements they can all be met a lot cheaper if you are willing to outsource the job. At the start it is absolutely pointless to keep an in house IT staff member or members. It is a cost that you can do without. There are certain other advantages to outsourcing the job as well.
For an example if its providing antivirus solutions Singapore to your computer you don’t have to wait until your in-house IT guy gets around to doing it for everybody. You will have to buy the software, get it delivered etc. Whereas if you ask a professional company to do it you will just have to pay them once the job is done. You will not have anything to worry about. Similarly when it comes to equipment and such for your in-house IT guys you will have to buy the necessary equipment and as you are paying them as well you might not be able to afford the best equipment. But if you hire a company they will generally have the best equipment as it is a competitive market and as such you would have access to a more quality job for a lower cost.
Even in a situation where there is a crisis your IT guy or guys may have trouble dealing with the situation, but in the case of a company someone qualified will be found and sent to resolve your problem. You can always rely on them to do the needful. Of course you will have to do some research and find a good place. All in all hiring a company to do the IT work is a much better way of getting about things at the very least in the beginning. Later if you can afford it you can hire people. But keep in mind that even large companies nowadays use outsourced companies as it is easier.