Managed IT Services for Engineering Firms
Despite cost pressures, labor shortages, and trends leaning toward fixed-bid projects, the engineering industry has been growing at an incredible rate. The thing is… Traditional systems right off-the-shelf tend to lack the ability to help you keep operations precise and efficient. You must rely on construction-focused hardware, advanced software, and analytics capabilities that are custom-tailored to get you through all of your complex projects.
Technology evolves, engineers are forced to evolve alongside it
In the simplest terms, engineers must evolve alongside technology to keep up with the competition. No industry is immune to the disruptive force of digitization – from using CAD in the cloud to product data management systems to automation systems that help you operate more efficiently with minimal errors. If you’re not taking advantage of technology, it’s time to start. But many engineering firms still rely on internal teams to manage their technology.
Although nothing is wrong with relying on an internal team to manage your technology, in some cases, they can quickly become overwhelmed with a heavy workload or simply lack the resources or expertise to help you improve your workflows. This results in:
- Hardware/software issues slowing down productivity
- Virus infections resulting from a lack of cybersecurity measures
- Clients becoming impatient waiting for projects that haven’t been delivered on time
- Unnecessary money being spent on temporary fixes to systems
Why should engineering firms choose managed IT services?
The fact is, in an industry that’s as reliant on technology as yours, managed IT services simply make good business sense. You pay a flat-rate monthly fee for all of the services and support you need. The catch? Well, there is none – but you do need to find a managed services provider (MSP) like Compunet Infotech that specializes in the engineering field. We know how engineering firms work and we know that technology impacts every aspect of the project lifecycle:
Our experience allows us to help you avoid difficulties throughout the project lifecycle, such as delays in material shipments, low field productivity, and a lack of proper quality control at remote sites. We can assist you with:
- Cloud migrations and/or consulting
- Around-the-clock monitoring
- Support for engineering software, such as AutoCAD and Revit
- Hardware implementation
- Network design and configuration
- And much, much more
Since 1989, Compunet Infotech has been the leading IT services and support company for engineering firms throughout Greater Vancouver.