a hand holding a saxophone

10 Things Great IT Providers Always Do

At nDatastor, we understand that superior IT support encompasses far more than competitive pricing or flat-rate services. Many clients realize upon transitioning to our services that their previous dissatisfaction stemmed from a misunderstanding of what truly exceptional support involves. In this blog, we will highlight 10 fundamental traits that distinguish outstanding IT service providers. It's time to move away from frustrating technological issues and mediocre service that could be jeopardizing your business. Exceptional IT providers...

1. Respond Promptly in Emergencies: Immediate response during emergencies is crucial. Dependable IT providers understand the urgency and either answer calls right away or respond within 30 minutes.

2. Accessible and Responsive in Non-Emergencies: How accessible is the provider for minor tech support issues? It's important to gather feedback from your team. Dissatisfaction with the service is a significant warning sign.

3. Provide After-Hours Support: Leading IT firms ensure support is available outside of standard business hours, ensuring assistance whenever it's needed.

4. Proactively Monitor Your Network: A proactive approach in monitoring your systems for potential issues is essential, with solutions offered before you even need to report a problem.

5. Customer-Centric Systems: The ticketing system should be user-friendly, enabling easy submission of requests and tracking their resolution progress.

6. Cybersecurity Measures and Strategies: A reliable IT provider will implement robust cybersecurity measures to protect your business from threats like ransomware and data breaches.

7. Transparent and Detailed Billing: Transparency in billing is key. Ensure you fully understand and agree with what you are being charged for.

8. Comprehensive Insurance Coverage: Verify that your IT provider is backed by cyber liability and errors and omissions insurance to safeguard against potential issues.

These characteristics are vital for providing the kind of IT support that not only resolves problems but also prevents them, ensuring your business runs smoothly and securely.

Looking to Schedule a Consultation? Fill Out the Form Below to Schedule a Time That's Right For You:


9. Emphasize Regular Data Backups: It's imperative that your IT provider places a high priority on regularly testing backups to ensure data integrity and readiness for disaster recovery. This is a crucial practice to prevent data loss.

10. Dependable in Timing and Budgeting: Trustworthy IT providers are known for consistently completing projects on schedule and within the allocated budget. If your current provider often exceeds budget or fails to meet deadlines, it might be time to consider switching to a more reliable partner. Effective IT providers communicate clearly and tackle any issues that arise during the course of a project promptly and proactively.

Click here to book your Discovery Call with one of our cybersecurity experts, or call our office at 707-689-3999.


nDataStor has been a part of the Solano County community for over a decade. 

We know the Solano, Sacramento, and Santa Clara areas like the back of our hand. From the hills and grape vineyards of Napa to Silicon Valley and the burgers at the Squeeze Inn, this is our home. We're here with a higher calling: to serve our neighbors and friends.