When it comes to your business, it is important to consider what you need. It can be tempting to go with a basic package that covers what you want. But there is the danger that you are paying for software you don’t want and services that you are never to going to use. These are just a couple of reasons why you should consider investing in bespoke IT services.
Your IT services grow with you
As businesses grow, so too do the needs of your company. The problem of using a standard IT service is that as your company gets bigger you may find that what they have to offer can’t keep up with demand.
With a bespoke setup, it is a lot easier to tailor as you go. There is also the benefit of not having to spend time training up your team in order to get used to a new system as you move to a larger office.
Beware hidden costs
One reason people may not initially choose to use bespoke systems is because they fear the initial installation cost. However, it is easy to forget that with other systems you have to pay licensing, upgrade and subscription costs. All of these add up over time and often when you are given the quote any potential upgrades you need will not be included. With a bespoke setup, you know the price of what you are paying for.
A common mistake people make is the belief that hackers only want to target larger organisations. This is simply not true- a hacker will often target smaller companies with lax security or use them as a potential gateway in order to get to larger targets.
It is a lot harder for hackers to get in to a bespoke system as it has been specifically set up for that company. It is still important to keep your team up to date on maintaining security (installing updates, not downloading inappropriate links etc) but if the system is only designed to be used internally it minimises the risk of attacks.
Stand out from the competition
It can be difficult standing out from your rivals in your particular industry, especially if you provide a similar level of price and service. The good thing about using bespoke IT services is that it sends out a clear and positive message- it shows that you care enough to put the time and effort into something that is unique and designed for your particular business, something that will reassure customers that you intend to put a level of care into the products and services you provide.
Talk to us
We want to hear from you and find out what you want so we can create tailor-made bespoke IT services specifically to suit your business. Contact us today and we will be happy to go over the options available to you and find the ideal setup that will work for you, your team and your customers.