Reduce IT costs in Leighton Buzzard.Reduce IT costs

Over time businesses subscribe to various services and often pay for these for years without questioning what they are for, if they are needed and if they are good value. Sometimes not knowing what an item is, means not wanting to cancel it “just in case”.

It is important to make sure you understand the implications of changes to save money. A good example is changing Internet service providers. This could well have unintended consequences like downtime or a change of IP address which is likely to cause more cost than it saved.

Ask to reduce your IT costs.

These include:- will look through these payments and will often reduce IT costs.

Cancelling services thinking that you don’t use them and finding that you do, will probably cost you money.

IT Cost Audits

Examples of savings have made include a company that was paying £3000 annually to support a customer database that they no longer used.

Another company had moved office and was still paying for broadband at the old address. That customer received a refund from the ISP of nearly £1000.

Yet another customer was paying a considerable amount to support an old version of an accounting package. When they had a problem, they found the supplier could not support such an old version. In that case, our recommendation was to change to a different, much cheaper product which worked better in every way.

Broadband, domain and phone services can be changed to reduce IT costs and get better service in the process. It is crucial to consider the features and the quality of the service as well as the price before changing things. Remember, there is a cost to making the change.

Other services that companies are paying for monthly are services to give users remote access to their office PC. Not only do you have to pay for this, but it strikes dread into whoever is responsible for network security and is often not authorised.

Remote access needs careful planning and can usually be provided using systems already installed in many networks. will advise on service contracts of hardware and can reduce IT costs for our customers.

To reduce your IT and telephone costs

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