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Data and IT Consultancy Services

Purchase Direct have a wealth of experience in assisting our customers to review their data networks. We work to design and procure bespoke solutions for wide area networks, local area networks and network security. By designing services around our customers' individual requirements, we can deliver tailored solutions to optimise the operation of your business.

Our initial consultancy and on-going support in this area has brought many benefits to our customers...

  • Improved bandwidth across the network while still reducing cost
  • Creation of intelligent networks by the introduction of enhanced reporting to track and monitor data consumption across the network
  • Improved management and control of IT policies, blocking access to non-business destinations such as social networking sites
  • Improvement in applying policies and permission levels down to the individual user levels
  • Improvement in disaster recovery, back up and hosting IT equipment

Our areas of expertise include:

Internet connectivity

Internet connectivity can be sourced using traditional xDSL broadband access, Ethernet First Mile or Ethernet over fibre, with dual connections where requirements dictate. With a managed firewall this offers reliable and wholly secure internet connectivity across any number of business locations.

Dedicated access circuits

Your network can be tailored to meet individual needs, with options of either a fully-managed router service or a wires-only solution.

Load Balancing

Load balancing is a computer networking methodology that's been designed to boost reliability and productivity across a network, reducing downtime and ultimately enhancing overall operations.

Email Security and web content filtering

Identifying the right email and web filtering service is essential in preventing threats entering your corporate network and our consultancy is there to help identify how to best protect you from the threat of viruses and malicious code.

Data Centres

Identifying the right location to host your business critical IT applications should not be overlooked. Hosting your applications externally can be a good option for a business that has limited budget and little access to in-house IT skills.

IT Support

Most IT support contracts start with an on-site IT audit, allowing us to make observations and suggestions for ways to improve and develop your IT infrastructure. If you are a smaller business and don't have the budget to have a full IT department. We can help identify the benefits of having an outsourced IT department or whether you should dovetail another supplier with your existing IT department in a second-tier capacity.

IT Helpdesk

For some businesses their IT function can be dramatically improved with the introduction of an IT Helpdesk to properly record and prioritise their IT workload. A helpdesk will create traceable service tickets and help us to spot trends within your service delivery.


Our team of account managers can help with all your enquiries. To find out more, call us on 01707 299100 or alternatively use our quick and easy online contact form.