In today's environment, business intelligence is crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage. As competition for customer loyalty increases, your company will need to gather ever-increasing amounts of information about the market in which you operate. Changes in market conditions also mean that your company will need to become more adaptable, flexible and streamlined. The key driving force to managing this progression is Information Technology. Bates, in the City of London.
Our main activity then was office equipment and stationary supply to the local business community. By the early eighties Bates were supplying, installing and maintaining the very first Olivetti, Adler and Amstrad word processors to a number of its clients. During this period developments in Information Technology began to accelerate, and demand for equipment increased. By the mid-nineties Bates were supplying a wide range of hardware and software solutions to the SME, corporate and healthcare sectors.
Changes in the information technology marketplace made it apparent the need to re-establish the business as a full service IT solutions provider. In 1997, Bates InfoTech was formed. During the last few years the business has matured and developed into a leading Integrator of Systems and Services.
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