William Dean Consultancy Ltd

  • 32 Chapel Street
  • Thatcham
  • Berkshire
  • United Kingdom
  • RG18 4QL (map)

  • Tel: 01635 202267
  • Website: www.wdc.co.uk

IT Consultancy


IT Consultancy

William Dean Consultancy (WDC) provides IT consultancy, systems, support and training to business users.

William Dean can provide single services to supplement your in-house IT department including database design and server configuration.  Alternatively we can provide a full service and become your IT partner providing pro-active support and development for your business.

Our staff are certified in Microsoft, Cisco and Novell technologies and an extensive working knowledge of many other packages.

This is a very brief introduction to William Dean so please take a look around our website to find out more.

Supplying local business advantages through technology since 1985.

WDC is a Microsoft Certified Partner that provides anything from a one-stop-shop for all your companies business technology needs, to individual components and solutions to fit into your existing infrastructure. 

We actively research emerging technologies, and work closely with our clients to implement these when applicable. 

The most important service we offer has little to do with technology - this is our Customer Service.  We are fully committed to providing the highest level of customer care.  Above all, we understand that our clients businesses rely on us for their systems - and we are focused on keeping it that way. 

WDC provides a full range of IT consultancy, training, implementation and support services such as Small Business Server installations, networks configuration (including Blackberry integration), web page and database design.

IT Consultation


IT Consultation

Any installation or modification to a business network begins with understanding the requirements. As part of our IT consultation, we take the time to fully understand the requirements of a business before recommending a way forward.

We recognise that IT is not a "one-size fits all" solution and will not suggest a short term fix just to make a sale. We value our customers and look towards maintaining a long relationship with each one of them.

Our IT consultation can help you plan and implement a whole range of projects from office moves and secure remote access for home workers to networking solutions, security, back-up and disaster recovery strategies.

Network Design


Network Design

At William Dean, we have expertise in a number of design fields including: 

IT Hardware and Software Supply


IT Hardware and Software Supply

We specialise in IT hardware and software supply, peripherals and telecommunications.

William Dean Consultancy is able to meet specific customer requirements in a timely manner and within budgetary constraints using our network of specialist IT suppliers.  We can then set-up and install on-site for you ensuring a smooth installation of any new equipment.

Anything from a data cable to a fully configured server can usually be obtained for the next working day.

We can supply IT hardware and software including:

  • Fujitsu Siemens
  • Toshiba
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Brother
  • Canon
  • Cisco
  • D-Link

Pro-active Server Monitoring


Pro-active Server Monitoring

We provide pro-active server monitoring. Our pro-active server monitoring can perform maintenance checks and solve software issues by remote access.  We are able to see potential problems and solve them before they become big issues often negating the need to spend time on-site and therefore, reducing your overall IT costs.

Internet Services


Internet Services

We offer a wide range of internet servicesin partnership with Opal Solutions (formerly Altohiway).

The main internet services we provide are listed below.  Bespoke solutions are available on request:

  • Internet connectivity (ADSL and SDSL)
  • Domain name registration and hosting
  • Web space
  • Static IP addresses
  • Dynamic and static internet connectivity
  • Email services - both POP3 and SMTP
  • Security
  • Virus and/or Spam filtering
  • Firewall

We are happy to liaise with other Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to ensure that all our customers' systems are running smoothly.

Server Network and PC Installation


Server Network and PC Installation

We will install and configure your network components even if we didn't supply them:

  • CAT5, CAT5E and CAT6 structured cabling for voice and data
  • Wired and wireless routers and firewalls
  • Network printers
  • Windows and Novell Servers
  • Small PC workgroups
  • Terminal services

Tailored Training Solutions


Tailored Training Solutions

We recognise that the most important component of any computer installation is the keyboard / chair interface. In other words - the end user.

We strive to ensure that all our customers are at ease with the systems we maintain by providing relevant on the job tailored training solutions. This can be on a one to one basis for a new starter or as a group presentation on a particular subject area.

Our tailored training solutions can also be formalised at off-site courses when required. We can act as a booking facility for nationally recognised training organisations.

Support resources

Call Applegate +44 (0)345 600 7177 AS