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Case Study: Bid Shopping

Sector: Retail & wholesale Solution: Data Centre, Service Desk, Desk Side Support, Server / LAN Management


Getronics ensures that the TV channels and websites of one of the UK’s best loved multichannel retailers are always available.

Locations: bid shopping's offices are located in West London.

Activities: bid shopping sells a unique mix of products via its channels and has over 300 hours of live demonstrations a week.

Challenge: To provide a scalable and more cost effective IT service model, with a secure and consistent high availability service supporting live TV transmission and web sites.


We have access to experts at the data centre whenever we need them, and if we need more servers we aren’t constrained by issues like power supply or space. Getronics’ unique support model upholds a crucial part of our business, and the longstanding relationship we have with the team Gives us assurance that their solutions will deliver great results.

Paul Janse Van Vuuren,
Head of Information Systems, bid shopping