Bespoke ERP and off-the-shelf ERP solutions are both offered as services by Virtualnet Software. Off-the-shelf solutions offer a standard set of features that may be suitable for many businesses but lack customization. Bespoke solutions are custom-built to meet the specific needs of a business, offering a more tailored and competitive advantage.

While bespoke solutions require more investment and development time, they can optimise a business's operations. Let us help you evaluate which solution is the best fit for you.

Advantages, side by side:

Custom/bespoke vs Off the shelf

Custom/bespoke ERP:

  1. Tailored to specific business needs
  2. Improved efficiency and productivity
  3. Enhanced data security and compliance
  4. Integration with existing systems
  5. Scalability and flexibility
  6. Competitive advantage
  7. Increased control over data ownership
  8. Opportunity to innovate and create new features
  9. Adaptability to changing business needs
  10. Reduced long-term costs

These advantages can help businesses to optimise their ERP solution and gain a competitive edge. However, it is important to weigh these benefits against the potential disadvantages and costs of a custom solution.

Off-the-shelf ERP:

  1. Cost-effective
  2. Quick implementation
  3. Established track record
  4. Tested and proven features
  5. Reliable customer support
  6. Regular updates and maintenance
  7. Large community of users for support and best practices
  8. Minimal development and technical expertise required
  9. Standardized functionality that meets most business needs
  10. Predictable and stable costs

These advantages make off-the-shelf ERP solutions a popular choice for many businesses, especially those with limited resources or simpler needs. However, businesses should also consider their specific needs and requirements to determine whether an off-the-shelf solution will meet their needs or whether a custom ERP solution would be more appropriate.

Please complete our contact form to start your journey with Virtualnet and we will be in touch to arrange a meeting to discuss your options and routes.