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Escaping Excel Hell

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Escaping Excel Hell

Are you ready to find out a better, safer and cheaper way to store and manage data?

Businesses are Tired of Excel

There are many downsides to Excel which cost businesses time, money and resources:

28 hours a week

On average, Excel users spend 28
hours a week working with

9 hours a week

Each user can spend up to
9 hours a week needlessly
repeating work

£8,740 per year

The cost of the unnecessary
work amounts to
£8,740 per year

£48 billion per year

Overall, that’s 2 billion hours
of unnecessary work, or
£48 billion per year!

Human error

It’s easy for human errors to creep
into a spreadsheet, as Excel accepts
whatever you type into a cell

Spreadsheets are unsafe

Spreadsheets are unsafe, because
it’s hard to control who sees
and uses them

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Wirebox are Database Experts

Wirebox have long standing experience working with businesses to improve their data systems. Our team have created custom databases using a range of database engines such as MySQL and Oracle.

We can adapt existing databases, extract and migrate data from an old data system to a new one, or design new databases to fit with the applications your business uses.

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The Alternative: A Database

Databases solve all these problems in ways that are efficient, simple and cost-effective:

• They manage data faster and simpler, saving time

• They enable you to manage the relations between data, minimising duplication

• They can be implemented and updated using open-source tools, making them more cost-effective

• They are more user-friendly and intuitive, reducing the risk of inaccuracies

• They give you control over access, making them safer

Our database process

We have a 4-step process to creating a database that fits your specifications


Extract, clean and merge data for statistical analysis.


Create a comprehensive database model with all logical and physical choices in a Data Definition Language.


Create a comprehensive database model with all logical and physical choices in a Data Definition Language.


Simulate live activities to determine the database’s functionality.

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