Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is a database management system (DBMS) developed by Microsoft and first released in 1992. It is used for the storing of, interpretation of and analysis of data and is still very much relevant today particularly for SMEs where it can provide a cost-effective database solution.

However, it is not always a sufficient tool as companies grow and evolve. Here, we look at why you might use Microsoft Access as your database tool and why it might be time to consider other options.

What is Microsoft Access?

As mentioned above, in it's simplest form Microsoft Access is a Database Management System generally used for small to medium sized database projects. With Access, users can create tables to store data, design forms for data entry, generate reports for analysis and create queries to retrieve specific information from the database. 

Why is it used?

There are a variety of reasons as to why businesses may choose to use Microsoft Access either as a partial or holistic tool for their database requirements, here are some of the core features that make Access attractive -

What are the drawbacks?

As detailed above, there are many reasons why a company or individual may choose to use Microsoft Access however, there are also reasons as to why it may not be a good choice -

How Can we Help?

With extensive experience in Microsoft Access spanning many years, our developers are equipped to assist you. Whether you're considering alternatives or seeking to utilise and optimise it's many features, we're here to support your needs. 

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