About Stan Ferguson-Smth

Stan is your typical 30-something geek who spends too much time people watching and drinking coffee in the coffee shops of Holmfirth and searching for the elusive Volvo 340 as a project car when he is not in the office. Stan has been working in IT for over 15 years, firstly as a Helpdesk agent, the progressing on to Operations and finally moving into the managed IT Services sector.

New Service – Managed WordPress

Does your company use WordPress to power your website? If so our new Managed WordPress services have been designed for you. Like the other Managed Services that we offer, the aim is to allow you to concentrate on your clients while we look after the security and technical aspects of your site. As standard [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Latest News, Managed Services|

Is your business continuity strategy up to par?

Think about what’s most important to your business today – does data come to mind? If not, it should. Your data is arguably the most vital asset to your business, and if any critical information is lost or compromised, the resulting costs and impact can be severe.   Our backup and disaster recovery [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Managed Services|

Don’t settle for lousy IT support

Here’s a frustrating scenario: Your network is down thanks to a hardware failure. You call the appropriate tech support number, and are placed on hold for several minutes. After explaining the issue, you’re bounced around to a few different technicians before being told that the problem isn’t actually covered by their support staff – and [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Managed Services|

Adobe Flash – UPDATE

Morning Folks, Adobe has released an update for their Flash software as it had discovered a vulnerability in it (CVW-2016-7855) that allows an attacker to gain remote code execution when they view a maliciously designed flash media video. There are attacks happening against Windows  machines at the moment that are taking advantage of this vulnerability. [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Security Updates|

New Apple Updates

Good Morning, Apple launched a number of updates for pretty much every device that is being supported yesterday, most of these patches are to fix remote-code execution flaws in their devices. Most of the flaws can be exploited by nothing more than the user opening a specifically crafted PDF or JPEG document. More information on [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Security Updates|

How proactive is your IT support?

If you’re still waiting for machines to break down before calling in a support technician, now is the time to consider a more proactive approach to IT and network management. Our highly intelligent monitoring tools and 24/7/365 back-office services provide cost-effective IT management that ensure your systems operate at maximum efficiency – and [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Managed Services|