Getting the balance right between an IT infrastructure that is efficient to manage, whilst satisfying the UK’s financial regulatory framework is a challenge. In our latest case study you’ll find out how Abtec helped Buckinghamshire Building Society achieve that balance.
Abtec has years of experience working with building societies across the UK. In that time we’ve built up the knowledge and a raft of services that can help building societies deliver effective IT within the market’s regulatory framework. We provide the IT and communications infrastructure for many of the UK’s building societies. We’ve helped them address issues such as:
In our case study with Buckinghamshire Building Society you’ll find out why more building societies are choosing to work with Abtec.
Our latest edition of our newsletter looks at how to build cloud technology into your business strategy. There are plenty of great reasons to do this, as one of our clients, Abrosetti UK, has found out. In the newsletter you’ll find out how our cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform has helped transform one of the UK’s leading vehicle servicing businesses.
If you are running a Windows Server 2003 you’ll be aware that Microsoft’s support for that product ends in July 2015. In the newsletter you’ll find out what options you have to ensure your server applications continue to work.
If your Internet connection is starting to feel the strain you may be eligible for a Government grant of up to £3,000 to upgrade your connection speed. Find out more about this in our newsletter or here.
Both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer made individual visits to our Carlisle based client. We’ve been upgrading Story Homes’ IT and communications infrastructure as they move into their new headquarters. We’ve delivered the IT foundation that will help the business grow more easily. This includes sophisticated video conferencing, network upgrade and a new communications system. Our sister organisation, Abtec Building Technologies, completed the mechanical and electrical fit out for the ex RAF Depot site.
In April the Chancellor opened the new headquarters. With just a few days to go to the election Samantha and David Cameron paid a visit to one of Story Homes developments in Lancaster.
For more information visit the Story Homes website.
The Government grant, called the Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme, is available for businesses with premises in specific areas of Leicester. As an approved supplier we can help you identify the right type of internet connection for your business and help you apply for the grant.
Give us a ring on 01858 438 500 to find out if your business premises qualify for the grant, and find out what speed you could get.
We have an opportunity exclusively for Leicester University students. We are looking for an intern over the summer period. This opportunity will give you lots of hands on experience working in the field of IT. It could be ideal for Department of Computer Science students., or any Leicester University student with a proven interest in IT and networking. With this exciting internship you’ll be getting hands on experience of working of large IT projects.
Working within our IT engineering department you’ll initially job shadow senior engineers, working towards taking responsibility for elements of projects at the end of the internship. You’re responsibilities would include:
Applicants should have excellent analytical and math skills, with the ability to work in teams. We are looking for people studying Computer Science, Network Engineering, Engineering or Mathematics.
To apply please send your CV along with cover letter to Chris Topham, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please contact Chris on 01858 438 500.
This issue looks at taking your IT infrastructure into the cloud. In it we’ll share our new cloud services that could help you create a more agile and effective IT framework. We’ll explore how remote offices and homeworkers can benefit from the cloud, and how to choose the right cloud partner.
For Veeam backup users there’s a fantastic special offer to celebrate the launch of our Veeam Cloud Connect service.
Download the newsletter now for a great excuse to put your head in the clouds!
To celebrate the launch of our Veeam Cloud Connect service we’re giving you the opportunity to take a free trial. You can test drive the service for a month to see if it improves your backup regime.
Veeam Cloud Connect tackles an ever present problem for IT managers; off-site backup storage. The issue of limited bandwidth and growing data volumes rendering backing up off-site too problematic.
Not for much longer though. You can now strengthen your off-site backup regime with Abtec and Veeam Cloud Connect. We can store your primary or secondary Veeam backups in our secure cloud. Our Veeam optimised network connections can help speed up your backup and recovery process.
Find out more about the Veeam Cloud Connect service here, and apply for free trial. It could change your backup regime forever.
Our latest case study looks at how we helped East Midlands’ chartered accountants The Rowleys Partnership build a better IT infrastructure. Like many businesses Rowleys wanted to make sure that their IT was supporting their organisation rather than getting in the way. As you’ll see in our case study, we recommended thin client computers, running in a virtualised data centre environment.
Find out why we made that recommendation and how it helped Rowleys in our latest case study.
Our new white paper, Providing Remote Access Connections for Building Services Projects, tackles the growing issue of cyber-security breaches in buildings. The paper is ideal for engineers that work in the building services industry, including building services consultants and mechanical and electrical engineers.
The paper highlights the growing trend of providing remote access connections to building control systems over the internet. It questions the security concerns surrounding this method and provides suitable, secure alternative methods for remote access.Download
Don’t forget if you want to learn more about providing remote access for your building services projects you can book on to our free training course.Book Training
Mortgage Finance Gazette, the premier trade magazine for banks and building societies, has featured our recent project with Darlington Building Society in its latest issue. The project, in which we enabled the Society to create a more agile IT infrastructure, took a year to implement and has helped create significant efficiencies.