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Ransomware Protection

By Simon Isherwood on

Ransomware is the current BIG thing in endpoint security. Stories of companies and individuals having demands for money to unlock their precious files after an attack are rife in the news. Many of the online big boys in the security arena are powerless to prevent these kinds of attacks due to the nature of their […]

Sitec gain AEP acreditation

By Simon Isherwood on

We are pleased to announce that Sitec IT have now achieved Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP) status, demonstrating our ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft AEP authorization, partners must complete a test to prove their level of academic licensing and market expertise. The AEP […]

Beware! Windows 10 Ransomware Attacks!

By Simon Isherwood on

Cyber criminals are spreading ransomware to Windows 10 users in the form of fake emails offering system updates. Ransomware known as CTB Locker tempts Windows users with the promise of a Windows 10 installation kit. Once the file is downloaded and installed it presents a message saying that crucial system files are now locked. The […]

Spam Filtering of Emails

By Simon Isherwood on

Client Issue Independent estate agents Clarke Gammon Wellers had, like many companies, over time become inundated with unwanted and unsolicited email messages causing wasted time and man hours. The company was receiving approximately six times more spam mail than it was receiving valid mail messages. Sitec has worked with CGW since 2010 providing IT support, […]

Improved diary management

By Simon Isherwood on

Client Issue Manns Removals needed to manage their staff, driver and remote worker diaries from their head office location. They also wanted to ensure that everyone with a desktop computer was able to see everyone else’s diary with ease. Sitec has worked with Manns Removals for over four years providing IT support and new computer […]

Improvement of Branch to Head Office Network

By Simon Isherwood on

Client Issue Sitec IT has worked with Clarke Gammon Wellers (independent estate agents) for over six years providing IT support and new computer equipment for their six locations in Surrey and Hampshire. Early on during the relationship CGW needed to upgrade the main file server at their head office to make the management of their […]

Setup of new branch office

By Simon Isherwood on

Client Issue Independent estate agents Clarke Gammon Wellers had taken on another location and needed a permanent computer to be located at their site office for the Liphook Silent Garden development. This computer needed to have access to the main Vebra Live Property Management Solution at their head office. Sitec IT has worked with Clarke […]

Office Relocation to two new Sites

By Simon Isherwood on

Since being taken over by their new German Owner, Cranleigh based company Artifex decided to relocate their main manufacturing and admin offices further south to two different sites, namely Billingshurst for their admin office and Winterpick for their main manufacturing plant.

Sitec IT has worked with Artifex for over six years providing IT support, new computer equipment and solutions and website services including hosting of their main website and email at their head office and manufacturing plant in Surrey.

Repeated Broadband Failure

By Simon Isherwood on

Wadham and Isherwood, a Guildford based commercial property agent, had been having repeated problems with their business broadband service. They were losing valuable man hours through having to restart the router multiple times a day, severely reducing business productivity and causing an immense amount of frustration for staff.