Entries by CMS

Continued Growth: Surpassed 2016’s +43% by Aug 2017

Last year was a record year for CMS, with a growth of 43% for IT contracts. This year new IT Support Contract values have already passed 2016 (as of only August 2017), with a projected increase for the year of 45%. This growth demonstrates that CMS is delivering real value, offering a range of IT […]

No Customers Hit By WannaCry Ransomware!

The WannaCry ransomware attack was a worldwide cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, which targeted computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system by encrypting data and demanding ransom payments in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The Ransomware attack was reported to have infected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries starting on the 12th of May 2017! […]

43% Growth on Annual IT Support Contracts!

CMS rounds off 2016 with an impressive 43% increase in annual IT Support contracts! Andrew Coop, Managing Director of CMS commented: “2016 was a record year of growth for CMS, testament to the quality of IT Support we provide our clients. In these times a business like CMS has to deliver real value, whether providing […]

The Different Shades Of Cloud Offerings

Intro & Contract Win CMS are pleased to announce that we have recently secured a significant six-figure contract to provide the complete IT Infrastructure for a client within the Cloud offering – more on this to be released soon so keep posted… In this article, we want to summarise how not all cloud offerings are […]

How To Get The Best IT Deals?

Whether buying a single PC or planning your annual budget, you want to make sure you’re getting the best deal for your money… In this article, we highlight different tools you can leverage as well as some helpful tips to help you get the best IT Deals. Tools Lenovo: Cash-back & Refuse to Lose Lenovo is currently […]

Atlantis HyperScale – A new approach to Infrastructure

Overview of Atlantis HyperScale: With the constant demand for increased application performance and ever increasing storage requirements, IT departments are struggling to make budgets stretch to accommodate needs.  However, now there is an alternative starting at around £30,000… Atlantis HyperScale. Atlantis HyperScale – All Flash Hyper-Converged appliance at less than half the cost of alternatives. Here […]

25 Years in Business for CMS Group!

2016 marks a very exciting milestone for CMS Group as we complete our 25th year in business! We would like to tell you a little bit about the story so far… Who are CMS Group? CMS Group is a family run business, originally started in 1990 by Managing Director Andrew Coop, now joined by son […]

First Time Fix on IT Support Calls Now Even Better!

CMS Group is now 25 years old. Unlike most companies in this industry, support and service is at the core of what we do (rather than shifting tin). Central to delivering great support is our IT Service Desk. The IT Service Desk (based in Blackburn, not abroad) is often the first point that any call […]

Why North West companies moved IT Support to CMS Group

CMS Group has taken on 6 new customers in East Lancashire over the past 12 months. Each new customer has noted significant improvements (detailed below) to their IT Support, and thus, the functioning of their business (references available).   Some reasons for moving from their incumbent: Dissatisfied with support levels Poor communication Wanted more proactive […]

CMS Virtual Desktop Comparison Webinar: Microsoft, Citrix, VMWare & Redhat + Top 6 Vendor Webinars

CMS Virtual Desktop Comparison Webinar of Microsoft, Citrix, VMWare and Redhat <<hyperlink to webinar [On Demand] CMS ran this webinar a few months ago and following the great feedback and numerous requests for the webinar to be On-Demand please click below and follow the link. For those who aren’t aware a Virtual Desktop Environment can significantly reduce your […]