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IT Infrastructure Strategy

INTRODUCTION Are you approaching the need to invest in your IT Infrastructure? If so, you may be wondering what your options are, and what impact each option has on areas such as risk; scalability; commercials (TCO); disaster recovery and backup options. The purpose of this article is to briefly highlight what the key options are […]

Hospitality IT Support- How It’s Changing

The Scene There has never been more pressure on IT in hospitality than there currently is. Be it with the innovations to the guest experience (e.g. self-check ins, in-room technology, etc) or behind the scenes managing 3rd party solutions that work. Competition is rife, standards are high and moreover, IT must be stable. IT has […]

‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ Vulnerability Guidance

This article contains important information on vulnerabilities with all machines CPUs (manufactured since 1995) and how to fix it. Please read this email thoroughly and let me know if you have any questions or if you would like to discuss this further. The below text comes from the National Cyber Security Centre (https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/meltdown-and-spectre-guidance). Guidance for […]

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 […]