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25 Years in Business for CMS Group!

Nationwide IT Support, Projects and Cloud Services. Founded in 1990.

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IT Support

Flexible levels of support. Remote & Onsite, Nationwide, 24*7*365.

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IT Projects

Developing an IT Strategy, Architecting, Supplying & Installing solutions.

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Offload the expense & complexity of maintaining your own infrastructure.

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“great onboarding with us, I was extremely impressed by Oliver and Ryan's hands on attitude early days. They helped make the transition from the incumbent very good. They established an early communication plan to help ease staff in to the new routine, supported by strong documentation and this helped a positive buy in from staff around the business. I also like how Oliver personally contacted all GMs to go through their processes and how they work.

They're a very eager bunch and happy to take on whatever tasks, including the boring stuff like updates and precautionary checks giving back valuable time to IT. They’re also happy to work alongside us for process improvement”

Chris Wilson - Head of IT, Apex Hotels

2019-01-30T16:58:14+00:00

Chris Wilson - Head of IT, Apex Hotels

“great onboarding with us, I was extremely impressed by Oliver and Ryan's hands on attitude early days. They helped make the transition from the incumbent very good. They established an early communication plan to help ease staff in to the new routine, supported by strong documentation and this helped a positive buy in from staff around the business. I also like how Oliver personally contacted all GMs to go through their processes and how they work. Being able visit CMS and see how they worked on site also helped from an internal IT point of view, as we could then tailor how we got staff to contact them. They're a very eager bunch and happy to take on whatever tasks, including the boring stuff like updates and precautionary checks giving back valuable time to IT. They’re also happy to work alongside us for process improvement”
"The CMS office staff, the technicians and the business architects have always been very approachable, understanding my needs and requirements. I would always recommend CMS to other parties.” “they are willing to show us how to resolve some issues, their technical awareness is excellent, and they are situated no more than 40 minutes away.”

“We have upgraded all of our systems over the last 2 years, we used CMS to advise & implement most of them (Backup hardware & Veeam solution, SAN hardware replacement & configuration, DR Solution implementations and networked UPS recommendation & implementation). All projects were delivered on time, to the agreed costs with only minor issues that were resolved immediately; all whilst providing continued IT support at the same high level. In addition, CMS provided support/direction on systems upgraded by other vendors (Netgear switch infrastructure) and to date, our IT systems appear to be running smoother than ever.”

Mark Rice - Business Systems & Support Engineer, Global Renewables

2019-01-30T18:00:50+00:00

Mark Rice - Business Systems & Support Engineer, Global Renewables

"The CMS office staff, the technicians and the business architects have always been very approachable, understanding my needs and requirements. I would always recommend CMS to other parties.” “they are willing to show us how to resolve some issues, their technical awareness is excellent, and they are situated no more than 40 minutes away.” “We have upgraded all of our systems over the last 2 years, we used CMS to advise & implement most of them (Backup hardware & Veeam solution, SAN hardware replacement & configuration, DR Solution implementations and networked UPS recommendation & implementation). All projects were delivered on time, to the agreed costs with only minor issues that were resolved immediately; all whilst providing continued IT support at the same high level. In addition, CMS provided support/direction on systems upgraded by other vendors (Netgear switch infrastructure) and to date, our IT systems appear to be running smoother than ever.”
“Having realised our IT System was no longer fit for purpose as our Business grew, we spoke to several Companies about replacing it. We were sufficiently impressed with the CMS Group to place our order with them.
The work was carried out at the agreed time and within the agreed time framework which was vital to our
ongoing business. All work was carried out in a professional manner and we are more than happy to recommend CMS Group to anyone looking to upgrade or replace their IT Systems.”

Jeremy Kirk – MD, Kirk Scaffolding

2019-01-30T15:48:25+00:00

Jeremy Kirk – MD, Kirk Scaffolding

“Having realised our IT System was no longer fit for purpose as our Business grew, we spoke to several Companies about replacing it. We were sufficiently impressed with the CMS Group to place our order with them. The work was carried out at the agreed time and within the agreed time framework which was vital to our ongoing business. All work was carried out in a professional manner and we are more than happy to recommend CMS Group to anyone looking to upgrade or replace their IT Systems.”
"CMS are highly professional and work to find the best solutions for their clients. We would definitely recommend them to others.” “[they] have always given us great service. We have always found them to be highly efficient, customer focused, friendly and respectful.” “[they] take a no problem approach to their IT Managed Services. They are keen to become an extension of the internal IT team.” “the management wrapper they provide is superb.” “Outsourcing our service desk allows our internal IT staff to focus on other areas - concentrating on projects and strategic initiatives to deliver business growth.”

Chris Wilson - Head of IT, Apex Hotels

2019-01-30T17:37:56+00:00

Chris Wilson - Head of IT, Apex Hotels

"CMS are highly professional and work to find the best solutions for their clients. We would definitely recommend them to others.” “[they] have always given us great service. We have always found them to be highly efficient, customer focused, friendly and respectful.” “[they] take a no problem approach to their IT Managed Services. They are keen to become an extension of the internal IT team.” “the management wrapper they provide is superb.” “Outsourcing our service desk allows our internal IT staff to focus on other areas - concentrating on projects and strategic initiatives to deliver business growth.”
“We're confident we made the right choice with CMS. CMS is easily approachable, customer focused and the right partner for our business to move forward. It is important to make sure we understand and are happy with the contract we sign and CMS was a real partner from the beginning. Our requests have always been taken seriously and changes have been made amazingly quickly. We also contacted some of CMS' clients and they were happy to recommend you, which gave us even more confidence."

Balazs Simon - IT Manager, London School of English

2019-01-30T14:51:05+00:00

Balazs Simon - IT Manager, London School of English

“We're confident we made the right choice with CMS. CMS is easily approachable, customer focused and the right partner for our business to move forward. It is important to make sure we understand and are happy with the contract we sign and CMS was a real partner from the beginning. Our requests have always been taken seriously and changes have been made amazingly quickly. We also contacted some of CMS' clients and they were happy to recommend you, which gave us even more confidence."
“CMS delivered a proposal covering all these requirements, both from a commercial and timeline perspective. The project was delivered on time within challenging time constraints; whilst there were challenges along the way, CMS dealt with these and went beyond their remit, demonstrating a true ownership of the project.”

Dan Morley – Head of IT Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Village Hotels and KSL Resorts

2019-01-30T15:51:44+00:00

Dan Morley – Head of IT Infrastructure and Service Delivery, Village Hotels and KSL Resorts

“CMS delivered a proposal covering all these requirements, both from a commercial and timeline perspective. The project was delivered on time within challenging time constraints; whilst there were challenges along the way, CMS dealt with these and went beyond their remit, demonstrating a true ownership of the project.”
Would you recommend CMS Group?
"Definitely they are a very friendly family run business which offers the personal touch.”

“CMS have provided a solution which leaves the IT department to concentrate on projects in-house without being constantly interrupted by the stores. The solution has also enabled us to offer our stores 24/7 support which we could not do previously.”

Alison Burney - Business Analyst, Julian Charles

2019-01-30T17:31:28+00:00

Alison Burney - Business Analyst, Julian Charles

Would you recommend CMS Group? "Definitely they are a very friendly family run business which offers the personal touch.” “CMS have provided a solution which leaves the IT department to concentrate on projects in-house without being constantly interrupted by the stores. The solution has also enabled us to offer our stores 24/7 support which we could not do previously.”
"CMS have continued to offer the support Birtwell & Co Ltd need in many respects. I can speak directly to the support team and ask for help in my not so technical manner. They will listen and offer a solution or will often visit to work out the solution if necessary. Our company has developed a good friendly working relationship with CMS and I am grateful we can work together in this way and depend on CMS in our hour of need."

Sue Preugschat – Birtwells & Co

2019-01-30T16:04:00+00:00

Sue Preugschat – Birtwells & Co

"CMS have continued to offer the support Birtwell & Co Ltd need in many respects. I can speak directly to the support team and ask for help in my not so technical manner. They will listen and offer a solution or will often visit to work out the solution if necessary. Our company has developed a good friendly working relationship with CMS and I am grateful we can work together in this way and depend on CMS in our hour of need."
“We’ve been working with CMS Group for over 3 years now. We initially started out by asking them to provide an ‘Annual Leave Cover’ contract which they gladly did. This has since escalated into a ‘3rd Line System Support’ contract, a ‘Cisco Switch Breakdown & configuration’ support contract, and an ‘Out of Hours’ support contract. We have an excellent working relationship with the CMS Group staff who offer a personal touch and take full ownership of our problems to their resolution.”

Mark Rice – Business Systems & Support Engineer, Global Renewables

2019-01-30T15:17:05+00:00

Mark Rice – Business Systems & Support Engineer, Global Renewables

“We’ve been working with CMS Group for over 3 years now. We initially started out by asking them to provide an ‘Annual Leave Cover’ contract which they gladly did. This has since escalated into a ‘3rd Line System Support’ contract, a ‘Cisco Switch Breakdown & configuration’ support contract, and an ‘Out of Hours’ support contract. We have an excellent working relationship with the CMS Group staff who offer a personal touch and take full ownership of our problems to their resolution.”
"I decided that CMS Group would best suit our company after meeting three potential IT Support companies. This was mainly due to Oliver’s knowledge and his ability to listen to our company IT support needs and confirm that he was able to ensure all requests could be dealt with by CMS and in a professional manner. I have on many occasions called CMS for help and guidance in the short time that we have been customers and been more than happy with their immediate attention and resolution."

Sue Preugschat – Birtwells & Co

2019-01-30T15:04:40+00:00

Sue Preugschat – Birtwells & Co

"I decided that CMS Group would best suit our company after meeting three potential IT Support companies. This was mainly due to Oliver’s knowledge and his ability to listen to our company IT support needs and confirm that he was able to ensure all requests could be dealt with by CMS and in a professional manner. I have on many occasions called CMS for help and guidance in the short time that we have been customers and been more than happy with their immediate attention and resolution."
“The primary remit for CMS was to release key Emerson & Renwick personnel from daily fire-fighting of IT issues. This has been achieved due to the quality and accessibility of the CMS remote service desk.”

Andrew McLaughlan – FD, Emerson & Renwick

2019-01-30T15:40:26+00:00

Andrew McLaughlan – FD, Emerson & Renwick

“The primary remit for CMS was to release key Emerson & Renwick personnel from daily fire-fighting of IT issues. This has been achieved due to the quality and accessibility of the CMS remote service desk.”
“IT is an enabling tool that allows us run our business as efficiently as possible. By switching to the CMS Cloud Service we've sidestepped many of the day-to-day hardware and software management issues that don’t add any real value to the business. Instead, we've got a dynamic and flexible IT infrastructure that is both resilient and more suited to the demands of a rapidly growing Trumeter Technologies.”

John Smith – CEO, Trumeter Technologies

2019-01-30T15:38:38+00:00

John Smith – CEO, Trumeter Technologies

“IT is an enabling tool that allows us run our business as efficiently as possible. By switching to the CMS Cloud Service we've sidestepped many of the day-to-day hardware and software management issues that don’t add any real value to the business. Instead, we've got a dynamic and flexible IT infrastructure that is both resilient and more suited to the demands of a rapidly growing Trumeter Technologies.”
“Just a short note to thank Andrew S and the team for a smooth and professional installation. In my opinion, it has gone better than we could have expected for what was a large and complex project. This reflects the professionalism and pre-planning/testing conducted by the CMS Team.”

Andrew McLaughlan – FD, Emerson & Renwick

2019-01-30T15:14:30+00:00

Andrew McLaughlan – FD, Emerson & Renwick

“Just a short note to thank Andrew S and the team for a smooth and professional installation. In my opinion, it has gone better than we could have expected for what was a large and complex project. This reflects the professionalism and pre-planning/testing conducted by the CMS Team.”
Would you recommend CMS Group?
"Without hesitation, yes.” “For the IT team, we spend less time now on the infrastructure and more time on developing and supporting the business systems which is now showing dividends.” “Internal and external staff are engaging more with each other and clients thanks to SharePoint and Office 365, Infrastructure failures are minimal and resolved in a responsive manner. The team is in a much better place knowing that the support level has improved 100%.”

John Creigh - Head of IT, BII

2019-01-30T18:04:42+00:00

John Creigh - Head of IT, BII

Would you recommend CMS Group? "Without hesitation, yes.” “For the IT team, we spend less time now on the infrastructure and more time on developing and supporting the business systems which is now showing dividends.” “Internal and external staff are engaging more with each other and clients thanks to SharePoint and Office 365, Infrastructure failures are minimal and resolved in a responsive manner. The team is in a much better place knowing that the support level has improved 100%.”
"CMS are specialists in their field which makes it easier to work with them. They also understand what we are trying to do and take away the support issues, enabling us to concentrate on the big picture of ensuring the IT is adding real value to the business."

Joanne Stanford – (ex)IT Director, DeVere Group

2019-01-30T15:42:18+00:00

Joanne Stanford – (ex)IT Director, DeVere Group

"CMS are specialists in their field which makes it easier to work with them. They also understand what we are trying to do and take away the support issues, enabling us to concentrate on the big picture of ensuring the IT is adding real value to the business."
“The move to the CMS data centre went very well. It solved the hardware refresh problem and has enabled us to relocate at will without disrupting IT services to our UK, US and Malaysian businesses. Interestingly, because of the time difference, CMS also provides Malaysia with 24*7*365 support.”

Ivor Stones – IT Manager, Trumeter Technologies

2019-01-30T15:46:11+00:00

Ivor Stones – IT Manager, Trumeter Technologies

“The move to the CMS data centre went very well. It solved the hardware refresh problem and has enabled us to relocate at will without disrupting IT services to our UK, US and Malaysian businesses. Interestingly, because of the time difference, CMS also provides Malaysia with 24*7*365 support.”
"I would recommend CMS to any business.  I find the support we receive from CMS very professional. We have been linked with the company for many years and they have always been so helpful and understanding with our issues.”

“CMS engineers/telephone operatives have patience when they are describing solutions to us and they also arrange visits when required. All members of the team will go the extra mile to assist with IT issues.”

Andy Roger - Resort Director, Cameron House

2019-01-30T17:26:12+00:00

Andy Roger - Resort Director, Cameron House

"I would recommend CMS to any business.  I find the support we receive from CMS very professional. We have been linked with the company for many years and they have always been so helpful and understanding with our issues.” “CMS engineers/telephone operatives have patience when they are describing solutions to us and they also arrange visits when required. All members of the team will go the extra mile to assist with IT issues.”
“I thought I should drop you a line to say how impressed I am with the team of engineers that are assisting us with the rollout … without a shadow of a doubt, had we engaged ‘standard’ engineers we would have struggled to complete this project within the time constraints put upon us … As a company, you have obviously decided that recruitment based on a ‘can do’ attitude is as important as the IT skills of a particular engineer and for this, you should be commended”

David Kelly – IT Director, QHotels

2019-01-30T15:01:17+00:00

David Kelly – IT Director, QHotels

“I thought I should drop you a line to say how impressed I am with the team of engineers that are assisting us with the rollout … without a shadow of a doubt, had we engaged ‘standard’ engineers we would have struggled to complete this project within the time constraints put upon us … As a company, you have obviously decided that recruitment based on a ‘can do’ attitude is as important as the IT skills of a particular engineer and for this, you should be commended”
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Kanchan Lakhay - Executive Assistant, The Belfry

2019-02-01T14:34:04+00:00

Kanchan Lakhay - Executive Assistant, The Belfry

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