29th July 2015: The Launch of Windows 10

29th July 2015 sees the launch of Windows 10 which has been described as ‘a complete update for Windows’. New features include: The return of the start menu A faster start up and resume time More built in security A brand new, built in browser ‘Microsoft Edge’ The ability to have 4 app’s open in [&hellip
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Further Microsoft Exams Successfully Completed

Our team have been busy again this month completing yet more Microsoft exams.  Congratulations to: Carl Nelson, Managing Director and Jeremy Santhouse, Sales Director who both completed exam: Sales Specialist Assessment for Data Centre. Daniel Lowcock, IT Engineer who completed exam 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services. It is our company policy to ensure all staff continually [&hellip
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More Microsoft Certifications for NCS IT Engineers

We would like to congratulate IT Engineers Dan Holt, Daniel Lowcock, Ian Rollo and Dave Oldham on their recent Microsoft exam passes.  All of our field-based IT Engineers hold multiple Microsoft certifications. Dan and Daniel completed exam 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Dave and Ian completed exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server [&hellip
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NCS enters 10th year as Microsoft Gold Partner

We have entered our 10th year as a Microsoft Gold Partner. As Microsoft say, ‘Gold Competencies demonstrate best-in-class capability within a Microsoft solution area.’  It shows: Quality of Engineers Level of sales Technical knowledge and expertise Quality of pre-sales assessment   To ensure we keep our Gold partner title, we develop great relationships with our [&hellip
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Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July!

‘Windows Server 2003 end-of-life is the biggest security threat of 2015’ On 14 July 2015, Microsoft will be ending ALL support for Windows Server 2003 including Small Business Server 2003.  This brings security risks and vulnerabilities to businesses, including: No fixes, patches or security updates from Microsoft – security patches and fixes will no longer be available no matter [&hellip
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Looking to buy PCs or Laptops for your business?

Allow NCS Support Services to help you… We regularly prepare batches of PCs and Laptops for customers to save you time and hassle.  We can prepare the computers so they arrive ready for use with the required software installed. We will: 1.  Bring the new hardware into our workshop 2.  Unbox and test the kit [&hellip
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