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Rockford IT Put On Their Walking Boots for Charity

On Saturday the 9th September Rockford IT put their best foot forward to complete a 17 mile walk as they took part in the Severn Stride event, organised by Rockford IT's charity of the year, Severn Hospice. For the first time this year Rockford IT decided to dedicate 12 months of raising money for one particular local charity, Severn Hospice. Throughout 2017 Rockford IT have been taking part in in numerous events including the annual Dragon Boat Race, sky dives and other Rockford IT planned events. To date Rockford IT have raised a total of £3500 with both online and offline donations. wit...

by Lauren Ascroft on 15 Sep 2017


Senior Provisioning Agent Joins Rockford IT

Shropshire based managed IT services provider, Rockford IT, have appointed another member of staff, taking their total up to 40. Claire Edmonds joined as a Senior Provisioning Agent on the 5th September 2017. Over the years Claire has worked in a few marketing roles but has spent most of her career working within community work and education. Most recently Claire worked in the student services department at Harper Adams University as a Student Support Officer where she dealt with student welfare, finance, accommodation and much more. In her role as Senior Provisioning Agent at Rockford I...

by Lauren Ascroft on 15 Sep 2017


How Has The Internet Evolved? 48 Years On…

The first utter of the word internet was back in 1969 when Leonard Kleinrock connected a computer to the Interface Message Processor (IMP), which made contact with a second IMP, attached to a second computer, several miles away at the Stanford Research Institute. 12 years after this incident there were only 213 computer on the network, 14 years after that 16 million people were online and email was beginning to change the world. Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working at CERN. On 30th April 1993, CERN published a statement that made World Wide Web technology avail...

by Lauren Ascroft on 31 Aug 2017


Another New Job Role Created and Filled at Rockford IT

Shropshire based managed IT services provider, Rockford IT, have appointed another member of staff, taking their total up to 39. Yvonne Langford joined as Office Administrator on the 8th August 2017. Yvonne spent 15 years working at Telford College of Arts & Technology, and for 10 of those years worked for the Head of Computing & Studies carrying out a variety of administrative tasks. Prior to that Yvonne worked in the education sector for 16 years, notably at at Priorslee Primary school. In her new role as Office Administrator at Rockford IT Yvonne will be responsible for manag...

by Lauren Ascroft on 25 Aug 2017


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