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SysGroup Acquire Managed IT Services Company Rockford IT

Press Release from SysGroup - 1st November 2017: (for original article click here) SysGroup PLC (‘SysGroup’), one of the UK’s fastest-growing managed IT services and cloud hosting providers, has today acquired managed IT, hosting and security services company, Rockford IT Ltd (‘Rockford’), for a total consideration of £3.9m. The Group offers unparalleled and flexible IT solutions to an impressive, growing list of customers across financial services, insurance, retail, technology, not-for-profit, education and private health sectors. As SysGroup’s sixth acquisition in the last ...

by Lauren Ascroft on 01 Nov 2017


Microsoft Office Vulnerability Alert

Rockford IT's IT Security Tester, Ian Simons here gives a better insight into the latest Microsoft security issue... From Wikipedia: “Windows provides several methods for transferring data between applications. One method is to use the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol. The DDE protocol is a set of messages and guidelines. It sends messages between applications that share data and uses shared memory to exchange data between applications. Applications can use the DDE protocol for one-time data transfers and for continuous exchanges in which applications send updates to one another a...

by Lauren Ascroft on 19 Oct 2017


Junior Infrastructure Engineer Joins Rockford IT

Shropshire based managed IT services provider, Rockford IT, have appointed another member of staff, taking their total up to 41. Shane Williams joined as a Junior Infrastructure Engineer at the beginning of October. Shane joins Rockford IT from Shropshire Fire and Rescue where he was an ICT Technician doing support and working in a variety of projects. In his role as Junior Infrastructure Engineer at Rockford IT, Shane will help the infrastructure team to manage Rockford's infrastructure and business systems. Shane will support the achievement of Rockford's company goals by ensuring 100%...

by Lauren Ascroft on 19 Oct 2017


Veeam and HPE Exam Success for Rockford IT Staff

Shropshire based IT company Rockford IT are pleased to announce that new starter Shane has passed his Veeam Technical Sales exam, and Sale Executive Adam passed his HPE Solution Selling exam. Shane joined Rockford IT in October 2017 and has begun his technical training straight away and the Veaam test is his first exam success at Rockford.  Veeam is a software solution that provides backup, restore and replication functionality for virtual machines. Shane will now be able to support customers with architecture planning and deployment to provide the best data protection for Rockford IT'...

by Lauren Ascroft on 19 Oct 2017


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