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  • MCSA awarded place on new Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 2 Framework
    We are pleased to announce that MCSA have been awarded a place on the new Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 2 framework. This framework replaces the outgoing Technology Services framework that ended in May 2017 and will allow us to continue to support our customers with a wide range of options; from End User Services […]
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  • MCSA will be at Procurex Scotland on 25th October 2017
      MCSA will be attending Procurex Scotland for the seventh year running on stand 51.     Working towards the ‘Scottish Government Procurement Strategy – January 2017-March 2019‘, the most important day of the year for Scotland’s public procurement community is back at the SEC, Glasgow with Procurex Scotland 2017 and the Scottish Government 13th […]
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  • How does Composable Infrastructure move the game on from Traditional Infrastructure?
      When looking to upgrade your IT infrastructure, it can be difficult to know where to start. Do you opt for traditional, converged, hyper-converged or, the most recent to join to the industry vernacular, composable? Gordon Grosse, our Head of Technical Services at MCSA explains the difference between each type of infrastructure and how composable […]
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  • IT and Digital Transformation in the Education Sector
      Technology has made its way into most aspects of our lives, and the education sector has not escaped this. The way that schools and universities use technology and IT infrastructure has evolved massively in the past few decades, with the government placing a particular focus on digital transformation in schools and universities. In 2015, […]
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  • Three reasons you need a third-party IT maintenance provider
    Author: Simon Pemberton, Commercial Sales Manager   IT underpins the majority, if not all, business infrastructure, from storage to operations.  Without technology in place, many businesses simply wouldn’t function. Regardless of the fact that IT infrastructure has become a hybrid of cloud, hardware and software, many organisations still operate on legacy hardware in order to […]
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  • Join MCSA at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Customer Experience Centre
      Thursday 22 June   ¦   1 Aldermanbury Square, London   ¦   12:30 – 17:00   Information technology in healthcare is changing right in front of us. Health IT now increases data usage and analytics across the board — to the benefit of patients, physicians, and hospitals. Digitisation of healthcare records has paved […]
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  • What is EOSL and what does it mean for your equipment?
    Like anything, your IT equipment won’t last forever.  When hardware is considered at ‘the end of its useful lifespan’, vendors like EMC will stop selling and marketing the product. But End-of-Life (EOL) from a vendor perspective does not mean End-of-Life from an end user perspective. End-of-Service-Life For most end users, the milestone of concern is […]
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  • MCSA supporting cyber security with ISO 27001 accreditation
    With regular high profile hacks hitting the news more frequently than we all would like, cyber security is more important than ever. Organisations in today’s digital environment need to do all they can to protect themselves, their data and their customers’ data as effectively as possible, something we take very seriously at MCSA, The Maindec […]
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  • Meet MCSA at the LUPC & SUPC Conference
    On Wednesday 24th May, MCSA, The Maindec Group, are pleased to be exhibiting at the LUPC & SUPC conference and are looking forward to introducing ourselves to the education sector. The conference is taking place at County Hall in London and will have around 250 delegates and 60 exhibitors attending. The programme will be covering […]
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  • Three tips for better storage
    Storage is an essential part of any business IT infrastructure. It is the business backbone, and if it isn’t optimised for the business or performing at full capacity, it could have a knock on effect on operations. Paul McQueen, Public Sector Account Manager at MCSA, is on the frontline of helping our customers with their […]
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  • Defending against Ransomware attacks and what to do if you’ve been affected
    On Friday, a large-scale ransomware attack hit the headlines. Companies across the world were affected by malicious ransomware attacks to extort money from them, causing serious problems for the organisations affected to work and serve their customers.  The attack was not targeted, however some of the UK’s NHS trusts were severely affected. Here in the […]
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  • MCSA listed in the FT’s 1000 fastest growing companies
      MCSA, The Maindec Group, are very pleased to announce that the company has been listed in the Financial Times’ 1000, ranking at 342. The list comprises of 1000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2012 and 2015. This is a great achievement for MCSA and shows that […]
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  • MCSA attend Huawei Partner Advisory Board
    Following on from MCSA’s recent announcement around our partnership with Huawei Enterprise, our relationship is going from strength to strength. Craig Fairs, Public Sector Sales Manager, attended the recent Huawei Partner Advisory Board in Paris with other representative of Huawei partners to discuss Huawei’s position in the market over the last year and how we […]
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  • MCSA achieves second MCSA
    Dan Butler, one of our Managed Services Consultant, has qualified as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for Office 365 and Windows Server 2012.   Dan joined MCSA on the HP ‘ExpertOne’ Apprenticeship course, successfully passing this within a year of joining. Dan has progressed by combining a focus on solving customers IT challenges with his […]
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  • Q&A with MD, Paul Timms: announcing our Huawei Partnership
      It’s shaping up to be an exciting year for us here at MCSA! With the recent launch of our new NOC, we are now pleased to announce our new vendor partnership with Huawei. As experts in the data centre environment with a focus on high-quality customer service, Huawei are a great partnership fit for […]
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  • MCSA signs UK partnership agreement with Huawei
      MCSA extends its multi-vendor capability by announcing a major UK partnership agreement with Huawei Enterprise in the UK, to deliver class-leading installation, physical and remote support as well as consultancy services. The partnership will see MCSA adding Huawei’s servers, storage, networking, cloud computing products and datacentre services to its portfolio. MCSA and Huawei will […]
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  • MCSA enhance services with NOC launch
    We are continually working on improving our support services and our tools, so we are very pleased to announce the launch of our updated and improved Network Operation Centre (NOC). MCSA have been providing IT support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for customers across a range of sectors […]
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  • MCSA achieves MCSA
    Sohail Ahmed, one of our Managed Services Consultants completed his Server 2012 exams in February this year to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). To pass, Sohail had to successfully complete three exams; he is now qualified to support Microsoft’s Server platform.   Ray Watson, Head of Managed Services & Infrastructure, said “we are delighted […]
  • HPE to Acquire Nimble Storage
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nimble Storage, the San Jose, Calif.-based provider of predictive all-flash and hybrid-flash storage solutions. HPE will pay $12.50 per share in cash, representing a net cash purchase price at closing of $1.0 billion. In addition to the purchase price, HPE will […]
  • Meet our Millennials
    Are you going to finish school or university soon and looking to get out into the working world? At MCSA we offer a range of positions for young people who are ready to start their career or move it onto the next level. If you are interested in apply for a role at MCSA visit […]
  • Three reasons to get involved with an IT apprenticeship
      If you are just about to leave school or are beginning to think about your future, making your first career choice can feel a little overwhelming. But if the thought of university or college doesn’t appeal to you, perhaps an apprenticeship scheme is more up your street? We spoke to Susan Mullerworth, our HR […]
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  • What’s in store for storage?
      The connected world is fast expanding so greater volumes of data are being stored as more information hungry routes such as digital patient records, CRM systems and warehouse management systems push to the forefront. The reality is that storage clearly needs to be continuously reviewed at a business level, Paul, McQueen, Public Sector Account […]
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  • 5 Real World IT trends that will matter in 2017
    As we enter 2017, promises of evermore tech hype and noise, Paul Timms, MD at MCSA highlights real life IT trends that will have an impact on businesses and how these can be managed for a successful outcome.   IT cost increase After many years of seeing price deflation, it’s inevitable that changes in the […]
  • HPE to Acquire SimpliVity and Expand Leadership in Growing Hybrid IT Industry
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a definitive agreement to acquire SimpliVity, a leading provider of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure, for $650 million in cash.  The hyperconverged market was estimated to be approximately $2.4 billion in 2016, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent, to nearly $6 billion, by 2020.  By […]
  • MCSA appointment to make managed services a customer favourite
    We are pleased to announce that IT industry leader and ex-National Hunt jockey Terry Storrar has joined us as director of our managed services division. He is tasked with expanding our managed service capability across the UK by aligning our outsourcing, hosting, and hybrid cloud offerings, more closely with ever-changing customer demand. Ultimately, Terry’s goal […]
  • MCSA win place on SSSNA Education Framework
      MCSA have extended its reach by winning a place on the new SSSNA framework which supports IT procurement in the Higher Education sector. MCSA’s place on the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) SSSNA framework (Servers, Storage and Solutions National Agreement)  follows their successful experience in the support for the Public Sector, including the NHS […]
  • 2017 Survey
    MCSA would like to hear from our loyal customers and industry experts about your 2017 plans. The survey is intended to provide an insight into plans across various industries to compile a broad overview of where technology is heading over the next year and how MCSA can assist with your projects. A generalised response to […]
  • Why you should take advantage of the HMRC VAT rules
      In 2015, HM Revenue & Customs announced some new guidelines regarding public sector IT costs. These guidelines now allow NHS and Government departments to reclaim the VAT from off-premise purchases. This means that organisations can reclaim 20% from the cost of managed services as a whole. And cloud, software, hardware and maintenance are all […]
  • The data centre and why it’s the future
    Although they are often overshadowed by the hype around cloud, data centres play a key role in sustaining business and this dependency will only increase. Paul Timms, MD at MCSA, relays some key facts about the current data centre, why it will play an increasingly important role in IT and what we can expect in […]
  • 2 hour fix? Yes please!
    At MCSA we are a round the clock provider of IT infrastructure maintenance and service contracts focused on the datacenter, our contracts offer almost unlimited SLA options, covering your business Critical Systems 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Most new infrastructure hardware will come with a full warranty. However, […]
  • Meet the Experts at EHI Live 2016
    Gordon Grosse, Head of Technical Services at MCSA, discusses how MCSA are working with the NHS towards Digital Transformation  
  • MCSA included in the Megabuyte50 Award Winners
    MCSA are proud to be listed in the Megabuyte50 Top 50 companies for the first time. The annual Megabuyte50 awards recognise excellence in the financial performance of privately-owned, mid-market UK technology companies, ranked according to their Megabuyte Scorecard rating. At the awards ceremony MCSA’s Managing Director Paul Timms gave a presentation about our services and […]
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  • Understand the Value of HPE 3PAR Flash
    Organisations are creating more and more digital data. But how can you manage this without increasing IT spend? We can show you how IT departments are reducing overall costs related to data storage by 80%! By aligning HPE technology and best operational practice your organisation can start to attain higher levels of customer satisfaction from application […]
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  • MCSA will be at Procurex Scotland on 9th November 2016
    MCSA will be attending Procurex Scotland for the sixth year running.     Procurex Scotland Live 2016, Scotland’s Annual Pan Public Sector Procurement Festival, which incorporates both The Scottish Government 12th National Procurement Conference and The Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2016/17. Ten years on from the beginnings of procurement reform, […]
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