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16Dec2014

2015 – the year of the Cloud

The Microsoft’s ‘Future Decoded’ event at the ExCeL Centre in London featured keynote speeches from Sir Bob Geldof, businessman Martin Sorrell and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The overriding message from the event was that the future of IT is mobile – and that means the cloud will become increasingly important. Managing Director, Chris Roche said
  • 16 Dec, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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08Oct2014

ACUTEC on board to gig up Coventry

ACUTEC has been chosen as a partner in a major project to transform Coventry into one of the fastest connected cities in the world. Businesses throughout the city will soon be able to benefit from gigabit speed internet connectivity with the Coventry CORE signing up partners to deliver ultra-fast broadband. ACUTEC has been selected as
  • 8 Oct, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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25Sep2014

‘Peter Pan’ Scam highlights email threats

Business bosses are being urged to brief staff on the safe use of email after a high-profile threat flew in from Eastern Europe. The ‘Peter Pan’ virus, a phishing email that aims to download malicious software onto individual computers or a network of PCs, was sent to hundreds of thousands of email users claiming to
  • 25 Sep, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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03Sep2014

ACUTEC emerge as Microsoft Managed Partner

ACUTEC will be among the first to benefit from software giant Microsoft’s developments after becoming one of its most trusted UK partners. Already one of only 500 Gold Partners to Microsoft in the UK ACUTEC has now been invited to be a Managed Partner. The move came because ACUTEC has dramatically increased its spend on Microsoft
  • 3 Sep, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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19Jun2014

ACUTEC client Guhring is expanding

An expanding West Midlands manufacturer is planning to purpose-build a new headquarters in Birmingham to accommodate its strong growth. Guhring, which manufactures and supplies precision tools for a range of industries – including aerospace, automotive, medical and engineering – employs 76 people in the UK from its current base at the Castle Bromwich Business Park.The
  • 19 Jun, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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18Jun2014

ACUTEC develop new software system for universities

An innovative software system, created by ACUTEC, is helping universities to assess and deal with student complaints. ACUTEC developed a Student Appointment Management System (SAMS) in conjunction with the University of Wolverhampton. It was originally designed as an online appointments system but has evolved to offer other capabilities such as room and equipment booking. The
  • 18 Jun, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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13May2014

ACUTEC and Century Software working together…

ACUTEC prove that everybody needs good neighbours, sharing a building with Century Software, an award-winning Sage partner with a further office in the West Midlands, has proved to be a welcome collaboration for ACUTEC. Century recently landed a project with Oldbury-based Metpro, which has three separate divisions supplying everything from brackets and fixings to security
  • 13 May, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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10Apr2014

ACUTEC at BBC Coventry and Warwickshire

ACUTEC were invited to join Annie Othen in the BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio studio recently to talk about ransomware attacks following the recent spate of spamming targeting UK computer users. A Trojan referred to as CryptoLocker that appears to be, mainly, from financial institutions  uses email as a mode of attack. Business Development Manager Urfaan Azhar says “the best
  • 10 Apr, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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03Apr2014

Be aware of ransom attacks in cyberspace

Companies across the West Midlands are being warned to be vigilant against a form of computer attack that holds them to ransom. Here at ACUTEC we are seeing increased ‘ransomware’ cases, where firms’ systems and servers become encrypted and a payment is then demanded by criminals to allow them access again. Steven Marks, of ACUTEC,
  • 3 Apr, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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02Apr2014

ACUTEC assists manufacturing growth

It’s all systems go for a Coventry manufacturer that is exporting around the world. Atritor, based on the Blue Ribbon Park, supplies processing equipment to a range of industries across the globe including mineral, chemical and food processing sectors.  The company has also recently launched a recycling division, which has helped to grow turnover by 30
  • 2 Apr, 2014
  • Diane Doolan
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