De-commissioning Washington

Today we say farewell to our oldest Domain Controller, Washington. The server was our original Domain Controller and the last device running Windows Server 2003 in our infrastructure. With its removal from the cluster we can now raise our forest functional level, adding extra features to the Domain.

Building Our Data Centre

6 years ago today, our director visited 2BM to talk about the possibility of them quoting for and building our own specialised data centre, so we can better support our clients across the Spencer Academies Trust.

6 years on and we are working with a range of Primary & Secondary schools across the East Midlands region, providing centralised connectivity in our very own data centre.

For more information about how our data centre can help us support you or for a tour of the facility, get in touch with us today.

Advanced IT Services: Our Vision

Have a watch of our latest video to find out more about our future plans. Advanced IT Services are a specialist IT support company based in Nottingham. We are dedicated to the Education and Public sector markets and work to create a centralised service network to offer all aspects of support, using a unique IT delivery model.

Ladycross Infant School

Plan: The school currently operates a single physical server on-site and hosts their own Active Directory Domain. The aim is to move their server to our central Data Centre, migrate the necessary data over to our servers and then connect all end devices to our domain. This is carried out in stages to provide maximized uptime: