First wireless link in Boston

Work on the new The Boston Witham Academies Federation (BWAF) wireless network has begun. This will be the first wireless link we have in Boston. Our Mission This project aims to join as many of the BWAF academy schools together with wireless links. This is to minimise the use of external ISPs and maximize efficiency when dealing […]

Fairfield Primary Gate System

Last month we were approached to motorize Fairfield Primary Gate System, one of the schools on our support contract. The Fairfield Primary Gate System would need to work both independently and as a pair depending on the command given. This was a unique issue for a school as each school usually have separate pedestrian and […]

AIT’s New Offsite Backup Facility

April sees the commissioning of AIT’s New Offsite Backup Facility. Installation The facility in question was in a previous life a O2 telecoms site, after the handover from O2 to AIT in November works have been underway to install two 1Gbps capacity wireless links to our Main DC at George Spencer. Each link is a […]

Our Work Over The Summer

The summer holidays are always a busy time for us here at Advanced IT Services. We use the time when teachers are out of the building to complete major summer IT jobs and upgrades to systems. This summer was one of our busiest ever! Read on to find out about some of the jobs we […]

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 […]

February Half Term

Half Term was once again upon us, giving us some time to implement our bigger projects. Here’s a quick list of what we were up to:

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:

Brand New Website Launch!!

Welcome to AIT’s new website! Have a look around and see what we can offer you. If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to get in touch.