About Us

The best way to find out how we can help you is to talk to us, please do contact us for a no obligation chat about your situation. However just in case you are not ready just yet here is some information to be going on with.

 

Based in the North West of England CSE have been offering high quality IT services since it was founded back in 1986, CSE soon gained a reputation for high standards of quality and timely service which we are proud to say have been retained to this day.

In 2007 we were recognised by Microsoft as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, “Gold Certified Partners represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies, and have the closest working relationship with Microsoft.” (Microsoft 2008). Subsequently at the beginning of 2008 we were awarded the Small Business Specialist accreditation recognising our skills in providing and supporting I.T. solutions to small businesses. Both these accreditations have been maintained through 2008/09 to 2010/11.

 

We are pleased to announce that we have also been awarded the new Medium Business Solution Provider competency having already met the requirements prior to it going live.

 

If you represent a charity or education establishment you may be interested to know that we are also a Microsoft Authorized education reseller and able to supply licences at education rates.


Summary of Microsoft certifications held by CSE staff:

5 x MCPS Microsoft Certified Product Specialists - Individuals who demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of at least one Microsoft operating system, and have passed the certification exams that prove their technical proficiency and expertise.

3 x MCNPS Microsoft Certified .Net Product Specialists - Individuals who demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of at least one Microsoft operating system, and have passed the certification exams that prove their technical proficiency and expertise.

3 x MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator - Individuals who demonstrate the skills to necessary to successfully manage and troubleshoot system environments running on the Microsoft Windows operating system.

1 x MCSAM Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator Messaging Specialist – individual skills as MCSA but also demonstrating additional skills to successfully Implement and Manage Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

1 x MCDBA Microsoft Certified Database Administrator - Individuals who demonstrate the skills that are necessary to lead organizations in the successful design, implementation, and administration of Microsoft SQL Server databases

3 x MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - is the premier certification for professionals who analyse the business requirements and design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions based on the Microsoft Windows 2000 platform and Microsoft Windows Server System. Implementation responsibilities include installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network systems.

1 x MCSES – MCSE with Security specialisation - Designing Security for a Windows Server 2003 Network

3 x Microsoft Licensing Sales Expert - The Microsoft Licensing Sales Specialist (MLSS/MLSE) accreditation recognises sales people who can recommend the best Microsoft licensing solutions. The MLSS/MLSE accreditation demonstrates the individual has a clear understanding of the various Microsoft licensing programmes.

2 x Microsoft Small Business Marketing & Sales Assessment – Ensures that the individual understands the dynamics and dependencies of the small business market, as well as the value to small business of several software solutions, including Windows XP Professional, Office 2003, Windows Small Business Server.

1 x ESET Silver Partner with certified engineer - Trained in both installing and supporting the ESET range of products by the manufacturer plus 3 other internally trained engineers.

 

2 x GFI certified personnel – Trained and certified by GFI in all aspects of their portfolio including mail security and anti-spam solutions, compliancy software and mail archiving solutions. Web security and filtering and solutions to protect your intellectual property from internal and external threats.


We believe that this reflects our commitment to providing consistently high standards of service to our customers which in turn provides for a high level of customer retention. Ensuring that our people have up to date skills and knowledge is a fundamental necessity in our business. Our friendly and helpful team have literally decades of experience and are ready to help you. We look forward to hearing from you soon to discuss how we can help you.


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