CompTIA IT Business Trustmark
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CompTIA IT Business Trustmark

We are pleased to announce that Drum Brae Solutions have achieved the CompTIA IT Business Trustmark. The Trustmark is designed to validate an IT company’s ability to demonstrate sound business practices and provide quality service. The credential validates that an IT company follows industry best practices related to service agreements, standard operating procedures, and systems and…

Windows 8.1 Preview

Now that Microsoft have release a Preview of Windows 8.1 we have been installing it and evaluating it across a number of devices. The overall experience has been great and now we are eagerly anticipating the final launch. As a company who have been selling Windows 8 for a while (we sold our first machine…

Windows 8 Server

After a great evening with James Akrigg at Microsoft on Thursday I spent the weekend really pushing Windows 8 Server. The test rig is an HP Microserver with 4x2Tb drives and 2Gb Ram. The Ram will get increased later – but I’m to lazy to open up the case again at the moment. Issues we…

Only a Rootkit?

Every day we are seeing machines with more and more insidious spyware and some items are rootkits. We are getting machines handed into our Edinburgh workshop all the time in various states of infection. A rootkit is a program designed to silently take control of a machine and then do whatever the installer wants on…