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We’re shortlisted for the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019!

We’re shortlisted for the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019!

We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019 finals!

Nouveau are finalists for Tech SME of the Year 2019, a category where the use of technology to innovate customer experience and business function is key. Our continued use of technology, with the aim to innovate our managed service model by taking it from using traditional practises to instead deploying a proactive approach, has enabled us to provide real-time managed detection and response for our clients. This, as a result, has increased the effectiveness and efficiency of our service, meaning our customers can enjoy a seamless and high quality service. Our focus on our Security Information Event Management (SIEM) platform has enabled us to ensure that true real-time managed detection and response for our clients in this ever-evolving digital world.

To learn more about SIEM, please visit our landing page here.

For more information on the Thames Valley Tech Awards, please visit this link here. It will take you to their official website.

We’re shortlisted for the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019!

We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019 finals! Nouveau are finalists for Tech SME of the Year 2019, a category where the use of technology to innovate customer experience and business function is key....

Amazon Prime Day – Staying Safe Online

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We’re on the Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud 11

We are now selling a range of cloud solutions through G-Cloud 11 on the Digital Marketplace. Our current cloud support services on the Digital Marketplace are currently Cloud Infrastructure and Network Services and Fortinet Managed Firewall Service....

For more information about our managed IT security services, get in touch with our expert consultants on 0118 918 6822 – alternatively, you can fill in our contact form, and we’ll get back to you shortly.

Amazon Prime Day – Staying Safe Online

Amazon Prime Day – Staying Safe Online

It’s that time of year again.

 

Amazon Prime Day.

 

Amazon’s yearly event plays host to a wide variety of excellent deals for televisions, clothes, smart home devices, cool gadgets and tech, toys and so much more. Millions of people flock to the website in order to catch themselves a bargain – but consumers aren’t the only people that love it.

 

Cybercriminals adore events like Prime Day, as they can guarantee that a huge number of people will be visiting certain sites at certain times, which means they have a larger selection of people to try and scam. As a spike in internet traffic to any site is a certain guarantee on special sales days, hackers know when and where consumers could be sharing their personal information.

 

Not to fear! Nouveau know all about how cybercriminals try to exploit events such as Prime Day and Black Friday, and the scams are relatively easy to avoid (if you know how to!).

 

It's the Amazon, but not the one we're talking about! Image

It’s the Amazon, but not the one we’re talking about!

A primary method that cybercriminals use in order to access payment information and account login details, is by using phishing emails. Cybercriminals can make an email look like it has come from Amazon themselves, using official branding, font types, specific deals and more in order to trick consumers into clicking the email and typing in their important information. This isn’t Amazon’s fault, however, and it happens to a wide range of different companies. It’s common place to find a phishing email in your inbox every now and then – they will always manage to find their way through even the most advanced mail filters – but if you know what to look for, they are easy to manage.

 

For this reason, we here at Nouveau recommend reading our 6 Tips and Tricks to Avoid Phishing Scams blog post, where you can find out the best ways to prevent yourself becoming a victim of cybercrime. We also suggest that you access Amazon’s site directly to shop for deals and treat all emails with caution in order to keep yourself safe. If you receive an email from ‘Amazon’ offering an awesome deal, head over to the site manually and search for the item yourself. That way you will know if the deal is real or not, and it’s always best to play it safe. Another tip is to change your password regularly, and if you have just bought something online, now is a better time than any to change it just for that peace of mind.

 

With practice, you can easily become a pro at spotting phishing emails. Just remember to read our blog to get yourself started!

 

For more information and tips and tricks about Cyber Security, visit out content hub or email us at hello@nouveau.co.uk.

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CRN Awards 2019 – Review

CRN Awards 2019 – Review

A huge thank you to everyone at CRN for shortlisting us for the Best New Business Win award at the CRN Sales and Marketing Awards last night.

It was a terrific night, with great presentations and excellent hosting. Huge congratulations to MTI Technology for winning the Best New Business Win award!

Working with Timeline TV on their project was an absolute pleasure. We would like to thank them for giving us the opportunity to work on such an outstanding project.

Hopefully, we will be back at the awards event in the near future to bring home a shiny new trophy!

Regardless of what the outcome was, it was a fantastic evening that our team thoroughly enjoyed. We look forward to a successful future with many more awards night to come!

 

We’re on the Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud 11

We’re on the Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud 11

We are now selling a range of cloud solutions through G-Cloud 11 on the Digital Marketplace. Our current cloud support services on the Digital Marketplace are currently Cloud Infrastructure and Network Services and Fortinet Managed Firewall Service.

Selling our services on G-Cloud 11 means that buying services will be faster, cheaper and more efficient than entering into individual procurement contracts.

Andy Stevens, Business Unit Director at Nouveau, says “as part of growing the business, it only makes sense to broaden the range of options our customers have when it comes to buying our services. Hopefully, being on the Digital Marketplace makes things easier and more efficient for some current and future customers.  We are proud to have had our G-Cloud 11 application accepted and can not wait to get started with it”.

You can find our pages on G-Cloud by clicking the below links:

For more information, contact us on 0118 918 6822 or email hello@nouveau.co.uk.

Getting to know Peter Thompson, Senior Account Manager

We are happy to announce that we have taken on board a new Senior Account Manager to help grow and diversify the sales team at Nouveau. Peter Thompson will be taking on new accounts, as well as inheriting some of our existing customers.

We thought it would be a good idea to get to know him a little better! Take a look at some of the questions and answers below.

Peter Thompson

 

What is your job role here at Nouveau?

Senior Account Manager.

 

What attracted you to Nouveau?

The people and the size of organisation.

 

How long have you been in the industry & what interests you about the IT industry?

I have been working in IT/Telecom Sales for 18 years through various guises. I enjoy talking to customers about emerging technologies and how they can be applied to enhance their business.

 

If you could have three dinner guests, who would they be and why?

Mark Knopfler (as a child I grew up listening to Dire Strates)

Rita Ora (because she’s Rita Ora)

Diego Maradona (to ask him if he ever felt bad about knocking us out of the ‘86 world cup by cheating)

 

Tell us an obscure and interesting fact about yourself

I represented our country for Team GB in Karting for Formula ICA and Formula A in the European & World Championships in from 1997 to 2002.

 

What is your favourite hobby?

Road Cycling.


” I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the prompt assistance you provided us with during this project.

Could you kindly express our gratitude to your engineers for the excellent work they carried out for us. “

Farhad | London Borough of Hounslow

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” Being responsible for IT in an organisation which is very tech dependant is a real challenge, especially having no formal IT experience myself.  Having the Nouveau team at the end of the phone is a real-life saver and I have needed a life line many times.  I most appreciate the accessibility, knowledge and friendliness of the team. “

Judith Ball | CFO | Aspen Worldwide

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” The company I work for has been using Nouveau Solutions for the past 15+ years and I have had the pleasure myself to build up a good, close relationship with them for about 12 of those years.

Nouveau Solutions have dedicated teams for each different area that are made up of very knowledgeable technicians and engineers that specialise in their specific area of expertise. It is due to this that I always feel confident that Nouveau Solutions will be able to deliver us any IT services that we may request from them (there has been a lot over the years).

They have always gone above and beyond to deliver high quality professional IT services to meet any requirements that we throw at them within any timeframes that we may set.

On top of the ad-hoc IT services we request from Nouveau Solutions, they also monitor, manage, maintain and support some of our network infrastructure and have always been on hand to resolve any issues that may be noticed via their monitoring or raised by us within a timely manner.

We also purchase the majority of our IT equipment including hardware, software and licensing through Nouveau Solutions which is always at a reasonable price and always received within a timely manner.

Since day one of our relationship with Nouveau Solutions we have been appointed to the same one account manager which has allowed him to get to know our business very well. The service that has been provided by him to us has been nothing but exceptional. He always comes across as knowledgeable in any business discussions that we may have and has always been happy to take the time to communicate with us, make us aware of anything that we need to be aware of, or provide us with updates on anything.  I have always had the impression that his main priority is to ensure that we are happy with everything that Nouveau Solutions provides to us and he will do anything to ensure that is the case.

All in all, I have nothing but praise to offer for Nouveau Solutions and would highly recommend them to any company that was looking for an IT services company.  There are definitely no plans here to switch to a different IT services company for the foreseeable future.

Here’s to many more years with using Nouveau Solutions! “

Lee Burgess | IT Systems Administrator | Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd

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” Nouveau have been brilliant from start to finish – very professional and competitive with their service and pricing. We needed a large number of Firewalls to deploy across our global company over a very short time period and thanks to Jack’s excellent availability, Nouveau’s turn-around time was extremely swift, even with nearly no notice. Nouveau not only provided us with the hardware  – one of their competent technicians supplied us with some design work in the past to help with our data centre firewalls replacement project! Nouveau have been great to work with. “

Hassan Ashraf | IT Service and Infrastructure Manager | Everlight Radiology

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” In the summer of 2017, I approached Nouveau in the hope of finding a competent partner that could help us through an upcoming hardware refresh. A priority of ours was to discover a local business (within 20 miles) that excelled and specialised in HPE, Dell, Fortinet and Microsoft/Office 365 as we planned to refresh our whole core infrastructure,. This included storage, infrastructure hosting and networking (core, access and perimeter) for our headquarters and our other branches. After an extensive phase of speccing, detail planning and quoting, Andy Swain and his team were able to offer a “spot on” solution for our demands with a very high cost/value ratio. This project led to a very open and trusting partnership with Nouveau and made them our No.1 partner within IT. “

Stefan Nader | Ensilica

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