Parkside School, Norwich
Background Parkside School exists to help youngsters and we try to be as flexible as possible, balancing the requirements to maintain a stable and developing environment within school and meet the needs of the pupils who, for whatever reason, are not able to continue within mainstream education. All pupils who attend Parkside School carry a […]
"The new IT system is so much faster enabling us to do much more than we could before, completely transforming the way we work. The system we have is completely individual to our specific needs and is quite simply brilliant."
Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall, Norwich
Background Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall is an independent nursery and prep school situated six miles from Norwich in 100 acres of woodland. As well as educating children aged 2 – 13, the school also opens up its extensive facilities to the community and local clubs including a newly opened Astro Turf pitch, sports […]
“Netcentral demonstrated that they had excellent technical knowledge but also understood our individual requirements.”
Woodland View Junior School, Norwich
Woodland View Junior School is situated in Spixworth, just outside Norwich, for pupils aged 7 to 11 with 149 pupils on the role and 21 staff. They have specialist facilities for design & technology, cooking and ICT which are used by all year groups.
“You acknowledge that we have a small budget but still provide an A1 service. Our staff and pupils now see you as part of the school, supporting the teaching and learning in a friendly professional way.”
Traditional Norfolk Poultry, Shropham, Norfolk
Traditional Norfolk Poultry (TNP) is one of the UK’s leading producers of free range and organic chickens and turkeys, with major retailers, supermarkets and other blue chip firms among its impressive list of clients. Netcentral have been supporting TNP
across all IT functions since 2014.
“I would definitely recommend Netcentral . . . for us the quality and speed of response is vital as any downtime results in lost performance for staff, the longer a problem goes on, the more costly it is.”
Metals Direct, Gorleston and Norwich
Metals Direct are independent multi metal suppliers with over 40 years experience, based in Gorleston, Norfolk. Initially the company approached Netcentral in 2012 for a relatively minor problem with a Mac computer – having been recommended by the Norwich Apple Store, as the problem was beyond their remit.
Lennie Gent, Director commented “Although the problem wasn’t complex in the grand scheme of things, we needed it fixing and Netcentral provided helpful advice over the phone. The problem was solved quickly and efficiently so we could get back to focussing on our work.”
“I can’t fault the service provided by the Netcentral team – we can always get hold of them, they answer queries promptly and their response is positive rather than finding problems. To anyone planning a system overhaul I would definitely recommend discussing options with Nik as soon as possible to save money, time and hassle.”
J&SC Quality Branded Foods, Wymondham
J&SC Quality Branded Foods Ltd provides a high quality food distribution service across the UK and throughout Europe, using established connections with carefully selected transport and warehousing partners.
Netcentral has been delivering IT support to J&SC since 2010 following a review of IT suppliers. During this time Netcentral has supported the company through two office moves; swiftly co-ordinating the logistics of moving servers, computers and managing issues with installation of BT / Openreach lines.
“From solving the communications headache of moving office to a major system overhaul, Netcentral consistently provide good, clear advice whilst also delivering the solution with the minimum of disruption to everyday business.”
EBS New Media, Baldock
Baldock based EBS manage TV EPG services for channels, broadcaster and platforms; including BBC, Discovery, Turner Broadcasting as well as platforms in South Africa (Kwese and MultiChoice), Russia (Viasat) and Cyprus (Cyta).
EBS evolved and became the first independent agency to supply data services to Sky’s new EPG platform in 2000. Today, EPG services continue to be at the core of the business but also now extends to sophisticated web, editorial and broadcast platform services. More recently they have developed new functionality to support the growing non-linear requirements of Catch-up, Video on Demand and Download to Own.
“Netcentral have the technical knowledge, are helpful and friendly which takes the stress out of a complex IT transition. We had concerns about the impact on staff during the migration but Nik and the team managed the project faultlessly without any undue affects to staff productivity.”
Notre Dame Prep School, Norwich
Notre Dame Prep is a Catholic Independent school with a strong Christian ethos, based in central Norwich. The school currently has 220 children on the school role with 39 teaching and support staff. Netcentral has built up a strong working relationship with Notre Dame since they started working together in 2006.
“My advice to other schools contemplating a new IT supplier is to call Nik to start building your relationship with Netcentral. They provide an exceptional level of service and on a personal level it’s been a real pleasure to watch the business grow over the past 10 years.”