Chess Makes a Double Acquisition!

Chess, one of the UK’s leading technology solutions providers, acquires two businesses in the communications technology sector;  Frontier Voice & Data and StoneHouse Logic.

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Microsoft Price Changes

Microsoft’s strategy aims to highlight the benefits of moving to a "cloud-first world", making it more financially advantageous to move away from an on-premise license model and into a cloud subscription model.

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Maximising Female Potential

Last week saw a group of Chess leaders graduate from the 2017/18 Maximising Female Potential Programme (MFPP). The MFPP is part of Chess’ wider Empowering Women Programme, launched last year on International Women’s Day. 

We've Made Some Changes To Your Bill

From 1st October 2018, some of our prices are changing.

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Chess ICT scoops 3rd place in Glassdoor’s Highest Rated Companies for Work-Life Balance!

A recent report saw Chess secure 3rd place in the UK’s highest rated companies for Work-Life balance in 2018. The research, conducted by Glassdoor, required a minimum of 80 work-life balance ratings to be submitted and took into consideration factors such as convenient commutes as well as employee working hours.

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How to Stay in Business when Disaster Strikes

If you're not completely confident your disaster recovery plans are keeping pace with the emerging threats, view our webinar.


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Kate Wood Speaks at Microsoft Inspire

On Monday 16th July, the biggest names in tech from all over the globe made their annual pilgrimage to the balmy desert setting of fabulous Las Vegas. The reason — Microsoft's week long Inspire Partner Conference.

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Backup vs Disaster Recovery in Practice

How does Backup differ from Disaster Recovery? In our recent Chess webinar, iland Solutions Architect Nicholas King clearly demonstrates the difference. Find out what happens when a data centre is hit by a power outage, and what steps are required to restore systems.


SecureTour18: The Best Bits

June saw another fantastically successful SecureTour18 for Chess CyberSecurity. The annual event happened at four locations around the country, including St Pancras Renaissance Hotel; the Imperial War Museum, Duxford; Old Trafford Cricket Club, Manchester and The International Conference Centre, Edinburgh.

Jacques' 12 in 12 Challenge

Chess’ Jacques Menguy (Business Solutions Sales Executive) is really showing us how to #PLAYOURPART by aiming to raise an amazing £3,000 for East Cheshire Hospice by the end of 2018.

How IT Helped Transform a Club into a European Contender

Chess Cheer on the Clarets in Europa League Clash.