Wednesday, 19 August 2015

NS Optimum Reviews & Customer Experiences

NS Optimum - ICT solutions provider to schools

NS Optimum reviews and experiences

Westerton Primary School – Yorkshire - Sue Morley - Network Manager
Summer installation of 25 x interactive LED screens & Android tablets for collaborative learning:
Based on their experiences with NS Optimum on other IT projects, Westerton Primary School asked NS Optimum to offer advice on the upgrade of their interactive whiteboard systems. Following some research, a full survey of the school and a lengthy tender process, NS Optimum were awarded the contract to replace all 25 x classroom AV systems with Clevertouch Plus interactive AV systems with built in Android OS. This work was successfully completed on time during the 2015 summer holidays.
The school commented on their experience of NS Optimum

"The sales team,  installers, trainer and technical support were very helpful and friendly. 
I have no hesitation in recommending them."
"NS Optimum put together a great package and allowed us to trial the equipment first."

 "Teachers enjoyed the training that was included in the package."

 "The pricing was extremely competitive and the installation team were fantastic.  The install finished on schedule and the team left the classrooms tidy.  Before they left they tested all the equipment."

NS Optimum Review - CASE STUDY

Grove School – Birmingham - Susan Shaw - School Business Manager
NS Optimums review of the schools IT network back in 2012 saw an upgrade to the curriculum and admin core servers and switch infrastructure to give the school a more reliable IT network. This was followed with an upgrade to laptops and NS Optimum computer hardware across the curriculum and admin networks. A review of schools IT support led to NS Optimum providing school tech support in the form of a regular onsite technician service backup up with remote & onsite emergency IT support. The good experience of NS Optimum support throughout the school sees this agreement still in place today with an annual review carried out annually. 

in 2014 a review of the schools classroom audio visual & teaching requirements was carried out and after much research the school awarded the contract to NS Optimum to install 28 x Clevertouch interactive LED Screens into classrooms throughout the school. This project also saw the deployment of over 300 x iPad and Learnpad Android tablet devices to year groups across the school and has since led to NS Optimum installing a Ruckus AC managed wireless system throughout the school to cope with the increasing demand on the old Extricom system. Full training provided by NS Optimum meant that the new technology was integrated into lessons immediately with great feedback from the teachers and pupils.

NS Optimum Review - CASE STUDY

Myton School – Warwickshire - Tom Brocklehurst, Network Manager
NS Optimum started working with Myton School in 2012 when they installed the fibre optic & CAT6 structured data cable into the new classroom blocks. The work was carried out to a high standard with minimal disruption and therefore we invited NS Optimum back in 2013 to discuss the upgrade of the schools 900 workstation curriculum network to Windows 7 Professional & Server 2012 with Hyper-V along with Intel based SAN storage systems and a 10GB backbone.

A large part of the success of the project was, I am certain, down to the excellent technical resource that NS Optimum were able to provide. This was important during the planning phase & equally instrumental in ensuring timely completion. ...I would have no hesitation in recommending them.

NS Optimum Review - CASE STUDY

Spratton Hall School – Northamptonshire
NS Optimum took the time to understand what we wanted from our IT, and have worked with us throughout our 1:1 journey.  Their advice has delivered on a very cost effective infrastructure that is performing beyond
our expectations... we couldn’t have done this without them.
Annual NS Optimum customer reviews enable us to understand our customers every changing needs and make sure our advice is always has their current and future requirements in focus.

NS Optimum Review - CASE STUDY

Central Bedfordshire College – Bedfordshire - Dharit Patel, Network Manager
Central Bedfordshire College have used the services of NS Optimum for a number of years because of their competitive pricing, installation expertise, knowledge and understanding of products being sought and by far the most important factor is the after sales service.  Any concerns are dealt with in a professional and timely manner and the personnel at NS Optimum have a great approach to customer service. 

The college commented on their experience of NS Optimum
The recent install of 25 Interactive Projectors and Anti-Glare boards were installed to a very high standard and the onsite engineers engaged fully with the IT team to ensure smooth completion of the project.

NS Optimum Review - CASE STUDY

Elm Tree Middle School – Suffolk - Andy Graham, Network Manager
“In 2004 we had a mountain to climb with outdated, unreliable IT facilities and a limited budget. Working in partnership with NS Optimum, we are now in sight of the summit.”

"At Elm Tree Middle, we have a world class vision for our school network, and working with NS Optimum has enabled us to make massive strides towards achieving this ambitious aim, within budget and on time.”

Bromsgrove School – Worcestershire - Group Captain John Rogers, Bursar
“One of the best decisions I have ever made was to appoint NS Optimum as the ICT contractor for our £1M network and hardware infrastructure project. The work was completed to an extremely high standard, was on time, within budget and caused minimal disruption to staff and pupils. I was so impressed by their drive for quality and high standards that I extended the contract to include the management and maintenance of the system; this was the second best decision I have made.”

Northampton School for Boys – Northampton - Oliver Harris, Deputy Head Teacher“I have not found a better provider of value-for-money services. Their works is timely, efficient and no-nonsense.”

NS Optimum have proved to be invaluable in working with us to plan and implement a major modernisation of the school network.”

Harrow School – Middlesex
An NS Optimum customer for over a decade – supplying, installing and supporting their data cabling, servers, IP security (CCTV) system, switching infrastructure and wireless networks.

The Piggott School - Reading - James Fisher, Network Manager
“We at The Piggott School have been using NS Optimum as our main supplier of computer and AV equipment for several years. They have helped our network grow from a humble Windows 98 system with 200 client machines to a network consisting of 9 servers and over 500 clients. The initial assistance with setting up our Windows 2003 infrastructure was invaluable and has led us to implementing our own thin client system, VPN and hosting our own websites.”

“Despite how hard we have tried, they have as yet been unbeatable on value-for-money and their sales staff have proved very well informed about the latest products and services available.”

Uppingham School - Rutland - Dr A. M. Winston, IT Manager
NS Optimum carried out the installation in a professional and pleasant manner, they were very helpful and courteous in all their dealings with the school at all times, coping with the many difficulties that an installation which encompassed many varied types of buildings, including Grade II listing. It was a pleasure to work with them.”

The John Lyon School - Middlesex - Roger Freeborn, Computer Manager
“The disruption to the land was minimised and professionally restored immediately afterwards.”
“ was all carried out very professionally and we hardly noticed their presence.”
“...the planning was perfect and the job was completed within a fortnight.”
“...the NS Optimum staff were very helpful and competent in the advice given and the project management.”

Bilton Grange School - Warwickshire
Since 2005 NS Optimum have been providing Bilton Grange School with a fully managed ICT service for their 150 station ICT network which includes a full time onsite NS Optimum Network Manager. The school have had their network taken campus-wide with a gigabit fibre optic data network backbone connecting all the areas of their school campus. The school has a highly developed ICT system including interactive whiteboards and a state-of-the-art wireless system.

Supplying and supporting ICT in schools for over 20 years, providing a no problem, no hassle on-stop-ICT-shop for schools and colleges across the UK to rely on every time.

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