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In the words of our customers:

Jim {Symington], of CBC, came recommended to us ........ After an initial (free-of-charge) consultation, it became apparent that our server had been poorly set up, with a whole range of issues, some critical to the security of our company data. Jim diagnosed these issues quickly and implemented some initial fixes that brought the security of our SBS 2008 server up to scratch, whilst vastly improving its stability. Jim presented us with several comprehensive server migration options, all explained in layman’s terms, as well as a competitive quote for a new SBS 2011 server. Since the migration, Jim has always been to hand whenever an issue or query has arisen, providing clear advice allowing us to make informed decisions, as well as ensuring we are using our sever to its fullest by suggesting company-specific tools and programs to suit our current needs. The company’s IT infrastructure has never run so smoothly.
Dale Salter - ATS Interiors Ltd

Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, High Integrity. “Jim [Symington] has kept an expert eye on our IT system for a number of years and I know that we get the best out of our systems due to his expertise and ongoing trustworthy service.”
Marian East - Medsense Ltd

"... CBC in the form of Jim Symington have provided a helpful backup IT service and  been really flexible dealing with issues as they arise, ranging from building a backup server to dealing with the inevitable tweaks needed to keep a network running smoothly. It's been a great way of having support available for an organisation like RP Fighting Blindness which is too big to do without it but too small to merit employing a technician. Our network of 2 servers, 13 client machines and several peripherals runs smoothly as a result; this means that my team can focus on their work knowing they can rely on the system."
David Head - RP Fighting Blindess

“We called in CBC to help with a number of issues with our SBS 2008 server, including problems with email sent from iPhones and slow performance. It transpired that this server had been poorly set up, and a whole range of issues were diagnosed and corrected. Included in CBC’s recommendations were setting up backup and promoting a second server as a domain controller – this advice proved invaluable when we later had a catastrophic server hardware failure, and were able to achieve bare metal recovery of the server with minimum loss of service to our users.”
Neil Stephenson - Integrated Design Ltd

"Jim came in and set up our new PC, changed a few things including networking our printers and getting us centralised storage. As promised and hoped for, it was a painless process and everything worked as promised. He came in for nothing to talk through the options and we worked out a plan so that we could stagger the costs. So extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Very confident to recommend."
Mike Cawthra - Director, Recycled Business Furniture Ltd

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, On Time. “Jim [Symington] has managed our IT systems since 2009. They have been transformed by his recommendations and effort. We are always able to get hold of him, and he responds incredibly quickly. I thoroughly recommend Jim's services.”
Luke Jamieson - Director, Aylesbury Box Company Ltd

"5 out of 5. I just can not recommend them enough, always helpful and willing to assist. Taking the IT stress away, so that you can do your work."
Jonathan Reeves - Tax Matters

"I used Chiltern Business Computing on the strength of recommendations from business contacts. I had an emergency situation when my machine had almost died, was responding to nothing and I was fearful of losing my data on it. CBC responded rapidly after my call for help and after a few hours of painstaking work, was able to bring it back to a normal working condition with no data lost. In fact, the machine worked somewhat better than it had for ages. A job well done....."
Julian Evans - Littleton Evans Mediation

"......Jim [Symington] came and investigated the problem, reported on his findings, and provided recommendations. He then researched suitable providers, organised a beauty parade of three firms, and helped with the transfer process. He now oversees the whole system for us, and keeps the new providers on their toes!........ He explains things clearly, and patiently, and advises without taking over the decision making. So thanks Jim.....We look forward to continuing to work with you."
Catharine Harris FCA - Director, Harris and Company Chartered Accountants

"Jim is always a pleasure to work with. His easy going manner belied a great work ethic, a personal determination to succeed and desire to improve. On the occasions we worked together I have found Jim to be highly accurate and diligent in his work with a calm and reassuring approach. At all times he remained professional, dedicated and motivated. I would have no problem in recommending or working with Jim again in the future."
Stephen Boardman - Director of Sales & Marketing at Fotec UK Ltd

Jim has looked after our network for several months now and we have had some inherited and previously unresolved issues for him to tackle. These he has unravelled efficiently and quickly...... At ALL times his explanations are "lay friendly" - this is invaluable when there are business decisions to be based upon his advice. Jim cares passionately about his and his clients business.  .......simply the best IT support we have had in 16 years of being in business. Response time, analysis and fix - all happens quickly. Then he adds further value with his ideas and referrals.
Anthony LLoyd - MD Fallowfields Country House Hotel Ltd

"Jim is one of those who gets things done. During Jim's tenur at Hypnos our system downtime was as near to zero as can be achieved. He's clear about what to monitor to keep IT hardware and Networks at 100% availability. He has the same clear vision when looking at the Company figures and balance sheet and was never afraid to ask the difficult questions. You don't get flim-flam with Jim, you get it straight. Excellent."
Peter Webb - Hypnos Ltd

"Jim [Symington] was recommended to us from a telecommunications company after we had numerous re-occurring IT problems. I am very glad they did, his work has been first class and he has solved numerous small glitches within our network. He has a thorough knowledge, is easy to work with and is able to communicate to everybody in my team, so they are all informed about how the problems are caused. Should I need to, I will certainly use his expertise again."
Oliver Anderson - Private Secretary to Sir Jackie Stewart

"Thank you Jim – I really appreciate all your work this month which, as always, has gone well beyond the strict boundaries of your contract."
Peter Hearn. - MD - Greengate Furniture Ltd