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Fortem IT win ExaGrid Partner of the Year Award

PARTNER OF THE YEAR 2017 Fortem IT win ExaGrid Partner of the Year award! Presenting the award at The Ned Hotel to Fortem IT CEO, Steve Timothy is ExaGrid’s Kevin Gosden. “We’re delighted to receive this recognition from ExaGrid. At Fortem IT, we pride ourselves in identifying innovative and disruptive technologies and taking them to our customer base. ExaGrid’s scale out architecture, landing zone and efficient deduplication have made a hugely positive impact on our clients backup strategy. We are looking forward to building upon this success throughout 2018.” Steve Timothy, CEO Fortem IT “We are delighted to recognise Fortem IT for their outstanding accomplishments and close partnership with ExaGrid in 2017. Fortem was chosen UK Partner of the Year for 2017 because of their trust in ExaGrid’s team of highly qualified backup professionals and their strong ability to bring ExaGrid solutions into major backup projects, such as the one at London law firm Charles Russell Speechlys. ExaGrid greatly values this partnership and plans to expand this relationship with Fortem in 2018.” Andy Walsky, VP of EMA & APAC Sales, ExaGrid

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Last chance to sign up for our webinar in partnership with F-Secure

Understand your attack surface with F-Secure Date: Wednesday 8th November Time: 2.00pm BST Join us for our webinar in partnership with F-Secure on Wednesday 8th November where we will be focusing on recent security trends, the latest threats and a live demonstration of industry leading services from F-Secure. F-SECURE RAPID DETECTION SERVICE Rapid Detection Service helps prepare your organisation for advanced cyber-attacks, before and after they happen. Whether they’re using malware or non-malware tactics, techniques, and procedures, RDS can detect the most skilled of attackers, enabling you to respond to threats promptly, with actionable guidance from experts. F-SECURE RADAR Radar is a turn-key vulnerability scanning and management platform, allowing you to identify and manage both internal and external threats, report risks, and be compliant with current and future regulations in one single solution. With this, you can fulfil a wide variety of tasks ranging from threat assessment to business intelligence. Sign Up Here

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Informa Selects Liquidware As Next Generation Desktop Migration Solution Vendor

Informa Selects Liquidware As Next Generation Desktop Migration Solution Vendor Stratusphere and ProfileUnity Enable Seamless Transition to DaaS (Desktop-as-a-Service), Windows 10 Migration and User Experience Improvements for existing VDI Users LONDON, UK – October 2017 – Liquidware Labs announced Informa has chosen Liquidware Labs Essentials Suite to support moving their colleagues to next generation desktops. Liquidware Essentials comprises Stratusphere, ProfileUnity and FlexApp; providing visibility and monitoring, user environment management and application layering respectively. Jonathan Earp, CIO for Informa commented: “We’re pleased to be working with Liquidware Labs Essentials on an implementation that will enhance the quality and visibility of our physical technology estate, and will put in place a solution that continuously monitors and manages the desktop environment and user experience.”. ProfileUnity is being used to manage migrating the physical desktop estate fully to Windows 10 in a seamless manner. ProfileUnity is also being deployed to migrate users to a virtual Desktop-as-a-Service solution with minimal disruption. FlexApp will be implemented for users on the DaaS solution. Informa worked with Liquidware partner, Fortem IT to deliver the Liquidware Labs Essentials solution. “In projects like these, close relationships with the customer, partner and vendor – as well as proving the solution will deliver the required business benefits – are paramount. We are delighted that project team within Informa took the decision to implement Liquidware Labs Essentials and we look forward to working with them and Fortem IT to ensure ongoing success as their projects roll out during the course of 2017 and 2018,” declared Chris Akerberg, COO, Liquidware. “We were delighted to assist Informa in selecting the most appropriate solution to meet their requirements. Our clients are increasingly moving from a physical and fixed to a virtual and flexible workspace, using whichever device they choose. Ensuring the end user experience is optimised and secure is the goal of our Workspace Management team.’’ Stated Steve Whitfield – Director of Enterprise and Security Sales at Fortem IT. About Informa Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE 100. About Liquidware Liquidware Labs™ provides industry leading platform-agnostic desktop solutions for hybrid Windows desktop environments including Citrix® XenApp/XenDesktop, VMware Horizon View®, and physical Microsoft® Windows PCs. Stratusphere™ FIT and Stratusphere™ UX products deliver visibility into desktop environments and support assessment, design, monitoring and diagnostics (Health Checks). ProfileUnity provides just in time delivery of User Profiles, application and user rights management and context-aware policies. ProfileUnity’s FlexApp feature delivers advanced Application Layering. The solutions are available in an extremely cost-effectively priced bundle called Liquidware Labs Essentials. Liquidware Labs products are Citrix Ready, VMware-certified, and are available through a global network of partners. Visit for further information. About Fortem Information Technology Fortem Information Technology’s business model is to be your complete technology partner. Our aim is to exceed our customers’ expectations by helping them grow faster and save money through the delivery of IT solutions that actually make a difference. We deliver national and international bespoke solutions, operating out of conveniently-located offices in London and Birmingham. We help private and public sector organisations to get the best from their IT, delivering and supporting core infrastructure, software, security and networking systems both on-site and in the Cloud. Visit for further information. Posted: 3rd Nov 2017

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Next Generation Desktops Event

Next Generation Desktops Event – Exclusive ‘State of the Nation’ Meeting with Liquidware Labs CTO Jason Mattox With so many options available to provide your users the most productive desktop, where do you start to formulate your next generation desktop strategy? Well, if you attend our Fortem IT and Liquidware Labs event on 28th June at The Hospital Club, Covent Garden – we’ll share best practices for a successful migration strategy. Alongside their CTO Jason Mattox, we will have one of our customers, Informa PLC share their experiences of deploying Liquidware Labs solutions to deliver their 2017 desktop projects, including moving users to Amazon WorkSpaces. Due to high demand there is a breakfast session (9.00-11.00am) as well as a lunch session (12.00-2.00pm). Register now to secure your place, email:  

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