Support When You Need It

April 20, 2013
It was 23:52 at night when a regular customer sent me a text saying "disaster with my laptop, had to shut down quick then restarted Outlook will not open" as with most business people he is 100% reliant on email for communication.
I fired up my laptop and made a remote connection via LogMeIn and quickly found the cause was a corrupted profile which I repaired so my customer was back working in about 15 minutes.

Extending WIFI Range

April 9, 2013
A customer who lives on a farm have converted a barn to a holiday let. Clients expected to have internet access while staying their but there were obstacles.
  • The barn is too far away for a normal range extender to give a reliable connection
  • Could not justify the expense a separate broadband line
  • Laying cable would be difficult and expensive
  • Being a farm with 3 phase supply meant powerline networking was not possible

The solution was to research range extenders that can be daisy chained by allowing...

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Remote Access to CCTV Camera's

March 24, 2013
A customer recently had 5 cameras and DVR installed on the understanding that they would be able to view them remotely on their mobile phones and via a web browser. However at then end of the install they were told that the installers could not make the necessary changes to the network to enable remote access. I was contacted and within a couple of hours they were able to view the cameras remotely via a phone app called TAPCMS as well as via a web browser.
The work required changes to their I...
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New Website launched - GT eCommerce

March 22, 2013
I have designed a new website for company GT eCommerce who provide cloud based software for online selling through marketplaces like Amazon and Ebay or on custom web stores.

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21/12/2012 - Broadband Down

March 4, 2013
Friday 5pm while out Christmas shopping at I got a call from a customer who's broadband router had gone down, BT said they would send a new router in the new year. With a pile of work to do over the weekend a kids keen to get on-line the customer needed a quicker solution. When I got home I picked up a spare router hot footed it to the customers home and got them back on line by 7:30pm the same day.
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Work Example - New Website

March 4, 2013
I just launched a new website for a shop in Winslow A Little Bit of Vinatge for which I did the photography as well as the web design.
The shop sells furniture, home accessories, vintage style clocks, local art and jewellery is well worth a visit as they are getting new stock daily.
If have some small items to sell also rent out glass pods in their busy shop so get in touch with Caroline or Dave.

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About Me

Brian David Simonds 40 something IT Pro working in IT since 1990 my original training was in electrical engineering. I became self-employed in August 2011 after 29 years working in a large international company. Outside of work I am a keen photographer checkout my Flickr page


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