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15 July 2015

Caretower awarded Investors in People accreditation for the third time

Caretower are very proud to announce it has been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Bronze standard accreditation for the third time since 2009. As a national standard for good business practice in the UK, the standard is designed to help companies improve their business performance through their people. 

In achieving the bronze standard, Caretower have demonstrated their continued commitment to empowering their employees, supporting a company-wide culture of learning and creating a high performance environment that delivers the ultimate value to customers. Of the businesses assessed in the UK, only 7% have achieved this bronze certification.

Founded in 1991, Investors in People was established by the UK Government to help organisations get the best from their people.  It’s simple and flexible framework helps thousands of organisations of all sizes and sectors to improve their business performance.

On receiving the prestigious accreditation, Phydos Neophytou, Managing Director at Caretower, commented ‘’We are delighted and extremely proud to have achieved the IIP Bronze Standard Award.  We received some excellent feedback from our IIP auditor who recognised our strong values of supporting, training and developing people.  It really is the skill and professionalism of our people that makes us so successful and it’s great that this has been recognised.’’

17 June 2015

Caretower wins Intel Security UK Partner of the Year award

Caretower was presented with the prestigious award at Intel Security’s 2015 EMEA Partner Summit, which was held on 11th June at the Asia Gardens Hotel in Alicante. The theme of this year’s Summit, which was ‘Think Big’, saw a range of speakers focus on opportunities to further ensure the safety of the digital world. The award was presented to Caretower in recognition of its consistent growth quarter on quarter and its significant growth with Intel Security of 28% in all markets, SMB, commercial and enterprise.

Caretower’s Managing Director George Neophytou, commented: ‘’We are extremely proud to receive this award, as it is not only a testament to the hard work and dedication of our Caretower team, but also a result of the strong partnership we have built with Intel Security. We look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with Intel Security through 2015 and beyond.’’ 

For further information on Intel Security’s range of solutions or to discuss your security requirements with Caretower’s dedicated team, call us on 020 8372 1000.

28 April 2015

Winner of the Q4 2014 Customer Response Draw Is ....

Congratulations to the winner of the Quarter 4 Customer Response Draw Mr Dimitry Sakoun.

Congratulations Dimtry, enjoy your brand new iPhone 6.

08 December 2014

Latest Winner of the McAfee MASP survey iPhone 6 Plus

The winner of our customer response draw for Q3 – 2014 was Mr Kevin Tuck.

If you would like to take part in the customer reponse survey and get the chance to win a new iPhone

04 November 2014

Complete a McAfee MASP survey and win iPhone 6 Plus

Caretower is the sole McAfee Authorized Support Provider in the UK and the first in Europe. We continue to do our very best to deliver world class service to you. With regards to our Continual Service Improvement, you may receive a survey request from our third party survey provider Walker Inc.
We value your honest opinion and we endeavor to take into account any recommendations you may have to improve our service.
Every quarter we have a prize draw for customers who complete our feedback form and this quarter the prize is iPhone 6 Plus.

 

26 April 2014

Team building Reward for 40% growth on 2013

On the 26th of April, the Caretower BG team were taken on a rafting trip on the river Struma, in Bulgaria. This was as a reward for the great performance in 2013, where the team sales grew an amazing 40%.

The river Struma, known for its high currents, required strong teamwork and provided great fun, great exercise and a great team bonding event, as reported by all those who participated.

We will definitely go back and do this again! We challenge our London teams to get 40% growth so the company can invite them to join next year’s rafting event at the company’s expense.

09 September 2013

First in UKI McAfee Accredited Channel Engineer

Caretower are officially the first in UK and Ireland and one of only two in EMEA to hold the McAfee Accredited Channel Engineer (ACE) certification for McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (Formally Nitro). This is a great achievement and has helped Caretower achieve McAfee's ACE Partner of the year. Caretower now have 10 Mcafee ACE engineers covering 6 product areas and we are the only Organisation in UK to hold ACE for NDLP and ESM.

The ACE accreditations we have are:

  • EPO+VSE
  • MVM
  • WEB GATEWAY
  • EMAIL GATEWAY
  • NSM
  • NDLP
  • ESM

30 October 2012

Caretower Named McAfee EMEA Partner of the Year 2012

McAfee recently held it 2012 EMEA Partner Summit to share its vision and focus and reinforce the company’s commitment to its channel partners. At the summit, the company honoured a number of its top partners and announced the winners of the McAfee 2012 EMEA Partner of the Year Awards, in recognition of partner investment in McAfee solutions and their continued focus on engaging with customers in the most thorough and professional manner.

During the summit, McAfee outlined its channel strategy for the second half of 2012 which is to focus on transforming McAfee partner engagements to strengthen their relevancy and drive mutual profitability. The strategy aligns to three core pillars which form the foundation of the channel strategy: Investment in partners; growth in line with partner growth and optimisation to enable more efficient and collaborative business opportunities.

Over the course of the evening nine award were given to partners, recognising different areas of expertise. The biggest award of the evening, EMEA Partner of the Year, was awarded to Caretower, with Managing Directors Phydos and George Neophytou accepting the honours on behalf of the company.

“McAfee is committed to creating opportunities for our partners to help them further grow their business as we do and recognise potential revenue opportunities, through new products and solutions. The summit was a great success and we are proud to recognise the achievements of some our great partnerships through the McAfee Partner of the Year Awards.” said David Small, vice president of the EMEA Channel at McAfee. “We are dedicated to the provision of a consistent, reliable, global channelprogramme that delivers world-class solutions for our customers, as well as ensuring a productive, innovative and collaborative environment for our channel partners.”

This recognition is the latest in a long line awards given to Caretower by McAfee, Caretower having been previously named McAfee Northern European partner of the year, Security Partner for EMEA and Reseller of the year for Northern Europe.

01 April 2012

Caretower is now a Pro5 approved IT Security Provider

On 1st April 2012 Caretower has been awarded a position on the Pro5 Framework Agreement for the supply of Security Software Products and Associated Services – Y10178.
 
Pro5 comprises five of the largest public sector professional buying organisations in the UK with a combined purchasing power in excess of £2 billion per annum. The Pro5 members represent in excess of 200 local authorities and funded organisations.

The Pro5 group consists of the following  organisations:

The framework will be accessible to the following Public Service Organisations:

  • all members, affiliates and associates of the Pro5 Group
  • Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnerships (RIEP)
  • the Police Service
  • the Fire Service
  • he NHS & NHS Trusts
  • third sector organisations
  • academic centres
  • publicly funded organisations
  • publicly owned private companies

Benefits of the Pro5

Through the Pro5, Public Service Organisations wishing to purchase security software products and services may bypass the normal tendering process and purchase directly through the Pro5 Framework Agreement, either as a Member or an Affiliate to a Member. Members & Affiliates are bound by the Terms and Conditions of the Framework, which itself has gone through a competitive EU Tender process. Members and Affiliates benefit from the economy-of-scale buying power the framework brings.

14 September 2011

Caretower McAfee Golf Day 2011

On the 14th of September Caretower held its annual golf day, held in association with McAfee at the world renowned Hanbury Manor Golf Club in Hertfordshire. The purpose of the day was to develop relationships and discuss business challenges with our customers. The event presented a great opportunity to for our customers to network with their peers, Caretower account managers and experts from McAfee.

Davin Fligel, Caretower's Head of Presales teed-off the day with "Virtualisation and mobile security - Why simple technologies make for complex security " a presentation around the emerging mobile and virtualizations markets and what it means to today’s CIOs and IT Managers. This was followed by breakfast, 18 holes of Golf, a 3 course dinner and prize ceremony.

Hanbury Manor's Golf Course has been selected to host this year's golf day. The Manor's PGA championship standard course plays its length, measuring over 6,660 yards from the medal tees. The two nines are distinctly contrasting, each having a different look and feel. The newer front nine is more much more exposed, laid out on undulating land in a modern style while the back nine feels traditionally park-like with fairways flanked by stately trees.

For more information about Caretower events please contact your Account Manager.