Case Studies

For Solicitors

Harold Stock and Co.

Harold Stock’s Director, Darren McGuinness recalls that ‘before Probado, our IT system wasn’t the best, we ran our own server from our Failsworth office which relied on a WIFI network with a taped back-up. This left us vulnerable, with no reliable means of disaster recovery when complying

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For Business

RockShop Wholesale

Probado were asked to quote for a new server for the RockShop to run SAP software (Systems, Applications and Products) provided by FrontLine Consultancy. RockShop Wholesale’s Operations Manager, Debbie Bradley recalls ‘We were looking for IT support having just moved premises and looked online for local IT

BCB Training

Training is delivered from BCB’s training centres at “Moorlands College” and from “Beechurst House”. Probado was commissioned to deliver IT Training suites to both sites. Steve Palmer, Operations Manager, commented “it was important that students could work from both sites, experience the same ‘look and feel’ and

EPS Hire Centres – Shellon Engineering

EPS pride themselves in finding the safest machine for the job, piece of mind and confidence is assured from leading brands, Takeuchi diggers, Thwaites dumpers, JLG booms, Skyjack scissors, JCB, Manitou telehandlers, Hilti. In addition EPS supplies a vast range of DIY equipment, and a comprehensive range

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For Charities

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

HVMRT first approached Probado at the end of 2018 to look into problems they had been experiencing in trying to set-up their own VPN (Virtual Private Network) and so needed to call in expert help. After an online search of IT companies HVMRT found Probado whilst searching

Acorn Recovery Projects (Calico Group)

Hayley Boff, Performance Manager at Acorn explained ‘we recognised that the charities distributed IT system had been outgrown and we acknowledged the need for a centralised solution’, adding that ‘security, data back-up and structure were critical to the project’s success.’ “Probado was recommended to Acorn by another

Step Ahead Resource Services

When Step Ahead set up a new site, Managing Director Peter Bonsu and the Project Manager Louise Campbell were naturally busy and quickly determined that a new approach to IT was required. That was when Probado stepped in, recommended to them by colleagues who had used Probado’s


Like so many voluntary organisations, had grown and grown their IT system over time, and it was all starting to creak at the edges. Different staff held, and used, different versions of important documents on different local drives. Listening to Needs It was obvious from an initial

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