iCritical joins forces with j2 Global

BlueCoffee Networks’ cloud security partner, iCritical, has joined forces with j2 Global, a £1.5 billion enterprise specialising in Cloud Services and Digital Media with a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

iCritical was founded over 10 years ago with the objective of providing a great email security solution backed by excellent technical support. Over the course of the last 10 years, they have expanded our services to include archiving and web security. Under the j2 Global umbrella, they will continue to offer MailCritical, VaultCritical and WebCritical and over the course of next several months, you can expect to see significant upgrades. Diligent work is currently being undertaken to upgrade their current infrastructure and product suite to ensure an excellent level of service is maintained.

About BlueCoffee Networks & Our Partnership

BlueCoffee Networks is a dynamic, fresh thinking, independent IT solutions provider covering Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire and the UK. Our key focus areas are virtualisation, storage, disaster recovery, business continuity,consultancy and support services. BlueCoffee Networks have strategic alliances with many of the big known and trusted manufactures such as VMwareMicrosoftCitrixHPCisco, Hitachi and many more.

BlueCoffee Networks have developed a strong partnership with iCritical over the last 2 years, providing iCritical’s security solutions to our client base. Talking about the partnership, Simon Kelf at BlueCoffe Networks comments: “iCritical is a good fit for any IT value added reseller as the service is a cost effective solution with excellent support. End users can benefit from a number of email and web security solutions in the cloud including business continuity for email which is critical to our customers.”


BlueCoffee Networks support EAM Care Group’s Beer & Bus Run fundraiser

BlueCoffee Networks are proud to be supporting EAM Care Group in hosting their first ‘Beer and Bus’ run.

A fun day for all is expected, taking in real ale pubs in and between Warrington, Lymm and Altrincham which also offer very nice food and, depending on the weather, some lovely beer gardens! Departures will start at mid-day from Warrington and Altrincham, allowing you to take in the North Cheshire scenery. The event is open to all. A number of competitions and a raffle will be held on the day. Final departure will be 19.00.

It is being run to raise funds for EAM Lodge to enable it to purchase a mobile sensory experience unit.

It’s just £3 for a programme and timetable and EAM are providing a free to ride ‘hop on hop off’ bus service, with you choosing how long you stay in each pub/ location. Just follow the timetable! The buses are being kindly provided by Wigan Transport Trust. For transport enthusiasts this will give you the opportunity to ride a Leyland Atlantean and a Scania L113CRL, subject to availability on some interesting roads within rural North Cheshire.
Take this opportunity to sample CAMRA’s Supreme Champion Winter Beer of Britain 2014.

To find out more about EAM Care Group click here.

We’re looking for a 3rd Line Engineer!

BlueCoffee Networks, a leading IT solutions provider, are looking for a 3rd Line Engineer to join their team.

The candidate must have strong VMware, Citrix & SAN skills and be a good communicator. You should possess 4 years+ experience of implementing / supporting MS Server based solutions with knowledge of virtualisation VMWare and ideally MS Exchange, MS SQL and experience of Citrix. Accreditations such as VCP,MCSE/MCSA, and Citrix CCA/CCP are desirable.

The role will be involved in supporting and installing technical infrastructure projects centred on the above technologies to SME clients predominantly in the North West of England but also around the UK. Experienced in implementing infrastructure solutions (ideally to external clients) the 3rd Line Engineer will possess first class communication skills, a positive and professional work manner, the ability to work individually or in a team, and a flexible “can do” attitude. We possess industry accreditations inc being a Veeam Gold Partner, HP Gold Specialist, VMware Enterprise Partner and an excellent working environment. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a thriving and progressive company where you will actively encouraged to pursue additional technical accreditations. Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience- £25,000 – £40,000.

To apply, please email to: careers@bcn.co.uk (no agencies please)