At Evolvit, helping Bristol-based businesses scale and expand is our speciality.

Our IT professionals will install, administer and optimise your company servers to accommodate all your business needs.

A server is a powerful computer that provides IT services to users. These include email servers – allowing businesses to securely send and receive emails to and from your company domain, file servers – for fast local access to important company files and folders, backup servers – ensuring that your business has the most recent backups of changes to critical documents.

EvolvIT specialises in providing server support for various different server platforms including:

  • Microsoft Windows Server, for example, Small Business Server or SBS and Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Mac OS X Server which provides services and applications such as user management, file sharing and collaboration tools.
  • Linux Servers – Linux servers come with various different software packages to manage them including Red Hat, Ubuntu and Apache. Linux servers are often used to host websites.

As servers become more powerful, they have enabled business users to host more and more services using the same server hardware. This means that you could have a single server at your business premises or at a colocation centre running acting as an application server, web server and mail server using something known as virtual machines.

The growing popularity and reliability of cloud computing mean that businesses are re-evaluating the use of on-site servers and the services they provide. At EvolvIT we can advise on the best strategy for your servers as well as supporting them.

Our support packages come with a wide range of services including:

Benefit of using Evolvit
Network server installation

Full server installation is provided, including OS installation and optimisation. You will always be up to date with the latest software and patches – whether it’s the operating system or individual programs that run on your server.

Benefit of using Evolvit
Server maintenance

Our Bristol-based engineers are fully qualified in both Windows and Linux server administration and support. This means that we can remotely troubleshoot issues 24/7, and if the problem is physical, we will be with you the same working day to fix or replace the hardware.

Benefit of using Evolvit
Monitoring and alerting

Our server monitoring service gives you the peace of mind that we are always on top of any problems as they arise. When required, our Bristol-based rapid server support team can access your system and immediately deal with any issues you may be experiencing.

Benefit of using Evolvit
User management

Your employees can be assigned different admin rights and privileges, allowing full user management. This gives complete control over who can access, configure, and maintain your server data and programs. As and when new employees start or leave their rights can be added or revoked easily.

Benefit of using Evolvit
Rapid support

Your business can suffer greatly from server downtime, severely restricting your ability to operate. For this reason alone, rapid server support from qualified IT professionals has become an essential service for any business. At EvolvIT, we respond rapidly to any issues as and when they arise – day or night. We can access your servers remotely, but if we do need to be physically present (to replace or fix hardware for example), we will always be there.

Benefit of using Evolvit
Minimum downtime

It is essential for your business to operate smoothly, day in day out. Therefore we always ensure your servers operate with minimum downtime. On the rare occasion that maintenance is required, we will always make sure you have plenty of notice to minimise disruption.

Case Studies

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Migrate from in House IT to EvolvIT

Moving away from an in house IT solution to an outsourced one

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Migration to 365

Migration to Cloud based solutions such as 365 and away from SBS.

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Plant-ex Ingredients Ltd

Migrating on premises servers to our Hosted solution.

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Project Maintenance

Project Maintenance

Small office network setup, computer support and broadband installation.

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Evolvit Blog

cloud computing
Office 365 vs GSuite vs Dropbox

26th July 2019

When it comes to deciding which cloud collaboration tool to use, you’ll probably hear three names being thrown around meetings: Office 365, GSuite, and Dropbox. These three are some of the best in cloud networking in terms of cost and functionality.

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cloud-computing
Cloud vs Local Servers: Weighing up the Pros and Cons

27th June 2019

Data management used to be the concern of companies in the IT industry. Yet today, everyone deals in data. Even small businesses manage some 47 terabytes of data, while the average sized company will see more than double the amount, according to a study by Hubspot.

Storage is now on top of the list of most businesses. The most prominent question for many owners is where best to store data: on local machines or migrate to the cloud? Read more

GDPR regulations
A Guide to GDPR and Internet Regulation

25th June 2019

It’s been a little over a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect and the threat of GDPR has been much talked about. Analysts often write about how it will change company structures. Many more break out in a sweat over fines – 4% of a company’s total global turnover, or some 17 million pounds.

On the other side of the pond, some US states have passed GDPR-inspired laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and Washington State Privacy Act to help businesses properly handle customer data coming from Europe.

Let’s take a closer look at where we are with GDPR.

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