Category Archives: IT Support


sfG Software are Cyber Essentials Plus Certified

sfG Software are now Cyber Essentials Plus Certified! “Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats.”   Cyber Essentials “Plus” means that we have been externally audited to prove that we meet the required standards for the certification.   www.cyberessentials.ncsc.gov.uk

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sfG Software Inverness is now a DrayTek Advanced Networking Partner

DrayTek products have always performed well for our customers and provide a cost-effective network solution, while still providing the advanced features that would normally cost more.
What products do DrayTek make?
DrayTek’s products include routers, wireless access points and network switches. Examples of where you might use these products are:

  • Creating a wireless network in a home/office/business (these can be scaled up to cover large areas). This allows central management of your access points.
  • Creating a site to site or teleworker to site VPN (virtual private network) allowing multiple sites to be connected and flexible working.
  • Filtering network traffic by using the Globalview Web Filtering service within the router to provide safe and secure internet access.
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sfG Software is now a Gold Microsoft Competency Partner

We are delighted to announce that alongside our existing Microsoft Partner Silver Competencies, we have now achieved the highly regarded Microsoft Partner Gold Competency in Application Development. This further establishes our place as the premier Microsoft Competency Partner of our kind in the Highlands. Microsoft Partner Competencies Our current list of Microsoft Partner Competencies are: […]

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sfG adds a 4th Microsoft Partner Silver Competency

We have gained a fourth Microsoft Partner Silver Competency sfG Software have gained a fourth Microsoft Partner Silver Competency. The ‘Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions’ competency recognises our team’s experience and knowledge of implementing and supporting Microsoft’s cloud services, in particular Office 365. Office 365 offers hosted Exchange (email) and SharePoint (document storage and management) […]

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IT Support Team are Masters of Backup!

Rob and Shane from our IT Support team have recently passed their GFI Max Backup exam making them both a certified “Master of Backup” Not only do they get certificates, t-shirts and impressive caps(?)… it also means that they are trained to implement and manage GFI Max Backup. This is one of the cloud solutions […]

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Inverness Software firm qualifies for the Microsoft Cloud Accelerate Program

sfG Software earns distinction through demonstrated technology success and customer commitment sfG Software today announced it has qualified as a member of the Microsoft Cloud Accelerate program by demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft’s customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic cloud marketplace. To qualify for the Cloud Accelerate program, partners must successfully demonstrate their cloud […]

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sfG’s Microsoft Partner Competencies renewed

Our team have been passing more Microsoft exams over the last few weeks to ensure that all of the pre-requisites have been met for us to retain our Microsoft partner competencies. There are currently no testing centres north of Stirling that offer the Microsoft professional exams so this makes it more challenging for a Highlands company – […]

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sfG Software hosting services not affected by the ‘Heartbleed’ bug

You may be aware of reports in the media of a very serious vulnerability that compromises the security of secure websites potentially leaking passwords and other sensitive information into the wrong hands. All of our secure website and web application hosting servers at sfG Software use Microsoft’s IIS web server technology which does not use […]

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Inverness Software firm plans growth following client wins

An Inverness-based IT company is planning to take on new staff after winning a clutch of new customers, including leading Highland PR firm Platform PR. sfG Software already has a team of eight including six technical staff who man the help desk and develop software applications.

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Do you have any computers running Windows XP?

Microsoft will end its support for the Windows XP operating system after the 8th of April 2014. What does that mean for your business? After support ends, there will no longer be any security updates released by Microsoft to protect machines running Windows XP. That means that vulnerabilities will no longer be patched leaving your computer […]

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