IT Support Services

The CMAT IT services team specialise in supporting technology within education. Based within our family of Academies, we deliver cutting edge solutions to the classroom to make them more manageable and productive, alleviating the daily stress and strains of technical issues.

Schools and academies have unique IT needs and are constantly looking for innovative ways to reduce costs yet enhance the use of technology within the classroom and the wider business processes.

We have a variety of services from on-site technical assistance, off-site backup, procurement, network audits and help developing your ICT strategic plan. Please take a look at our areas of expertise below.

For more information or to discuss ways in which we can help you please contact Matt Sampson on 01223 781980 or email: itservices@cmatrust.net

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IT Support Services 2017/18

Managed IT Services

We manage the IT services for over 4000 students and staff across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Our Managed service contracts are built around the needs of our education customers. We offer a wide range of service options from weekly support visits to a complete on-site management with strategic planning, budget management and refresh scheme aligned to your school improvement …

On-site Support

CMAT engineers offer cost effective, consistent technical support for your IT systems. Based within the CMAT Academies our engineers have an abundance of experience in terms of IT and general school infrastructure. The service includes regular visits to perform mandatory checks and system maintenance including virus updates, Microsoft security updates and back up checks. This …

Cloud Services

CMAT have two secure Data Centres located within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s private networks for additional peace of mind. Off-site Backup From lesson plans to student coursework, improvement plans to student events your school’s data needs to be highly available. Our ‘Cloud’ back-up service can provide you with that extra protection in conjunction with your current in-house …

IT Procurement

We supply, install and support a huge range of technologies from a variety of manufacturers. Everything we recommend to our schools we’ve trialed and tested within one of our academies, so we can be confident we can find the right solution for you. The hardware we can source includes: Servers, Desktops, Laptops Tablets (iPad/Android/Surface) Interactive Whiteboards Network …

Strategic Planning

As an education provider we can help you create a roadmap for your IT expenditure that aligns with and enhances your school improvement plan. We will work with you to develop a straightforward plan for IT within your organisation. We will help build a cost plan with review points to present to your governing body. This …

Audio Visual

We have in-house technicians who support performances and conferences within our Academies. Through our AV partners across Cambridgeshire we are able to offer a professional audio visual experience. We have over a decade of experience installing classroom and theatre solutions and are accredited installers of Promethean and SmartBoard solutions. We also provide the following products: TV …

Case Studies

Our case studies are detailed below; Microsoft Datacentre Case Study “Cambridge Academies Trust to save 70% in licensing cost with new datacentre strategy” – Microsoft Education, UK Elsworth Primary School “The service we receive is excellent. I can trust that any recommendations on servicing or purchasing are made taking the long rather than short term …