• Removing the NTSC presets from Final Cut Pro 7

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    Hey everyone. On a recent consultancy project I had a higher education client running Final Cut Pro X but they still needed access to Final Cut Pro 7 for some legacy items. To assist their student’s choices when starting a new project, they asked that all NTSC presets be removed for the ‘new project wizard’ […]


  • Why Apple Training is now more important than ever

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    Following Apple and IBM’s announcement last week about their new global enterprise partnership, it has never been more important that your technical staff and users have the right skills, tools and support to manage, deploy and secure your Apple devices. This new partnership has set a clear, resounding precedent. Apple is serious about taking a […]


    Amsys joins Cisco’s “Meraki Elevate Partner Programme”


    Meraki, the market leading cloud networking tool, provides cloud controlled WI-FI, routing and security products for wired and wireless networks. Organisations that choose Meraki to bolster their networking infrastructure can dramatically alter and improve their WI-FI landscape and centralised management capabilities. Consequently, Meraki has taken both enterprise and education markets by storm as demonstrated by […]


    3 tips to improve the performance of your Mac

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    We all know that Macs offer fantastic performance and that the Mac OS is the most secure and efficient operating system out there, however there may come a time when you notice your Mac is running a little slowly, or not performing as well as it once did. Let us take you through a few […]


    An interview with Senior System’s Engineer, Johannes Henkel

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    Ahead of our System Administrators conference later this month, we got in touch with our guest speaker, Johannes Henkel to find out about his role at JAMF Software as a Senior Systems Engineer. How long have you been working as a systems engineer? In general for a bit more than 20 years. Right from the very start, my […]


    Major Apple Repair workshop refurb complete

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    As part of our drive to keep improving customer experience and quality standards, we have recently completed a £50k refurbishment of our Apple hardware workshops, as well being awarded the ISO 9001 certification. Custom made workbenches have been installed, all fully equipped with easier access to diagnostic tools and full electrostatic discharge protection measures. The […]


    Using Apple’s “Color Picker” in Pages 5, Numbers 3, & Keynote 6 (iWork 2013)

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    Last week whilst teaching Apple’s iWork course, we were discussing Apple’s Color Picker and came across some changes in the latest versions of Apple’s Pages, Numbers and Keynote apps. For those of you who are new to the Apple world, the ‘Color Picker’ relates to the ‘floating window’ that appears in front of documents you […]


    Guest speaker announced at the Amsys Conference

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    We are delighted to announce that this year’s conference will now also include a new 45 minute session, led by Johannes Henkel, a Senior Systems Engineer from JAMF Software. During this session, Johannes will introduce JAMF Software’s, “Casper Suite,” as well as discussing various scenarios working as a systems engineer for their enterprise clients via […]


    Amsys awarded the ISO 9001 Certification


    Amsys awarded globally recognised ISO 9001 certification, demonstrating commitment to quality & excellence. We are proud to announce that we have been awarded the ISO 9001 certification, the world’s most highly recognised standard for developing and maintaining quality management systems. Led by Emily Case, Amsys’ Quality Manager, the certification recognises that our policies and procedures […]


    Amsys at “Enterprise App World”


    Today marks the first day of the “Enterprise App World” exhibition one of the “world’s leading multi-platform events.” During today and tomorrow our team will showcasing our mobile training and development services, demonstrating just how iBeacons work, plus an incredible prize is up for grabs on both days! Come visit us at stand #9 to […]