Windows Server 2003 – End Of Life

ESP Projects
12th August 2014 5 Min. Read

Windows Server 2003 is due to reach the end of its life in July 2015, meaning that Microsoft will no longer support the software with further patches or security updates. This end of life includes all versions of Windows Server 2003 and all the sub-editions of the product: the Itanium x64 editions, the Compute Cluster Edition, the Datacenter Edition, the Web Edition and the Enterprise Edition.

Responsive Web Design

ESP Projects
17th December 2013 6 Min. Read

Here at ESP Projects, we are often asked about responsive web design; what it is, how it works, and why it’s something that we think is crucial to the success of a new website amongst its visitors.

Traditionally websites have been viewed on a PC (or Laptop) with the aid of a mouse for navigation. But nowadays more and more people are using a variety of devices such as smartphones and tablets, and using their fingers or perhaps a stylus to navigate instead. This change means that the way the website displays its content has to be thought about from a multi-device perspective. There are two approaches to displaying websites on ‘non-standard’ screens, having a mobile site or a responsive web design.

Windows XP End Of Life

ESP Projects
22nd November 2013 3 Min. Read

As you may be aware from the previous articles, Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft from Tuesday 8th April 2014.

What does this actually mean to your business and are there any risks to your network?

The simple answer is yes, the end of Windows XP support from Microsoft opens the door to major security risks to your network.

Kerio Operator Phone System

ESP Projects
13th November 2013 2 Min. Read

We have been looking to offer a fully-fledged Phone System to our clients for quite some time now, and after testing many of the different systems out there we’ve finally settled on one which we believe offers the best feature set and provides good value for money.

Based on the common “Asterisk” Phone System, “Kerio Operator” is very flexible; it can be used in conjunction with regular ISDN telephone lines, or can also facilitate calls over the internet (VOIP). An outline of some of the features of this phone system is included below: 

Windows 8.1 is Released

ESP Projects
13th November 2013 5 Min. Read

During October, Microsoft released the greatly anticipated Windows 8.1 update for its Windows 8 operating system

Here at ESP Projects we have been testing the Windows 8.1 release since it was made available via Microsoft’s beta programme.  2 of our tech support engineers installed the final version and have been using it as their sole operating system to gauge how the update has changed the feel of the system