David Paterson appointed Operations Dirctor

Posted on April 6, 2017 by csam under Blog
Leave a Comment

C-SAM Ltd is delighted to announce that from April 2017 David Paterson, a company veteran of 17 years, will become Operations Director.   David joined C-SAM in 2001 as a developer, advancing to operations manager in 2013 where he has helped expand the company’s global reach to markets in Canada, Norway and Nigeria.   Theresa Wheeler, […]

Are Spreadsheets Sinking Your Business?

Posted on May 24, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog
Leave a Comment

It takes very little time for a business to grow to a size where large amounts of information are created and required on a daily basis. That information drives every decision, from purchasing to pricing, so ensuring its availability and quality may be the difference between boom or bust.   Despite it, many organisations operate […]

Cake (C# Make) Talk

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, Social, Technical
Leave a Comment

On 21st April, members of the C-SAM development department attended the latest Aberdeen .Net Developers User Group talk. The talk on Cake (C# Make), a cross platform build automation system, was delivered by Gary Park who is an active contributor to this open source project. Cake allows developers to write build scripts in C# negating the […]

C-SAM support for older Microsoft Products – End of Life Notification

Posted on April 20, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, News, Technical
Leave a Comment

  C-SAM will no longer be supporting the hosting of our applications on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 & Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005, and running them on Microsoft Windows XP & Microsoft Windows Vista. Following a survey distributed at the end of last year we are confident that this move will have little impact on our customer operations, […]

SQL Server 2005 – End of Microsoft Support

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, News, Technical
Leave a Comment

From the 12th April 2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is no longer covered by Extended Support from Microsoft. This means that customers will no longer be offered security updates for the product. Recommended action is to upgrade to the latest version of SQL Server (at the time of writing the latest version is SQL Server 2014) or […]

Microsoft Silver Partner Renewal

Posted on April 7, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, News, Technical
Leave a Comment

Today, C-SAM are proud to announce that we have renewed our Microsoft Partner status for a 4th consecutive year. In 2013 we gained a Silver competency in Application Development and we have been working hard to ensure that we retain this from year to year. Our participation in this programme gives us priority support and access […]

ScotNet Rocks!

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, News, Social, Technical
Leave a Comment

On Thursday, 21st January, two of our developers attended the January Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group session held at the Robert Gordon University Garthdee campus.   This month’s speakers were Carl Franklin (@carlfranklin) and Richard Campbell (@richcampbell) from the highly popular US based .NET Rocks! developer podcast. The session was split into two, with a pizza break […]

C-SAM complete Windows 10 & Office 2016 Roll-out

Posted on January 21, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, Technical
Leave a Comment

  Here at C-SAM we have recently completed a company-wide roll out of Windows 10 and Office 2016.   We are committed to keeping abreast of all new developments within the IT industry. By ensuring that we are using the latest software internally, this enables us to support customers using our products who are either planning […]

Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 End of Support

Posted on January 12, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, Technical
Leave a Comment

Today, Tuesday January 12 2016, Microsoft announced that versions 8, 9 and 10 have reached End of Support and would no longer be receiving updates.   This means that only Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 will be receiving security updates and fixes after today.   C-SAM’s web products have been designed and […]

Day 10 – Top 5 Things to do in Aberdeen This Christmas

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
Leave a Comment

At the beginning of your special C-SAM 12 Days of Christmas series we ran a competition to find out  the best things to do in Aberdeen this Christmas. Thank you to everyone who sent in their suggestions – we have now picked the winner and the £25 Amazon vouchers goes to Lesley Allan- congratulations!     […]