Blog

15
Jul
2024

CASE STUDY: Aylesbury Vale Academy

Aylesbury Vale wanted to replace their existing phone system, which was outdated, with limited functionality and costly to maintain.

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27
Jun
2024

CASE STUDY: Ivybridge Community College IT Suites

In this success story, we demonstrate how VeryPC provided Ivybridge Community College with a cost-effective, education-specific product.

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18
Jun
2024

CASE STUDY: Sheffield Wednesday Esports Suite

In this case study, we look at how VeryPC helped local Championship football club, Sheffield Wednesday, create the UK’s first pitch-facing esports suite.

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6
Jun
2024

DfE Update: Meeting digital and technology standards

In today's digital age, cyber incidents can be a real headache for schools and colleges...

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13
May
2024

Announcing our partnership with NAACE

We have joined forces with Naace(The National Association for Education Technology) supporting their research hub

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11
Apr
2024

Picking the right 1:1 device: Flexbook

The introduction of 1:1 devices in education has transformed the learning landscape

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15
Feb
2024

Check out our new Flex Range videos!

See more of our Flex Range with our brand new product videos

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5
Jan
2024

It's nearly time for Bett 2024!

Visit us at Bett 2024 for a sneak peak of our brand-new green PC, Broadleaf.

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20
Dec
2023

Join us at the Bett Show 2024

Join VeryPC at the Bett Show 2024, from 24th to 26th January, at the Excel London.

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27
Nov
2023

Introducing Broadleaf, our brand-new Green PC

VeryPC have teamed up with JWIPC to deliver a sustainable, eco friendly Green PC

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30
Oct
2023

New products, exclusive socks, and the team at Schools & Academies Show 2023

Come see the team at the Schools & Academies show at the NEC in Birmingham on 22nd November.

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23
Feb
2023

More than just a SMART Board!

SMART takes learning deeper with their Tool Explorer™ which bridges physical objects with digital learning.

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10
Feb
2023

Back at BETT! See you in March

VeryPC is thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at the BETT Show again this year!

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7
Feb
2023

UK Safer Internet Day 2023

UK Safer Internet Day promotes a safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones among children and young people.

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28
Jan
2023

Data Privacy Day 2023

Data Protection Day is an annual event on January 28th to raise awareness about the importance of data protection and privacy.

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12
Jan
2023

Come see us and JWIPC in Barcelona for ISE 2023!

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is one of the world's largest and most influential trade shows for the professional AV and electronic systems industry.

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8
Dec
2022

Behind The Scenes: Dylan

We are going to be taking a look behind the scenes and highlighting our amazing colleagues who play vital roles in getting your products to you.

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7
Dec
2022

VeryPC 2022 Christmas Wrap Up

It's that time of year again. When we all start reflecting on the past 12 months. Here's a little look back at VeryPCs 2022.

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30
Nov
2022

Featured Build: Esports PC

Check out our very first Esports PC Featured Build below, powered by Western Digital's WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe™ SSD.

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22
Nov
2022

Transform your big screen with the magic of OPS

You can use OPS for various solutions, and you're limited to your imagination and technical prowess. But here is a few everyday things that OPS is perfect for

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21
Nov
2022

The School Rebuilding Programme

The school rebuilding programme carries out major rebuilding and refurbishment projects at school and sixth-form college buildings across England.

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3
Nov
2022

SMART Interactive Boards - The best investment for your classroom

Interactive displays are powerful and engaging learning tools that encourage participation.

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1
Nov
2022

Digital Signage – The smart way to keep everyone informed

OPS digital signage systems are a discreet, smart way to POWER UP any standard or interactive display. Convert any big screen into an all-in-one computer.

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26
Oct
2022

Scary Cyber Threat Stats this October

As we approach the end of October and ever closer to Halloween it’s time to talk about cyber threats and best practices to prevent these.

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19
Oct
2022

5 Reasons Why You Need A NUC PC

If you want a PC that is powerful enough to handle your daily computing activities but small enough not to take up half of your desk, look no further!

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11
Oct
2022

Engage your students like never before with Lumio by SMART

Deliver engaging lessons no matter where your learner are with Lumio by SMART.

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4
Oct
2022

4 Reasons to choose OPS for your Display Solution

If you're looking for a no fuss, no clutter, professional display solution the OPS system is a no brainer! Check out our top 4 reasons for choosing an OPS.

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1
Oct
2022

Take Ctrl this National Cyber Security Month

Since our lives are increasingly digitally connected, we must do our part to keep them safe and secure. October is very important in the calendar for the...

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30
Sep
2022

Is it time to upgrade to Intel 12th Gen?

Experts are saying the 12th Gen Intel processors are some of the best CPUs you can buy. Take a look at some of our top desktop PCs featuring 12th Gen.

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28
Sep
2022

Choosing the right SSD for your computer

Whether you're a professional creator or SMB, managing data is important business. For optimal performance, we recommend a good solid-state drive (SSD).

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22
Sep
2022

Why you should consider the VeryPC Thinbook?

Designed for both education or business, the VeryPC Thinbook is the easiest laptop buying decision you could ever make and here are some reasons why.

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2
Sep
2022

Back to School Tech Essentials for 2022

From laptops to desktop PCs, digital signage and charging trolleys, VeryPC have everything you need to kickstart the new school year…

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25
Aug
2022

Business On The Go? Here’s our Top Tech Recommendations

We’ve compiled our top tech device recommendations for fast-paced, flexible businesses with employees who are ‘on the go’.

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22
Aug
2022

A guide to Digital Signage for Business

Are you considering digital signage for your business? Here's our guide to getting started!

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6
Jul
2022

eSports in Education - 5 reasons your school should get involved today

Following the creation of the world’s first eSports BTEC qualification by Pearson in April 2020, UK institutions now have more opportunities than...

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18
May
2022

ISE 2022 - networking and sunshine

What a week! As I’m writing this blog post, the temperatures are roughly the same as they were last week in Barcelona where myself, Colin, Jack and Ryan we...

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5
Apr
2022

VeryPC has been awarded SMART Platinum Partner status

Big news… We’re delighted to announce that VeryPC has been awarded SMART Platinum Partner status!VeryPC has built an amazing relationship with SMART over...

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16
Mar
2022

Meet the VeryPC family at Bett 2022

We're back! It's all systems go for Bett 2022 and we can't wait to see you. If you visited us at the show in January 2020 (feels like an eternity ago...

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28
Feb
2022

Boost Productivity with an 11th Gen Intel Core Processor

Half term has been and gone. Deadlines are looming. Can your CPU keep up? Maybe it’s time for a well-deserved upgrade… Luckily for you, VeryPC are proud to...

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15
Feb
2022

VeryPC launches partnership with TrilbyTV

We have some exciting news! We are proud to announce our partnership with TrilbyTV, a leading brand that provide digital signage solutions, made for...

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18
Jan
2022

Buckinghamshire College Group: An esports success story!

Towards the latter stages of 2021, here at VeryPC we refreshed our range of Gaming PCs built with esports in mind. Now, for those that aren't aware...

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4
Jan
2022

Visit us at Bett 2022!

The Bett Show is back! Well, hopefully. As things currently stand, there isn't long to go until team VeryPC return to the London ExCel arena for Bett 2022...

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8
Dec
2021

It's the season to be jolly

Hello! Well, just like last years message, I didn’t think I would still be working from home writing the annual Christmas message… but it’s fair to say it...

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25
Oct
2021

The Importance of Security Awareness Training

Back in March 2020 when most people up and down the country were sent to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, the top priority wasn’t to ensure...

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13
Jul
2021

Benefits of switching to Chrome

Over the last year, here at VeryPC, we have seen a rise in the demand for anything and everything Chrome. From the latest Chrome devices through to licence...

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10
Jun
2021

VeryPC partners with NowSignage to provide digital signage bundles

VeryPC is pleased to announce our partnership with NowSignage, an award-winning digital signage CMS, to facilitate an ‘easy to buy’ bundle of hardware and...

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17
May
2021

We’ve launched our new online shop!

After many months of hard work and dedication, VeryPC are pleased to announce the launch of our new online shop. Yep, that’s right. With one simple click of..

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7
Apr
2021

Shape your school’s future with Windows 10

et access to affordable devices made for education with VeryPC and Microsoft. The Shape the Future program allows schools to purchase devices with...

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8
Mar
2021

VeryPC understands our requirements

Forging long lasting relationships is essential for us here at VeryPC. We’ve long used the motto that when you buy from us, you’re joining our ever growing...

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17
Feb
2021

Google Chrome Device Management Licences price due to increase

I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news but the cost of Google Chrome Device Management Licences is increasing, effective from 9th March 2021. Having...

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8
Feb
2021

Working from Home Phishing Emails on the Rise

With cyber and phishing attacks having increased significantly throughout the ongoing pandemic, alongside our partners KnowBe4, we thought we’d talk you...

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26
Jan
2021

How we’re supporting schools throughout the latest COVID-19 lockdown

Schools are once again closed, remote learning is becoming the “new normal” for most students and there’s no end in sight for the pandemic just yet. Here...

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3
Dec
2020

Season’s Greetings from all the VeryPC family

Season’s Greetings from all the VeryPC family Well, it’s been a hell of a year and I can’t quite believe it’s that time once again where I’m sat writing...

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17
Nov
2020

Notre Dame High School chooses VeryPC as their IT supplier

It’s quite often the case when it comes to new IT equipment in schools that you need three competitive quotes, before you can purchase your shiny new kit...

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23
Sep
2020

We've beaten the odds and had a record breaking Summer!

A new academic year begins Now that we’re a few weeks into the new school term and the chaos of students returning is behind you, I thought this would be...

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13
Aug
2020

Blended Learning with VeryPC and SMART

Be there for your students, anywhere. With VeryPC and SMART Technologies. It’s been a tricky few months for those working in the education sector. So, as...

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21
Jul
2020

The future of schools and education post COVID-19

I think we can all agree, that for our friends who work in schools across the country, it hasn’t been a typical school year! In particular, I.T. department...

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24
Jun
2020

Social Distancing stickers: utilising our in-house skills

The colouring-in-department for many years now have been providing our famous custom branding options on our own desktop PCs and laptops and Tier 1 devices...

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21
May
2020

Get ahead of the game with VeryPC

I hope you are keeping well in these unusual times. I'm writing this blog from my newly converted office (it was the spare bedroom, but needs must!) to...

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15
Apr
2020

COVID-19: Phishing attacks are on the rise

Did you know that cyber and phishing attacks have increased by a staggering 667% throughout March 2020 alone? Whilst the majority of the country are still...

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24
Mar
2020

COVID-19: The VeryPC team are working from home

Like most people around the country the majority of the VeryPC team are currently working remotely from their homes due to the Coronavirus outbreak. By now...

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25
Feb
2020

VeryPC at ISE 2020

Who doesn’t love a trip away with work? Once again, I was lucky enough to attend Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the largest AV and systems integration...

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31
Jan
2020

Bett 2020: My first experience!

Well, where do I begin? Bett 2020 was an astonishing week for everyone here at VeryPC and it was wonderful to talk about all things IT to such a large...

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18
Dec
2019

Meet the VeryPC team at Bett 2020

If you’ve not seen our exciting news, then where have you been?! We’re proud to be exhibiting at the Bett show in January. After years of visiting, we’re...

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11
Dec
2019

Season's Greetings from the VeryPC family

Well, that went quick! Another year is coming to an end but a whole new decade for VeryPC is about to begin. Before that though, myself and the team are...

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28
Nov
2019

The Evolve Trust chooses VeryPC for their Tier 1 tech

We love what we do here at VeryPC. Technology is our business and we love supplying schools and businesses across the UK with our own range of VeryPC...

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18
Nov
2019

VeryPC provides Worthing High School with a new IT set up

Whether you’ve bought from us just the once or we’ve helped you kit out several IT suites, you’re a part of the VeryPC family. So as you can imagine, when...

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17
Oct
2019

Train your staff against cyber attacks with our online webinar!

One click. That's all it takes to cause serious technical and financial issues to your school or organisation. No matter how many levels of protection or...

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12
Sep
2019

Our most successful Summer, ever!

The school bell rings again The doors are open and the kids are back…the Summer certainly flew by didn’t it? Whether you were lucky enough to take the...

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5
Jul
2019

VeryPC gives The Commonweal School’s IT suite a refresh!

When The Commonweal School in Swindon got in touch with us looking to update one of their IT suites we were more than happy to assist them with their...

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20
Jun
2019

Schools, it’s time to upgrade for the Summer holidays!

It’s certainly starting to feel like summer is here, especially at the VeryPC factory in sunny Sheffield. We’re donning our shorts and t-shirts as we gear...

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29
May
2019

We’ve been recognised as a SMART Gold Partner

We’re celebrating here at VeryPC as we are delighted to announce that we are now a SMART Technologies Gold Partner! This goes alongside our existing...

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24
Apr
2019

VeryPC works with Norseland Ltd to provide them with custom built PCs

We have long said that when you buy from us, you’re joining the VeryPC family, and we’ll look after you from day one. Even if you move to a new job or have...

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28
Mar
2019

VeryPC supply Nelson and Colne College with 250 bespoke Lenovo laptops

As you know, technology is our business here at VeryPC. However, nobody would blame you for thinking that we just focus on selling our own range of product...

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12
Mar
2019

VeryPC supply PC's for Manor School Sports College's new IT suite

When Manor School Sports College came to VeryPC looking to update one of their computer rooms we jumped on the opportunity to provide them with the product...

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29
Nov
2018

Merry Christmas from VeryPC

Well, it's hard to believe it's the end of another year here at VeryPC! Christmas has rolled around again and the whole team are looking forward to a...

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8
Jun
2018

VeryPC at Intel Partner Connect Europe

On Thursday 8th November VeryPC had the privilege of attending the Intel & Telelogos showcase held at Intel’s offices in Canary Wharf, London. Our Audio...

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1
Jun
2018

The GDPR Journey

Well here it goes, after months of reading about The General Data Protection Regulation, “GDPR’’ and time spent building information asset registers...

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9
Jan
2018

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities – the essentials

As you may be aware by now, a pair of flaws, codenamed “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, have recently been discovered in the design of almost every central...

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8
Dec
2017

Launch of first SMART UK Regional Training Centre

Yesterday, it was my great pleasure to act as compère* at the launch event of the first SMART UK Regional Training Centre, right here at VeryPC, attended...

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5
Sep
2017

Back to School, folks!

It’s that time of year again All over the UK*, schools are opening their doors after the summer break. Whether you were lucky enough to get the holiday...

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5
Jul
2017

PC building: Getting it right the first time

This blog is attributed to the author: Jackie Edwards, a freelance tech writer. PC building: Getting it right the first time Looking to build your first PC...

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16
Feb
2017

VeryPC - awkward teenager

Watch out, technologyverse, today is VeryPC’s thirteenth birthday. We’re shedding our childlike innocence and instantly maturing into a fully rounded...

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