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Martin Abert
Martin Abert

Chairman

Why the 'missing link' is key to IT success

Most people might baulk at being labelled the 'missing link', but FunctionEight Managing Director Martin Abert is comfortable with the description.

"I'm the link between the hardened IT techies and our clients who, like most normal people, are mystified by computers. I translate the client's needs and wants to the technical staff - which is a link that is missing from most other similar IT solutions providers."

Being a Land Surveyor by profession with no previous IT training, Martin is


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Phil Aldridge
Phil Aldridge

COO

Why the 'missing link' is key to IT success

High expectations from the client are part and parcel of any service industry, but when that is combined with a Managing Director that raises the bar with every client presentation, expectations become more and more challenging.

"My boss takes the philosophy that 'what can be imagined can be achieved', and making sure that we keep those promises is what makes my job all the more fun"

Technical Director Phil Aldridge is the man at FunctionEight who is charged with turning the dreams, concepts


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Chris Young
Chris Young

CFO

“I was so impressed I bought the company”

These words may have been true for Victor Kiam when he tried a Remington shaver but they were certainly also the case for me when I had the good fortune to work with Martin and Phil when they took over management of my firms IT support.

I was struck with the knowledge, passion and innovation they used to tackle each issue. FunctionEight had the ability to get me to understand the problems and participate in the decision making. This is not easy in a highly technical field. So when the opportunity presented


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Latest Blog

WordPress 4.7.5 Security Release Immediate Update Recommended

FunctionEight would like to encourage you to update to 4.7.5 as soon as possible. If you can remember last January 2017, WordPress released 4.7.2 and they delayed disclosing a vulnerability for a week. That vulnerability was the infamous WordPress defacement vulnerability which resulted in hundreds of thousands of sites being defaced and multiple highly active attack campaigns. […]

 

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