AEW Office Move

AEW, a leading architectural practice, have recently completed their office move to Trinity Court, Manchester.

AEW and Codus IT

With complex IT challenges to overcome as part of the move, our team played an integral role in the successful relocation.

AEW are one of Codus’ original clients, and we therefore have a deep understanding of their business needs. We were able to apply this knowledge to devise an innovative IT strategy to both seamlessly relocate their office and better support hybrid home/office working.

With Covid19 changing the way AEW worked, we needed to develop a remote working solution that would be effective for a company who regularly deal with large files and high-quality graphics. Common issues faced by remote workers included slow download speeds and poor navigation of designs and drawings due to a lag resulting from variable home internet connections.

We rose to the challenge to overcome these issues and, along with a significant investment in hardware and software by AEW, used the office move to implement a new remote working solution that now provides resiliency, speed and security, regardless of an individual’s home internet quality.

We designed and specified everything from the communications room, networks and firewall, to hardware requirements, relocated and installed everything with ZERO downtime during office hours. In fact, the downtime out of hours was a mere two hours whilst the servers were physically moved.

The new IT infrastructure has enabled AEW to move into a higher quality office with less floor space, now focusing on “hot desking” within a flexible working environment. The solution is also future proofed with capacity to allow for growth and expansion in the coming years.

“We’re delighted with the support Codus have provided to us in the planning and implementation of our office relocation. With new robust and secure IT Systems in place, our teams can now work seamlessly from home or the office with no reduction in connection speed or quality – helping our team to work where they need to, when they need to”– Andy Rainford, Managing Director (AEW Architects).

If you have similar issues to AEW or require support as you adapt your IT infrastructure to hybrid working, give us a call to see if we can help. We’re in a changing world and we’re helping businesses adopt safe and secure working practices in a cost-effective way to keep your business running – remotely or on site.

Celebrating 10 years of success

We have launched our brand new website to celebrate our 10 year anniversary!

The site should be easy for you to navigate, with all the information you need right at your fingertips. All sections of the site can be accessed from the home page. We also have a handy drop down menu on the top right.

Please take your time to look around the new website, content will be added regularly so be sure to keep checking back to stay updated.

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Calderpeel Architects

Calderpeel Architects had a stunning vision for their offices and Codus IT were on hand to install the IT infrastructure into the space.

With careful planning and consultation with Calderpeel, it was agreed that the office move would take place out of hours. This ensured the minimum disruption to their staff and their clients.

Codus arrived on Friday evening and worked into the early hours. The work was completed over the weekend. On Monday morning, all members of Calderpeel staff were able to walk into their new office and begin work.

To check out Calderpeel’s amazing offices, please follow the link below.

Codus IT achieves Microsoft Silver Competency

Codus IT are extremely proud to announce that we have achieved the Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solution Competency.

Microsoft competency partners show ‘proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in a specialised area of business’ Microsoft 2018

Codus IT provide a range of cloud solutions to small and midmarket businesses and now we have been recognised as a trusted service provider.

If you would like to know more about how Codus IT can help you get started with cloud solutions, get in touch today.

Call: 0161 763 4529


Architects choose Codus for IT support

Codus are pleased to announce that we have added AFL Architects to our list of IT support clients.
AFL Architects are an international architectural practice based in Manchester, with offices in London, Birmingham and Doha, that required 3rd line IT support.

What is 3rd Line IT Support?
Many larger businesses already have IT in place in the form of an IT manager. The question is, how does your architects company cope in the absence of your IT manager? Holidays and sickness can be tricky to manage both for your business and your IT.

We offer 3rd Line support which is the ideal solution. We work closely with the IT manager of the architects practice to provide any additional advice and support they may require. Whether it is a particular problem that has them scratching their heads or providing cover for a well deserved holiday – we can do it all.

Why choose Codus?
At Codus we have extensive knowledge about the workings of an architects practice. Our Managing Director, Lee, was an IT manager for a large architects firm before setting up Codus. He has carried that experience with him through to Codus meaning consequently, we now have many clients within the industry. We have years of experience providing support for users of Autocad, Revit and SketchUp amongst others. We can also develop software to meet your requirements if you need something specific for a project.

Could we help you?
If you run an architects practice and would like some more information, give us a call on 0161 763 4529 or email

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