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Deans Computer Services Boston Spa

your IT support partner

WHY DCS

Why Choose DCS For Your IT Support?

Deans Computer Services (DCS) is one of the leading ‘total IT solution’ companies in the North of England. Established in 1982, we have over 40 years of experience in bringing IT solutions to small-medium businesses like yours.

DCS has provided unparalleled IT support and solutions to diverse business sectors since life before the internet! We know the two main factors to our success are…

 

Our Team:

It simply wouldn’t be possible without our amazing DCS family, with years of experience between them; in fact, over 50% have worked for us for over 15 years! So, you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. We take pride in keeping things simple with our ‘no jargon allowed’ policy (unless you really want it, of course!)

Our Solutions:

We simply only ever recommend software solutions that we are 100% confident would be the right for your business needs, as well as providing tried and tested IT products that we are experienced in implementing and supporting.

If you use IT to help run your daily business, we have many support and software solutions that could help you work more efficiently, potentially saving you time and money.

A few of the things we can help your business with:

 

Maintenance contracts or ad-hoc options

Whether you and your team are office or home-based, we will be the IT behind your team, working hard to get you back up and running as quickly as possible when things go wrong.

 

ERP, Accounts & Payroll software & support contracts

Partnering market leaders, Intact Software, Pegasus Opera 3, Advanced Exchequer & Iplicit. Whichever you decide is the best fit for your business, we’ll be there every step of the way from installation and training to support.

 

Cloud Solutions

Whether you need backup, a hosted server, M365, Archive or disaster recovery, our world-class Amber Vault, with its 100% recovery to date record, has your back!

 

Cyber Solutions

Only working with tried and tested, reputable partners, we take protecting your business data seriously. From cyber-security training for your staff to spam-filtering and antivirus to double encryption, We have the right solution for your business needs.

 

Bespoke solutions

Do you wish your off-the-shelf software solution just did that little more or worked a little differently? Our in-house team of development wizards have been making magic happen for numerous happy DCS customers over the years, who are all working that little bit easier and more efficiently because of them, so why not put them to the test?

 

Pushy sales aren’t our thing, so why don’t you drop our friendly team a message to ask your question or call us to chat without the fear of being hounded after? If you still haven’t found what you’re looking for, we also have a whole host of products and services that aren’t mentioned here, so get in touch and let’s see what we can achieve for your business IT together.

Meet the team

Meet the DCS team
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  • Software Support
DCS, Chairman, Deans Computer Services, IT Support
Peter Rogerson

Founded DCS in 1982 he has seen it grow from 2 employees to over 40. He takes an active interest in Accounting Software & consultancy for the company. A keen golfer who has been lucky enough to play on many championship courses & an enthusiastic Motor Sports participant.

Patrick Clayton Managing & Sales Director
Patrick Clayton

Patrick joined DCS in 1992 as a programmer and joined the Board in 1998. As well as managing DCS on a day-to-day basis, he also takes a keen interest in sales. He is co-author of our DCS Dealer and Service Management system and actively provides programming skills and support to the rest of the team.

Sandra Marshall
Sandra Marshall

Sandra has worked for DCS in the support department since 1989. An expert in working with clients to find the right accounting solution, with an extensive knowledge in Accounting and HR software and systems. She enjoys spending time with her family and safari holidays to South Africa

Richard Foulds, Development Director, Bespoke software, tailor-made software
Richard Foulds

Richard joined Leckhampton in 1983! Now heading up DCS Development, creating tailormade software solutions to suit your business needs. Richard & his team can save you hours by helping you work more efficiently & cost-effectively. When not programming he enjoys lovely holidays & great meals out.

Barry Rankin, Sales Director
Barry Rankin

Barry joined DCS in 2000, he has nearly 35 years of experience in IT & thrives on the challenges of managing complex strategic IT goals for customers. A committed charity fundraiser, having raised nearly £30K for charities over recent years. He also served for 4 years on the board of Trustees for the Avalon Group.

Office products, stationary, office furniture, consumables
Tracy Field

Tracy joined DCS in 2011. In 2021, she became Company Secretary and Director, looking after purchasing & renewals; she also manages the admin team. Away from DCS, she’s usually found with her family, driving her daughter to horse competitions, watching her son play rugby or enjoying a nice meal with friends.

Business Development, Bespoke IT, Programming
Eric Speak

Eric returned to DCS after originally starting as a junior developer and has been working in the development department since 2003 and manages the team. When not at DCS Eric will be found with his family or with his Northern Soul Vinyl being a keen music enthusiast and DJ

Technical, IT SUPPORT, IT security, Digital Signage
Guy Brook

Guy joined DCS in 1994 as a junior engineer. Now, as Technical Manager, he looks after a multitude of areas in the maintenance department and DCS, including, network analysis,    Wi-Fi and cabling surveys, invoicing, stock, and fleet. Guy enjoys volunteering, walking, cycling & DIY when family life allows.

IT support, Hardware, Maintenance, Business IT
Noel Rogers

Noel joined DCS in 1995. He has over 35 years of experience working with various Microsoft & networking technologies. With experience of using Microsoft’s own cloud solution (Azure), he is also a member of our DCS cloud team. When not here, he is likely to be found supporting Leeds Utd or enjoying a ‘hot’ curry.

IT Maintenance, IT, Hardware, IT workshop
David Grieves

David has been at DCS since 1994. Anyone visiting DCS with a PC to be repaired will be in the safe hands of David and his team. If David has any spare time after taxiing his four children to various activities he likes to have a night out with his wife Caren.

Krys Bialknowska Support Consultant
Krys Bialkowska

Krys Bialkowska, recently promoted to Support Manager, has been with DCS since 2001, providing support, implementation and training on Pegasus Opera accounts and payroll.

Maintenance, Apple support, Hardware, Cloud managed services
Adam Findlay

Adam joined DCS in 2006 & manages our cloud services department & data centres. He has over 20 years of industry expertise & enjoys talking to customers about how the cloud can streamline their IT systems. Outside of work, he likes tinkering with cars or playing music in his band.

|Angela O'Hearne, capital property manager
Angela O’Hearne

Angela returned to DCS in 2020 and manages Capital Property Manager. With extensive knowledge and experience in the property market, working with all sectors, she is very excited about the product. Out of the office, she is a keen photographer and enjoys spending quality time with family & friends.

Women in tech, female engineer, Maintenance
Sarah Hanna

In 2016 Sarah was our first female Engineer! She has recently been promoted to Operations Manager, where she will be looking after the rest of the engineers in the maintenance department. Sarah enjoys dance, fitness and family time.

Alex Vokes
Alex Vokes

A key member of our sales team, Alex is experienced in a wide range of industries from engineering to manufacturing, and has run his own company. He enjoys riding his motorcycle and DIY, plus going out for long walks with his dog.

Harry Hamblett
Harry Hamblett

Having worked within the Cyber Security industry. I now bring that experience to DCS where I am further developing my knowledge of the other IT services that DCS offer. Outside of work, you’ll find me walking my two dogs, kicking back with a pint of Taddy lager and watching boxing, football or cricket.

Accounts payable, accounts
Mandy McNalus

Mandy joined the DCS team in 2017, working in Accounts, Credit Control & Contracts. In her spare time, she enjoys the gym, cycling, holidays in the sun & spending time with her family & dogs.

Jacki Merrick

Has made DCS history by being the first person to return to DCS not once but twice! This time she’ll be handling our reception two days a week. Jacki loves a sunny holiday and spending time with her family.

Deborah Watson
Deborah Watson

Deborah ran an Ironing Service for 14 years, she enjoys helping people. Outside of work she enjoys socialising with friends and family, also going cruising. She has 2 dogs and enjoys taking them walking.

Advanced Business Cloud, IT Support, Intact, Opera3
Andrew Dowell

Since 1994 Andrew has worked in software support on ‘all things accounting’ as well as training and installation work at DCS.

Intact software, ERP, ACCOUNTS, PAYROLL
Keith Newman

Bringing many years’ experience in business software to our support department. Originally a programmer, working on projects as diverse as small startups to multi-nationals, & even a government. Specialising at DCS primarily in Intact iQ. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping fit, walking & cooking.

Exchequer programming
Tony Sexton

Tony has been with DCS since 2008 and has extensive programming knowledge. Tony is able to maximise your current accounting system through providing add-ons and enhancements.

Bespoke Software, Bespoke Development
Eleni Varypati

Eleni is a Software Developer with a background in Physics and Mathematics. She is originally from Greece and joined DCS in 2014. Married with a son, Eleni likes playing board games, reading books and spending time with family and friends.

Bespoke programming, software developer, leckhampton
Scott Thomas

Part of the Leckhampton team that recently merged with DCS, Scott is a software developer and business process analyst.  Married with a daughter, Scott lives to travel, play cricket and cook.  He also volunteers for a charity called AbilityNet who help elderly and disabled people use technology.

Bespoke programming
Steve Atkinson

Joining the team from Leckhampton as a Senior Software Consultant, Steve is always kept busy developing across multi-platforms. He lives with his partner and daughter. In his free time he likes to blow the cobwebs off by walking on the beach, plays snooker in his local league and is a keen cricket fan.

Alex lawrence custom development, bespoke
Alex Lawrence

Alex has a wealth of experience programming for and supporting sites in various industries.   As a member of CAMRA, Alex appreciates sampling  Real Ales .  He also enjoys choral singing with his wife and daughter at Derby Cathedral.

Jeremy Hill Operations Manager
Jeremy Hill

Jeremy joined the DCS maintenance department in 1996 and after many years as Operations Manager has now stepped back to a more hands-on role. He enjoys spending time with his family when possible, walking and photography.

Jason Hague Field Service Engineer
Jason Hague

Jason, who has worked at DCS since 2002, is a field service engineer. He enjoys swimming and DIY. He spends his spare time running his two girls around to their various clubs and activities. He also features in a DCS video rewiring a server at a clients in 2 minutes!

IT helpdesk, IT support, Hardware
Andy Blacklock

From Doncaster Andy joined DCS in 2005 and is a Leeds United fan. An avid swimmer, he came third in Great Britain at the Millennium Youth Games. He has swum the equivalent of the English Channel in a pool for charity. He is a qualified swimming instructor and also plays squash and cycles.

IT Maintenance, IT, Hardware, IT workshop
Lloyd Williams

Lloyd started work at DCS in 2003 and works alongside Dave Grieves in the workshop. As well as helping other people with computer problems, he enjoys gaming, photography and a single malt whisky. He is also the “go to” person within DCS for help with company videos.

IT help, Business IT, IT Support
Jitesh Mistry

From the renowned Curry Capital of Britain, Bradford; Jitesh joined DCS in 2007.  He has a variety of interests from cycling, photography, motorsports to all sorts of gaming.  After a brief sabbatical, Jitesh has returned to the fold as a Senior Field Service Engineer, eager to make up for lost time!

Jean Kwint Field Service Engineer
Jean Kwint

Jean started with DCS in 2006. He spends a lot of time on the road attending both PC and telephone equipment calls and in his spare time Jean Thai boxes, reads a lot and obviously plays the computer. He is also a very keen DIYer!

Richard Symonds Technical Support Engineer
Richard Symonds

Richard joined the DCS Maintenance Team in 2014. A senior field service engineer, he lives locally to the office. When not at work he enjoys reading, archery and both computer and tabletop gaming.

DCS Field Service Engineer
Danny Robinson

After his IT & Business studies degree, Danny chose to work as an IT Technician & quickly moved up to Field Engineer. He is a key member of the Amber Vault Team as their Senior Cloud Service Engineer. He also enjoys learning about music production, is a DJ & has a passion for gadgets.

Alex Sempers Field Service Engineer, Maintenance
Alex Sempers

After working in IT for 5 years, Alex joined DCS in 2017, where he runs server and M365 setups/migrations, provides support and mentors/trains other members of the team.  In his spare time, he enjoys travelling, reading, walking and spending time with friends and family.

Mark Lunn ITsupport, CustomerService
Mark Lunn

Mark came to DCS in 2018. He has also joined the Cloud Services team to support our ever-growing Cloud customer base. When not at work Mark can be found supporting his beloved Leeds United has recently joined the Leeds Astrophotography Society combining his love of astronomy and photography.

ben king
Ben King

Ben previously looked after our configuration department and has now been promoted to Field Service Engineer. His hobbies are pc gaming, mainly RPGs and FPS. He also likes model building and taking trips to Scotland to see his friends and the scenery.

Nathan Hanna
Nathan Hanna

Nathan has 15 years’ of experience within the photocopier industry ranging from print production to remote repair. His personal hobbies include, gaming, streaming and the Apple ecosystem. He is also a semi-professional wrestler.