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Ian Quance

On the 21st of March, Ian Quance peacefully passed away after fighting cancer for 2½ years. He will be greatly missed as both a friend and a work colleague by the team at EDGE. 🤍 Ian played a significant role in the development of Epitaph our cemetery and crematorium administration software, and the InspectEDGE memorial […]

Welcome to our first General Manager

EDGE IT Systems Ltd are pleased to welcome and introduce Shane Pelchat as our first General Manager, who joined the team on Friday 4th February 2022. Shane is an experienced engineer and brings with him a wealth of knowledge from a wide range of industry sectors. He joins EDGE during an exciting time of growth. […]

Log4Shell Security Update

None of our products have been effected by the security vulnerability detected on 9th November known as Log4Shell. Please continue to use our products as normal and we will continue monitoring the situation, keeping you working smoothly and your information safe.

Cloud Based Solutions

Cloud based solutions providing business continuity and efficiencies – not just a COVID fad There have been some positives from the COVID-19 pandemic. Personally, as a clerk and member of the team at EDGE, I have enjoyed having more time for my allotment and developed a newfound appreciation of my son’s school. We’ve all learned […]

Using AdvantEDGE to Enhance your Website

Our cloud based, administration software provides live content and functionality for your website. Here are two examples for AdvantEDGE Facilities Bookings and Epitaph, and there are more planned for the future. Online Bookings • Clearly display the current availability of your facilities. • Easy access for the public to make booking enquiries with one simple […]

Paperless Administration with Epitaph

Writing anything in advance of publication is a dangerous proposition at present; we are told that we are heading towards a ‘new normal’ but what that actually means is anybody’s guess. We’re told that over 80% of people do not want to return to the ‘old normal’; there is a determination that the sacrifice that […]

SolarWinds Security Advisory

The security alert reported yesterday on international news for the SolarWinds ORION platform does not affect the SolarWinds RMM (Remote Management and Monitoring) platform and Sentinel One used by EDGE to provide IT support. The attack in March and June was targeted at the United States Government who are now co-ordinating the appropriate response which […]

Only Way Forward is Paperless

With COVID-19 there is a profound need for paperless administration, helping keep staff safe by facilitating social distancing, home working and empowering Councils. Unlike the last pandemic in 1918 we have the technology in 2020 to make paperless administration a practical proposition for every Local Council, no matter how small or how challenging IT is […]

Flexible Working during the Pandemic

Is remote working going to be part of the new norm for the foreseeable future? It protects our environment by reducing the need to travel and it gives us all a better work-life balance whilst providing the necessary information at our fingertips. The pandemic has forced all of us to re-evaluate our working practices and […]