Christmas and New Year Support | Apple IT Support for Business
Country: CA UK

Support Hours & Policy

Many of our business clients will wind down over Christmas and New Year. We take the opportunity to recharge our batteries ahead of a typically busy January.

Our opening hours and support policy over the festive period is as follows:


2019 Opening Hours

Fri 20th Dec – Last working day

All Weekends & Bank Holidays – Closed

Working Days from 23rd Dec to 3rd Jan – Emergency Support Only

Mon 5th Jan – Fully open


 

Emergency Support Policy

To allow our support team some respite over Christmas and New Year, we operate an Emergency Support policy on the working days between the last Friday before Christmas and the first Monday after New Year.

 

Contacting Us

  • For all requests please email as usual to help@purplecomputing.com or complete our support form
  • If you are technically unable to email then please call, but kindly note that all calls will divert to voicemail; your voicemail will raise a ticket on our helpdesk

 

Urgency

Under emergency support, we will only respond to requests which:

  • Pose an immediate risk to data, or
  • Have a major and costly adverse effect on productivity (e.g server or key equipment failure)

If a workaround is readily available, or the issue is not time-sensitive, we will respond as soon as possible after we return to full time hours.

Our on-call engineer may still acknowledge lower-urgency requests personally and (where possible) may suggest a workaround or solution in the interim.

 

Response Time

We will do our best to respond within one working hour as usual, but please bear with us and allow for a response within 4 working hours during Emergency Support times.

Real-Time Feedback

When we solve a support ticket, clients are given the choice of leaving good or bad feedback along with an optional comment. We post the 10 most recent comments here automatically and in real-time. You can view even more on our reviews page.

Date Name Comments
Sep 22nd Alastair B Dean, sorted out the outstanding aspects of my e-mail verification update swiftly, courteously and competently - with a good sense of humour
Sep 22nd Pedro M Very quick response. Willing to sort the problem themselves via TeamViewer if needed there and then.
Sep 15th Simon K very good - great support
Sep 14th Sally & Made lots of sense - thank you
Sep 11th Yvonne C Thanks again for a super fast resolution Yvonne
Sep 9th Carl B James managed to find the issue which was partly an issue with the way the Macs were set up and also the way some of the Windows folders had been set up. The fix worked and I'm very pleased with how quickly everything was resolved.
Sep 4th Alastair B Swift and successful response - thank you for your help
Aug 28th Lynn H Very prompt support. Problem diagnosed and then fixed. Brilliant service. Many thanks
Aug 14th Lynn H Great Service. I am up and running again. Many Many thanks
Aug 6th Matt H Very quick resolution, thanks.