Hosting and Managed Services Conference Sponsors

Sponsors – Hosting & Managed Services 2010:


Company profile

Claranet is a managed services provider with experience in providing IT services since 1996. We provide Network and Hosting services for our customers, enabling them to focus on their core business, not IT management.

The Claranet Group comprises 14 offices, 16 data centres and 550 staff. Our international MPLS core network enables high service levels across 6 European countries and the US. We operate 24-hour network operating centres covering all countries. Claranet is carrier-neutral with a proven track record in delivering services. Our customers include Airbus, Five TV, Amnesty International, DeVere Group, and WPA.

Claranet strives for excellence and is committed to delivering the highest quality products and services. Our ISO9001 accreditation, PCI-DSS certification, acceptance into the Telecom Networks Framework Agreement and Microsoft Gold Partner confirms Claranet’s position as an expert leader in the IT industry.


Company profile

Star provides on-demand computing and communication services to UK businesses. Utilising an advanced cloud computing platform, the company has redefined how business people use and pay for the technology that supports them. Star’s On-demand Business ServicesTM are easy to use and pay for and are available any time and from anywhere, removing unnecessary costs for hardware, software and ongoing maintenance.

Since 1995, when Star was founded, the company has been an Internet technology innovator and pioneered the system for cloud based spam and virus scanning for business email that became MessageLabs. In the last 14 years Star has established itself as a leading IT and communications service provider of the highest pedigree looking after 3,500 UK business customers and their 500,000 users. Star has UK based data centres that sit within a network and communications capability that forms the basis of the Star Platform, from which a wide range of computing and communication services are delivered to customers.

Star has over 230 employees working from offices throughout the UK, providing the highest levels of customer service and support. Star’s technology roadmap will deliver on-demand, cloud computing services to UK businesses who want immediate access to the latest enterprise technologies. For more information please go to:


Company profile

SunGard Availability Services keeps people and information connected, preventing business interruption. As pioneers of Information Availability since 1978, our experience across all business sectors, environments and platforms is unrivalled. With a wide range of secure, scalable solutions only SunGard has the breadth of resources and expertise to keep your organisation’s people, IT infrastructure and data available no matter what.

We help you get risks under control, thereby safeguarding your profits, operations, customers and reputation by leveraging our industry-acknowledged operational risk management expertise. From business continuity management to the full lifecycle of technological solutions, we deliver results unique to your business because our start point is always your business needs.

Recovery Services
Interruptions to business are difficult to predict, but SunGard customers know that when disaster strikes, they are always ready. With the widest range of effective solutions SunGard ensures that any business impact is minimised, returning you quickly back to business as usual.

Managed Services
SunGard’s Managed Services give you the IT resources and skills you need to ensure availability, reliability, security and cost efficiency. Yet we leave you in full control of the systems, applications and data that drive your business forward.

BCM Software
Our market-leading suite of BCM Software allows you to develop a world-class BCM regime, to manage your preparedness, and any business interruptions you experience. It ensures your staff and customers are fully informed, and that the right people and resources are deployed at the right time.

Information Availability you can trust
SunGard Availability Services understands how vital Information Availability is to protecting key operations, servicing customers, preserving reputation, maintaining profitability and engendering stakeholder confidence. Over 10,000 customers trust us to keep their people and information connected. Trust us to do the same for you.


Company profile

Itica is an independent IT consultancy, focused on helping our clients maximise the benefit from their investment in IT. We have a defined four stage process that delivers fit-for-purpose solutions at the right cost.

We specialise in enabling clients to select and source IT services that meet their needs. We work mostly with medium sized organisations that need the sourcing discipline and market knowledge we bring, but do not need that expertise on a full time basis.

Our case studies cover the sourcing of a wide variety of IT services from Networks to Web Hosting. Examples include outsourcing the complete IT infrastructure for a UK subsidiary of a large European Group and a Web Hosting market assessment for a Premier Publisher.

All of our people are experts with many years experience of delivering IT solutions that drive real business value.

Pete Swabey

Pete Swabey

Pete was Editor of Information Age and head of technology research for Vitesse Media plc from 2005 to 2013, before moving on to be Senior Editor and then Editorial Director at The Economist Intelligence...

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