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Backup Technology Acquired by Publicly Listed Leading UK Cloud Company

Backup Technology, ‘BTL’, is delighted to announce that it is now part of publicly listed leading UK cloud company iomart Group plc.

This is a major opportunity for BTL and our customers, as we will now be able to expand and develop knowing that we have the support of one of the fastest growing cloud and managed service providers behind us.
Simon Chappell, one of the founders of BTL, is moving on to pastures new but other than that it is very much business as usual.

Ritchie Fiddes, Sales & Service Director of Backup Technology, said: “As the growth of cloud services continues to gain momentum, iomart Group provides a perfect fit for BTL to be able to offer its customers additional complimentary services. Being able to plug directly into iomart’s expertise and its enterprise level data centres and fibre network means we can work with even bigger customers who require the big infrastructure and strong balance sheet that iomart can provide.”

Angus MacSween, CEO of iomart Group plc, stated: “We are delighted to welcome BTL to the Group as they have achieved ground breaking progress in the delivery of cloud backup and disaster recovery. BTL gives iomart a solid and well-established platform to grow further from, with a very good enterprise customer base and little crossover from the existing Group base. It’s a very good strategic fit, complementing our portfolio of existing products.”

iomart Group plc is one of the UK and Europe’s largest providers of cloud computing and hosting services, serving over 300,000 customers each day. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and is financially strong and profitable. It owns and manages 10 data centres across the UK connected via a high speed optical network with technical support provided 24x7x365. You can find out more about iomart Group at www.iomart.com

Backup Technology Partner with Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Backup Technology is pleased to announce that they are one of three companies who are partnering with Yorkshire County Cricket Club and will sponsor the clubs 150th anniversary celebrations.

Commenting on the partnership, Yorkshire County Cricket Clubs Commercial Director, Andy Dawson, said, We are delighted that we have agreed a partnership with Backup Technology, Banana Kick and Pinsent Masons. All three companies are great supporters of the Club and we are looking forward to working with them in 2013.We have some great events planned for our 150th year celebrations. There has been tremendous interest with the first two events already sold out. It promises to be a great year for the Club.

CEO and Co-Founder of Backup Technology, Simon Chappell, expressed his delight at partnering with Yorkshire County Cricket Club in such an important year for the club. Chappell stated, Backup Technology is very proud to become a partner of the Club in its 150th Anniversary Year, and look forward to participating in the exciting range of events organised throughout the year, with the hope that successful celebrations off the pitch can be matched on the pitch as well.

Backup Technology is very pleased to be involved with Yorkshire County Cricket Club in such an important year both on and off the field and are looking forward to developing a very successful partnership with them in the forthcoming year.


Backup Technologys Sales Manager Rob Mackle with the Yorkshire County Cricket Club Team


BTLs office polls have revealed that there is a worry that Yorkshires batting line up might not be deep enough with the likes of Root, Bairstow and Ballance being lost to international duty? What are your opinions on Yorkshires young batting squad?

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