Overview

Let’s be clear about one thing. Digital should be transformational for your business.  That’s why we bring no preconceptions to your project. Enterprising ideas in IT spring from challenging convention; thinking beyond the latest innovations. Others stop with expertise and analysis. We take a quick, collaborative step ahead. We’ll turn everything we know together into fresh perspectives to give you a better answer. Across your world of IT, we’ll focus on your goals, pushing what’s possible to make a measurable difference. At OCSL, we’re behind the technology that’s right for you.

OCSL supports corporate and public sector clients with world-class IT products, solutions and services. Our thinking is award-winning. We carry the highest accreditations from technology and software leaders. And our own data centre is second to none, holding Government Official Status.

Our Experts

Our experts possess more than expertise. They also have the questions to benefit your project. Inventiveness, and our passion for progress, shape who we are. Our talented people balance vision with the here and now. Know-how with no assumptions.

Martin
Hess
Chairman, OCSL (@MartinHess8)

My focus is our customers. It's my role to ensure every aspect of OCSL is aligned to the new service-driven, solution-led world of IT.

  • Strategy, Enterprise Technology
  • Vendor Partnerships
  • Innovation
  • Mark
    Skelton
    Head of Consultancy (@m_skelts)

    I'm constantly inspired by the possibilities available to businesses when they use technology in the right way. It can be truly transformative. And transformation is at the heart of what my team and I do every day.

  • Business transformation
  • Digital
  • Multi Cloud
  • Jane
    Ayres
    CMO (@jane_ayres12)

    As we help our customers to capitalise upon digital transformation, I'm excited to hear the differences OCSL can make

  • Digital transformation
  • Customer experience
  • Partnership
  • Marcel
    Reifenberger
    CISO & CSO, CANCOM SE (@soc13tyhacker)

    “It is our responsibility to ask for information security changes as information security will be the security of the world!“

  • Information Security Strategy/Vision
  • International regulations & standards
  • Security Researcher/Society Hacker
  • Tim
    Richardson
    Enterprise Architect (@TechFuturesTim)

    I’m passionate about helping businesses to use technology to achieve their goals. By thinking laterally to help them be more profitable, solve a problem or transform their business, in new, innovative ways.

  • Strategy
  • Transformation
  • Hybrid IT
  • Will
    Wilkinson
    Infrastructure Architect (@wawilkinson)

    I’m continually looking to understand more about the challenges of the CIO and how hybrid cloud, Software as a Service and apps in general, can help drive real value for businesses.

  • Hyper-Converged
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Digital
  • Tony
    Muraki-Hart
    Enterprise Architect (@murakihart)

    My focus is on the business & IT strategic objectives that deliver sustainable value. 10 years at Microsoft taught me this is critical to drive digital transformation & innovation.

  • Cloud Realisation & Orchestration
  • Digital Transformation
  • Strategy Alignment & Execution
  • Jason
    Normanton
    Enterprise Architect (@PMProuk)

    From my time in FSI, Banking & Insurance, and at Gartner, I’ve seen how the right strategy can be the biggest differentiator. Cloud, virtualisation, containerisation, mobility - all need to be firmly aligned to business goals.

  • Cloud Strategy & Implementation
  • Enterprise & Workplace Mobility
  • HPC (Big Data/Analytics)
  • Callum
    Butler
    Cyber Security Analyst

    Cyber security has been an interest for many years and is in a constant state of change. Being able to learn about new vulnerabilities and exploits helps us and our customers stay safe and secure online.

  • Cyber Security
  • Penetration Testing
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Sarah
    Broughton
    Compliance Team Leader

    I make sure both OCSL and our clients are up-to-speed with the latest Information security, Cybersecurity, IT Governance & Compliance

  • Information Security
  • Quality Management
  • GOVT/NHS Accreditation
  • Mark
    Hibberd
    Senior Account Manager

    I help leading NHS and healthcare organisations deliver technology solutions to enable better patient care

  • Healthcare Infrastructure
  • Cloud in the NHS
  • Digital Transformation
  • Matt
    Evenden
    Network Architect

    I’m interested in the evolution of software, delivering abstraction of traditional infrastructure components back to IT, enabling the controlled orchestration of architectures.

  • Software Defined
  • Converged
  • Automation
  • Oliver
    Hawkins
    Vendor Alliances Manager

    My interest is in bleeding edge tech. So, I'm at my best working with customers, looking at industry-changing solutions to realise their Digital strategies.

  • Cloud
  • Strategy
  • Transformation
  • Simon
    Hammonds
    Productivity Architect

    I design and architect an organisations journey to Microsoft Office 365. Another key priority is ensuring seamless migrations and successful user adoption.

  • Microsoft 365
  • Exchange
  • Teams
  • Rona
    Lester
    Microsoft Adoption Lead

    User adoption is an on-going journey.  Helping people find out ‘what’s in it for me?’ will drive real behavioural change.  You’ll need an end user adoption plan, and a funded and supported change program. 

  • End User Adoption
  • Microsoft
  • Digital Transformation
  • Tom
    Merriott
    Senior Technical Account Manager

    Making sure clients are happy is why I'm here. To become totally embedded into the client’s IT team is my goal. My mission is take service to the next level and become a trusted advisor. Trust is key. Without this, my role is impossible.

  • Client Liaison
  • Technical Strategy
  • Tech & Business Strategic Alignment
  • Cathy
    Hoffman
    International Partner Manager

    It’s critical to stay competitive internationally.  I help partners understand how OCSL's International Team help maxmise global opportunities.

  • International Project Services
  • International Partner Management
  • International Shipment Expertise
  • Andrew
    Shawcross
    Cloud Solutions Architect

    I’m interested in helping successfully navigate the opportunities in Public Cloud whilst keeping the right services on premises.

  • Public, Hybrid & Private Cloud
  • Windows Server
  • System Center
  • Harry
    Courtney-Buddle
    Systems Analyst, Managed Services

    I'm a DevOps guru, passionate about OpenStack and how we develop new solutions in house like CloudControl.

  • Veeam
  • CloudControl
  • Public & Private Cloud
  • Satinder
    Tamber
    General Counsel

    I enjoy working through challenges to find solutions which enable our clients to work together on exciting projects

  • Legal
  • Contracts
  • Providing solutions
  • Mike
    Waldock
    Infrastructure Architect

    I'm a dedicated on premises technologist and I love it. Blade, rackmount or hyper-converged systems are what makes me tick.

  • Servers
  • Management tools
  • Hyper-converged
  • Steve
    Pinner
    TDA Team Leader

    20+ years in the IT Support industry gives me a great understanding of how to help our clients.

  • Wintel Server Support
  • Storage
  • IaaS
  • Claire
    Tanner
    Support Services Administration Manager

    I thrive on making sure all our customers are beyond-satisfied with the management OCSL provides of their Support Services.

  • Escalations
  • Customer service
  • Contractual management
  • Neil
    Cruickshanks
    Productivity Architect

    Helping technology adoption for users, that's my area of interest. Especially communication and collaboration such as Office 365 and Skype for Business.

  • Office 365
  • Exchange
  • Skype for Business (Lync)
  • Graeme
    Robertson
    Head of Resource Delivery, Project Services

    I build flexible resourcing options for clients.  Using my extensive experience of sales and recruitment, I help them fix BAU and project challenges.

  • Flexible resourcing
  • Outsourcing strategy
  • Recruitment process
  • Neil
    Edkins
    Digital Workplace Architect

    I have key technical experience in the design and provision of diverse LAN, WAN, data centre and remote access solutions.

  • Digital Workspace
  • End User Computing
  • Virtualisation
  • Mike
    Moloney
    Technical Design Architect

    I help deliver OCSL CloudRoute. This is a major benefit for our clients.

  • Networking
  • Security
  • CloudRoute
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    History

    OCSL began before HTML was born. Since then, IT has delivered exponential change and our company has progressed with every milestone. Today, our professionals support national and international clients in a fascinating spectrum of sectors. We put our success down to a collaborative spark. Put simply, we team up at each step. Our highly consultative approach is why our clients continue to engage us and new customer relationships become ongoing partnerships. That’s a little history and a lot of chemistry.

    Awards

    We’re proud of our industry standing...

    OCSL in Top 2 Sunday Times 200 Track International
    CV-Tech-Innovator-Awards-2018-OCSL
    2018 Sussex Super Growth Awards
    HPE EMEA UK & Ireland Optimise the Core Partner of the Year OCSL
    1000 Companies to Inspire Britain OCSL
    Load more +

    Partners

    We carry the highest accreditation from technology and software leaders

    Status: Platinum Partner | Length of relationship: Over 25 years | Areas: Servers, storage, networking, software, support

    Status: 7 Gold Certifications, Black Belt Partner, CSP | Length of relationship: Over 10 years | Areas: Cloud Services Provider, Software

    Status: Premier Partner | Areas: Networking

    Dell EMC logo

    Status: Business Partner | Areas: Supply, integration & optimisation of hardware & software services from the Dell/EMC portfolio

    Status: Premier Partner | Length of relationship: Over 10 years | Areas: Server Virtualisation, Desktop Virtualisation

    OCSL Citrix partner

    Status: Gold Solution Advisor Length of relationship: Over 8 years Areas of Expertise: Cloud, Application Virtualisation, Desktop & Server Virtualisation, Networking and Security

    OCSL Veeam partner

    Status: Platinum Cloud Provider | Length of relationship: Over 5 years | Areas: Cloud, software

    Status: Gold Partner | Areas: Storage

    Commvault is an OCSL Partner

    Status: Authorised Partner | 
    Areas: Supply, solution design and integration of Commvault's data protection & information management solutions

    Status: Partner | Length of relationship: Over 25 years | Areas: Printers, desktops

    IBM logo

    Status: Business Partner | Areas: Solution design & integration for IBM Enterprise Level products, including maintenance & support

    NetApp partner logo

    Status: Business Partner | Areas: Supply, optimisation & integration of the NetApp data portfolio

    SAP partner edge logo

    Status: SAP Edge Service | Areas: Consulting, design, implementation & integration

    Status: Channel Partner | Areas: Security

     

    Infinidat Data

    Status: Approved Supplier | 
    Areas: Supply, solution design & integration of Infidat Data  storage solutions

    OCSL Advanced Partner for Red Hat

    Advanced Partner | 
    Areas: Design & integration of  Red Hat solutions

    Load more +

    Charity

    Over the years, we’ve helped charities of all sizes raise thousands of pounds for excellent causes. This year, our employee-led charity of choice is the Guide Dogs. They work to give people with sight loss the confidence and skills they need to live the life they choose. Almost 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss that has a significant impact on their daily lives. By 2050, there could be nearly 4 million.

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    Careers

    Join us at the forefront. Put your talent to the test. Make leaps in your field. OCSL is a creative, collaborative place, delivering transformative results with remarkable technology for remarkable clients daily. Working here is challenging, rewarding and exciting. We welcome adaptable, enterprising professionals and invest heavily in their development. Think you’d fit in? Surprise us at careers@ocsl.co.uk

    Managed Services
    Service Desk Manager

    The Service Desk team provide application and desktop support to our customer end users across a range of platforms and systems.  In addition, they provide project support in system development, provisioning, patching and managing the business information assets in line with our information security policies.

    Get in touch
    Human Resourcing
    Recruitment Consultant

    Due to growth, we’re now recruiting for a highly motivated in-house Recruitment Consultant to join our team.  

    Get in touch
    Managed Services
    Level 2 Infrastructure Engineer

    We're now recruiting for a Level 2 Infrastructure Engineer to join our busy team based from our Datacentre in Huntingdon. Working as part of a small handpicked team, you will help to provide and maintain the core services of OSCL Managed Services. 

    Get in touch
    Resourcing Team
    Senior IT Resourcer / Recruiter

    You’ll be working in the growth area of £80m turnover professional services company, due to the success of our Services business, we’re recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated Senior IT Resourcer to join our established in-house Resourcing team.

    Get in touch