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4C Strategies Ltd
4C Strategies is a leading ICT infrastructure consultancy.  Our broad areas of expertise include fixed and wireless networks, IP telephony and unified communications.  We work with our clients to deliver complex and innovative projects and have an exemplary track record in successful project delivery to over 50 universities.

AFD Software
AFD Software provides high quality name, address and bank data validation to thousands of UK organisations.  Today, Universities continue to switch to AFD Software, to bring improvements and savings as they seek to capture contact and bank details faster, more accurately and more affordably.

Alternative Networks plc
Alternative designs, builds and manages IT solutions from device to data centre.  As an approved Janet supplier, we provide secure, high performance communications and technology to education and research institutions globally.  Our proven proposition focuses on the institution’s desired objectives, designing solutions with them and remaining accountable at all times. 

Amazon Web Services UK Ltd 
With the AWS Cloud, more than 5,000 education customers can use industry shaping technology at an affordable cost, no matter what the scale.  Whether you are just starting your cloud journey or you have a cloud first strategy, AWS has a solution to help facilitate teaching and learning, launch student analytics initiatives, and manage your IT operations.

Blackboard
Blackboard is the world’s leading education technology company, bringing millions of people around the world closer to the knowledge they seek and the potential they can achieve.  We build innovative education technologies and engaging interfaces focused on the learner; and we offer education consulting services, analytics and communication tools that support learning for all.

Bomgar Corporation

Bomgar connects people and technology securely, providing leading privileged access management and remote support solutions that strengthen security while increasing productivity.  Bomgar solutions help support and security professionals improve business performance by enabling secure, controlled access to any device or system, anywhere in the world.

BT
BT has years of experience in providing solutions for colleges and universities meaning there's a wealth of ways that we can help with your IT challenges.  Our technology blueprints are designed to demonstrate how BT can support the operational and business goals of further and higher education sector customers.

BugFinders Ltd
BugFinders provides Crowdsourced Software Testing to ensure your web and mobile applications work for all your customers.  Helping online educators, our community of 55,000 professional testers in 125 countries deliver a wide-coverage, fresh-eyed managed service to mitigate release risk.  Ensure you find your bugs before your customers do.

C3
 
With a history of more than 25 years supplying specialist computer telephony platforms and associated applications, C3’s proven solutions incorporate multi-channel contact centres, IVR, speech recognition and PCI services.  Clients worldwide depend on C3’s core technology agnostic software to give their businesses the edge in competitive markets and overcome technical challenges.

CableCom 
StudentCom delivers an unrivalled end to end managed internet service solution reaching more than 200,000 students across 500+ sites.  With the addition of Campuslife to the team, we now proudly provide universities with the ability to deliver vital messages right to the heart of the student community

CELCAT
CELCAT offers software, training and consultancy services to assist HE organisations timetable effectively, demonstrating how an accurate timetable is invaluable not just for scheduling classes but a reliable management tool that can be used to facilitate informed practical decisions within your organisation. Please talk to us about your timetabling needs.

ChargeBox Ltd
ChargeBox provides easy to use, highly secure and innovative charging lockers for public spaces.  This allows students, staff and visitors access to free charging facilities, reducing the anxiety caused by a dead battery and enhancing the educational experience.  Key clients in education include King’s College London and Saïd Business School.

Ciber UK Ltd
Ciber is a global IT consulting company with some 6,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Ciber's hundreds of higher education clients are a testament to the trusted relationship with institutions for the last two decades.  Ciber’s outcome driven approach using proven change management best practices guides implementation teams to successful delivery.

Cisco Systems Ltd
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT, helping companies seize opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things happen when you connect the unconnected.  At Cisco, customers come first.  An integral part of our DNA is creating long lasting partnerships, identifying customer needs and providing solutions that support their success.

Collabco
Collabco, provider of myday.  A customisable portal that collects, displays and pushes information from disparate IT systems.  Learners access all the information they need to make a success of their learning, ensuring full participation with the institution.  myday is a trusted and proven solution by universities, hosted in the Cloud.

D2L
D2L is the software leader that makes the learning experience better.  The Company’s cloud based platform – Brightspace – is not a common one size fits all learning management system (LMS).  It's easier to use, more flexible, and smart.  Brightspace is used by learners in higher education, K12, and the enterprise sector, including the Fortune 1000.

Daisy 
Education institutions are facing major challenges in order to provide an interactive and intuitive student experience – and with technology changing at a phenomenal rate, many are struggling to keep up. Daisy’s education experts have many years’ experience offering a wide range of solutions to solve these challenges.

Data Harvesting
Data Harvesting provides the UK’s most loved student recruitment CRM.  We partner with UK universities to help create an exemplary student recruitment experience for their potential students.  Using Student CRM has enabled our clients to experience tangible success for their organisations.

Dell Corporation Ltd

Dice 
Dice, formerly The IT Job Board helps to connect clients with tech professionals. uk.dice.com is a leading tech career site, currently advertising over 10,000 live jobs from over 100 direct employers, including Canterbury Christ Church University, Durham University and London School of Economics. Dice offers clients a combination of advertising, brand, social and sourcing solutions.

Digital Science & Research Limited
figshare is a research data management platform for institutions, publishers and researchers.  figshare acts as an application layer that sits on top of institutional storage to provide a user friendly interface for researchers to store, manage and archive files.  Research outputs are made more discoverable through institutionally branded figshare portals.

Dropbox UK Online Ltd
Dropbox is the home for your most important stuff – now we’re bringing it to life with a growing family of products.  Today, over 400 million people across every continent rely on Dropbox to get stuff done.  With offices around the world, we're growing fast and building a collaborative team that makes work and life delightful.

DTP Group
Our IT solutions and services are designed to improve your students’ experience and journey, deliver tangible business outcomes, and allow you to compete in an ever changing marketplace. DTP offers partnership and innovation, and is UK’s eighth largest HE IT provider and a world leader in student engagement analytics.

Education Support Centre UK
The ESC is a trusted affordable shared service providing the education sector throughout the UK with expert, effective 3rd line technical help and support on Microsoft's technologies.  ESC support includes a discretionary escalation channel.  The ESC is not for profit and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nottingham Trent University.

Esteem Systems Ltd
Esteem is a specialist IT managed services provider. Our dedicated education practice is committed to implementing solutions which improve the student experience, reduce infrastructure costs, increase efficiencies and enable effective research.  As a respected partner in the education sector, we work with multiple vendors under the NSSA agreement. 

European Electronique Ltd
A leading ICT solutions provider, European Electronique is authorised on a wide range of frameworks enabling customers to benefit from our extensive experience within the HE sector. Delivering scalable, secure infrastructure and hardware solutions, our tailored approach and attention to detail ensures we are a trusted partner for many educational establishments.

Exponential-e Ltd
Exponential-e are top of the class in terms of technology, underpinned by a private and secure network. Providing schools, universities and academies across the UK with the solutions they need to enable them to work more collaboratively and productively.  Trusted by 2,500+ customers, underpinned by 5 global accreditations.

Forescout
For Global 2000 enterprises and government organisations, ForeScout offers the unique ability to see devices the instant they connect to the network, control them and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools.  More than 2,000 customers worldwide are improving their network security and compliance posture with ForeScout solutions.

Fortinet
Fortinet is a worldwide leading provider of network security appliances. Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure.  Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide.

Fujitsu Services Ltd 
In our digital age, education technology plays a significant role in differentiating universities. The challenge lies in creating the right support network across the university. As the company behind the biggest joint academic and business High Performance Computing project in the UK, we understand what it takes to deliver a world beating learning experience that enables learning for all.

Fulcrum Worldwide UK Ltd
Fulcrum Worldwide UK Ltd is a thought leader in the education sector and an award winning digital transformation organisation.  Innovation has been the theme in Fulcrum’s course of journey, while providing cloud based solutions, consulting and technology services.  The industry leading products of Fulcrum are aimed towards creating a 360 degree engagement by personalising the experience of the applicants, students and staff of the University.  

Getech Ltd 
Getech's NDNA product portfolio provides access to a wide range of products across all three NDNA lots and includes extensive Managed Services for our contracted University customers. Please visit the Getech stand at this year's UCISA exhibition to see the products and hear more on the value for money proposition.

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Hobsons plc
Hobsons is the international leader in connecting learning to life.  Through our student success solutions, we help more than 12 million students around the globe identify their strengths, explore careers, create academic plans, match to best fit educational opportunities, and finish what they start.  We partner with schools, colleges, and universities to improve college, university and career readiness, admissions and enrolment management, and student support and advising. 

HP Enterprise

HP Inc UK Ltd
HP creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.  Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze.  More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.

Huawei Technologies (UK) Ltd
Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. By leveraging our strong R&D capabilities and comprehensive technical expertise, Huawei deliver highly efficient customer centric end to end ICT solutions and services to a wide range of vertical industries including education.  Our portfolio covers enterprise networking, unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), cloud computing and data center, enterprise wireless, network energy and infrastructure services.

IP Performance Ltd 
IP Performance is a leading supplier of customised and complex network infrastructure and security solutions, backed by our 24 hour support centre. We supply and support academic organisations UK wide with cloud and SDN/NFV/SDDC/VMWare NSX solutions, network visibility/analytics technology, IPAM/DNS/DHCP solutions, Ethernet/SAN fabrics, URL filtering, virus management and next generation firewalls,

itelligence Business Solutions
As a strategic software solutions partner, we offer unrivalled knowledge of the challenges facing educational institutions.  So, we can help your university improve the ways you support students and staff – and ultimately help you advance academic achievement.  To do this, we work with you to tailor business management software.  And help you manage your student related data securely, while improving access to a range of services.

Khipu Networks Ltd
Khipu Networks is a privately owned award winning international Cyber Security Company delivering a wide range of network, wireless and security solutions, technologies and services across multiple sectors.  Our ethos has always been to work in partnership with customers, to understand their environments and challenges so that we can design and deploy solutions that enable them to meet their strategic goals.

Kuali
Kuali believes colleges and universities should spend less on administration and more on teaching and research. Thoughtfully-designed open-source software, built specifically for higher education and delivered from the cloud, simplifies administrative processes to significantly reduce costs for student services, financials, research, and continuity planning.

LA International
LA International is an award winning recruitment consultancy specialising in the supply of ICT, Business and Project/Programme Management experts to the higher education market.  It has an enviable track record of supplying specialist resources across all disciplines including support, infrastructure, development, architecture, security, project management and technical consultancy.

Lapsafe
LapSafe® Products is Europe’s leading manufacturer of laptop and tablet storage and charging solutions.  Our solutions are designed to protect and charge all mobile devices, such as laptops, chromebooks, iPads and tablets.  From straightforward storage and charging to high level library management integration or RFID access, LapSafe® Products has a solution to meet your needs.

Lenovo Technology UK Ltd
Lenovo is the world’s most successful IT manufacturer, designing and manufacturing award winning PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones, servers, storage, and more. Higher education is the fastest growing segment in Lenovo UK and our dedicated and experienced HE team are always on hand to assist you with your IT enquiries.

Logicalis UK
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services; and managed services.  Employing over 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures.      

Micro Focus            
Founded in 1976 Micro Focus is a UK company with 4000+ staff and 20,000+ customers worldwide.  We manufacture software for security, 2FA, systems monitoring, identity and access governance, endpoint management, remote file access and synchronisation and the SUSE Open Source portfolio.  We will also be showcasing email and social media filtering and compliance archiving.

Microsoft

Midland HR
MidlandHR helps organisations to embrace the operational and strategic challenges of modern working, covering talent management, HR, payroll and business analytics. MidlandHR supports over one third of UK Universities, including Loughborough University, Queens University Belfast, University of Reading, Essex University, University of East London, University of Exeter, Plymouth University and many more.

Mobile Campus Solutions – Ex Libris Group 
With 96% of students preferring to use apps over mobile-ready portals, adopting an app-first approach to delivering university services drives 2-5 x more engagement.

 

The campusM app platform allows institutions to personalize track and improve student engagement, and drive it to unprecedented levels.

NetApp UK Ltd

NetApp is a world leading provider of cloud integrated storage and converged infrastructure technologies. As a UCISA Corporate Member, NetApp works with customers across the UK higher education sector to improve efficiency and simplify data management. NetApp is also an appointed storage supplier under the NSSA procurement framework.

Netcall
Netcall is transforming student engagement, supporting over 40 HE institutions to cost effectively manage unique demands and deliver results.  Read about our commitment to delivering proven innovative solutions that integrate and harness the value within your existing infrastructure to manage your student’s journey, especially during busy times such as clearing.

Networks Centre
Networks Centre is one of the UK’s leading distributors of complete end to end network infrastructure solutions.  Our industry leading brands connect businesses around the globe with fibre optic cable through to data centre systems.  We also offer BICSI and manufacturer led courses for network professionals.

OLC
SBL is a value added software and hardware reseller and information assurance specialist, with an in house professional service practice delivering innovative IT solutions.  With 28 years’ experience, SBL boasts a distinguished history supplying best of breed IT products and services to the most demanding customers in the UK public sector

Oxford Computer Group
Technology, and its impact on the way people learn and work, is changing fast, offering substantial benefits, but also bringing complexity and concerns.  Oxford Computer Group works with universities and colleges to deliver solutions that better manage relationships, simplify IT and mitigate risks posed by significant technical and organisational change.

Panopto EMEA
Panopto is a global leader in lecture capture and video management.  We offer a robust and flexible end to end video platform that can be used to record, edit, distribute, search and upload multimedia content within a few clicks from a laptop, mobile device or using a more sophisticated AV set-up.

Parallels 
Parallels®, a global leader in cross platform solutions, makes it simple for customers to use and access the applications and files they need on any device or operating system.  We help both businesses and individuals take advantage of the best technology out there, whether it’s Mac®, Windows®, iOS, AndroidTM, or the cloud.

Phoenix Software
Phoenix Software is the UK’s leading education IT specialist and has been providing HE with IT solutions including VDI, virtualisation, software asset management, software licensing, hardware, devices, managed and cloud services, data storage, data centre infrastructure management, enterprise software, servers, network security and unified communications for more than 25 years.

ProofID Ltd
ProofID is a specialist provider of managed IDM solutions either on-premise or in the cloud, with a particular focus on next generation technologies and social identity management.  Our team of experts can take care of all the complexity inherent in identity management technology, allowing you to focus on your core business.

PTS Consulting Ltd 
PTS Consulting helps Universities extract value from IT through strategic and technology Consulting and Project Management. Our global and cross-sector experience, including 110 UK Universities, allows us to provide strategic advice – Digital Strategy, Student Experience Mapping, Target Operating Models – and technology expertise – IT, AV and Security in the Campus environment, and Data Centre solutions.

Q Associates Ltd
As an award-winning IT transformation specialist, Q Associates works with over 80 UK universities and research organisations through NSSA, G-Cloud and other strategic frameworks. Our specialist technical services are designed to optimise the delivery of core IT services to students and staff through improved performance and budgetary pressure. Our services focus on critical aspects of IT operations: strategic IT efficiency, infrastructure optimisation, cloud advisory services and IT strategy planning.

Quantum
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for sharing, preserving and accessing digital assets over the entire data lifecycle.  More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. Quantum provides the end-to-end storage foundation to maximize the value of data.

Real Staffing Group
Real Staffing delivers market leading recruitment solutions across the UK.  Our Higher Education division specialises in helping organisations to manage projects associated with change and transformation, system and infrastructure implementation, business intelligence and operational efficiency through sourcing and selecting the industry's best talent on an interim and a permanent basis.

SCC
We enable people to do business.  We make IT work through partnership, knowledge and passion: trusted to run IT infrastructure and services for leading business across Europe for 40 years. Europe’s biggest independent technology business, 5,000+ employees, top 3 UK DC and cloud services provider with a turnover of £1.55bn

Scientia Ltd
Scientia is the established market leader in timetabling and resource scheduling solutions for the higher education sector worldwide; it is focused exclusively on providing state of the art solutions to the problems faced by institutions in optimising assets and resources, most notably time and space. 

SEAtS Software
The Student Success Platform. SEAtS Software pulls in in all your student engagement interactions from across multiple channels into a single, clean interface.  This allows you to seamlessly analyse and act on these signals helping students to achieve their true potential.

Semestry Ltd
Semestry is helping educational institutions efficiently meet the timetable needs of their students and staff by providing full resource optimisation and scheduling functionality directly from the Cloud.  Our TermTime product line combined with the experience and dedication of our consultancy teams are focused on helping our customers achieve their goals. 

Softcat

Sonic Foundry Inc

Stone Group
Stone are a leading provider of ICT solutions to the education sector. Our mission is to improve the education, health and quality of life of people in the UK through technology services. By taking ownership of the technology our customers want us to, we enable organisations to concentrate on what they do best.

Telepen
Telepen supply student attendance monitoring systems designed to aid student retention and assist with Home Office obligations.  The Onyx range has been developed in conjunction with HEI’s and can integrate with a variety of external data systems.  Onyx produces a range of attendance and absence reports at all institutional levels.

TERMINALFOUR
TERMINALFOUR is a digital marketing and web content management platform for higher education.  We enable universities and colleges to drive student recruitment, retention, alumni fundraising and research promotion by maximising the effectiveness of their digital and content strategies.

The Information Lab
The Information Lab provide BI/Analytic solutions based on Tableau.  With a specialist focus on the higher education sector we have successfully delivered solutions to nearly fifty universities as well as sector organisations such as HESA and Jisc.  Areas covered include - analysis of student population, academic quality, admission cycle, survey data, research and funding.

TOPdesk
TOPdesk service management software helps medium, large and multinational organisations manage IT, Facilities Management and HR help desks.  Our software is developed to facilitate collaboration amongst departments and deliver better customer service.  TOPdesk is an ITIL aligned tool that optimises services with a user friendly application, expert consultants and experienced support.  

Toshiba
Toshiba are one of the main providers of mobile technology into higher education.  Come and see the latest Toshiba mobile devices including our exciting new Convertible Tablet Ultrabook, the Portege z20t.  The reliability of Toshiba hardware is now more important than ever in helping to keep IT costs down.

Tribal Education Ltd
Tribal is a leading provider of systems and solutions to the international education, training and learning markets.  Working as one, we focus on helping our customers to deliver excellence.  Our extensive expertise and collaborative style have made us a trusted partner to our customers.  We have 1,300 staff and our work spans five continents.

Unit4 Business Software Ltd
Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organisations.  Unit4 delivers ERP, industry focused and best in class applications to over 400 education and research institutions around the world, working closely with them to develop truly agile, people centric administration solutions focused around staff, researchers and students.  

Veeam Software Ltd 
Veeam® provides universities and higher education institutions with access to virtualised applications and Always-On™ data, 24/7/365, for students, staff and suppliers. Veeam delivers robust data availability and high speed data recovery ensuring that students and staff have fast access to their critical data including course work, dissertations and online resources.

Vision (Office Automation) Ltd
Vision is an independent specialist provider of award winning managed print, document and telecommunications solutions and office supplies.  Vision is an accredited partner with leading manufacturers including Samsung, implementing nationwide solutions into large corporations and SMEs across both private and public sectors.  

VM Ware UK Ltd
VMware is a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry leading virtualisation technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure.  Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application.

Worktribe Ltd

WPM Education

WPM are the process specialists and payment experts within HE. Our payment platform provides the framework for a complete and totally integrated online system through which all your institutions incoming online and electronic payments can be routed.  With WPM your capacity to take secure online payments is transformed ‒ resulting in significant savings in time and money.

XMA Ltd
We deliver innovative IT solutions that enhance how people learn, teach, govern, deliver healthcare and do business.  We are a team of over 500 specialists, based across the UK who bring together over 30 years of experience, world class vendor partnerships and broad service delivery capabilities on the ground and in the cloud.

 
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