Adam Binks, SysGroup CEO
SysGroup PLC, the award-winning managed IT services and cloud hosting provider, has today announced another period of significant growth with revenue up 47.3% to £5.8m for the six months ending 30 September 2018.
Recurring managed IT services represented 77.8% of the group’s total revenue during the period, underpinning the ongoing success of its growth strategy and investment in people.
The results follow the unification of SysGroup’s operations and service offerings, which were launched under a single brand earlier this year. The company also welcomed Martin Audcent to its board of directors in the summer, taking up the position of chief financial officer.
Continuing to invest in its service offering and keep up with the pace of technological change, SysGroup added its second hyper-scale cloud platform into active service during the period to continue to meet the demands of its existing customers and support future growth.
The group’s growth over the past six months has been driven largely by investments made to strengthen its sales and marketing functions, whilst continuing the focus on maintaining exceptional customer service levels.
Adam Binks, chief executive officer of SysGroup, commented: “Since taking on the role of CEO at SysGroup, we’ve spent the first half of the year investing in our business, our people, our brand and in our systems. As a result, we have a more sales-focused workforce all working towards the same common goals. We are beginning to see the results of this investment through a strengthened pipeline and remain confident in delivering full-year performance in line with current market expectations.
“Cybersecurity, governance and compliance are three key areas that businesses look for in managed IT services. They want to understand where liability lies in the case of a data breach and make their chosen solution as cost-effective as possible – which is where SysGroup can really begin to add value.
“We’ve positioned ourselves as an extension to our customers’ existing IT departments and our consultative-led approach allows us to guide customers through the complexities and developments of the ever-changing technology landscape.”
The streamlining of its market focus and brand awareness campaigns has positioned SysGroup as a leader in managed IT services and cloud hosting solutions – the success of which is reflected in the company’s recent award wins, including taking home Security Vendor of the Year in Computing’s Security Excellence awards, and scooping runner-up in Computing Security’s Best Customer Service award.
SysGroup delivers a wide range of managed IT services, cloud hosting, managed IT Security and consultancy services to its customers across a range of sectors, including financial services, insurance, retail, technology, not-for-profit, education and healthcare.
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