Taylor Made Computer Solutions Joins Forces With Peach Technologies

Peach Technologies and Taylor Made Computer Solutions join forces to become one of the UK’s leading IT and communications services providers. Together the enhanced group will combine market-leading connectivity, mobile, telephony services and existing IT services from Peach Technologies with the extensive IT services, security, backup and disaster recovery solutions from Taylor Made Computer Solutions, enabling the group to offer an expanded range of products and services to customers.

CONNECTIVITY

Super-Fast Ethernet

Super-Fast Business Broadband

ISDN for Business

LAN, WAN & MPLS Solutions

Wifi

CLOUD

Public – Office 365

Private

Hybrid

Skype for Business

Virtual hosted desktop

iPECS Cloud

SECURITY

Vulnerability Assessment

Penetration Testing

Firewall

Email and Web

Filtering

Two-Factor Authentication

BACKUP

Backup and Recovery

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Testing

Business Continuity

SUPPORT

Managed IT Support

Monitoring

Remote Support

Fully Managed

Outsourced IT Solution

TELEPHONY

On Premise Telephones

Hosted Telecoms

Migrate ISDN to SIP

Mobile Phones

About Taylor Made and Peach Technologies

Peach Technologies (Peach) and Taylor Made Computer Solutions (TMCS) combined is now one of the largest independently owned IT Managed Service Providers in the UK, with circa 200 employees, sales of circa £20m and an impressive technical capability underpinned by strong partnerships with industry leading vendors including, Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, BT, NEC and Ericsson-LG.

Through the acquisition, Peach and TMCS have created a formidable technology and telephony company. Both companies complement each other exceptionally well, providing an enhanced product portfolio whilst enabling a single point of contact for IT, telephony, and communications services. The ability to access a wide range of services from one solutions provider is something that customers have been demanding since telephony and IT began to converge. Peach and TMCS now have the platform, skills and breadth of skills and services to provide this to our customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Peach Technologies acquiring Taylor Made?

This acquisition is a partnership of equals – and enables the enlarged group to provide SME and enterprise businesses throughout the UK superior solutions that will enhance their IT systems, security, connectivity and telecommunication. The combined organisation has nearly 200 employees, is based on the South Coast and has an impressive skill set and technical knowledge.

How will this acquisition affect customers?

Customers will notice no difference to their current service levels. TMCS remains a separate entity but just within the wider Peach group. Customers will experience no change to their existing account, service and engineering teams. In the medium term the combination of Peach’s communications and TMCS’s industry-leading IT services and business continuity solutions will deliver unprecedented innovation and unmatched levels of value and service to our customers and partners. It can therefore only be good news ! A shared passion, extra resources and a desire to do things right will lead to an enhanced service and support offering from the enlarged group.

Will the acquisition affect partner relationships?

Only in a positive way ! Many of our customers depend on the strong relationships we have built with our suppliers and we will continue to strengthen those relationships through the combined entity.

What will the new Board of Directors look like?

  • Ian Brown: Chairman
  • Darren Scott-Healey: Chief Executive Officer
  • Joe Jeffers: Chief Financial Officer
  • Matt Faulkner: Group IT Technical Director
  • Ian Lockwood: Commercial Director
  • Tom Houston: Group Sales Director
  • Steve Fenner: Group Telecom Services Director
  • Nathan James: Digital Services Director

Will Nigel & Aly Taylor continue to have an active role in the business?

Nigel Taylor, one of the founders of Taylor Made, will be acting as a consultant to the new board of directors. Aly will retire from the business to spend more time on the farm and assisting their daughter Steph, with her International Dressage career.

How will this impact existing and future offerings?

In the short term, there will be no impact to our product offerings. Longer term, we have begun planning to develop a joint product roadmap to build on this acquisition. This will provide a wider range of seamless solutions that meet the evolving needs, and drive value for, all of our customers and partners. You will continue to see our high quality products and services improve whilst we continue to developed a model that make us the most compelling MSP to work with in the UK.

Under what name will the combined company operate?

From day one Taylor Made Computer Solutions will operate as Taylor Made Computer Solutions – a Peach Technologies company. We are likely to move to a joint branded company within the next year or two. The TMCS office will be moving to the state of art facility Peach enjoys at Whiteley.

Will my Account Manager change?

No, your Account Manager will remain the same.

How does this affect access to IT support?

It will not affect support, other than widening our capabilities. Our current support channels remain open and staffed by the same service team you are accustomed to working with to meet your support needs.

How does this affect Service Level Agreements?

Our service level agreements remain unchanged.

How does this affect contracts?

All the contracts we have with customers and suppliers continue unaffected.

Will you remain at the same office?

As mentioned above TMCS will eventually be moving into the very impressive Peach Technologies premises in Whiteley hopefully within the next few months.

Questions?

Please contact your Account Manager or a Taylor Made Director.

The Future of Taylor Made

Q&A: Darren Scott-Healey and Joe Jeffers unveil ambitious plans for the future

Peach Technologies acquired Taylor Made, creating a new super-power in the region for IT and telecommunications. Here, Peach’s CEO Darren Scott-Healey and Taylor Made’s former FD and now Group Chief Financial Officer Joe Jeffers, talk about their plans for the future.

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Darren Scott-Healey, CEO

Joe Jeffers, CFO