Academia Group are a Deloitte Fast 50 Winner!
London, November 21st, 2014: IT value-added reseller, Academia Group, today announces its ranking in the Deloitte 2014 UK Technology Fast 50 list for the 3rd year.
The Fast 50 list has recognised Academia Group as one of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK since 2011.
Mike Bacon, founder & managing director said,
“Everyone at Academia is delighted to be placed in the Deloitte 2014 UK Fast 50 and for a 3rd year to boot! It’s recognition of our hard work and client satisfaction. Known for our strength in education, our emerging markets of commercial and employee benefits have been very successful for us and we’re excited about the time ahead. Consistent growth shows that we’re offering clients what they need in multiple markets. I’m very proud of our team, our long-timers and our newest recruits that arrive every month! We’re also obviously thankful to our clients for their continued support.”
But the group has very ambitious growth plans so watch out for more. Bacon added,
“Our aim is to become a £100m group through acquisition and organic growth. We have grown our commercial & public sector businesses by investing in our own data centre. This allows us to offer a total managed service including Internet provision (Academia ISP), a cloud solution (Academia Cloud) and an ever-growing team of technical support engineers enabling clients to have their own outsourced IT department (Academia Care+). You can learn more about these new initiatives by visiting us at BETT 2015 next January.”
In order to achieve its growth targets, Academia is continuing to employ more staff to support an ever-increasing client base. The Enfield-based value-added reseller has a work hard, play hard environment, and this balance leads to the company having plenty of long-serving, dedicated employees motivated towards hitting the company’s goals. Academia runs a very successful graduate recruitment programme that provides graduates the skills and knowledge to further their career in the IT channel. For more information on the graduate programme and a list of current opportunities, please visit our careers page.
Mark Hotter, head of marketing & vendor relations said,
“Leading vendors recognise the growing opportunity with Academia and we have forged very successful relationships in the last few years with partners such as Apple, Adobe, Toshiba and Microsoft. New partners, including Samsung, Fujitsu, Dell and ShoreTel, have recognised us amongst the very fastest growing companies in the UK and are enjoying high levels of engagement with our extensive client base across our multiple routes to market. Exciting times ahead!”.
Academia Group is a fast growing, highly accredited, award-winning group of technology companies. Specialising in the supply of software, IT hardware, training and service solutions to the public sectors, commercial and pro media markets.
Established in 2003, we employ 100 dedicated professionals across multiple locations throughout the UK with a group annual turnover of £50m. We partner with the world’s leading technology manufacturers and have the accreditations, certifications and awards to demonstrate our expertise and ability.
Academia has rocked the UK tech industry placing in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 for the past 5 years and the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for 3 years!
We operate under 4 core values: Teamwork, Integrity, Innovation and Ambition.