Award-winning IT Managed Service Company and ISP Astro Technology Group has announced further plans to pave the way for future growth through a new partnership with a Kent-based company who share their ethos of ‘first-class customer service’.
Astro, specialists in providing business technology solutions and support services to small, medium and large companies and organisations globally is delighted to announce the latest expansion of their core connectivity and virtualised environment services with a move into the Custodian Data Centre in Maidstone, Kent.
Dean Bruce, Director of Technical Architecture at Astro said, “The Astro core network underpins the best-in-class service we deliver to our customers; it is constantly evolving, allowing us to continue to deliver highly resilient connectivity and data centre services.”
Partnering with Custodian gives Astro the ability to build on their network infrastructure, maintaining the very highest standards whilst supporting their business colleagues in Kent.
Speaking of the partnership, Astro’s Chief Executive, Steve Hodges said, “Further expansion to our core network with a new data centre location in Kent is just another example of Astro’s determination to grow and develop our business. Building on the data centres we utilise in central London and the Midlands, along with our multiple interconnects to cloud-based platforms, partnering with like-minded, award-winning organisations who share our vision and values ensures we always deliver customer-focussed services. With data centres now in key locations across the UK we are not only diversifying the offering to our customers, but also providing our team with a broader range of opportunities to expand their knowledge, understanding and vary the activity they get involved in. In every way this latest development is positive for our customers, our staff and our collective future.”
Amy Young, Sales Director from Custodian said, “We are delighted that Astro Technology Group recognised us for our first-class customer service and selected us as their data centre partner. We are excited to work with another like-minded organisation that shares our ethos and passion for delivering excellence in technology and supporting services to its customers”
This is the latest in a string of successes and developments for Astro Communications, established in 1984, who after being named Business of the Year at the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards in 2016, made the Megagrowth list in 2017 and 2018 and then went on to be named one of the Top 20 SME Culture Leaders in 2018. 2019 saw them become finalists at the World Communication Awards first ever Culture Change Awards – an award that recognises organisations that are best progressing in transforming cultural attitudes throughout their business.
About Astro Communications
Astro Communications Limited has been delivering technical solutions to solve business challenges for over 30 years. Founded by two former employees of BT and Cable and Wireless, Astro has gone on to deliver some of the most technically challenging and complex solutions in the market.
Providing services ranging from full IT managed services, connectivity solutions and infrastructure deployments for key clients including London and Partners, TGI Fridays, Grundon Waste Management, Cisco Meraki and Oakman Inns.
Astro Communications has its headquarters at Hawley Manor, Dartford, and has offices and staff across the UK and the rest of the world to service their global client base.