Institutions are facing many challenges: efficiency savings and increased competition mean doing more with less. Our OpenAthens, Chest Agreement and datacentre services can help.

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Universities, colleges and research institutions choose us because of our special knowledge and experience of the sector, gained over more than twenty years. Between our OpenAthens and Chest Agreement services we can count almost every university and college in the UK amongst our customers. 

As a not-for-profit and registered charity, we work with and for public good organisations. Our mission is to help them get the best value out of IT. Despite the tough economic climate, there's a real opportunity to provide better digital services, more cost-effectively, and to modernise IT systems. Our cloud, managed, and web development services can help transform the way you operate.



  • Chest

    Preferential licences for software and online resources

    Save money with our Chest Agreements, offering specially negotiated licences for eJournals, eBooks, databases and learning materials, a comprehensive range of desktop software and server products, office applications, digital communications tools as well as specialist mathematical, statistical and geographical information software applications.

  • Digital & development services

    If you need help with your digital transformation project, business process automation, user engagement or you just want to make sure your website is up to scratch, our experts specialise in charity and public sector digital services.

  • Cloud services

    Managed and self-managed secure cloud services that provide public and private Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to public sector, charities, health and education.

  • Sitecore CMS

    University Sitecore Demo

    Watch a practical demonstration of Sitecore CMS to find out how universities can use the platform to attract new students.