• 2005-1

    2005

    Dataspire is founded by Adam & Darren

    Start of Dataspire with co-founders Adam & Darren, who are still running the show today.

  • 2005-2

    2005

    What’s in a name?

    We wanted a name that united ICT & Education. After much deliberation we joined our key themes “Data” & “Aspire”, the rest is history.

  • 2006-1

    2006

    Our first client

    Campion School in Northamptonshire becomes
    our first client.

  • 2006-2

    2006

    Our first employee

    Anthony Barker becomes our 1st employee.

  • 2007-1

    2007

    Our first Managed Services client

    First ICT Managed Support Service provided to Francis Bacon Maths and Computing College.

  • 2007-2

    2007

    Introducing... Dashboard

    Development of Dashboard, our schools communication and collaboration portal begins.

  • 2013-1

    2008

    £1 Million turnover

    Dataspire reach £1 million a year turnover.

  • 2012-2

    2008

    Campion School sign up to our fully managed ICT service

    The very first client we worked with at Dataspire appoints us to manage all day-to-day ICT requirements in the school.

  • 2013-4

    2008

    Finalist in BSC Awards for best IT Consultancy

    Finalist in BSC in 2008 Awards for best IT Consultancy Provider of the Year category.

  • 2008-4

    2008

    ISO9001 Accreditation

    Dataspire gain ISO9001 quality accreditation.

  • 2008-5

    2008

    Dashboard goes live

    Dashboard, our schools communication and collaboration portal goes live in first UK schools.

  • 2009-1

    2009

    Dataspire is selected as partner to deliver Citrix

    Dataspire is selected as partner to deliver 2000 concurrent user citrix hosted desktop and application solutions to all schools on the Isle of Guernsey.

  • 2010-1

    2010

    Dataspire goes international

    We go international! St Christopher's School Bahrain choose Dataspire as an ICT partner.

  • 2012-1

    2011

    Dataspire grows

    Dataspire grows to 30 full time employees.

  • 2011-2

    2011

    Dataspire now supports 53,000 students and staff

    The number of staff and students support by Dataspire reaches 53,000.

  • 2012-1

    2012

    We reach 50 employees

    We hit half a century! We now have 50 employees.

  • 2012-2

    2012

    Selected as key ICT partner

    Selected as key ICT partner for 8 Manchester schools to move them from Capita BSF to Dataspire ICT managed services.

  • 2008-1

    2013

    £3 Million turnover

    Dataspire reach £3 million a year turnover.

  • 2013-2

    2013

    First marketing event in Dubai

    Dataspire holds first marketing event in Dubai for British International Schools.

  • 2007-1

    2013

    Selected as ICT Managed Service partner

    Selected as ICT Managed Service partner to Aspirations Academies Trust.

  • 2013-4

    2013

    Dataspire are finalists!

    BSC 2013 Awards for Small Supplier or VAR of the year category. Education Investor 2013 Awards for the best Technological Infrastructure category. CRN 2013 Awards for Managed Services Providers of the year category.

  • 2014-1

    2014

    BETT 2014 finalists

    Finalists in BETT 2014 awards for best ICT Service and Support category.

  • 2015-1

    2015

    Dataspire is 10 years old!

    Dataspire celebrates its 10th birthday.

  • 2013-4

    2015

    Dataspire become an approved supplier

    Selected as an approved supplier on the Government Crown Commercial Service ICT Services for Education framework.