2017
Nick Johns joins as Technical Director.

Nick Johns joins as Technical Director.

News, - by Planet IT

In 2014, we realised that in order to deal with more sophisticated clients we had to hire someone who had worked in a complex environment but would equally understand that the customer is the one who needs to be satisfied.

Nick Johns has a history of working with large corporates that include smaller subsidiaries, allowing him a vision of broader problems. He was hired as Technical Director of Planet IT and has helped change the way we operate as a company, maintaining high levels of professionalism whilst keeping to our promises to deliver simple support regardless of how complex your business may be

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July
2014
A year of growth

A year of growth

News, - by Planet IT

2013 has proved to be another year of growth for Planet IT in every area of the business. The maintenance and support arm has gone from strength to strength and is a natural development in terms of progression.

As a company, we are excited about the new generation of Planet IT employees coming through the ranks. We have teamed up with local colleges to help source some of the most talented and brightest apprentices in Oxfordshire and our goal is to develop them to be the best in the business.

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April
2013
Customers come first

Customers come first

News, - by Planet IT

Because of the way our products and services are managed in this ever-changing environment, we offer a unique customer service model. We have focussed and developed our unique offering of a ‘best of breed’ service.

We noticed that the big players in our industry were not really listening to their customers and we truly believe that Planet IT's customers will notice the changed and innovative way in which we service our customer needs.

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March
2012
More awards

More awards

News, - by Planet IT

Since 2004 Planet IT has been nominated for and won no less than 14 industry-related awards. Most recently, Planet IT was nominated by a security market leader as "European Partner of the Year" in Dubai.

 

 

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September
2011
Security Team

Security Team

News, - by Planet IT

After winning various industry-recognised security awards, and with growing demands and continued threats, we felt we would play to our strengths and build an informative security team. This enabled the skilled staff at Planet IT to educate our clients about the threats of today. So far, this has been a huge success.

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April
2010
New director

New director

News, - by Planet IT

Adrian Sweeney joined Planet IT in 2004 and Gavin and Sean watched him develop into a great asset for the company. Adrian’s dedication, hard work and commitment was rewarded in 2009 when he was made a director. Unfortunately the ‘king of the sales floor’ retired into management but he has developed into his new role admirably. Long live the king!

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June
2009
Team Building

Team Building

News, - by Planet IT

At Planet IT we achieved 40% year on year growth and evidently it is down to the hard work and commitment of the Planet IT team. As a thank you we arrange team building days every three months ranging from parachute jumps to daring bank heist exercises. We have found that this has created a motivated and tight team of people who will help each other out of any sticky situation that the IT industry throws at them. We are proud of the team ethics that have evolved at Planet IT – and as a bonus, the days out are a lot of fun.

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July
2008
Branching out into services

Branching out into services

News, - by Planet IT

We welcomed onboard our first engineer to run and manage our Services and Installations Department and started developing and investing in creating a team of proactive engineers. Things are moving fast at Planet IT!

 

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February
2007
Planet IT wins first award

Planet IT wins first award

News, - by Planet IT

In 2006 Planet IT was nominated for and won its first award - "Kaspersky - Reseller of the Year". What an amazing achievement in two years!

 

 

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August
2006
Our first office

Our first office

News, - by Planet IT

In 2005 Sean and Gavin moved out of their home office and into the luxurious surrounds of the Innovation Centre. This was also the year they employed their first staff member. Exciting times!

 

 

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March
2005
Planet IT is Born

Planet IT is born (out of frustration)

News, - by Planet IT

Best friends at school and business partners from the age of 12 (G&S Car Washing), Sean and Gavin decided to throw caution to the wind and set up their own company, investing every penny they had into this exciting venture. The frustration came about from working for other IT companies whose main objective was to make money as opposed to customer satisfaction.

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August
2004
2004