Our History

Formed in 2004 by a core of senior technical staff from leading storage and networking vendors, Data-Shield has grown to become one of the UK's largest providers of multi-vendor Storage Area Networks and Data Centre Connectivity Support.

Working with both end-user customers and IT solution providers, Data-Shield provides the specialist expertise necessary to support this mission critical equipment and deliver a reliable yet cost-effective solution.

Over the last 12 years Data-Shield has invested heavily in the training and accreditation of its engineers and currently support, either directly or through contract agreements, more than 15 of the UKs largest IT solution and support providers and over 250 of the UKs largest organisations and FTSE 500 firms.

Offering a high quality personal service, including a 24/7 help-desk, Data-Shield can offer a service level agreement that suits your business. Ranging from 24/7/365 4-hour response to next business day response, or a bespoke SLA agreement Data-Shield can provide a cost-effective and efficient solution to your IT maintenance requirements.

“ Like many organisations, our primary and secondary SANs have grown organically over many years and now consist of elements from multiple vendors. Data-Shield provided certified and audit specialists across all of our equipment that fit the bill perfectly. ” Steve Harding, British Airways