TWYFORD, BERKSHIRE – (9th January 2017):

Barstone Ltd, a group of leading technology companies that includes Prodec Networks and Smart Capital Technology, has today announced the acquisition of data storage specialist SymStor.

SymStor Ltd joins an elite group of technology companies that have each been strategically selected to form Barstone Ltd. This latest acquisition delivers a new field of expertise that strengthens Barstone’s existing Data Storage services. Data storage, management and security is a key requirement for modern business infrastructures, and the specialist data services that SymStor offer will enhance the unique end-to-end technology service that Barstone provides to its customers.

Russell Barley, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Barstone Ltd, commented:

“We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of SymStor Ltd. The combination of SymStor’s extensive data storage and backup expertise, when matched with the abundant capabilities of the Barstone group, will enable our companies to grow in some of the most strategic areas of next generation IT.”



Andrew Martin, CEO at SymStor Ltd, added:

“It’s extremely exciting to be joining Barstone Ltd. I’m immensely proud of everything we’ve built at SymStor. Our goal has always been to deliver a fantastic service to our customers and help them to maximise their investments. By joining Barstone Ltd we can expand the breadth of products, solutions and services we offer, whilst maintaining SymStor’s excellent reputation and track record for building strong relationships”.



SymStor’s success can be attributed to its ability to fully understand the core business objectives and requirements of its diverse range of clients. The company’s wealth of experience with data storage systems ensures the right solution is chosen for each individual business case, maximising business value and allowing for seamless integration with existing infrastructures. Joining Barstone Ltd allows Symstor to utilise the collective resources and expertise of the group, helping it to enhance and expand its portfolio of innovative products, solutions and services.

About SymStor

SymStor was formed in 2008 to provide clients with IT infrastructure solutions that focus on addressing data storage, data management and data protection challenges. Drawing on its extensive industry experience and technical expertise, SymStor recommend and implement bespoke storage solutions from a portfolio of established technology vendors, including Nimble Storage, CommVault, HP, Dell EMC, Cisco, Quantum, VMware, ExaGrid, Nutanix, Rubrik, Veeam and Microsoft.

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About Barstone Ltd

Barstone Limited is a UK-based group of leading IT solutions providers that work in collaboration to offer a broad portfolio of end-to-end business technology solutions and services. Since forming in 2006, the Barstone Group of companies has continued to grow and now includes Prodec Networks, Smart Capital Technology, Network 24, Hosting Techniques, Exceedia and most recently SymStor.