Neil Cornish, Managing Director, M7 Group Ltd Neil Cornish has spent the last 35 years in the European IT Industry working for IBM or as a Director for one of their Channel Partners. He has a wealth of industry experience including new business start-ups, acquisitions and management buyouts as well as General Management and Blue Chip experience. The opportunity to acquire WASP IT in Cardiff, an early SaaS provider, arose in May 2007. The company, renamed M7 Managed Services Limited, has grown organically over the past nine years to become one of IBM and latterly Lenovo UK’s strategic Managed Service Partners, MSP. The company hosts applications and provides Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for a wide range of UK and international companies on a virtualised infrastructure hosted in the UK. Utilising both technical and physical resources, the company offers a long established service to ISVs exporting their solutions to global markets. Build, test and staging services are provided prior to international delivery and installation. Destinations to date include India, Egypt, Argentina and Nepal along with most European countries and US States. An early partnership with IBM SoftLayer has seen the deployment of M7 Hybrid Cloud Solutions. By deploying latest Servers and Storage Technology into the NGD Tier 3 data centre facility in Newport, combined with IBM SoftLayer, M7 are now servicing Customers and ISVs under the tagline “Global Solutions, Delivered Locally”.
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