Data Recovery and Outsourcing – #CloudTalks with IT Specialists’ Matt Kingswood

In this episode of #CloudTalks, Compare the Cloud speaks with Matt Kingswood from IT Specialists about outsourcing to third parties and the best way of protecting company data.


ITS is a nationwide Managed IT Services provider, delivering UK-based services to business of all sizes. They offer a broad range of IT services including: managed backup and recovery, tailored UK cloud hosting; complete infrastructure implementation; flexible telephony solutions and web creative services to businesses across the country.

Recently re-branded, ITS has a long line of history, dating back to 1896 when they first opened as a printing company. Since the 1960s when ITS first transitioned into computer services, we have seen various mergers and acquisitions, which have developed into the brand we know today. Formally known as Kalamazoo, ITS is now part of the global IT software and services provider Reynolds and Reynolds. In total, Reynolds and Reynolds employ over 4,300 people worldwide and have operations throughout Europe, Canada and Mexico as well as those in the UK and US.

With three regional offices located in the UK and field engineers stationed from Edinburgh to London, ITS offers customers minimum downtime through various forms of IT support, hardware break/fix and disaster recovery services.