Meet the Team!

All of our staff have extensive experience and are dedicated to providing a professional service.

Simon Bateman

Director

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Simon has been in the IT industry for 20 years. Originally trained in Microsoft Windows NT4 Server technologies, Simon is now fully conversant with up to the minute ‘Cloud’ and ‘Big Data’ technologies and has been a big driver for the Cloud movement within the business.

Experience sectors include accountants, solicitors, property letting, property sales and manufacturing businesses.

A clear and logical thinker putting the client’s business first.

Simon has taken in a very cute black Cockapoo dog called Poppy. We all suspect this particular lady will stay in his life for some time.

A keen, prize winning, brass player (Flugel Horn and Trumpet), loves films, music (Don’t ask him about Joni Mitchell as it could be a long conversation) and cars.

On sunny weekends, you may find him at a National Trust property, complete with the dog, leads and poo bags! We would all have never had thought it!

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A problem solver, Simon has been employed by other IT professionals and IT companies to close a complex ‘unsolvable’ problem.

Philip Base

Director

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Philip has been in the IT industry for 20 years. Philip started his career in a small IT company whilst living in Blandford Forum in Dorset. Trained in Microsoft NT 3.51 server technologies, Philip is experienced in all things IT.

Experience sectors include manufacturing, distribution, export and import businesses. He is the in house hardware and cloud specialist.

Philip is an innovator with a great tenacious personality. You will find Philip at the cutting edge of all things connected with IT. The enthusiasm and passion he has for the business comes across when advising customers and clients. You will quite often find Philip, iPad in hand, researching new products, services and solutions to show his customers.

A follower of sport, hiking and a keen biker. Philip also enjoys socialising and plenty of family time with his two children. Philip also when time allows plays 6 a side football and is an avid player of squash.

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The enthusiasm and passion he has for the business comes across when advising customers and clients.

Tony Weaver

Migration Manager


Tony started at Offsite Servers as an IT apprentice but we soon realised we had a great talent in the team. Coming from a managerial background Tony brings great logic and resources to the support team. Hardworking and never says no to anybody.

Initially very quiet and polite we soon discovered he had a thick, loud Dudley accent, which he denies.

Hardworking and never says 'no' to anybody.

Claire Taylor

Office Manager

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Claire makes sure it all happens in the office from chasing an invoice to making sure the staff and directors are in the right place at the right time, to making sure procedures and policies are followed. Claire monitors the quality of the business internally and externally. Running a business is a way of life for Claire having been at the cutting edge all her working life. A hard working individual who gets things done. Known in the office as ‘Miss Procedure’ for her eye to detail and her very high standards. Claire enjoys travelling across the globe and family time.

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Known in the office as ‘Miss Procedure’ for her eye to detail and her very high standards.

Bradley Jones

Project Manager

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Bradley joined the Offsite Server team in 2013. Firstly as an apprentice and in 2014 became a permanent member of staff. Bradley finished as one of the top performing apprentices in 2013 / 2014. Bradley has amazing IT skills and enjoys his work. Bradley out of work enjoys, like most men of his age, cars, nightclubs and beer.

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Bradley has amazing IT skills and enjoys his work.

Zac Gear

Support Desk Engineer


Zac started with the company in October 2014, joining the support desk. He has completed his Level 3 apprenticeship as of November 2015. Eager to learn, Zac, is going to be extending his knowledge with the Level 4 program.

In his spare time Zac is a keen festival goer, enjoying a variety of music, walking and exploring new places.

In his spare time Zac is a keen festival goer, enjoying a variety of music.

Rose McNickle

Accounts


Rose joined the Offsite Servers team in August 2015 looking after the books and accounts of the business.

We have known Rose for many years and called her out of retirement to keep the accounts in order.

Rose has traditional values that sit well with a modern technology business. Rose can reconcile the bank at record speed. In her spare time Rose can be found looking after her grandchildren and spending time reading.

Rose joined the Offsite Servers team in August 2015.

Dean Davenport

Cabling and CCTV

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Dean has joined the IT team to install the CAT5, CAT6 and CCTV installations for sister company Preventa - Dean has high standards of working, whenever a job is complete you will find no mess which is rare for cablers! Dean has a can do attitude and gets the job done!

Dean has a can do attitude and gets the job done!

Neil Taylor

Printer Maintenance

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The original Noddy Holder look alike, Neil is our go-to guy when it comes to supplying, installing and maintaining printers and their related peripherals.

Originally trained to look after typewriters, so if you have a vintage daisy wheel type writer that needs fixing Neil could probably fix it.

We have known Neil for many years. Often producing unlisted, unavailable printer parts from the boot of his car. This amazing Tardis like skill never stops amazing us.

Neil is an expert when it comes to printing technology.

Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best service imaginable.