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iomart opens new Edinburgh office

- 2001-01-02

iomart Group plc (www.iomart.com) have relocated their Edinburgh offices to larger accommodation in the capital's Union Street The integrated telecommunications and internet services, employ over 20 people in Edinburgh who are now housed in Glenorchy House, a modern three storey building, close to Edinburgh city centre.

From their new base iomart will manage and develop its wide range of business products and services including ThinkMail, iomart's unique outsourced email platform being rolled out next month for the SME market and the legal, accountancy, health service, utility and government sectors.

Fast, reliable and secure, ThinkMail is targeting an as yet untapped UK market demand for securely managed email systems to handle sensitive or confidential information.

As well as responsibility for the management and storage of the ThinkMail email platform, the sphere of operations for iomart's new Edinburgh base encompasses business-class web hosting, co-location, dedicated web servers, bandwidth on demand and internet access.

Bill Dobbie, iomart Business Development Director, said: "iomart's new Edinburgh base is playing an important role overseeing the back end operations of our growing business product portfolio. We are entering into a new phase of further development of iomart in which our Edinburgh operation will see further expansion in the very near future, holding out the prospect of new jobs being created. The emerging ASP (Application Services Provider) model allows all companies to have the benefit of sophisticated software at a more affordable price, and for larger companies to be able to reduce large software and hardware related capital expense."

AIM-listed iomart now employ over 180 people across its network of bases in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Stornoway.

The full address is : iomart Group plc, Glenorchy House, 20 Union Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LR. Telephone +44 (0)131 466 6400; fax: +44 (0)131 466 6401