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UK-based IT business Netshield take their first step into Belgium

UK-based Netshield, who specialist in providing managed IT services has taken the next step in their expansion plans and opened their first office in Brussels, in September 2011.

The new office in Brussels will provide a solid base for the operations in the EU and for building on existing European contacts and partnerships, and creating new ones; as Richard Carty, Commercial Director, explains:

“With the growing interest in our Managed IT services, not only in the UK but also across the European borders; in order to build relationships and increase our European presence, we decided to open a new office in the heart of Brussels. It is a significant and exciting step for the company”

He adds “This expansion will not only create new jobs in Brussels but, also in the UK. With our trio of datacentres and expertise in managed IT services, our reach is limitless. We have seen from recent projects in Australia and Dallas that international borders are not a barrier for Netshield”

To mark this occasion Netshield was the proud sponsors of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium prestige ‘Aston Martin Networking Cocktail’ event, in Zaventem where the theme was James Bond.

At the prestige event Glenn Vaughan, Chief Executive of the Belgium, commented:

“Netshield, as our new IT supplier, have already shown their worth – helping us keep up with the latest technology and delivering excellent service standards at a competitive rate. I was delighted that Netshield was supporting this high profile networking event with the British Chamber and Aston Martin – another great British brand”