Millennia®

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An extension of your IT department

 

 

 

At Millennia® we aim to be different

 

Millennia Computer Services Ltd was formed in December 1997 to provide IT consultancy services but has since grown into a successful provider of IT cloud-enabled managed hosting and a supplier of leading-edge software-defined and web-scale technologies.

Our goal has always been to maintain high levels of customer service for a fair price, whilst ensuring we remain trustworthy, agile and reliable.

We consider our ability to personally respond to or ‘own’ a client relationship is what sets us apart from general large cloud providers today. Acting as an extension of your IT department, we add value through mentoring and advice.

We believe that IT:

  • ought to be a slave to the operational business and thus needs to be efficient, reliable and accessed wherever it is needed
  • should be about driving innovation, speed and business agility whilst reducing risk
  • should be able to scale up and out, as well as down and back, as requirements demand

We will listen to your requirements and work in close liaison with our carefully chosen suppliers to recommend solutions where we believe they best meet (or indeed exceed) your requirements, whether they are hosted by us or in your own data centre.

 

Being based in Yorkshire, we say it as it is.

Simplify your Data Centre – Millennia® transforms the data centre
  • Leading edge enterprise platform
  • 100% platform uptime since inception
  • Self-healing & scalable – up or down
  • Dedicated resources
  • UK data centres
  • Known costs – fixed contracts
  • User control without the IT burden
  • Security against DDoS attacks
  • Multi-sited platform including Disaster Recovery
Extend your IT Department – Whatever your need, we aim to deliver
  • Reliability and quality
  • A personal touch
  • High levels of service
  • Close working relationships
  • Honesty
  • Assessment of technologies from a user viewpoint
  • Value for money
  • Assurance of right technology for your environment
  • Representation of customers rather than vendors

Cloud

Millennia® simplifies & transforms the data centre by converging storage, compute and virtualisation resources into a single solution using award-winning software-defined & web-scale technologies. Customers enjoy the benefits of dedicated, scalable, agile and secure resources on a pay as you grow competitive basis bringing them optimum performance and a seamless user experience. Millennia® becomes an extension of your IT department.

Data Security

Data security is the practice of keeping data protected from corruption and unauthorised access. Today data IS your business and data security is critical. 50% of businesses that suffer major data loss never reopen and 90% close within 2 years.

83% of data centre attacks happen from within the perimeter of the data centre, behind the firewalls. Millennia® not only protects your data from external threats but makes sure that internal vulnerabilities, be they configuration, accident, or malpractice, are mitigated. Infringments are reported to a central location for rapid action.

Satisfied customers

Millennia® recognises that customer satisfaction contributes to their enduring tenure. Satisfied customers have remained with us for years and have recommended us to others, allowing us to have a strong presence in the ticketing, theatre, leisure and marketing verticals; from just a part of an organisation’s online presence to hosting their entire IT infrastructure.

Customers are seen more as partners.  Working in harmony on projects and expansions ensures efficient use of technology thus keeping prices competitive.

Below are some quotations from our customers:

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SeatGeek Enterprise (formerly Toptix) partnered with Millennia in 2011 to bring SRO to the UK Arts, Visitor Attraction and Sports markets.  Our close working relationship with Millennia has allowed SeatGeek Enterprise to constantly monitor and grow our hosting environment from inception, to the current platform comprising a comprehensive back-up / DR solution which hosts Government Departments, Local Authorities and top flight sports clubs.  Millennia’s personal touch, together with attention to detail, has allowed us to intelligently expand the environment whilst being mindful of offering a cost effective hosting solution for SRO customers.  Indeed many of our customers are moving away from hosting SRO themselves via their current provider and are moving to our hosted environment on Millennia’s new platform.

Karl Vosper

Managing Director, SeatGeek Enterprise UK

 

Millennia has supported Purple Seven since 2002.  With security of paramount concern to Purple Seven, Millennia has provided a robust, secure yet flexible and scalable platform to empower our customers to access insights over the web.  Almost anyone can provide hosted server solutions, but very few are able to provide the levels of service that (should) go hand in hand with delivering hosted platforms.   The service from Millennia is first class and is, in my opinion the key differentiator from other major platform providers.

 

Stuart Nicolle

Director

 

In our expanding business we needed a responsive, flexible and secure solution for our server hosting so our customers could be reassured of quality and reliability.  Millennia has been able to meet our requirements and provide an excellent ongoing service maintaining a 99.97% uptime in the past 12 months with responsive support to help with our queries and requirements.

Graham Dowling

Managing Director

 

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Millennia is proud to announce that it won the category of Cloud Project 2016 for less than 100 employees for the implementation of it’s disaster recovery platform utilising Nutanix.

Millennia’s Up for a Gong!

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Address: 5 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, HG1 1EQ, UK


Phone: +44 (0)333 335 6780


Email: [email protected]

IMPORTANT NOTE: We are aware of somebody impersonating people from our company and offering jobs with us online. It appears that people are being contacted by email then invited to “interview” in Google hangout. They are then (always) told they are successful and sent a cashier’s check for up to $5000!

THIS IS A SCAM!

Before the check clears you will be asked to part with $300 for ‘software’, and as the check is fake this is where you lose money.

Do NOT under any circumstances hand over any personal details or money to these people! They are con artists and you will not see your money or a job at the end of it, as well as wasting your time.

If you have any details of your dealings with these people then please forward them to us via email so that we can help investigate and track them down.

If you are in the US then report this to the FBI iC3 at https://www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx/