Commercial Support - United Kingdom

Bashton Ltd

Newton House, Birchwood Park
Birchwood, Cheshire, WA3 6FW

Consultancy and support for a wide range of Open Source software, with a particular emphasis on clustering and high availability

Specialty samba capabilities: Highly available Samba servers, either as a simple active/passive failover pair, or a more complex multi-server cluster with SAN backend.

Buckhill Ltd
+(44) 01903 238012
60a Newland Road, Worthing,
BN11 1JX, United Kingdom

Buckhill provide proactive and reactive support and deployment services for Samba. We also specialise in Samba Domain Controller services (coupled with OpenLDAP) where considerable cost savings can be achieved versus a propitiatory Microsoft offering. We also provide support for SAML based Single Sign On solutions, designed to securely delegate user access control to third party service providers.

We are based in the UK and Croatia; able to work natively in English, Croatian, German, Italian and Spanish.

Buckhill was born of a desire to help organisations communicate with their existing and potential customers more efficiently and effectively. We do this through innovative thinking and problem solving software solutions. We are a highly motivated and proficient team of technology experts with considerable experience in solving real world IT problems and implementing best of breed solutions. Our operations comply with ISO 27001 policies. We have extensive knowledge and experience gained through a diverse range of projects undertaken in various sectors over the years. Our commitment to on-going in-house research and development ensures we remain at the forefront of technology, but also benefits our clients, as we only provide the very best this industry has to offer.

+44 (0) 1273 929450
Friese-Greene House
15-17 Middle Street
Brighton BN1 1AL, United Kingdom

Catalyst are the open source specialists. We're known for our contributions to free and open source projects worldwide.

Our work includes consultancy, software development, system integration, hosting and training. We have more than 200 staff across New Zealand, Australia and UK.

We're proud to offer Samba support and development services, with a special focus on the Samba Active Directory Domain Controller. Our ongoing support services are backed by a Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Andrew Bartlett has more than ten years' experience on the Samba Team and leads our Samba consultancy group. Andrew has been a key developer on the "Samba4" Active Directory Domain Controller project since its inception in 2005 through to its production release in Samba 4.0 and beyond.

Erion Ltd

Oakleigh, Upper Sutherland Road,
Lightcliffe, West Yorkshire
+44 (0)1422 2026317
David Holder

Provide advanced Samba consultancy & training. Customers include Microsoft.

Specialty samba capabilities: World-leaders in IPv6 and Windows - Unix integration.

Help4IT Limited

5-11 Lavington Street
United Kingdom
0800 043 4448 (within UK) +44(0)2076539780 (outside UK)

help4IT have thorough experience integrating Linux together with Samba and other open source applications into multi-platform environments. We are pleased to complement your existing skills and resources and can either act as a comprehensive outsourced IT department or provide additional skills on tap.

Sirius Corporation plc

Rivermead House, Hamm Moor Lane
Weybridge, Surrey, KT15 2SF
0333 344 5054
Kelly Flitter

Sirius is the UK's leading open source services provider. Genuine 24/7/365 operation, and specialising in support, managed services, outsourcing, consultancy, deployment and training. Trusted to look after thousands of machines responsible for billions of pounds, euros and dollars of business value. Sirius designs, builds, supports and manages Samba systems since 1998 for diverse clients from Schools to Specsavers, London Financial Institution to Local Authorities. Garages to Governments.

Specialty samba capabilities: Enterprise deployment, Integration with policy based desktops, Integration with clients from XP to Windows 7, up to 24/7 technical support.

Suretec Systems Ltd.

Unit 18, The James Gregory Centre, 
Bridge of Don, Aberdeen
+44 1224 279484
Gavin Henry

Consultancy and support services for Samba, specialising in Samba with LDAP as we are part of the OpenLDAP project.

Specialty samba capabilities: LDAP, specialising in OpenLDAP as we are part of the OpenLDAP project

Special Notes: Bank of hours support, monthly contracts, emergency support supporting one off credit card payments.


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