Softcat Limited


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Softcat is a Marlow-based IT infrastructure provider founded by Peter Kelly in 1993. Martin Hellawell is the CEO. Colin Brown is the current managing director. It has UK offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Leeds, Marlow and Glasgow. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and it is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. Softcat was founded by Peter Kelly in 1993 in High Wycombe, under its original business name 'Software Catalogue'. Initially a mail order operation serving home and business customers, in 1996 it switched focus to the business-to-business market, and in 1998 changed its name to Softcat. In 2001 it became a Microsoft Large Account Reseller. In 2006 it moved its headquarters to Marlow, Buckinghamshire, opening a further three offices in Manchester, London and Bristol in 2009, 2011 and 2014 respectively. As of 2014, it has a client base of 8000 customers and a turnover of £500m. In September 2014, it announced it would open an office in the northern city of Leeds, UK. The company was the subject of an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange in November 2015. The most recent addition to the Softcat offices is Glasgow, which was opened in February 2016. Softcat currently employs approximately 821 employees. Its offices have been described as 'quirky' and are reported to have an unusual work culture.