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KITS acquisition adds managed service offering to Foundry4

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Today our parent company, The Panoply announced the acquisition of Keep IT Simple (KITS) a provider of high value IT support and transformation services to public and private sector clients.

Later this year KITS will integrate into Foundry4 to create a new Managed Services Division.

KITS has built a reputation in the public sector for transforming and running live and critical services such as payments platforms on behalf of clients including the Rural Payments Agency and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ("DEFRA"). KITS typically delivers managed services, with market-leading expertise in service integration and management.

James Herbert, CEO of Foundry4 is delighted with the announcement “This is a really exciting development for our customers, people and associates. It will allow us to offer a managed service offering on a large scale and through our combined focus on technical expertise, quality and standards, KITS will be a huge asset to our deep tech, engineering focused business.”

Grant Harris, CEO of KITS, will become Managing Director of a newly formed Managed Services Division within Foundry4.

"We are very proud of the business we have built, and the value of our work to the Public Sector. This acquisition marks a milestone in our growth journey, as we become part of a modern, agile and rapidly scaling Group which is set to become a key player in our field. The support of The Panoply will fuel our ambitious plans for expansion, as we roll out our leading capabilities to a wider set of clients."