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Communications Firms Launch SA1 Group

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Three established communications-based companies in Swansea have officially launched as a business group, offering companies in the South Wales region and beyond a one-stop-shop for business communications.

SA1 Solutions, a leading managed IT support provider; SA1 Telecoms, a telecommunication and broadband supplier; and SA1 Creative, a digital and graphic design agency, have recently launched as SA1 Group. Each company has also launched a new website in line with the introduction of SA1 Group.

SA1 Solutions offers its IT services to over 200 customers across the UK. It experienced significant growth during 2018, with the company already anticipating further growth during 2019 due to securing significant contracts. The company is a multi-award winner, most recently being named business of the year (0-25 employees) at the 2019 Swansea Bay Business Awards. SA1 Solutions is pleased to announce a new department, SA1 Software. This department offers bespoke software development to businesses, including the design, build and implementation of tailor-made software. The department has an in-house development team collectively boasting over 30 years’ experience in providing development and legacy support to businesses across the UK.

A further product of SA1 Solutions, called SA1 Training, is in the pipeline. This service will provide training to businesses wanting to fully utilise their communications systems, whether telecoms or IT.

SA1 Telecoms was established in 2015 as a result of a demand from SA1 Solutions’ customers for a reliable telephony provider that complements IT services. It has been a fast-growing telecoms business since its inception and currently supports over 5000 extensions across the UK.

SA1 Creative, formerly Picseli, is a digital and graphic design agency offering bespoke website and digital design, SEO, social media marketing and graphic design, as well as creative consultancy. Picseli has been running independently as a well-established business since SA1 purchased it in 2013. It is run by Creative Director, Mike Walsh, and has been rebranded as SA1 Creative in order to make it more aligned with other organisations within the Group. In addition to its UK clients, the agency also has an international client base, with projects completed for businesses as far afield as Miami, USA.

Simon Ahearne, managing director of SA1 Solutions, said:

“The amalgamation of these three well-established companies enables us to offer a one-stop-shop communications service to businesses in South Wales and beyond. From listening to our customers, we have learned that many want all their business communications needs under one umbrella. This makes it easier for businesses to have a provider that covers all areas, whether that be for IT support, telecoms, a new website, IT training or a software solution.

“The services provided by these businesses complement one another. This has allowed us to build up each company, as satisfied customers using one of the company’s services often want to use the services of a sister company. We are confident that officially launching SA1 Group will only enhance this growth, and ultimately ease and streamline communications management for businesses.”