Camwood expands into Greater Manchester - MIDAS

Camwood expands into Greater Manchester

Camwood, the leading provider of IT application migration support to some of the world’s top firms, has chosen Salford Quays as the home for their new state of the art application logistics facility.

The company, with headquarters in London, has begun recruitment in readiness for the New Year and is set to create up to 40 jobs across a range of functions.

Camwood work with large firms to minimise the disruption and cost of major IT application migrations and platform changes. Their unique approach, Enlightened Migration™, has revolutionised the way businesses manage and migrate their application portfolios, achieving faster migrations, lower costs and the smallest possible impact on users and the business.

The firm provides services to global leaders such as BAE Systems, Santander and Deloitte, and is confident that they can support and grow their impressive client portfolio from their new base in Salford Quays.

Frank Foxall, CEO at Camwood said; “We are delighted to have secured this important facility which meets our stringent security and quality standards, while providing an ideal base to serve our customers in the North of England. There is a strong employment pool in Greater Manchester, which we intend to fully exploit as we continue to grow the business.”

Tim Newns, Deputy Chief Executive at MIDAS, commented: “This is great news for Salford and will create a number of high tech and high value roles which can only increase if successful. With a strong reputation in London and the US, Camwood is an important new addition to Greater Manchester’s well-established IT supply chain and will be well served by the IT expertise that exists in the region’s labour market and universities.”

Councillor John Merry CBE, Leader of Salford City Council, said: “Camwood is the latest of a growing number of multinational companies choosing Salford as a base for their business, recognising the top quality facilities we have on offer in the city.

“The jobs the company will bring to Salford will support the local economy, while the University of Salford is on hand to produce Camwood’s employees of the future. I’m sure the company will flourish amid the hub of creative industries setting up home on Salford Quays.”

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