inTEC Group buys Sweethaven Computers

inTEC Group has announced it has acquired Reigate-based IT managed services provider Sweethaven Computers.

Sweethaven was founded in 1977 and began life as a newsagent. The business progressed to a chain of three computer departments, before transitioning to a fully dedicated managed service provision for schools and businesses. Today the company delivers secure and sustainable managed IT solutions for the UK education sector and for businesses across the South of England.

Manchester-based inTEC operates across the UK, working with SMEs and educational organisations. The company specialises in the design, implementation, and support of cloud services and business applications including IT managed services, infrastructure support, hosted collaboration and communication solutions.This acquisition of Sweethaven marks the inTEC’s fourteenth since 2016.

This latest acquisition extends inTEC’s geographical reach, with the company now having nine office sites in Manchester, Altrincham, Newcastle, Cumbria, Guildford, Sussex, Dublin, Cambridge and Reigate.

Simon Howitt, CEO at the inTEC GROUP, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Sweethaven and Mel’s fantastic team into the inTEC GROUP. We are really looking forward to working with them to bring added value to their client base whilst further enhancing the inTEC portfolio through their additional state school and academies experience.

“We have been very impressed with the senior management team and I am looking forward to us coming together and delivering an ambitious plan.”

Melissa Rambridge, CEO of Sweethaven, added, “We are delighted to be joining the inTEC GROUP and are so excited by the opportunity this presents for a further enhanced service and suite of offerings for our customers. There is a strong cultural alignment between Sweethaven and inTEC, with dedication, passion and care sitting at the core of all that we do.

“My team and I look forward to harnessing this together to truly offer the very best managed service for our schools and businesses, delivered with the personal touch for which we are renowned.”