Open Plan IT are a social enterprise providing proven, expert computer support to the UK voluntary, community, campaign and activist sectors and social enterprises.
We provide setup and maintenance of computer systems; web sites; guidance and training; and computers. We can use either second-user or new equipment for everything we offer, it's your choice.
General IT Support
We can work with all sorts of computer equipment, Windows, Linux and an array of software applications. We recommend and are happiest working with Free and Open Source Software.
Organisation-Wide Computing Systems
We offer a complete and managed Roaming Computing System - a suite of free software applications running on Windows and a multi-role Linux server, honed over years of continuous improvement, with the option of computers and support paid for in grant-friendly fixed amounts.
Where practicable we try to purchase all equipment in the corporate second-user market. We provide high quality ex-corporate computers at low prices.
Web Sites and Web Database-based Applications
We build and maintain custom web sites and more complicated web database-based applications, conforming to strict web standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
We install dedicated firewalls that continuously protect the investment of time and money you've put into your organisation.
We can help you develop strategy and policy for organisation-wide IT, Internet and other technology use.
We offer in-person training in general computer use, Internet software, databases and web site building techniques and principles.
We build or extend wired and wireless computer networks.
If you're looking for anything else, please ask as we're likely to be able to provide it.