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SPECIALIST

IT SUPPORT.

“We at Charles Square know that your trust is paramount. You must find a partner who is not just there to spend your money, rather one who treats your resources and vision as their own.”

Co-founder

SPECIALIST

IT SUPPORT.

“We at Charles Square know that your trust is paramount. You must find a partner who is not just there to spend your money, rather one who treats your resources and vision as their own.”

Co-founder
Craig Harris and Gareth Broekmann founded Charles Square in 2014 with the mindset of providing the finance sector with a true 360 IT solution, allowing their clients to focus on their business. With the arrival of Barry Cohen in 2016, this goal was achieved. CSq’s 4 core pillars are made up of FMIT IT Services (including Support, Security and Compliance), Hybrid Cloud, Consultancy and IT Procurement.

With over 20 years each in the finical sector, the directors of CSq are fully focused on the needs and requirements of their clients, having had the opportunity and experience to see it from both sides. CSq provide a premium Client service and more importantly experience by focusing on their internal ethos and culture. CSq are made up of specialists in IT support pertaining but not limited to security, compliance, governance and IT budgets. With dedicated, professional support staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Craig Harris and Gareth Broekmann founded Charles Square in 2014 with the mindset of providing the finance sector with a true 360 IT solution, allowing their clients to focus on their business. With the arrival of Barry Cohen in 2016, this goal was achieved. CSq’s 4 core pillars are made up of FMIT IT Services (including Support, Security and Compliance), Hybrid Cloud, Consultancy and IT Procurement.

With over 20 years each in the finical sector, the directors of CSq are fully focused on the needs and requirements of their clients, having had the opportunity and experience to see it from both sides. CSq provide a premium Client service and more importantly experience by focusing on their internal ethos and culture. CSq are made up of specialists in IT support pertaining but not limited to security, compliance, governance and IT budgets. With dedicated, professional support staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Transparency

Our success is underpinned by our transparency, authenticity and accountability.

Simplicity

We’ll spare you the technical jargon and deliver solutions that are easy to understand.

Professionalism

Our honest and professional approach drives our client satisfaction.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Charles Square as a CTO consultancy helps financial services companies with specialist IT support pertaining but not limited to security, compliance, governance and IT budgets. With dedicated, professional support staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We are extremely proud that Charles Square has expanded into a global company offering Cloud, Support and Distribution, delivering solutions that set a high bar on reliability, security and customer service. All under the CSq solutions brand umbrella.

We are an independent IT consultancy focused on serving the comprehensive needs of businesses, in the full range of your business cycle. This is achieved by aligning IT and business goals, so that technology no longer just serves the business but helps it grow to its full potential.

The Charles Square team is made up of IT consultants specialising in disciplines including, but not exclusively to: IT Business Strategy, IT Business Finance and Governance, Hardware and Software Procurement, IT Support, Networking, IT Management, IT Operations, IT Security and Business Continuity Planning.

Award winning Outsourced CTO Services

Charles square’s dedicated IT Procurement & Distribution team enable us to offer end to end services from procurement to installation of IT hardware, software licenses and warranty, with pre-sale and post-sale support from our experienced internal teams and partner vendors.

Fully Managed Private Cloud and the ability to leverage Public or Hybrid Cloud

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OUR HISTORY

CHARLES SQUARE WAS FOUNDED

2014
Craig Harris and Gareth Broekmann founded Charles Square in 2014 in order to help financial services companies get the very most from their IT budgets. Craig and Gareth initially specialised in providing outsourced CTO services and curating appropriate vendors to successfully implement solutions for financial organisations.

SUPPORT LAUNCHED

2015
Charles Square doubles its supported clients from and demand for fully managed support from Charles Square leads to Charles Square launching a new Support department, with Mike Brown heading up Operations.

CLOUD DEPLOYED

2015
Charles Square’s highly resilient and highly available cloud environment is deployed, fully supporting two clients.

STAFF & CLIENTS GROW

2016
A Surge in clients increases Charles Square to over 15 staff managing over 30 clients largely partnered through word of mouth.

IT PROCUREMENT

2017
Barry Cohen and his colleagues join Charles Square to form an experienced Value Added Reseller team enabling Charles Square to in-source hardware, software and licensing to our clients.

FIRST RECOGNITION

2017
Hedge Fund Magazine award Charles Square with Best Outsourced CTO service for 2017.

NEW OFFICES

2018
Having outgrown our original offices, we’ve moved to our new offices near Oxford Circus. We now have ample room to grow and we’re looking forward to building on our successes.

CHARLES SQUARE WINS BEST CYBER-SECURITY SERVICE AWARD

2020

On May 14th, 2020, HFM hosted their European Services Awards through a virtual event announcing that Charles Square won the prestigious Best Cyber-Security Service Award and highly commended with the Best Cloud Technology Solution.

650+

Billion AUM in supported funds.

99

% of support tickets completed within the first hour of being raised.

260+

Clients Globally.

4867

Hours of included remote support provided this year.

126

Countries world wide with Global Coverage.

11

Multi Award Winning Service.

Looking for an experienced finance sector consultancy for your next project?

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Looking for an experienced finance sector consultancy for your next project?

Request a Call