“We get really good advice from the Portman Tech team - they show us the pros and cons of every option they suggest. Our investments have proven really worthwhile and we couldn’t have grown the business so quickly without them.”

Steve Rysdale, Managing Director at EDP Environmental


EDP Environmental is a leading provider of environmentally conscious M & E Engineering Design Services. They work throughout the UK, delivering services from their offices in the South West, South East and London.

Their reputation for innovative environmental solutions has made the company very successful and they are now awarded multi-million pound projects specifying the latest smart building technologies.

EDP Environmental
EDP Environmental


Like many businesses, EDP Environmental decided to outsource its IT and concentrate on what they do best – designing award winning buildings.

With 4 offices across the UK, each having its own local team and client base presented IT collaboration challenges that needed to be addressed.

  • Previous IT services providers treated the offices as separate companies causing inefficiency and delayed resolution of IT issues.
  • EDP Environmental’s IT requirements were expanding constantly and the nature of its design work meant large files – needing high performance servers and high bandwidth connectivity.
  • Outdated IT equipment was contributing to the delay in accessing and working with various files.
  • Collaboration between offices was very challenging as files were being sent across via emails to be worked on.
EDP IT solutions


Portman Tech deployed new servers and IT Infrastructure across all offices.

  • Inter connected all offices via secure WAN links.
  • Deployed enterprise grade firewalls and endpoint protection on servers and desktops to protect the network and files from malware, ransomware, hack attacks etc.
  • Deployed servers in offices and set replication between servers enhancing team collaboration between offices.
  • Rolled out Office 365 and Sharepoint company wide for collaboration with external contractors and clients.

“Giving Portman Tech a try was one of the best things we ever did, they really are first class and they have far outshone any of the other IT suppliers.”

Steve Rysdale, Managing Director at EDP Environmental

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