INVESTMENT YEAR
2017
SECTOR
Technology
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Specialist cloud services marketplace

Giacom is a specialist cloud services marketplace which provides cloud services to the SME market via the Information Technology Consultants (ITCs) community.

Giacom offers a one-stop platform for all the cloud software, infrastructure and IT support services that an ITC might require to transition an SME client into a public or private cloud environment and then manage them on an ongoing basis. Underpinned by a Microsoft 2-Tier Cloud Solution Provider licence, Giacom has rapidly become the vendor of choice for over 4,000 ITCs enabling the business to service a fast-growing addressable market estimated to be worth c£2.2bn.

Our investment will support Giacom as it builds on the strong momentum it has generated to date by continuing to expand its network with ITCs, cross-selling more products and services across the marketplace and through strategic M&A.

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Giacom timeline

1999 Giacom founded as an internet service provider
2006 Introduces email security platform
2010 Launches Hosted exchange service
2015 Becomes one of only eight Microsoft 2-Tier/indirect Cloud Solution Provider (“CSP”) partners in the UK
2017 Livingbridge invests
2018 Listed in GP Bullhound's ‘Northern Tech Awards Top 100 Companies
2018 Finalist in the Amazon Growing Business Awards
2018 Featured in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100
2019 Shortlisted for Tech Growth Business of the Year at the NTAs 2019
2019 Named ‘One to Watch’ in the European Business Awards