XDelta Limited - Background and History
Experience, Innovation and Practicality
XDelta is an independent consulting organisation that specialises in designing and implementing business critical and disaster-tolerant systems, typically acting as design authority and technical architect. Specialist skills include in-depth technical consulting, project management and leadership of business critical infrastructure projects. The company was founded in 1996 by Colin Butcher and works across a wide range of industries, such as finance, telecommunications, energy, aerospace and healthcare.
We all have a systems engineering background which, combined with a wide range of other interests, provides us with the ability to empathise with clients and understand the wider background of complex and difficult projects. XDelta has considerable experience with business critical, mission critical and safety-critical environments, providing authoritative technical guidance and project leadership based on a sound understanding of the issues involved.
The core team consists of:
- Colin Butcher CEng FBCS CITP, who has built an international reputation as one of the leading systems architects for business critical systems.
- Steve Jones, who specialises in commercial management and sales in complex IT environments.
- Euan Barker, who has built an international reputation as one of the best video, voice and data network architects.
XDelta also brings in additional trusted expertise as required to assist with the design, delivery and support of projects, thus providing a single point of contact for the design and implementation of business critical systems.
Colin is a well-known presenter of both technical and leadership seminars for various organisations, such as the BCS, the UKCMG and the world-wide HP user community (HPUG, Connect, etc.). He also writes articles for a variety of publications.
Colin was a finalist in both the 2008 and 2003 BCS IT Professional Awards for "IT Consultant of the Year" for his work on two major projects (healthcare and aerospace). His professional qualifications include Fellow of the British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional and Chartered Engineer. Colin received a 1st class Hons. BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Leeds University in 1977.
XDelta Limited - a Limited Company registered in England
Company registration number: 3279425
VAT registration number: GB682475994
Registered office: 77-81 Alma Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2DP, England, UK