Solar Computer Systems Limited – Company Profile

Solar Computer Systems Limited has been established since April 2000. Originally funded by the PYBT ( Prince’s Youth Business Trust ). Set up by two brothers Chris and John Hawkins, Solar is a rare breed of retailer within the IT Industry, run on a very basic idea, incorporating traditional system builds with attention to detail and forward thinking build techniques. At Solar we aim to build generic computer systems to out perform mass produced equivalent systems with longevity, reliability and upgradeability in mind. This is achieved by numerous hours of product research and testing of both hardware and software.

In late 2005 John Hawkins left the company and Hugh Keegan was appointed the new Director. With his extensive knowledge of web design, and gaming peripherals he was the obvious choice. Hugh has been involved with several LAN gaming sessions and has pro formed with excellence including winning a Tachyon (Novalogic) event and being featured in PC Gamer and winning a UT Trophy in an Unreal Tournament LAN event, one of only 5 in the world. Both Hugh and Chris have been made members of gaming clans and build their systems with passion. Solar really is a company that builds systems for Gamers by Gamers.

Since opening in April 2000 Solar has become a member of the Brigantia Group ( ), And has added many partnerships to its portfolio, these include becoming a Gigabyte Authorised Reseller, A DiskLabs partner ( ) and a Bunker Backup partner ( in addition to this Solar is also a Virgin Broadband Reseller and a Microsoft OEM system builder.

Solar Computer Systems Limited – Mission Statement

To provide our customers with a range of highest quality computer systems, through commitment to innovation, service, value and ensuring our product is produced through traditional methods. We will achieve this within a business culture of dignity and respect for our employees, customers, facilities and long term partnerships with our suppliers, associates and our customers. The development of our company will be critical to our success. Every opportunity will be taken to create an understanding of new technology’s and to maximise each individual employee’s potential within the business.



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