Orb Data is a UK based company that has been offering IBM ITSM services since 1998.

We bring together People, Process and Technology to deliver the cornerstone of business success: the Management of IT infrastructure.

Orb Data are in the business of saving our clients money in their IT Operations, through IT modernisation and transformation by providing consultancy, technology solutions, training and managed services.

Our extensive experience spans design, architecture and implementation of ITSM, Security & Storage solutions

We operate across clients of varying size and complexity in virtually every industry sector and across many geographical locations wordlwide.

We offer a refreshingly simple approach to the way we conduct business. and take pride in our ability to provide first class solutions to business problems and to conduct working relationships with honesty and integrity.

Simon Barnes

Simon Barnes


Simon, one of the three co-founders of Orb Data, started our successful Managed Services portfolio before taking over as CEO. In the last few years he has taken a step back but still plays a leading role in defining the future strategy.

In addition, with 20 years’ experience in delivering Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) he continues to pursue his technical role helping customers meet their challenges. Before forming Orb Data, Simon provided consultation services for ESM solutions.

Ben Fawcett

Ben Fawcett


Ben joined Orb Data in 1999 as a Principal Consultant during which time he quickly began to realise there were gaps in the toolsets deployed by customers, so he began to write and develop software products for Orb Data. He became the Director of Product Development in April 2002. In the last few yers he successfully transitioned to CEO.

Ben studied Physics at Oxford University and graduated in 1995. He promptly cast aside Heisenberg and ShrÖdinger and became a Software Development Analyst for Cosmic Solutions, a Software Consultancy specialising in business planning applications for retail markets. In 1997 he joined Diagonal PLC, a SAP/R3 implementation partner, here he worked as a Consultant focusing on ESM for large-scale ERP environments.