Derbyshire announce RDS Global as Official Partner

Wednesday 26th August 2020
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Derbyshire County Cricket Club has extended its relationship with leading IT technical service and support provider, RDS Global.

The Derby-based firm, who provide effective technology solutions and a quality service experience, are experts in tailored network services; IT support, cloud, hardware and consultancy solutions. RDS Global are innovators in their field with the development of the RDS BlackBox technology that is now being used in sanitiser stations supporting track and trace requirements.

Established in 1997 and originating from the IT department of a Derby-based automotive dealer group, RDS Global has now expanded to be a leading full-service IT supplier in the East Midlands region, specialising in solutions for the automotive and building industries, as well as small to medium sized enterprises.

RDS Global are committed to developing and retaining local talent in Derbyshire, with emphasis on providing more opportunities for women in senior IT roles. The RDS Academy is centred around skills development and as part of this extended partnership, RDS Global will support the progress of young cricket talent as part of the Cricket Derbyshire Academy.

Andy Flinn, Director of RDS Global, said: “RDS are delighted to be an official partner with Derbyshire County Cricket Club, the development of the Cricket Derbyshire Academy is a great fit with our own RDS Academy which is focused on retaining talent in Derbyshire.

“Being an official partner with Derbyshire County Cricket Club is an important alignment with the creation of the Derbyshire Women’s Cricket team and the RDS ‘More Women in IT strategy’, these are ongoing and vital initiatives for the region.”

Ryan Duckett, Chief Executive of Derbyshire County Cricket Club, added:

“RDS Global have been an important partner for the club for a number of seasons and I’m delighted that we are now extending this relationship.

“They are a keen supporter of local businesses in Derby and the East Midlands and as an Official Partner, we will continue to work closely with them and provide increased branding opportunities as they expand.”

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