Throughout our 25 years of operation, the fast paced environment that is IT has constantly evolved from industry trends to customer demands and our business has adopted to change with it. See how far we’ve come…

1992

23rd March

Nouveau Solutions is founded by Andy Stevens and Gary Smithers.

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1994

5th July

Amazon founded.

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1995

The first Macro virus, called “Concept”, is created.

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1995

May

Java is introduced.

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1997

3rd May

IBM’s Deep Blue beats the world’s best chess player.

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1998

4th September

Google is founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

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1999

‘Wi-Fi’ becomes part of the computing language allowing users to begin connecting to the Internet without the need for cables.

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2004

Nouveau begin selling Fortinet Security solutions.

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2006

March

Amazon Web Services begin offering IT infrastructure services to business.

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2007

29th June

The iPhone is launched, bringing about the age of the smartphone.

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2008

26th August

Computer virus found on the International Space Station.

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2010

Nouveau achieve

Microsoft Gold Partner and Fortinet Gold Partner status.

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2011

28th June

Office 365 is launched.

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2014

Nouveau launch FortiAssist, a managed service for proactive monitoring and support of Fortinet products.

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2014

Nouveau achieve Fortinet Platinum Partner and Fortinet Partner of Excellence with a fully staffed Technical department with Helpdesk, Network & Security, and Server teams.

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2016

27th April

General Data Protection Regulation was adopted to strengten and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU.

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2017

NHS falls victim to the ‘biggest ransomware’ offensive in history affecting dozens of hospitals.

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2018

Nouveau launches a managed security breach detection service to support organisations in meeting their security and data obligations.

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2018

Received Gold Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions Competency.

 
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1993

22nd March

Intel begin shipping their Pentium microprocessor – increasing speed and power for personal computers.

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1995

Nouveau achieve their 1st large deal – Novell Network for 100 Users worth £300k.

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1995

2nd March

Yahoo founded.

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1995

3rd September

eBay founded.

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1998

16th July

The Data Protection Act is passed by the UK Parliament to control the way information is handled.

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1999

Companies begin to take action against the threat of the ‘Millennium bug’.

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2001

25th October

Microsoft releases Windows XP.

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2005

Nouveau build our own Cloud services platform delivered from the Bunker at Greenham Common.

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2007

Nouveau achieve ISO 9001 status.

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2008

Microsoft Gold Competency Certification.

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2009

January

The bitcoin network comes into existence.

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2010

1st February

Microsoft Azure is launched to the public.

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2013

Yahoo becomes the victim of the largest data breach in history with 3 billion accounts compromised.

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2014

Yahoo again fall victim to a data breach with 500 million users affected. Yahoo reported that the late 2014 breach likely used manufactured web cookies to falsify login credentials, allowing hackers to gain access to any account without a password.

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2015

November

Nouveau move to Alba House, Wokingham.

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2017

Nouveau build our own SOC team based around industry leading SIEM and RMM tools allowing us to deliver fully proactive managed security services.

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2018

Nouveau achieve ISO 27001 compliance.

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2018

Re-branding and new website.