Company Timeline

Astun Technology was founded in April 2005. We've built this timeline to show our continued progress and the key personnel behind our success.

2005
Kim Stimpson
Kim Stimpson
Commercial/Technical Writer
Mike Saunt
Mike Saunt
Managing Director

Astun founded April 2005 with three customers

2006

Astun launches 'My Alerts' and publishes its first brochure

Astun sponsors the newly formed OSGeo Foundation

April 5, 2006
2007

First issue of iShare News

Surrey Heath BC 'My Protected Trees' Highly Commended at AGI Awards

April 5, 2007

First deployment of iShare with a Police Force

2008
Peter Goulborn
Peter Goulborn
Technical Architect

South Tyneside Council wins Exemplar Award - 'Best Business Transformation'

2009
Jonathan Lake-Thomas
Jonathan Lake-Thomas
Server-side Developer

Publisher and Logger modules for iShare launched

Three iShare sites feature in the SOCITM 'Better Connected' top twenty

2010
Mike Smith
Mike Smith
Head of Sales
Matt Walker
Matt Walker
Geospatial Architect

Open Enterprise Agreement introduced

iShare GIS launched

2011
Jo Cook
Jo Cook
GIS Consultant
Andrew Bell
Andrew Bell
Training/Project Manager

Astun Data Services - cloud based hosting for Ordnance Survey and other data

Loader initially developed and made Open Source

Bespoke development gains traction (Exactrak)

2012
Simon Chapman
Simon Chapman
Product Support Specialist
Steven Feldman
Steven Feldman
Strategic Adviser to the Board
Andrew Bailey
Andrew Bailey
GIS Consultant
Paul Porthouse
Paul Porthouse
Web Developer

First Meeting of the Astun User Group

Astun runs its firts Open Source training course

Get INSPIREd solution launched

2013

Astun joins the G-Cloud

April 5, 2013
2014
David Aitken
David Aitken
Finance Manager
Louise Watts
Louise Watts
Sales Consultant
Ant Scott
Ant Scott
GIS Consultant
Tracy Reilly
Tracy Reilly
Finance Assistant

Astun appointed to the LASA (Local Authority Software Applications) IT procurement framework

April 5, 2014
2015
Aileen Heal
Aileen Heal
Senior Geospatial Projects Lead
Ian Turton
Ian Turton
Geospatial Architect
Dan Ormsby
Dan Ormsby
Head of Operations

Astun expands into Central Government agencies - Environment Agency and Defra

2016
Moira Livesey
Moira Livesey
Local Government Ambassador
Marco Finnberg
Marco Finnberg
System Administrator / Dev Ops

Astun Becomes a Silver sponsor of OSGeo

Astun sponsors, chairs, helps organise and run FOSS4G UK 2016

April 26, 2016
2017

Astun Technology completes work for the Planning Inspectorate , a fully hosted and managed GIS solution (PINS) used to produce reports which identify the relevant consultees for planning applications that deal with Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPS).

 

Astun launches QGIS as a service -  'QGIS in the Cloud.'