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

Astun founded April 2005 with three customers

Focus on Channel Shift to save money by using the web more

2006

Astun launches 'My House' 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.  'My Alerts' makes its debut

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

April 5, 2010
2011
Jo Cook
Jo Cook
GIS Consultant

Loader developed and made Open Source

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

April 5, 2011

Exactrak bespoke development gains traction

 

Sept. 10, 2011
2012
Paul Porthouse
Paul Porthouse
Web Developer
Steven Feldman
Steven Feldman
Strategic Adviser to the Board
Andrew Bailey
Andrew Bailey
GIS Consultant
Simon Chapman
Simon Chapman
Product Support Specialist

First Meeting of the Astun User Group, Open Source training courses begin, Metadata solutions launched

 

April 5, 2012
2013

Astun joins the G-Cloud

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

Essex County Council goes live with iShare in the Cloud

April 5, 2014
2015
Dan Ormsby
Dan Ormsby
Head of Operations

Astun expands into Central Government agencies 

 

April 5, 2015
2016
Ian Turton
Ian Turton
Geospatial Architect
Moira Livesey
Moira Livesey
Local Government Ambassador

Astun upgrades to be a Silver sponsor of OSGeo

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

April 26, 2016
2017
Marco Finnberg
Marco Finnberg
System Administrator / Dev Ops
Vickie White
Vickie White
Enterprise Sales Manager

Astun Technology completes work for the Planning Inspectorate. A cloud based, fully managed GIS solution (PINS).

April 4, 2017

Scottish Government go live with cloud based, fully managed metadata solution based on GeoNetwork

Sept. 1, 2017
2018
Claire Walters
Claire Walters
Management Accountant

Astun Digital Services hits milestone of supporting customers:

  • 50+ direct
  • 60+ secondary
  • 120+ via third parties

 

April 5, 2018