Wharncliffe’s
History & Experience

1981

Wharncliffe Business Systems Ltd is founded by Joseph Exley, the farther of current Directors Alan, Adrian & Malcolm Exley.

1981

IBM introduces its first personal computer (PC) to the market, revolutionising business computing.

1983

TOPS DOS launched, today our Realitex200 solution for Carpet, Flooring, Textiles & Artificial Grass companies.

1984

Stylist, our carpet design system wins major export orders in Italy, Africa, North America and Australia.

1985

Wharncliffe Business Systems is appointed a Business Partner of global technology firm IBM.

1987

Wharncliffe install their first networked computed system, this allowed the exchanging data between computers.

1988

Wharncliffe becomes an IBM Accredited Business Centre, one of the first in the country.

1989

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN.

1989

The launch of TOPSiX, the Unix version of what’s now our Realitex200 solution.

1994

Our first office building,
Joseph Exley House is 
built in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

1998

Latest Realitex (now Realitex200) Carpet Manufacturing Shop Floor Data Capture rolls out to customers.

1999

Wharncliffe is awarded the IBM Beacon Award for delivering remarkable solutions to drive business value for clients.

1999

First Wharncliffe mobile application released delivering realtime stock and order information for Realitex200.

2000

The USB Flash Drive is invented following the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive, also launched in 2000.

2000

Wharncliffe installs its first Realitex handheld (RF) warehousing solution.

2001

Microsoft launches its
classic operating system, Windows XP.

2001

Wharncliffe is appointed a Microsoft Business Partner.

2005

We consolidated our three business sites into one, new, purpose built office in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.

2006

Wharncliffe are appointed a Sage 200 Business Partner.

2008

We’re appointed a Sage 200 Strategic Regional Business Partner.

2009

Wharncliffe qualifies and becomes a Sage 200cloud Development Partner.

2011

Siri is introduced, “understanding” requests learning user tendencies and preferences.

 

2014

The launch of Realitex200 for Carpet, Textile, Flooring & Artificial Grass businesses. Fully integrated with Sage 200.

2014

Apple launches the apple watch and its mobile payment and digital wallet service, Apple Pay.

 

2015

Wharncliffe is awarded Panintelligence Reseller of the year. Delivering vital insight reporting for customers.

2016

Our first Cloud solutions implemented on Microsoft Azure.

2016

Wharncliffe is awarded Sage Regional Business Partner of the Year!

2018

The launch of Realitex200 .Net by Wharncliffe. Delivering the very latest in software design and user interface benefits.

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