History & Experience
Wharncliffe Business Systems Ltd is founded by Joseph Exley, the father of current Directors Alan, Adrian & Malcolm Exley.
IBM introduces its first personal computer (PC) to the market, revolutionising business computing.
Stylist, our carpet design system wins major export orders in Italy, Africa, North America and Australia.
Wharncliffe Business Systems is appointed a Business Partner of global technology firm IBM.
Wharncliffe install their first networked computed system, this allowed the exchanging data between computers.
Wharncliffe becomes an IBM Accredited Business Centre, one of the first in the country.
Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN.
Our first office building,
Joseph Exley House is built in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
Wharncliffe is awarded the IBM Beacon Award for delivering remarkable solutions to drive business value for clients.
The USB Flash Drive is invented following the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive, also launched in 2000.
Wharncliffe installs its first Realitex handheld (RF) warehousing solution.
Microsoft launches its
classic operating system, Windows XP.
Wharncliffe is appointed a Microsoft Business Partner.
We consolidated our three business sites into one, new, purpose built office in Tankersley, South Yorkshire.
Siri is introduced, “understanding” requests learning user tendencies and preferences.
Apple launches the apple watch and its mobile payment and digital wallet service, Apple Pay.
Wharncliffe is awarded Panintelligence Reseller of the year. Delivering vital insight reporting for customers.
Our first Cloud solutions implemented on Microsoft Azure.
Wharncliffe is awarded Sage Regional Business Partner of the Year!
Microsoft ups Wharncliffe’s partner status from Silver to Gold Partner status.