About Carrera UK

Carrera UK is an IT company based in Portsmouth, Hampshire, specialising in IT support, IT services and telecoms for small and medium-sized businesses across the South of England. With 25 years of experience in the IT industry, our highly skilled engineers provide a complete suite of IT solutions that include everything you need from an IT and telecom provider.

Since our founder and director, Gary Mullineaux, first started supplying local computer shops with computer components in 1996, Carrera UK has evolved into a full-service IT, media, and telecoms company, providing IT support and solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Many of these small businesses have grown with us since then, and we are very happy to continue to support them to this day.

We are customer-focused and ready to respond immediately to any issue no matter how small or complex, as we understand how much businesses rely on their IT and telecoms. We provide powerful, robust, and secure IT solutions that are cost-effective and have a talented and friendly team ready to respond to your requests. For those highly specialised and complex issues, we work with an extended team of specialist consultants to get the job done.

We understand the importance of a fast and efficient IT system. Our focus is to look after our customers in a professional and friendly way. No matter how trivial or complex an issue is, it’s never too much trouble.

Read more about our IT Support, Lease Equipment, and Telecom services.

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Gary Director IT Services Company in Portsmouth Hampshire

Gary Mullineaux

Managing Director

Gary is the founder of Carrera UK with over 25 years of experience in the IT services industry. Gary is responsible for overseeing all company operations and ensuring that consistent quality service is delivered to all of our customers. Some of his main responsibilities include managing all financial and legal aspects of the business, and establishing and achieving long-term company goals. His experience encompasses design, costing, implementation, project management, and support. Key stakeholders in growing businesses have relied on him for decades as someone who can provide expert advice and strategy, and can deliver promises on time.

Ben Director IT Services Company in Portsmouth Hampshire

Ben Taylor

Technical Director

As a highly-skilled professional with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Ben works to deliver the most dependable and effective solutions to our clients through on-premises networks and cloud infrastructure. He has worked with in-house colleagues and with various managed IT service providers to deliver IT services to business ranging from SMEs to large organisations. Through consulting and engaging with senior managers, he helps the business to deliver solutions that improve operational efficiently and provide value to the business whilst meeting strategic objectives. Ben is passionate about the IT industry and enjoys being able to make a positive impact in the growth of businesses.

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Sam Mullineaux

Financial Director

Sam has over 30 years of experience in finance roles in the IT and Telecoms industries with almost 20 years at Carrera UK. Sam has the overall responsibility for the finance department including accounting, reporting, budgeting, and payroll. Sam’s department’s responsibilities have rapidly increased during the company’s growth from the initial start-up stages to the successful small business the company is today.

The Team:

Connor McGiffen

Senior IT Support Engineer

Connor manages both the IT Helpdesk and the Projects team. In his 7 years at Carrera UK, Connor has grown from a talented IT Infrastructure Apprentice, winning our training partner’s Apprentice of The Year Award in ICT, to a highly successful Senior IT Support Engineer and Team Manager. With a focus on continual service improvement and quality management, he leads and manages the team to deliver the highest levels of customer service through the latest and most innovative technologies. Through collaborative discussions with our clients, Connor ensures that the IT solutions used are customised to the needs of each customer to create a system that is the most beneficial to the success of their business.

Alfie Hansler

Senior IT Support Engineer

Alfie is a senior IT Support Engineer specialising in web servers and cloud computing infrastructure. Much of Alfie’s work has a focus on reducing operational costs through organisational optimisation, improving functionality, and making IT services secure and robust. His training in Microsoft Azure has allowed the business to use the latest technologies to help our clients adapt to home and hybrid-working. Alfie is always keen to learn about new concepts in the IT industry and is enthusiastic about using them to expand the business.

Ellie Mullineaux

Media & Digital Marketer

Ellie graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography. Her skills in researching, data analysis, and report writing have improved the company’s organisational processes, and refining the customer’s service experience. As a Media and Digital Marketer, Ellie’s main focus for the last couple of years has been to expand the media side of the business, adding to the website portfolio, and creating a digital marketing service for our customers. Through eye-catching, engaging, and responsive website design, Ellie helps clients to progress their business online and expand their customer base. Ellie’s goal is to progress the media and digital marketing department in the coming years.

James Burney

Apprentice IT Infrastructure Technician

James achieved two Distinction* grades in Information Technology at Godalming College before joining Carrera UK in 2019 as an IT Infrastructure Apprentice. James is involved in all technical aspects of the company’s work including internal IT systems, investigating, and resolving issues for the customer helpdesk, and implementing new systems such as cloud infrastructure for our clients. James has a broad range of expertise but is most proficient in supporting Windows 10 and other Microsoft products including on-premises servers, SharePoint, and cloud services.

Aaron Ward

Apprentice IT Support Technician

With years of customer service experience, Aaron’s main role is to conduct site-visits to resolve IT and telecom problems on the client’s business premises. His ability to instantly recognise and analyse infrastructure and network issues in a variety of business settings demonstrates his ability to use critical thinking and problem-solving creatively. When he is not on-site, Aaron continues to support the team answering customer calls and emails and resolving their enquiries through his broad knowledge of IT and telecom systems including Microsoft 365, VoIP, and EPOS systems.

Evan Berryman

Apprentice IT Support Technician

Evan achieved a Distinction Merit grade in Information Technology at Portsmouth College in 2021 before joining Carrera UK as an Apprentice IT Support Technician. During his course, Evan studied a wide range of aspects in IT including cyber security, databases, hardware, social media applications, coding, and website development. He is looking forward to expanding his expertise in these areas during his training and through collaborating with our expert team to provide efficient and reliable IT support to our clients. Evan is particularly interested in cyber security and hopes that he can introduce innovative solutions to the business to protect our customers from the latest cyber threats.

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We would love to speak to you if you are interested in joining our expanding business.

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Customer Feedback

“Carrera staff have an all-round knowledge of the IT world. They act swiftly when an issue needs immediate attention. Carrera staff make excellent use of technology and are both friendly and professional delivering high quality work. Ideas, resolutions and results are communicated effectively.”

Chris Dore, Apollo Moto Group

“I have been using Carrera for my IT support for over 18 years and consider it one of the best business decisions that I have made. A friendly approachable team who deliver a prompt efficient service. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Carrera for any business, no matter what the size, for their IT needs and requirements.”

Paul Barnden, Barnden Financial Services

“A massive thank you to the Carrera for the brilliant level of support you are providing to all the team.
These are very challenging times for everyone and our remote working wouldn’t be possible without your support”

Perry Bayliss, Bayliss Ware Ltd

“Please can you pass on our sincere thanks to everyone at Carrera for being there to help us get through this crisis. It’s so reassuring to know that you are at the end of the phone. Really, really, appreciate you all!”

Clare Shann, St Vincent Care Homes

“We have been using Carrera for multiple services for a little over a year and can honestly say they have been fantastic from the off. Nothing is too much trouble and they are very quick to help us when needed! Would highly recommend!

Keep up the great work guys!”

Kim, Coast Dental

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