eSpida is a Birmingham based IT consultancy, offering innovative IT infrastructure solutions for organisations looking to challenge the technical status quo and transform operational effectiveness.

Working alongside you, eSpida can help solve technical conundrums which may be holding your organisation back. From basic IT Consultancy, IT procurement and design principles, to asset custodianship and life cycle management, eSpida can support existing IT teams to optimise performance.

Based in Birmingham at the iconic Fort Dunlop, eSpida is part of The Waterdale Group, a privately owned and managed holding company for a number of established IT solutions providers. In its 30th year, Waterdale consists of eSpida Limited and CPiO Limited as well as the successful brands of Intellisell and CPiO Cloud Services.

eSpida is Cyber Essentials accredited and a new Platimum Member of The Cyber Resilience Centre for the West Midlands. WMCRC supports and helps to protect small businesses and SME’s in the region against cybercrime through the creation of proven solutions using trusted and best information from law enforcement and the government. Read more about our work with the WMCRC.

The group holds considerable expertise in the private sector working with leading companies in the UK and around the world to help support improved IT performance, productivity and overall competitiveness.


In accordance with the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), eSpida offers IT consultancy to help businesses to define their core competencies, identify where their skills gaps lie and ultimately fill these gaps to create a development plan that pushes the business to its full potential.

By taking the best of open source technology and the best of proprietary, eSpida delivers visionary, cost-effective solutions that truly provide tangible improvements in your organisation, regardless of size or skill set. It’s all about rightsourcing.

As a Birmingham based IT consultancy, eSpida is ideally placed to work with organisations, both customers and suppliers, across the whole of the UK.

We partner with world leading technical brands such as WatchGuard, Forcepoint and Lenovo to create an ecosystem of trusted solutions, managing projects from cradle to grave and ultimately delivering customers an end-to-end solution upon which to build competitive advantage.


“eSpida understood the commercial parameters of our project and made its recommendations based on what we needed and not what it wanted to sell us.”

Antoine BoatwrightChief Technical Officer for Hillgate Travel

“eSpida’s philosophy is to solve customer problems irrespective of size – giving Defacto access to the skills, expertise and experience that will be key to supporting a changing and increasingly international business.”

Alec WillisManaging Director at Defacto Solutions

“eSpida’s consultancy team has an unprecedented depth and breadth of expertise; and their experience in web development and infrastructure has created a complete solution that is business critical for Palletways.”

Thomas OlssonGroup IT Director at Palletways

“eSpida understands our infrastructure so well, they know what we need to keep it up to date and can tell us when particular components are coming under stress.”

Tom ScottIT Director at TheWorks.co.uk
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