M247, parent company of Prime Hosting, received a visit recently from some of the top students from the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at University of Salford.

In what is developing into a useful relationship with the university and in particular with Senior Lecturer, Dr. Andrew Young, M247 sees the school as a valuable resource for recruiting talented graduates.

Already employing 35 people, many of them computer science graduates taken from North West universities and two of them actually from Salford University, M247 is growing all the time and our new Manchester datacentre is highly likely to significantly increase our need for more technical staff.


Under the guidance of M247’s Technical Director Chris Byrd (top of the picture wearing a blue shirt), the students were given a comprehensive tour of the facilities and a number of them commented that they were surprised that such an impressive datacentre existed outside of London!

M247 is currently providing a 12 month work opportunity for a Romanian computer science under graduate from the university who is managing to make himself a valuable part of our technical support team. James Smith, the M247 Director who manages this team said “ if any of the visiting students are as employable as our Romanian placement is, perhaps M247 will see some of them again in the not too distant future”. Load more