About Us

Welcome to Protia

Based in Carshalton, Surrey and London SW4 (Clapham) we are a leading, applauded technology partner that focuses on the IT requirements of small, medium and enterprise sized businesses and organisations. We consistently deliver clever, accurate, pragmatic and bespoke solutions for your business and organisation IT needs.  Our services are designed for clients who either have no in-house IT support function or need a complementary service to their existing resources.  Protia is passionate about technology and enabling clients to focus on their strengths confident in the knowledge that their IT systems will fully support and advantage them and their colleagues in their business goals.   This is our 11th year, if you need better reliability and value from your current IT system or you’re looking for ways to keep your organisation ahead of the competition, we’d love to help you.

Who are Protia?


[toggle title=”Background”]Protia was 10 years old in March 2013.  Based in London SW4 and Carshalton, Surrey.  Primarily we work in Greater London and the City of London but we also work closely with clients throughout the UK from Brighton to Birmingham.  Paul Appleby the MD has been in IT for over twenty years; from early jobs building PCs for the consumer market, IT Manager for a major multi-national software company to head of IT at a leading charity in the City of London.  Now the Managing and Technical Director at Protia Ltd; providing leading, affordable outsource IT services for clients in London, the UK and worldwide. Serving clients in all sectors with a headcount between 10 ~ 500.

In the fast moving and challenging field of business IT architecture, support and critical maintenance Protia operate fairly and competitively against the large, faceless box-shifting, dominant companies; providing businesses with a welcoming, service orientated supplier without compromise. [/toggle]

[toggle title=”The Protia Mentality”]You don’t have to be mental to work here, it won’t help.  Actually we are a close team of clever, experienced, pragmatic, service orientated individuals with vast and diverse experience of disparate computer systems coming together to provide each and every client the product and service they need. [/toggle]
[toggle title=”The Protia Promise”]We promise to always be there when you need us, there in the background when you don’t know that you need us and standing beside you guiding, helping and delivering on time, on budget and always with a smile.[/toggle]
[toggle title=”We Always Deliver On Projects”]Protia don’t advertise but rely on word of mouth marketing and for that to work we have to be far greater than the sum of our parts.  Our fanatical service and end user support is our best advert, we collect praise like bees on flowers.[/toggle]

[toggle title=”Our bricks and mortar addresses”]15 Prescott Place, London SW4 6BS. UK.[/toggle]


We’re often asked to recommend hardware and software so thought we’d list a few for your convenience, find a few of our favourite things here.