About Us

The CNS Team

The CNS Team is a small but dedicated group of people. Your business is unique and deserves the best. Computer Network Services Ltd is a Cloud Specialist. Providing IT Support to businesses of up to 100 personnel. Clients trust Computer Network Services Ltd and build long term relationships with the business and people within.

Based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. We are suitably located to assist businesses throughout East Anglia, Home Counties and Midlands

The CNS Team is a small but dedicated group of people. We all come from different backgrounds but with one objective, to deliver a high quality service.

Alex Barrett

Managing Director

Alex started the company in 1991 as a broker of IBM Mainframe equipment having come from a mainframe peripheral supplier, Memorex Telex. Due to changes in the market place and technology advancements he has steered the company towards the WinTel platform.
He places a huge value in customer service both when dealing with clients and when dealt with as a customer himself. He openly accepts that he is unable to be all to all men so has created a forward thinking professional team to take his requirements from idea through to final delivery.
A Microsoft Licencing Specialist and 3CX Advanced Certified Engineer.
Alex is a keen diver and has trained and qualified to Instructor level with PADI and BSAC.

Brian Ward

Technical Manager

Brian joined CNS in January 2004 having previously run his own IT support business and has a love/hate relationship with computers.
Since joining CNS Brian has become a expert on Microsoft 365 and 3CX gaining vast experience through many installations, upgrades and migrations. Brian has also successfully achieved the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist accreditation for Small Business Server 2008, among other industry certifications.
Brian is also a 3CX and Altaro Certified Engineer.
Outside of work Brian is a dedicated family man, who enjoys DIY and gardening.

Stuart Garside

Senior Support Technician

Stuart joined CNS in February 2011, having previously worked for TATA Consultancy Services and Somerfield Stores where he developed an overview of infrastructure systems and Antivirus management. During this time he also developed and managed Microsoft Access databases utilising Touch Screen and GSM technologies. Stuart enjoys diagnosing faults and resolving issues and hopes to achieve Microsoft certification and through involvement in the forthcoming installations hopes put the theory into practice. Stuart also has been actively providing 1st line support and gaining towards 2nd line support.
With some hard work and dedication on his part Stuart has completed the required training and certification to become a 3CX Advanced Certified Engineer.
Stuart unlike Brian does not enjoy DIY or gardening and is a keen walker and enjoys Formula 1

Computer Network Services Ltd or CNS was incorporated in 1989.

Our Managing Director Alex Barrett began managing the company in 1991 having been previously employed in the mainframe marketplace. Although having worked with PC systems in the late 80’s the key focus in the early 90’s was mainframe equipment.

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