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The Fastest Growing Software Escrow Provider In Europe

Turning unfriendly & unimaginative Escrow services into must have solutions to protect every business

For nearly two decades, it has been our mission to challenge the Software Escrow sector by offering innovative IT technology, turning unfriendly and unimaginative Escrow services into must-have solutions to protect every business.

SES protect over 2,500 Software Developers, IP Owners, Distributors and End Users in over 40 countries across the world, and our levels of Customer service, Cost Effectiveness and Security have enabled us to become the fastest-growing Software Escrow Provider in Europe.

The cornerstone of our rapid expansion is our ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 27001:2017 UKAS registered certifications, and complete dedication to effective customer management, a commitment to staff training and development, as well as our underlying belief in the strength of our products and the integrity of our company.

Over 15 years of Software Escrow solutions

2003

SES is born

William Sharp Founder leaves NCC Group PLC in early 2002 to establish SES as a cost-effective and customer-focused Software Escrow Specialist.
2009

1000 clients

Milestone of 1000 customers reached.
2009

ISO: 9001

Accomplished ISO: 9001 UKAS Quality Management Certification achieving operational excellence.
2010

CRM & IMS installation

Installed the first CRM and IMS Escrow application to manage customer information, deposits, and releases and, to provide full lifetime audit traceability for every contracted Escrow agreement.
2011

£5 million insurance

Introduced a £5 Million Error and Omissions policy through Hiscox Professional Insurances services to maximise customer protection.
2012

Remote Code Validation

Launch of the first Remote Code Validation Testing Services ensuring secure connectivity with software vendors from all over the world, at any time.
2012

ISO: 27001

The first UK Company to secure ISO: ISO27001 UKAS Quality Management Certification for Information Security Management in the Escrow industry.
2013

Iron Mountain storage partnership

Contract signed with Iron Mountain to provide secure media and data storage across the UK to all customers.
2013

SaaS Escrow

Developed the first customer-facing, high security, high frequency automated SaaS solution to manage file transfers, data and source code deposits.
2014

2000 clients in 45 countries

SES reaches 2000 customers with services deployed across 45 different countries.
2015

ICO registration

Registered with Information Commissions Office for Data Protection Compliance.
2015

G-Cloud supplier

G-Cloud Supplier status on the Government Digital Marketplace.
2015

Investors in people

Awarded Investors in People Certification standard for People Management in the workplace.
2016

Cyber Essentials

Successfully audited and awarded the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Certification.
2017

SaaS platform integration

Implemented new data and replication services integrating AWS, Azure and Google Cloud into the SaaS Escrow service.
2018

GDPR compliance

Applied new GDPR compliance policies and standards to protect customer data frameworks.
2018

Cyber security launch

Launched a full suite of Crest Accredited Cyber Security Services delivering straightforward, practical, affordable cyber security services and training.
2018

Partnership with UKFast

Signed partnership with UKFast to provide dedicated servers, cloud hosting, and highly secure colocation services in the UK.
2018

Apprenticeship scheme

Introduced Apprenticeship Scheme with the Education and Skills Funding Agency for the implementation of the Apprenticeships in Marketing and Operations.
2019

File analysis software & services

Launched Files Analysis Software which through its’ data discovery and file analysis capabilities, helps enterprises reduce risk, create efficiencies and better manage their data in line with governance and policies.

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