"Orchid Software provide excellent customer service and an unrivalled product, and we can trust them to give us an honest, informed view of the options open to us. What really sets them apart is the quality of their people, and their customer-focused attitude - they are a company that I can really trust."
Mike Lamb, Project Manager, Wyeth UK
"Orchid Software have built a solution that meets our exact requirements, I have no hesitation in recommending them."
Barry Wilmer, General Manager Engineering, Nissan UK
"Orchidsoft have been approachable, helpful and most importantly impactful in the way they've helped us built a new UK intranet."
Andrew Morgan, Reader's Digest
"With the help of Orchidnet, we are a more successful enterprise. It has given us a more coherent culture and makes us more competitive."
Malcolm Simpson, Financial Director, Greggs plc
"I love the fact that almost everything I can think of is already included in Orchid Software's comprehensive package, and they are also prepared to develop and change based on my own requirements; the combination of off-the-shelf and bespoke development is unique. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Orchidnet for a cutting-edge and stylish intranet."
Lorna Charlish, Head of Internal Communications, Emap
"Orchid Software have been easy to do business with. We are delighted with the relationship we have with them."
Jon Smith, Assistant IT Director, Northern Rock plc.
"Orchidnet helps me to concentrate on producing intranet content instead of intranet development. We save a lot of time and money by using this product, plus technical support is always attentive and, just as importantly, immediate. I can always talk directly with their highly informed and very friendly technical staff without having to go through support or sales, helping me to resolve issues without delay."
Matthew Ellis, Project Manager, Mamas and Papas
"The beauty of Orchidnet is its adaptability... the Intranet has been well received and I'm confident it will become an important communications tool for our business."
Becky Campbell, Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs, Nisa Today's
"Orchid Software have consistently delivered solutions of the highest calibre within the fields of E-learning and E-Business using Orchidnet technology. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them and Orchidnet."
Tony Coyle, Manager of E-Learning, Barclays Virtual Centre
"We have found Orchidnet to be a great product. With the help and support of Orchid Software employees we have developed it to be an excellent and popular communication channel in our organisation."
David Leafe, Head of Human Resources, Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited
"Orchidnet is one of the best investments we have ever made, it is the key data source for all of our corporate Knowledge. I thoroughly enjoy working with Orchid Software. Their intellectual and open-minded approach to business and IT issues is praiseworthy."
Jeff Czuprynski, IT manager, Vickers Defence Systems
"Orchid have been excellent with supporting us while we have tweaked and enhanced our intranet to meet our requirements, providing custom updates that work quickly and efficiently. The support provided by Phil and the team has also been excellent, with problems handled professionally and in short order, whilst always keeping us up to date. All of this means that we can confidently use Orchidnet in the way we need to, enabling us to better communicate and collaborate across the organisation."
Dan Boylett, Project Manager, Internet Developments, Generali Guernsey
"We have been extremely pleased with Orchidnet, and with the support we have received from Orchid Software employees who have been so quick to respond to every issue that I've thrown their way."
Sarah Dullea, Internal Communications Manager, Rexel UK Limited
"The choice of Orchidnet Pro software and the 'hands on' assistance by the team has helped to produce an intranet to be proud of and an excellent platform for future developments. The help and support received undoubtedly proved we made the right choice of supplier."
Martin Dann, Intranet & Corporate Website Development Manager, Wesleyan
"Orchidnet has enabled us to share information more efficiently both internally and with other companies within our Group. Implementation of the Orchidnet Software has been straightforward and the support and assistance provided throughout the process was excellent."
Claire Alderslade, IT Projects Manager, Generali Global
"Orchid Software have been consistently helpful and professional in every aspect of implementation and further development of our corporate intranet. The system is extremely powerful with a very user friendly interface which has made it easy to roll out to all our people across the Agency including our overseas offices."
Gemma Dunn, Internal Communications and Web Manager, One North East
"Orchid Software's technical support staff have greatly exceeded my expectations. I have encountered very few companies with such friendly, well-informed and hard-working support staff - when assigned a problem they stay with it until resolution. They also check with me frequently just to see how things are going, ensuring that every issue is resolved to our satisfaction."
Linda Manley, Risk Manager, Sussex Police Authority
"We selected Orchidnet for the Grainger Corporate Intranet (The Source) because it is a powerful, industry standard, highly-functional product and is a good fit with our communication strategy. The Orchid people are focused, flexible and understand customer needs - in truth we see them as an extended part of our team. In terms of future developments we are very pleased that Orchid are open to collaborative working with our IT/IS suppliers. Great product, Great Team, Great Future."
Mike Wardle, IT Director, Grainger plc
"Orchid Software have given us a great intranet; it does exactly what we want and looks fantastic too. Their customer and technical support staff were a pleasure to work with, and they delivered on time and in budget. What more can I say? A truly great team."
Brook Evans, Information Systems Analyst, Aster Group
"We chose the Orchid risk register after seeing it deployed in the Sussex police region. It offered a dynamic and practical solution to our organisational risk management portfolio. After discussions with the Orchid development team the system was deployed across the constabulary, user friendly with minimal training for users the system is a great success."
Paul Orton, Inspector, Risk / Business Continuity Manager, Leicestershire Constabulary
"After an extensive search of potential providers, Michell chose Orchid Software because of their professional approach to meeting our needs and the broad range of modules available as standard. We have been delighted with the implementation of Orchidnet and the friendly, proactive style of the Orchid Software staff."
Mike Bannister, Chief Executive, Michell Instruments
"Orchid Software really stands out in how you deal with us; the support has been great, the communication is there."
Ben Musara, Project Manager, Allied Healthcare
"I cannot recommend Orchidnet and the team at Orchidsoft highly enough to anyone looking for a simply brilliant intranet solution that is a delight to set up, administer and maintain. The only organisations I would not recommend it to would be our direct competitors - only because we want to keep this fantastic system to ourselves!"
Campbell Urquhart, Managing Director, Urquhart Partnership
"Orchidnet Pro provides the School of Applied Sciences with the technology base from which to continue our development of a sophisticated electronic and service based approach to supporting our 2,000 staff and students."
Dr Kevin Hogan, Associate Dean for the School of Applied Sciences, the University of Wolverhampton
"Making the decision to implement an intranet within our Group was a tough one, but Orchidnet has made the experience of designing and building our intranet incredibly simple. Their team is pro-active, helpful, and they know exactly how to work within our team's busy schedules. It was definitely a great decision to use Orchidnet."
Sue Bowman, Business Development Director, Ogilvie Group
"In order to support our vision for personalised learning, we need to realise the potential of new technologies and invest in the relationships and behaviours that underpin the use of technology in school. Orchidnet PRO supports this vision."
Jean-Marc Hodgkin, Bursar, Dame Alice Harpur School
"Howorth's project team was extremely impressed with the Orchidnet software from the outset, it seemed that they had thought of everything you could possibly need with an intranet, with its extensive applications and flexibility, it really was a clear winner and not a difficult choice to make. The team at Orchidsoft have proven to be very efficient at dealing with our implementation and the roll out of the system here at Howorth has really been stress free. We have a huge sense of satisfaction and we wish to thank Orchidnet for helping us achieve this."
Gillian Booth, Marketing Executive, Howorth Group
"In our organisation, time is something of a luxury and our goal was to find a functional, powerful Intranet solution that allowed us to get up and running quickly - and Orchidnet is that solution."
Steve Roberts, Corporate Manager, Cargo Marketing
"We chose to work with Orchid Software to deliver our corporate intranet as their solution delivered the powerful, functionality-rich and highly flexible product that we required. Since launch, our new intranet has had a positive effect on our internal communications whilst helping to harness and share knowledge across the business."
Nigel Corp, Chief Operating Officer, The Welcom Software Group
"We are extremely pleased with Orchidnet - we have been looking for a highly-functional Intranet for quite some time now without success, but your product met every one of our requirements without fail."
Lisa Turnedge, Operations Support Manager, Albany Assistance Ltd.
"We found that the standard functionality in Orchidnet was significantly richer than the competing products we considered. We would have no hesitation in recommending Orchidnet, and look forward to working with Orchid Software in the future."
Paul Bryant, IT Manager, Brevan Howard Asset Management
"Orchidnet has been the ideal vehicle for improving staff communication and implementing 360 degree contact within our organisation. Orchidnet has made information far more accessible and much easier to retrieve than with traditional email-based communication, particularly for user groups or projects. The use of web browsers to access the Intranet means that our staff are ready to use the Intranet in no time at all."
Kevin Gay, IT Manager PWS Distributors Ltd
"Orchid Software have proven they have a quality application, that is more than matched by their customer and technical support services. The power and style of the application have impressed everyone that we have shown it to. The Woodland Intranet, named Acorn, is now a key part of our business, and Orchid Software have been instrumental in the speed and success of the roll out."
Andrew Scott, Chief Operating Officer, Woodland Group
"Orchid Software have become a valuable partner to Mortgages for Business and have been able anticipate our requirements in a way that has exceeded our expectations. We have found the Orchidnet product highly versatile and able to deliver solutions and benefits to all areas of our business. We have also found the level of support and ongoing training beyond the realms of larger companies where there can sometimes be a lack of flexibility. In brief I would have no hesitation in recommending both Orchid Software and the Orchidnet product."
Tom Whitlock, Technology, Strategy and Implementations Manager, Mortgages for Business
"The Orchidnet solution makes intranets work, while their highly skilled and very friendly technical staff are always happy to meet any challenges."
Simon King, Head of Sector Developments, Codeworks
"Orchidnet has proven itself to be ideal for Newkite due to its functionality range and user-friendliness. The implementation team worked closely with us at all times, guiding us through configuration and deployment and making recommendations on best practice based on their considerable collective experience. All-in-all, we're delighted at the system we now have and eager to develop it further as we grow, with the continued support of the Orchid team."
Andy Smith, Director, Project Services, Newkite
"We found Orchid Software a genuine pleasure to deal with. Orchidnet has significantly enhanced our ability to operate as a completely 'no bricks and mortar' organisation."
Bob Edwards, MD, UKTaxworld
"Orchidnet gives us the opportunity to become a true e-Learning school, sharing good practice with colleagues, reducing teachers' workloads, keeping parents informed and allowing students to access a variety of learning materials 24/7."
Mike Grummett, ICT Co-ordinator, Monkwearmouth School
"The solution Orchid Software developed surpassed our expectations of what could be achieved."
Anna Spencer, Project Manager, Department of Further Education
"I found Orchid Software to be a very professional and responsive organisation."
Neil Devlin, Senior Consultant, NHS Executive