Bluecube elevates legal IT expertise with acquisition of CTS

09 April 2024

We are pleased and excited to announce our recent acquisition of CTS, a legal IT specialist. This strategic move solidifies us as the largest MSSP supporting the legal industry in the UK and Ireland. 

CTS suffered a cyber incident in November 2023, and subsequently went into administration. We have swiftly stepped in to ensure uninterrupted support for its valued Legal and Chambers clientele. With a dedicated focus on maintaining service continuity and transparent communication, Bluecube is committed to seamlessly integrating CTS customers into our cyber security and IT support service delivery model.

We eagerly anticipate fostering strong partnerships with all former CTS clients. By leveraging Bluecube's extensive resources and expertise, CTS customers will experience immediate advantages, including access to a comprehensive suite of cyber security services. Being part of Ekco, with security operations centres strategically located in Milton Keynes, Dublin, and Kuala Lumpur, supported by over 300 security specialists, CTS will become part of one of the largest cyber security practices in Europe.

This move allows Bluecube to significantly enhance our expertise to further our offering to the legal sector, as we will be welcoming approximately 150 CTS employees to our team. Paired with our existing dedicated legal sector service desk, this addition will leverage us as an expert support provider. 

Bluecube's proven track record within the legal sector, coupled with our mature and world-class security operations centre, positions us as the trusted choice for legal IT solutions. Holding accreditations such as ISO 27001, ISO 14001, and ISO 9001, we are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of excellence.

top testimonial panel
“CTS has a longstanding and rich relationship with many organisations in the legal sector. We view the addition of these customers as a strategic opportunity to build the leading MSP practice for the legal sector in the UK and Ireland. We are confident that we can offer both the CTS people and their customers a smooth transition to Bluecube. We will provide CTS customers with market-leading IT services that will allow their businesses to continue to grow”.
James Hawker
Bluecube an Ekco Company
bottom testimonial panel

The legal sector, employing over 368,000 professionals and contributing £34 billion to the economy, is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Bluecube is well-equipped to cater to the evolving needs of legal practices, ranging from sole practitioners to large enterprises, by delivering tailored, cutting-edge technology solutions. Bluecube, acquired by Ekco, Europe's fastest-growing managed cloud service provider, in December 2023, continues to expand its offerings. As part of the acquisition agreement, the MSP division of CTS (comprising the legal entities of City Business Solutions UK Ltd, Converge-IT.Net Limited, Sprout Technologies Limited) seamlessly transitions to Bluecube, further enhancing our capabilities and client base. 

About CTS

Founded in 2008, CTS emerged as a leading MSP catering to the legal sector in the UK and Ireland. Through strategic acquisitions and a specialised focus, CTS expanded its clientele, culminating in 166 supported Barristers' Chambers customers. With headquarters in Cheshire and a team of 133 dedicated professionals, CTS remains committed to delivering exceptional IT services to its clients.