About Us

A Bit of History

Formed by two friends, Dwight and Scott over 15 years ago with the goal of developing great software to assist businesses. We initially met as graduates working for a large American IT outsourcing company but yearned to create great software for SMEs that we owned, developed and managed. 

Bare Facts

Customers

End user desktops and servers

Onboarded and running in the last 6 months

Country locations supported

Our first client was a second-hand car dealer where we (believe it or not) installed a Lotus Notes Domino Email solution. That relationship continues to this day and has been very beneficial as in 2018 we purchased our Bristol office from them!

Our second client was at the opposite end of the scale. Initially providing Ecommerce but now expanded to include gift cards, insurance compliance and system integration we are a trusted partner of Fowlers Motorcycles, Britain’s largest motorcycle dealership and parts distributor. Fowlers are also still a customer of Rakata and after 15 years the partnership is still strong and expanding in scope.

Fast forward 15 years and Rakata now has 9 employees, 2 offices, over 120 customers in locations all over the UK plus Greece, Spain, Germany and Turkey, support over 1000 end-user desktops and servers and much more. Our Rakata CRM and Agri-ERP products brought our vision to develop useful solutions that meet a business need to reality, and we sell these businesses critical fully managed SAAS services to customers all over the UK and Europe.

Where does the name come from?

We get asked this question a lot.

Dwight and Scott are both keen Star Wars fans and wanted to have a reference to our favourite films that had influenced our lives growing up! Dwight originally wanted the company to be called Skywalker Technologies however was reluctantly talked out of this by Scott. It was probably for the best!

If you ever visit our Bristol office, you will see plenty of original Star Wars posters and memorials to keep you entertained and amused.

You don’t have to be a Star Wars fan to work for Rakata but it helps!!!

Meet the Team

Dwight Britten

Scott Cochrane

Ben Corden

Joshua Barton

Nataliia Potasheva

Max Fontaine

Jack Percival

Paresh Mathukia

Saikat Koley

Jurij Babicev

Priyanka Saini

Aaron Wright