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Websitebrightsolid.com
Twitter@brightsolid
CategoryConsumer Web
Employees
Founded11/1995
DescriptionOnline Innovation Group

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Gateway House
Technology Park
Dundee, DD2 1TP, GBR
London Office
Fenchurch Street
London, GBR

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brightsolid

brightsolid began life in 1995 as Scotland Online. brightsolid has two divisions, online publishing and online technology. brightsolid’s online publishing division publishes a number of websites based around people and places on the internet. brightsolid owns family history websites FindMyPast, Genes Reunited, 1911census.co.uk, ancestorsonboard and operates scotlandspeople.gov.uk on behalf of the Scottish Government. brightsolid is the largest operator of family history websites in the UK and one of the largest globally. brightsolid also owns the UK’s original social network Friends Reunited and it’s sister site Friends Reunited Dating. brightsolid’s online technology division is a leading UK provider of Utility and Cloud Computing Services. brightsolid provides business critical Managed Hosting, high speed Connectivity, robust Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity services from its State-of-the-Art Data Centre. brightsolid utilises the latest virtualisation technologies and is the trusted technology partner for a broad range of businesses and government organisations across the UK.

Recent Milestones

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    brightsolid — brightsolid acquires Friends Reunited Group from ITV (8/6/09)
    Posted 2/22/11 at 3:43pm via co.uk
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    brightsolid — Scotland Online renames itself brightsolid (6/1/08)
    Posted 2/22/11 at 3:41pm via brightsolid.com
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    brightsolid — Scotland Online acquires FindMyPast (12/20/07)
    Posted 2/22/11 at 3:37pm via co.uk
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    brightsolid — Scotland Online appoints Chris van der Kuyl as CEO (10/1/07)
    Posted 2/22/11 at 3:35pm via brightsolid.com

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    Friends Reunited Website (press.friendsreunited.co.uk) [edit]
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