About us

Company Overview

BPD Zenith is a leading IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management partner for asset intensive organizations worldwide. 

BPD help businesses to maximize the benefits of their software solutions over the lifecycle of their physical asset base. We do this by combining our local know-how and global reach to understand your business processes, minimizing implementation risks and support shortfalls.

BPD deliver IBM Maximo as part of a tailored asset management solution – providing initial design and implementation services through to servicing and after care support. Having worked with Maximo since the very beginning, the market-leading product remains at the heart of what we do today.

Our approach has always been straightforward: we provide no-nonsense, expert advice and our Clients receive a system that matches their business requirements, on time and within budget.

Our History 

1989: George Lightfoot begins working with Maximo Asset Management product from its inception and has since covered all asset intensive industries and product versions.

1994: Company is incorporated as ‘Big Polka Dot’ with George Lightfoot one of two founding shareholders (we bet you wondered where ‘BPD’ came from!).

1998: Opens Head Office in Carlisle, UK, and becomes BPD Consulting Limited. Sets up the in-house technical team for the first major Oil & Gas project.

2006: IBM acquires the Maximo product from MRO Software. BPD becomes an IBM Premier Business Partner, allowing BPD to re-sell the software as well as deliver implementation services.

2008: Becomes BPD Zenith Limited to reflect the move towards becoming a total solutions provider for Maximo. ‘Zenith’ comes from the highest point on a journey – BPD Zenith fits the bill.

2011: BPD demonstrate their expertise in the facilities management sector by building a high security solution for FTSE 250 company. This was our first fully hosted solution.

2012: After a successful implementation for a large international Oil & Gas operator, BPD set up in Canada establishing an office and large client base in Calgary, Alberta.

2015: Winner of a prestigious IBM Beacon Award for ‘Outstanding Software Solution for Service Delivery and Management’. BPD was also named IBM’s Maximo Business Partner of the year.

2015: BPD merges with Australian business partner SBS Global, establishing BPD as an international Maximo provider. It also allows BPD to enhance its SaaS capabilities, with SBS delivering solutions using cloud technology.

2015: BPD set up in the United States establishing an office in Houston, Texas.

2016: BPD secure SaaS subscribers in Oil & Gas, Renewables and Transportation sectors.

2017: BPD announce the opening of its first Southeast Asian office – BPD Zenith Singapore.

2018: BPD announce the opening of its second Southeast Asian office – Zenith Macau.

Today: BPD Zenith is a leading IBM Maximo system integrator with international operations and large enterprise customers.

BPD is one of the few global Maximo focused companies providing expertise across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our aim is to deliver services using locally based consultants, whilst leveraging expertise and best practice processes employed by the global consulting group.

Contact us

0808 1800 360 info@bpdzenith.com
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