About us

brightsolid are dedicated to our customers, people, partners, and mission: Technical Innovation with Personal Service. We pride ourselves on our customer service and flexible approach to business, ensuring transparency, trust and longevity in all our relationships.

brightsolid, founded in 1995, is the innovative arm of DC Thomson and a family business in the truest sense.  Headquartered in Dundee with offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and London we  work to ensure our relationships with our customers, innovative drive and values always deliver.

A values driven organisation

Our values define us, our people and the way we do business. We believe our business to have core strengths in all areas of operation, with flexible minds to serve our customers with truly scalable, agile solutions and service that deliver results.

Our core values:

  • brightsolid family. We treat each other, our customers and partners with respect, trust and loyalty.
  • Sharing knowledge is the real power.
  • Think outside the cube. Solutions that overcome barriers and solve real business challenges.
  • Surpass expectations. We always aim to deliver products and customer service we are proud of.

A customer centric approach

Delivering technical innovation with personal service that surpasses the expectations of our customers whilst staying true to our company values.

We work with a variety of organisations including Enterprise’s of all sizes from innovative start ups to large FTSE100 companies, Public Sector organisations and Oil and Gas multinationals, of whom many are from the Aberdeen Energy community.

Our customers are the centre of our business and our number 1 priority, we make it our mission to understand their changing business landscape, challenges and processes as well as building long lasting relationships with them and their people.

Visit our customer case study centre for examples of our work.

  • Our ‘infrastructure as a service’ has immediately provided us with a much more resilient, responsive and scalable hosting service than we could have ever provided ourselves.
    Ian McIntyre, Programme Manager, NHS Health Scotland

  • The solution provided by brightsolid has been highly reliable with almost 100% availability over the last 24 months. This has been backed by a professional support service.
    Steve Watt, CIO, University of St Andrews

  • On reflection what was particularly pleasing for me was the high level of trust that brightsolid were prepared to invest in the relationship as this was in no short measure the key to the success of this project.
    Dave Silcock, Digital Development, Nationwide Building Society

  • We have found brightsolid to be both flexible and personal in their approach to business. Their passion for technology and dedication to customer service is sits very well with our own customer centric approach.
    Kal Osmani, Tata Consultancy Services

A partner eco-system

Integral to our business is our partner eco-system, by this we mean our relationships, business processes and shared knowledge that works to the advantage of our customers. We work to strategically develop our market offerings by working with organisations who share our vision, values and company ethos. If you have a product or service you believe will add value to our customers, please get in touch.

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A bright, solid team

brightsolid are proud of our people and our place in the community. Recruiting on attitude and aptitude we are constantly on the look out for new talent and keen supporters of the Scottish digital economy.  Here’s a picture of some of our Dundee team (check out our instagram feed for plently more!):


  • We treat each other with respect and work towards shared aims and goals, clearly defined and then realised together.

  • brightsolid’s unique quality is the way it supports its staff, allowing them to develop in ways that benefit both the individual and the company
    Matt Thompson, with brightsolid since 2007

  • The technology, the innovative thinking, the feeling of family and belonging, the opportunities that each day brings.

  • I work here because of the family atmosphere, the development opportunities and the positive attitude of the company

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