About SystemWare Europe

Our Company

SystemWare Europe provides solutions for TSCM, TEMPEST, RF Surveillance and Tactical and Strategic Satellite Communications. Thanks to our knowledge, gained through decades of experience across the Satellite Communications and Signal Analysis fields, we are able to deliver a wide range of quality products from reputable suppliers, as well as bespoke solutions that meet your specific requirements. This is complemented by exceptional SystemWare support and service. By choosing SystemWare, our clients consistently receive appropriately engineered solutions on time and within budget that address their specific requirements.

Our unique team, consisting of military operational experience, engineering excellence and business acumen, all combine to supply exceptional customer satisfaction, service quality and flexibility. Over a decade of supplying key military and government customers with services ranging from consultation and design to system integration, installation and training means you can be confident of receiving superior service across all areas.

SystemWare has a longstanding relationships over many years with a selection of recognised suppliers, all delivering a diverse selection of products and equipment across a variety of areas. Expert SystemWare consultants are available to advise on the best solution for your application, be its COTS/MOTS or bespoke.

By taking industry leading products and adapting, designing and integrating bespoke technical solutions, we will help you get the most out of your systems. We carry out the necessary research and development to provide the best working solution giving you something completely unique and tailored to your requirements.

In addition, all SystemWare customers can benefit from tailored support systems sculpted to suit their needs, be it 24:7 telephone support or annual onsite visits.

Our Capabilities

We are able to offer the following Signal Analysis and Satcom services:

  • Consulting and Systems Design
  • Site Survey and Installation
  • Technical Assistance and Support
  • Systems Training
  • Hardware solutions both fixed and portable/mobile

Systemware Europe Key Personnel

Dave Honeybun

Managing Director

David joined SystemWare Europe in 2004, and after a short period as a Technical Security Consultant, he then took on the role of Technical Director in 2008. At the end of 2011 David took over the company reins following retirement of the previous Managing Director. Prior to joining SystemWare Europe David served for 25 years in the Royal air Force as a Telecommunications Engineer rising through the ranks to retire as a Flight Sergeant. David has served in several countries including Cyprus, The Middle East, Germany and the Falkland Island and in 1997 was awarded an AOC’s commendation for his work at 591 Signals Unit. David brings time served knowledge in engineering, logistics and security from first hand military experience. As an accomplished Quality Auditor David also fulfils the Quality Manager role for SystemWare Europe ensuring, along with his team, the company maintains its ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Mike Gartside

Operations Director

Mike has responsibility for all technical and programming aspects of ongoing and new contracts. Mike draws on experience from his Military engineering background and joined SystemWare Europe after a distinguished 11 year career in the Royal Air Force. As Operations Director Mike has guided the company through its strategic government contracts both domestic and in theatre. Recent renewal of these contracts has effectively provided SystemWare Europe with stability for the next 5 years. Mike has been with SystemWare Europe since 2008 rising from his engineering role to his current position.

Dr. Ken Gardner

Chief Technical Officer

Ken is an accomplished electronics design engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. He has been with the company for over 10 years, initially as a consultant, but now holds the position of Chief Technical Officer. His experience is backed up by formidable qualifications including B. Tech Hon in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, MBA and PhD in Electronics. Dr. Gardner has been responsible for the design and implementation of commercial and military satcom equipment, including modems, converters, LNAs and SSPAs, together with the design, implementation and installation of a wide range of satcom terminals, from man pack to large fixed installations.

Jonathan Barton

New Business Manager

Jon joined SystemWare Europe in 2013 as New Business Manager bringing over 20 years sales experience backed up by proficiencies in dealing primarily with key OEMs throughout UK/European/Far East markets. His extensive knowledge of supporting tactical communication products such as HF/VHF/UHF Antennas and masts serving manpack/vehicle/base station applications are a valuable asset to the company. Prior to working in the field of Sales Jon served 12 years in the Army (The Royal Corps of Signals) as a Radio Relay operator engineering UHF trunk networks. Jon brings a wealth of experience to the company as a user and in the field of Sales to further support and expand the business of the company.

Charlotte Good

Office Manager

Charlotte joined SystemWare Europe in September 2014 fulfilling a fundamental administration role within the company. Charlotte brings key administration experience from her previous employment and is keen to further develop her ability. She supports senior management and works closely with customers, suppliers and agents in various administrative duties. Charlotte is keen to broaden her skill set and is currently studying an Access to Higher Education qualification with the Open University.