Who we are

Universal Information Technologies (U.I.T), an independent company, first opened its doors for business in 1994, under the watchful eye of co-founders Neels Venter and Pieter du Plooy. After more than 20 years, both co-founders are still active in the company.

In 1996 the company expanded its business offering to include internet service provision. Today U.I.T, which operates from Pretoria’s eastern suburbs, offers a vast range of internet services that vary from ADSL, Leased lines, Fibre, Wireless connectivity to cloud servers, virtualization, VOIP, web and server hosting, to its corporate clients.

Universal Information Technologies is a leading provider of information technology services and solutions to both the corporate and private market.

UIT has since its inception developed a range of unique and innovative support programmes for its customers. By utilising sound, up-to-date product knowledge, literature and technical expertise, and combining this with competitive pricing and exceptional after sales service and support, UIT have been rocketed into the forefront of the information technology industry.

The company’s services include the Windows Systems environments, and encompass everything from the comprehensive evaluation of your business’ needs, and installation of hardware and software, right through to the meticulous technical support and training of your personnel.

Throughout the company, a positive attitude, as well as the application of practical reasoning to all aspects of the business, are key elements to providing excellent service to our clients.

If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. 
If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6 000 friends – JEFF BEZOS

Directors

Neels Venter
Neels Venter showed interest in information technology after completing his degree at the University of Pretoria. In 1994 he started Universal Information Technologies with his business partner Pieter du Plooy. Analysis of information technology needs in a business forms part of his set of skills as well as identifying risks. He has vast knowledge in the information technology field specialising in communication and server configurations. He is solution driven and a realist which make him a strong asset in management.

 

Pieter du Plooy
Pieter du Plooy
Pieter du Plooy studied BSC Computer Science at the University of Pretoria. In 1994 he started Universal Information Technologies with his business partner Neels Venter. Custom Software development, Project Management and Business Analysis is just some of his skills developed over the last 20 years.

 

 

 

Technical and Sales

– Andre Viljoen
Andre Viljoen

Andre Viljoen joined UIT in 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

– Christo Schoeman
Christo Schoeman

Christo Schoeman is the newest staff addition at UIT.

 

 

 

 

 

Software Development

– Cornell Coetzee
Cornell Coetzee

Cornell joined UIT in 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

– Wayne Kleynhans
Wayne Kleynhans

Wayne joined UIT in 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

Accounting

– Dolly Badenhorst
Dolly Badenhorst

Dolly joined UIT in 2006.

“If there’s a proven track record, the odds are higher that success can be repeated”. ― Ziad K. Abdelnour

With over 20 year’s history behind us UIT’s track record speaks for itself. We have hundreds of successful implementations over the years. Whether it is server deployments, network installations, website developments or custom software development projects, we have a solid track record behind us.

Throughout our 20 years we have always been dedicated to treating our clients with the utmost respect and delivering the best possible service.

We have the ability to refine and improve processes to achieve increased productivity and is highly focused on customer satisfaction through delivery. Maintaining a relationship between the client and the delivery team achieves client satisfaction.