RM PLC (RM.)

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Company Description

RM PLC provides software and communications technology product to the education sector. The Education Technology division is a UK-focused business supplying IT and related services to schools and colleges. The Digital Platforms and Content includes established products such as RM Integris (RM's cloud-based school management system), RM Easimaths curriculum software and RM EasiTeach whole class teaching software but also newer offerings including RM Books and RM Unify. RM Books provides the first e-book solution designed for UK schools. Approximately 5,000 titles are available through RM Books. Infrastructure Solutions include sales of RM's Community Connect and Ranger network management tools and related provision of hardware such as routers and wireless systems. The Company is a broadband and e-safety service provider to approximately 7,000 schools. The Company designs and manages networks, procuring and integrating bandwidth and e-safety products from third parties. Competitors include regional educational aggregators and some of the large telecom providers who sell to schools directly. The Education Resources division comprises two operating businesses: TTS and SpaceKraft. TTS provides resources used in schools through a direct marketing business model with goods supplied from large centralised UK warehouse operations. Products supplied are a mix of third party branded and TTS branded items manufactured by a network of third party suppliers. SpaceKraft supplies products and installation services for the Special Educational Needs market. Products are a mix of own brand manufactured items and third party sourced. Sales of installations are made direct with other products supplied through catalogues and on-line...