OPENXTRA is a small company with a niche as a leading supplier of environment, temperature and power monitoring tools for server rooms and data centres selected for quality, reliability and ease of use. Our business focusses on providing excellent customer care, advice and delivery to both end users and resellers, and our size means that we can be flexible to our customers' needs and requests.

Specialists in Environment Monitoring

As specialists in environmental, power and temperature monitoring for computer and server rooms and data centres, we can advise you according to your budget and your specific monitoring needs, no matter whether you have your servers in a cupboard or a large data centre. Because we supply the largest and most complete range of networked environment monitors in the UK, in addition to remote power switches we can offer you more choice. We source our solutions from manufacturers such as AKCP, AVTECH Software and Xsensior all leaders in the environment monitoring world, and can advise and supply you with the best solution for your particular requirements. If you are a reseller we can provide you with advice, support and special pricing, please contact us on 01943 465918 or email us.


OPENXTRA supply all sectors; IT resellers, VARS, installers and consultants, data centres, education, finance and public sector. A high percentage of our customers come back to us again and again for our reliability, quality of our products, value for money and efficiency. Because many of the tools and solutions we supply are specialised, we also provide Buyer's Guides and plenty of articles to help our customers to make the right choices.

If you need help choosing a product that is right for you, please get in touch. We are always happy to help.

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The Team

OPENXTRA are Denis Laverty, Jack Hughes and Nicky Churchill. Nearly all of us met and worked together previously at Chevin Ltd, a network management software company and established OPENXTRA in 2003, with Nicky joining the team a few years later. Our offices are in the small beautiful market town of Otley, known to many as Hotton in the soap opera Emmerdale.

Denis Laverty, Managing Director

Denis Laverty

As co-founder of OPENXTRA, Denis is responsible for technical advice, sales, alliances and partnerships, and is also a major decision maker, and a bit of an opera lover!

Jack Hughes, Chief Technical Officer

Jack Hughes

Also a co-founder of OPENXTRA, Jack is responsible for product design and development and is also a major decision maker. In his spare time he cycles and loves classical music and opera.