Cost-effective solutions for your data & analytic challenges.

About Beacon Intelligence – your Microsoft Gold Partner

Beacon Intelligence was set up in 2019 by Neil Hambly. He has over 20 years’ experience in database architecture and engineering, system engineering and SQL server technology. Neil is also a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate and Microsoft Solutions Certified Associate Data Engineer, among his many Microsoft certifications. In 2021, he received a Microsoft MVP Award in recognition of his performance as an outstanding community leader. He continues to play an active role as CEO of Beacon Intelligence.


The company is based in South London, but operates all over the UK, as well as across Europe, the USA, Australia and elsewhere.

Through our offering of Microsoft software, consulting services and training – we provide the expertise needed to deliver the cost-effective business solutions needed for today’s increasingly complex data & analytical challenges. Our consultants and Microsoft certified trainers are all extremely experienced and have each spent an average of 15-20 years with the relevant Microsoft technology.

With our excellent track record, we fully appreciate that each sector, every business, and all individuals are different. This means Beacon Intelligence is very well-placed to meet your software, training, and service needs. 

Everything you want from Microsoft – from us


Neil Hambly

Founder & CEO & Principal Consultant, DataMovements

Neil Hambly is a SQL Server consultant, founder and consultant at Datamovements, a Gold Microsoft Data & Analytics Consulting company. Neil has 20+ years in a variety of SQL Server roles and is an MCT. He is a regular presenter (200+ events) at user groups, and PASS events, including PASS Summit and SQLSaturday, and many UK events (SQLBits, SQLRelay). Neil is the leader of PASS London (UK), a Professional Development VC, a Melissa Data MVP, and a SQL Cruise Technical Lead, who loves Guinness, whisky, and dancing.

Our Services

Vuzion's Cloud

Microsoft Voice Product

Beacon Pathways

A Learning Center

Microsoft Azure & 365

Hands-On Learning

Redgate Software

Database DevOps

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As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we can help you get the most of their world-leading technology:


  • Find out more about our discounted Microsoft training.
  • Consult with us on any Azure, Power BI and other Microsoft solutions.
  • Deploy, maintain, optimise and safeguard Microsoft technology within your organisation.