Founded in 2001, Exterity is firmly established as the global leader in enterprise IP video technology, and is the only vendor to deliver truly end-to-end, fully integrated IPTV and Digital Signage solutions that help organisations to harness the power of video to communicate, educate and entertain.

Exterity systems are deployed globally by some of the most recognised brands in the world, enabling the distribution of broadcast quality digital TV and video over IP networks to an unlimited number of end points. With centralised management, configuration and control, Exterity solutions support large volumes of content and devices without compromising system performance or availability.

Headquartered in Scotland UK, and with over 120 staff based at its headquarters and network of international sales offices, Exterity extends its global reach through the StreamForce program of technically innovative channel partners.

From corporate, finance and education, to hospitality, remote facilities, stadiums and healthcare, Exterity's continued growth is underpinned by a loyal user base that includes many long term repeat customers.

In March 2021, Extertiy was acquired by VITEC, a worldwide leader in IP video streaming solutions. The move signals VITEC’s intention to accelerate growth and strengthen its leadership position, with natural technology and customer synergies between the two companies that will enable VITEC to extend its reach into new geographies, market verticals and partners. Read the announcement press release here.


Meet the Management Team

Colin Farquhar, Exterity CEO

Colin Farquhar, Founder & CEO

Widely regarded as one of the leading authorities in enterprise scale IP video, Colin’s leadership is crucial to Exterity maintaining its position as the recognised leader in enterprise IPTV solutions.

With more than 25 years at the forefront of the ongoing convergence of AV and IT, Colin has unrivalled experience across software engineering, technical and commercial product management, marketing and sales.

Mike Allan, Founder & CTO

An IPTV industry pioneer with 30 years' experience, Mike oversees all aspects of engineering, software application development, product design and manufacture, helping define and execute Exterity product strategy.

Paying particular attention to the evolution in IP technology Mike ensures Exterity remains ahead of the competition, retaining its position as the global leader in IPTV and the standard for the industry to benchmark against.

Mike Allan, Exterity CTO
Simon Ross, Exterity COO

Simon Ross, COO & CFO

Simon joined Exterity in 2003 and worked with the founders to raise investment and manage organisational growth.

With an impressive background in leading multiple VC investment rounds and a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange, at Exterity, Simon has worldwide responsibility for finance, operations and manufacturing.