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Cloud

Assured and cost-effective IT

Cloud computing gives you the power to unleash digital services quickly and cost-effectively. Its flexibility and scalability mean you can start small and grow or shrink, without major capital expenditure.

Of course, running services in the cloud will raise questions, not least around information security. As vendor-agnostic experts, we’ll answer these for you, so you procure the right cloud services and minimise risk.

We’ll advise on which of the many cloud providers is best for your needs. We’ll help you choose between public, private and hybrid clouds, as well as between Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). We can even design, set up and manage your cloud environments.

 

Why choose us?

Underpinned by our ethos to do the right thing, we’ve become one of the largest suppliers of cloud infrastructure to the UK public sector. Genuinely vendor-agnostic, we’re committed to ensuring you get the best cloud infrastructure, platforms and software for your needs.

As one of the largest partners (by volume) to the assured UKCloud, we offer unrivalled expertise among suppliers in this area, to help you take advantage of its pay-by-the-hour pricing and further features. We also have knowledge of other cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.  

Moreover, we can look after all aspects of your cloud capabilities, from the technical monitoring to the commercial arrangements with the cloud vendor. For you, this means the simplicity of one supplier, one contract and one number to call with any questions.

Add to this our first-rate security credentials and you have your ideal one-stop cloud partner.

Key points

  • Independent advice on how to make the most of cloud
  • Cloud design services
  • Full managed cloud options with a single contract and 24-hour service desk
  • Unrivalled expertise in the UKCloud public sector cloud
  • Knowledge of major cloud platforms, including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience of transitioning legacy infrastructure to the cloud
  • ISO 27001:2013 certification and security-cleared staff

Real-time services help the MoD's global communications

We have worked with the MoD to assist it in its evaluation of cloud services as part of the Emporium Project.

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UKCloud for OpenStack

UKCloud for OpenStack from UKCloud is engineered specifically for organisations embracing digital transformation and delivering true cloud-native applications; facilitating the creation of elastic infrastructure as code, which can be built once and run anywhere at any time to take full advantage of the benefits of cloud. Powered by OpenStack®, our UKCloud for OpenStack provides a full suite of modern, highly scalable and flexible IaaS services that address the needs of DevOps and WebOps communities. OpenStack's ease of use and openness enable delivery of Digital by Default services and solutions on an assured, hyperscale cloud platform.

Our UKCloud for OpenStack service perfectly complements our UKCloud for VMware service, by extending our proven, highly resilient cloud solutions to offer a platform that meets the requirements of digital, cloud-native applications, yet provides all the security, assurance and connectivity benefits synonymous with UKCloud.

Our partners

  • UKCloud
  • Ark Data Centres
  • Assuria
  • Computer Network Defence (CND)
  • Deep-Secure
  • Thales
  • UK Backup

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