Public sector IT services

Cloud Business has provided Managed IT Services, Consultancy Services and technology solutions to the Public Sector for over 20 years.

Why work with us

We deliver a wide range of services and solutions including fully outsourced IT Service Desk services, Infrastructure Services, Strategic Consulting and Projects Services to Government, Local Authorities, Education and National Health Service customers.

Our trusted partner relationship with each customer has seen our agreements extended time and time again, as we continue to deliver exceptional service with improved value for money.

We provide IT services for ...

Central Government
Delivering Framework led solutions via Crown Commercial Services to Central Government
Education
Delivering extensive added value solutions for Students, Teacher and Staff that will improve skills and School performance
Healthcare
Transforming users experience and innovating solutions to meet demands of a more efficient NHS
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G-Cloud 12

Cloud Business is a Crown Commercial Service Supplier for Cloud Hosting & Cloud Support

Exceptional quality of service

If you have a current business strategy that will ultimately require a tender process, or would value a consultative discussion on the strategic direction to take, talk to us as experts in strategy and design and the collaborative approach to solution delivery.

Here are a few of our public sector customers:

Success story
Little Heath School

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G-Cloud 12 Services

Cloud Business provide specialist Consulting and Professional Services to support organisations with the critical business challenges of Planning, preparing and Transitioning Applications and Service to the Cloud. We are a specialist Service and Solutions business with over 20 years’ experience of planning, delivering, supporting Cloud solutions to the Public Sector.

We have been present on G-Cloud for many years and have a place on the G-Cloud 12 Framework.

Our services include
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    Public Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service

    Cloud Business offer a series of services to plan, co-ordinate, migrate and transition into business as usual coupled with a Managed Service Desk to support the programme. Cloud Business will provide the full programme and project management for a cost-effective design, following tried and tested methodologies to transition into a performant, cost effective solution.

    Service features

    • Fully Managed Infrastructure Service operated within a comprehensive SLA
    • Proactive Monitoring, patching, updating and management by the Infrastructure Team
    • Detailed Progress and Performance Reporting with checkpoint verification
    • SOC to control and keep current all security measures
    • Service Delivery Manager to oversee ongoing effectiveness of the solution

    Service benefits

    • Technology agnostic approach
    • Cloud Business can drive cost savings for public sector organisations
    • Disciplined management methodologies of PRINCE2 Project Management & ITIL
    • Cloud Business follows a strong, robust project and design methodology
    • Resilient UK Datacentres
    • Transparent Cost Structures - Monthly Billing

    Microsoft Surface-as-a-Service

    Get the latest Microsoft Surface hardware with the Office 365 suite of products, EM+S and access to expert IT support. All for one fixed monthly cost. Each device is configured with policies and software for your organisation, so that when it is unboxed by your users, it’s ready to go.

    Service features

    • Select your Microsoft Surface device and accessories
    • Choose your Microsoft Cloud package and insurance
    • Decide on the level of Cloud Care support you require
    • Ready to go! Complete your solution with Cloud Business!

    Service benefits

    • One fixed monthly cost for your hardware, software and support
    • Keeps your IT environment secure and up-to-date
    • A fully-manged lifecycle solution
    • Surface365 delivers a configured managed device, ready to use

    Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop

    Windows Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualisation service that runs on the cloud using Microsoft Azure. Services can be setup and configured quickly making this ideal to roll out applications and services to remote users securely. Cloud Business are specialists in WVD Consulting.

    Service features

    • Planning and Design of WVD and Remote apps
    • Setup and Configuration
    • Testing and Training
    • Azure Cost optimisation

    Service benefits

    • Optimised Windows Virtual Desktop
    • Application performance tuning
    • Cost effective Azure

    Modern Workplace Service

    Cloud Business’ Modern Workplace team has delivered consulting and support services to varied organisations for more than 20 years. We are experts in delivering large email migration and collaboration technology projects in partnership with our clients, providing end-to-end projects, or “enabling” their internal migration team.

    Service features

    • A holistic approach to migration planning, configuration and execution
    • Expertise on all mail platforms including Exchange, HCL/IBM
    • Support for hybrid platforms working seamlessly together
    • Integrated and co-existent email, calendar and application solutions
    • Project Management Office (PMO) provides oversight and accountability
    • Our Digital Transformation Methodology: Discover > Design/Plan > Prepare > Deploy > Support

    Service benefits

    • Workshops and ‘day in the life’ demos and observations
    • Our cloud consultants will design a Digital Transformation Roadmap
    • Ensuring your team are prepared with a bespoke training programme
    • We are experts at migrating any data to the cloud
    • Partnering with your IT, HR and Management teams
    • Cloud Business ensures users embrace their new way of working

    Security Services

    We help business leaders manage the risks associated with cyber security. This approach is founded on five functions – Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond & Recover. We see the security challenges from the inside, identifying risk, protecting points of potential attack, defending areas of weakness, and developing a response strategy.

    Service features

    • Network Security Audits
    • Penetration Testing
    • Perimeter Security - Firewalls, IPS, WAF
    • Endpoint Security
    • Security Consultancy & Advice
    • PCI/DSS Compliance Assessments
    • ISO 27001 Assessments
    • Cyber Essentials Readiness Review
    • Fortinet Expert Partner

    Service benefits

    • Identify critical assets in your business to highlight vulnerabilities
    • Protect your services shield your organisation from cyber-attacks
    • Detect solutions to help you identify a cyber-security breach
    • Respond to cyber-security events and ensure a timely restoration
    • Recover your systems or data and communicate relevant findings

    Wireless and Mobility

    Cloud Business’ wireless networking solutions include the most effective Wi-Fi planning services in the UK. Our experts have vast experience of wireless design and installation, to conduct rigorous, realistic surveys of your working environment – backed up by market-leading technical support ranging from reactive to a fully managed wireless infrastructure.

    Service features

    • Wireless Network Surveys (predictive and onsite)
    • Comprehensive review & audit of current WiFi platforms
    • Inter-building connectivity specialists for point-to-point wireless
    • Wireless Intrusion Protection Systems (WIPs)
    • Wireless Managed Service
    • Wireless Network Management & Support
    • Aerohive, Extreme Networks, Aruba, HPe, Cisco Meraki Partner

    Service benefits

    • Using specialist modelling software, we design a bespoke solution
    • Cloud Business plan your wireless network before you move in
    • Consistent alignment between model and the actual deployment, generating ROI
    • Specialists in wireless alternatives to a wired connection between sites
    • Integrated suite of WIPS to secure your wireless infrastructure
    • Reporting for regulatory compliance and internal security audits
    • PCI DSS compliance

    Accreditations

    We never stop learning and driving service desk excellence:

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