UKCloud receives cash boost for multi-cloud platform expansion

08 April 2019

UKCloud has received a £25m cash boost from Cisco Systems-backed Digital Alpha Advisors to support the expansion of teams and technologies behind the multi-cloud platform.

The public sector IT specialist’s technology was created to provide a secure, scalable and cost-effective cloud platform to drive and aid the digital transformation of public services nationwide.

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Slow uptake on cloud by UK police forces

08 April 2019

Police forces across the UK have been urged to adopt cloud computing, in a freedom of information (FOI) report.

The survey, carried out by US-based cloud software multinational Citrix, found that migrating to the cloud could help free up valuable resources for the most underfunded and overstretched forces in the country.

 

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DfT starts Google Cloud migration

04 April 2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has shifted its first in-house application to the Google Cloud Platform, which is the start of a much broader migration process.

It has moved its version of the LENNON application (Latest Earnings Networked Nationally Overnight) to the platform as a first step in a six-month transformation process. LENNON is used by the railway industry.

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Exponential-e unveils new SD-DP cloud management platform

21 March 2019

Exponential-e, the cloud, network and unified communications provider, has launched the latest phase of its Software Defined Digital Platform (SD-DP).

The enhanced offering consists of core and edge computing, coupled with SD-WAN, SD-Data Centre to form an underlying network that supports secure data flow between multiple clouds. The most recent technological development of the SD-DP is the Cloud Management Platform (CMP), which enables customers to manage the data and cost bases of multiple cloud platforms.

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