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Overview

Secure and affordable cloud for the UK public sector

Vodafone Flexible Computing for Government is an ‘on-demand’ flexible and scalable multi-tenant public cloud service, but with the added security and assurance of a platform approved to hold Protectively Marked Information at ‘Restricted’ status. Available under  the G-Cloud and PSN procurement frameworks, you can consume the service in line with the Government’s mandated ‘Cloud First’ policy. 

Giving you the flexibility and computing power you need

Vodafone Flexible Computing for Government is a cloud-based solution enabling you to scale your resources up and down on demand, as per your organisational requirements – only paying for what you use, when you use it.

It is ideal for:

  • Projects with no long term commitment (e.g. test and development)
  • Small infrastructure projects that don’t justify the cost of a dedicated platform
  • Unknown infrastructure requirements where scalability and additional processing power may be required
  • Short-term IT needs (e.g. applications for one-off events)
  • Complex hybrid solutions combined with Private Cloud and Co-Location services.

Using Public Cloud in the Public Sector

Download our Flexible Computing for Government infographic to find out how you can use our secure pre-accredited multi-tenants public cloud platform for your sensitive data, applications and projects.

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Benefits

Secure,  fast & cost effective

Flexible Computing for Government is accredited to house data classified as‘Restricted’ and is dedicated solely to the UK Public Sector. We provide secure connectivity to the service via our ‘Restricted’ accredited PSN network, offering you an end-to-end service. The service is available from two Vodafone on-shore UK data centres, and is supported by Vodafone Security-Cleared staff. 

And because it is pre-accredited,  you have a significantly quicker route to implementation.

By virtualising your infrastructure and having it as a service it will reduce your up-front capital costs as you will need minimal dedicated equipment. You'll also save hardware refresh costs. The service is Pay as you go so you only pay for what is needed, when it’s needed.


Enabling you to make a difference

Vodafone manages and maintains the platform infrastructure up to and including the Operating System with 24/7 support and full performance reporting. Our managed services let your people spend more time on activities that add value to your organisation. We also provide cloud adoption services to help you plan, build and migrate safely to our cloud services.  By leaving some of the management to us, you're free to concentrate on more productive priorities and be better placed to meet the changing needs of your organisation. 

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Why Vodafone?

We're experts

Vodafone has over 20 years’ Public Sector experience. Over 50% of our Vodafone Cloud and Hosting Services business is with the UK Public Sector – an area we are well-acquainted with. We are a Critical National Infrastructure provider to UK Government.  We are the World leading total communications provider, uniquely we own the building blocks of tomorrow's IT - mobile, fixed and cloud. With us you know that you have future proof solutions. 


It's secure and simple

With Vodafone Cloud and Hosting Services you get a full implementation service. We partner with market-leading vendors like EMC, VMWare, Cisco and more. We manage the whole process so you don't have to and you can concentrate on strategic priorities. Vodafone’s professional services, technology solutions and service management capabilities mean you have solution end-to-end life-cycle support provided by a single supplier. You get everything you need, all from one vendor. Thanks to our pre-accreditation it's simple, fast and easy to implement. And with our award winning data centre estate audited to ISO27001 and our Vodafone Secure Global Network – a million kilometres of secure fibre in 150 you can have peace of mind that your data and your business integrity are safe with us. 

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