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Microland, the next-gen IT infrastructure services provider, today announced that it has achieved G-Cloud 9 supplier status under the U.K. Government's Crown Commercial Service (CCS) initiative.
Microland's cloud support services will now be available via the Digital Marketplace as part of the newly launched G-Cloud 9 Framework. This will allow Microland to extend Cloud Support, to central government, local government, health, education, devolved administrations, emergency services, defence and not-for-profit organizations, utilizing the G-Cloud 9 framework.
G-Cloud or Government Cloud Computing is a U.K. Government programme to promote government-wide adoption of cloud computing. The initiative focuses on capitalizing on cloud's cost savings and flexibility to create a more efficient, accessible means of delivering public services. The new G-Cloud 9 listing, and enhancements made to the VMCCI solutions, means that publicly funded bodies now have access to a wider array of public and private cloud services with increased commercial flexibility.
-Managed Cloud Services (Azure, AWS)
-Managed Operating System Services (Windows, Linux, Solaris)
-Managed Database Services with Disaster Vigilance (SQL, Oracle, MySQL)
-Managed Desktop Virtualisation Services (VDI)
-Managed Messaging Services (Exchange, O365)
-Unified Communication Services (Skype for Business)
-Managed Active Directory Services
-Managed SharePoint Services
-Managed Citrix Services
-Application Packaging Services
"A successful cloud migration and support is critical for any public or private organization. As a G-Cloud 9 supplier, Microland will be able to support the U.K. public sector without the need for a long drawn out tendering process. We can implement successful cloud strategies for organizations to drive cost savings and efficiencies through our value added services and platforms," said CEO and Chief Microlander, Pradeep Kar.
Microland has an established track of supporting more than 200 plus cloud transformation projects globally. With the recent G-Cloud 9 inclusion, Microland will be able to offer a wide range of Cloud support services directly to the U.K. public sector.
The newly announced G-Cloud 9 Framework has simplified the procurement process, making it easier for the public sector to realize the benefits of the cloud. By driving innovation and competition in the market, it supports the move from historical vendor lock-in and long-term contracts. Offering a uniform way of accessing suppliers, it also enables easy consumption of services on demand.
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