HMRC awards £3.5m deals to move case management into AWS cloud

Written by Sam Trendall on 4 March 2020 in News
News

Tax agency picks two suppliers to deliver ‘infrastructure and technology upgrade'

Credit: Adobe Stock Images

HM Revenue and Customs has awarded two contracts worth a cumulative £3.5m to support the migration of its case-management systems to a cloud environment.

As part of its ongoing Securing Our Technical Future department-wide cloud-migration programme, HMRC is to move its case-management platforms into an Amazon Web Services hosted environment.

It has appointed two suppliers to deliver the “infrastructure and technology upgrade” needed to do so.


Related content


In addition to moving the relevant applications into an AWS cloud environment, the two firms – Yash Technologies and Incessant Technologies – will also be tasked with “re-platforming onto [the] latest versions of supported underlying software” including Documentum document-management software, and customer-relationship management program Pega.

“This work requires specific skills and, in particular, cloud hosting and niche technology capabilities,” HMRC said.

Yash Technologies was appointed to a £1.2m contract running from 10 February until 30 January 2021. The company, which is headquartered in the US and runs a network of outsourcing centres across India, will deliver services to HMRC’s Bristol office.

Incessant Technologies has been awarded a £2.3m deal which began on 24 February and ends on 31 December. The business process management firm – owned by NIIT, another Indian outsourcing specialist – will work primarily at HMRC’s office in Telford.

HMRC chief executive Jim Harra recently published an assessment summary of Securing Our Technical Future which found the programme is on track to deliver cost and performance targets within the intended timeframe.

 

About the author

Sam Trendall is editor of PublicTechnology

Share this page

Tags

Categories

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM READERS

Please login to post a comment or register for a free account.

Related Articles

‘Taking more control of IT strategy’ – HMRC reveals plan to close in-house tech firm RCDTS
18 January 2022

Staff will either become civil servants or move over to commercial providers

Year in review: How technology defined 2021’s biggest stories
31 December 2021

Digital and data once again had a starring role in supporting – and, occasionally, hampering – government’s work this year. PublicTechnology looks back at the most significant events.

DHSC picks £50m long-term IT partner to support cloudy future
5 January 2022

DXC to replace Atos as core supplier

Government major projects chief: ‘There has been a huge effort to do things differently’
5 January 2022

Nick Smallwood of the IPA discusses the challenges of 2021 and his reform ambitions for the year ahead