EXCL: Government warned of ‘serious risk’ to services as UKCloud customers hit with sevenfold price increase
Customers that cannot pay fees seven times higher than contracted price face a race against time...
Cumulative purchases by local authorities through the G-Cloud reached £16m during August, a rise of 8.8 per cent over the previous month’s total of £14.7m.
The public sector is in danger of being outpaced in terms of its ability to handle and exploit big data, according to James Petter.
Flexible working can save councils cash – but what is the best way to deal with the challenges it presents to the ICT department?
Microsoft is set to increase its share of the local government ICT market despite competition from a burgeoning SME market, according to analysts.
The government will turn off the CloudStore procurement platform at the end of this month, with all new G-Cloud purchases transferring to the Digital Marketplace.
Internet firm McAfee has released a technical guide to achieving Public Sector Network security compliance – available exclusively on PublicTechnology.net.
Can the experience of central government in implementing cloud technologies offer lessons for council ICT chiefs? A recent round table event found out.
Mike Thomas, managing director at public services network trade body PSNGB, welcomes the principles behind new security proposals for the G-Cloud framework, but warns they could change buyer behaviour.
Cloud migration is not as simple as just moving a VM from a local network to a cloud provider.
Digital suppliers which are found to have deliberately lied to councils about their security status would be disqualified from the G-Cloud framework, according to self-certification rules to replace pan-government accreditation.
The government’s decision to reduce pan-government accreditation requirements sends the wrong message, according to James Walker, president of the CloudEthernet Forum.
The government has delayed the launch of its Digital Marketplace procurement platform, originally planned for the end of August.
In one of its largest wins through the G-Cloud framework, Eduserv, the non-profit IT services company, has won a contract estimated at up to £1.5m from Bristol City Council to help migrate its IT infrastructure to the cloud.
Peter Groucutt welcomes changes to search functionality within the new Digital Marketplace, saying the previous system had been abused by suppliers.
Chi Onwurah MP, shadow Cabinet Office minister has been confirmed as keynote speaker at this year’s Socitm annual conference.
The government’s new Digital Marketplace procurement platform is set to launch within two weeks, the Government Digital Service has announced.
Jon Cook discusses how local authorities can keep employees mobile while still completing the accreditation process.
Three councils in east Kent have agreed to install shared mobile workspace technology.
Cumulative local government spend through the G-Cloud framework rose by 10 per cent over the month to the end of May, according to new figures.
Kath Ryans, MIS training consultant from the Cambridgeshire County Council ICT Service explains how paperless...
Constant changes to the shape of the government’s G-Cloud framework are putting councils off from using it, according to a private sector supplier.