Journey to the Cloud

Journey to the Cloud

You’ve heard about the benefits of cloud computing: the ability to flex according to your needs, only paying for what you use, massive scalability and virtually no upfront cost.

But is cloud really right for your organisation? And if so, what should your environment look like and how do you transition from your existing ways of working?

Our Journey to the Cloud service will help you answer these questions, so you can proceed with confidence, knowing that what you’re doing supports your goals and vision. And because we offer co-location as well as a variety of cloud options, you can trust that our recommendations are genuinely in your best interests. If cloud isn’t the right solution, we’ll say so.

Service options

Our proven processes will help you understand whether cloud can benefit your organisation and then guide you through the next steps.

Why choose us?

You can trust us to do the right thing, because we don’t have a vested interest in you buying a particular service. We provide both cloud and co-location options so our customers can choose the best for their needs.

Our tried-and-trusted Infrastructure Advisory Service enables us to understand your organisation’s business and technical requirements and come up with recommendations, designs and a roadmap. We then have a proven, low-risk Transition Management processes to move you from your current setup.

If you choose cloud, you can draw on our deep experience of working with the major vendors, including UKCloud, Amazon and Microsoft. We’re one of the largest SME providers of cloud infrastructure to the UK public sector and one of UKCloud's largest partners.

Key points

  • Collaborative, workshop-based Infrastructure Advisory Service to assess your needs
  • Recommendations that are genuinely in the interests of your organisation
  • Cloud options from a range of vendors, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Proven processes to prepare and migrate your existing estate to the cloud
  • Deep expertise in designing and operating cloud platforms
  • Co-location services on the same campus as the Skyscape cloud for ease of transition and high performance across your estate
  • ISO 27001:2013 LRQA certification and security-cleared staff
  • 24-7 Managed Services for co-location and cloud platforms

Successful start for global firm’s cloud journey

Global pharmaceutical software company begins its journey to the cloud in partnership with MDS

As the healthcare sector evolves to using digital services, these need to be fully up to the task: well-designed and available whenever they’re called upon. The higher the profile of the service, the more important this is.

Our customer provides software to the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets worldwide. Its products are used by tens of thousands of pharmacy professionals in the UK alone.

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Assured Managed Cloud

Unsure of how to keep your Cloud service properly maintained? We can help you. Our team of experienced engineers and architects will help guide you through selecting the right components, designing the most appropriate cloud solution (IaaS, PaaS or SaaS) that meets your requirements and then provide the level of operation that you need.
We take our customer’s security very seriously. Our Technical and Customer Services teams are security cleared to provide the peace of mind that the people supporting you are trustworthy. Our services are underpinned by industry recognised procedures that align to the ITIL best practices for Service Delivery. We will share these with you so that together we can agree the best way to work together. Our security procedures have also been externally verified to ensure that we operate in a safe and consistent manner – we are certified by LRQA for ISO27001 and ISO9001, and we are also certified for Cyber Essentials Plus.

Our partners

  • UKCloud
  • Ark Data Centres
  • Assuria
  • Computer Network Defence (CND)
  • Deep-Secure
  • Thales