Hampshire, UK – October 28, 2013 — / — UK Backup Limited is pleased to announce that its services are now available through the G-Cloud 4 framework. Being on G-Cloud enables UK Backup to offer its fully managed online backup service to a range of government organisations.

The G-Cloud framework can be used by organisations across the UK public sector including central government, local government, health, education, devolved administrations, emergency services, defence and not for profit organisations.

James Chillman (UK Backup Managing Director):
“Getting on to the G-Cloud 4 framework demonstrates UK Backup is a good fit for working with government institution. Our managed backup service has been built from the ground up with the public sector and accreditation in mind. We look forward to working with more government clients via this framework in the coming months.”

As a channel partner of Skyscape Cloud Services, UK Backup has designed and deployed a public sector only fully managed service based on the building blocks of the fully accredited Skyscape Cloud IaaS offerings. Phil Dawson, CEO of Skyscape, said “Skyscape is very proud to be working with UK Backup and is delighted that UK Backup has based its offerings on Skyscape’s highly-secure, resilient and agile services for G-Cloud 4. We fully expect G-Cloud 4 to be an exciting, highly-competitive and rapidly maturing market, presenting opportunities for buyers and vendors alike”.

About The Government Procurement Service (GPS)
GPS is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office. It plays a vital role helping protect front line services, delivering savings through its aggregated end to end procurement solutions and managed service. In 2011-12, GPS managed £8.4bn of public sector spend, delivering price savings of £650m.

G-Cloud 4 provides a different route to doing business with the public sector but allows those organisations to purchase greener, cost effective cloud solutions with on-demand agility.

This announcement comes just days after the GDS team announced G-Cloud sales had totaled £50m with the rise of SME spend up to 58%.

James Chillman
UK Backup Limited, Director
0800 00662 532

Source: UK Backup Limited


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