Dedicated managed services for the Public Sector
The challenge for Public Sector organisations such as NHS trusts, Education establishments and Local Authorities to deliver excellent value to service users, whilst making cost efficiencies, is a long standing one.
In addition, the Public Sector faces significant pressures as the ‘age of austerity’ arrives. With ever increasing citizen demands, harsh budget cuts are shaping Public Sector Network strategies.
Whilst it is widely recognised that technology can make public services more accessible and enable more efficient use of public resource, choosing the right technology is another challenge facing many organisations.
At Exponential-e, we believe that one size does not fit all and the requirements of a large housing association or a primary school will differ to a busy hospital or local council office. With over 14 years of providing managed services including point-to-point connectivity, Wide Area Networks (WAN), Cloud and Voice services, we fully understand the needs and challenges facing the Public Sector today.
What’s more, as a chosen, assured supplier within the G-Cloud framework we have successfully worked with many Government organisations to deliver cost efficient, Cloud secure solutions that can be flexed to suit budgets and project requirements.
We are accredited under the following agreements:
Exponential-e is an approved supplier on the G-Cloud 8 framework, dedicated to the Public Sector, to procure commodity ICT products and services through the use of Cloud Computing technologies.
The G-Cloud framework sets out to deliver better public services for less cost, and to release savings by implementing technologies that increase public sector productivity and efficiency. Rapid time to deployment of online services is critical, and cloud computing offers short procurement cycles and short deployment times, which help reduce application development lead times. Many central government departments are now moving their legacy applications to the Cloud, and Exponential-e is ideally placed to assist with this - through our unique Wide Area Network offering which is delivered over our 100GigE carrier-class core Network.
HMG Cyber Essentials
The HMG Cyber Essentials has been developed as part of the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), CESG (the UK government's National Technical Authority for Information Assurance) and in close consultation with the Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises Consortium (IASME) and the British Standards Institute (BSI) and industry. Cyber Essentials is not a standard but rather a set of controls that provide the minimum level of protection against cyber threats. It is a standalone certification and complements compliance/certification to industry standards such as ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS.
Crown Commercial Service
Framework supplier status confirmed.
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has opened the new procurement Network Services framework with a forecast that it can save government £50 million by increasing competition in the market.
The new Network Services framework (RM1045) replaces Public Sector Network (PSN) services and PSN Connectivity frameworks, and provides the public sector with an approved route to procure connectivity and associated network solutions. It has been structured to enable suppliers to build additional services and create bundled offerings that encourage greater market competition, reduce the cost of telecommunications and enable new, creative ways of delivering public amenities
RM1045 - Network Services
- Lot 1 - Data Access
- Lot 3 - Telephony Services
- Lot 4 - Inbound Telephony Audio Conferencing
- Lot 4 - Network and Content Security
- Lot 9 - Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
- Lot 10 - Back-up and Data Services
RM1058 - Technology Services
As a trusted technology partner for the Public Sector, Exponential-e has been awarded multiple lots including data access, telephony services, inbound telephony and audio conferencing.
Whether you are a school campus requiring multi-site WAN Connectivity, or a local borough council looking to stretch valuable resources by getting the most out of your infrastructure assets, Exponential-e can help you. We’ve partnered with Public Sector organisations of all sizes to deploy bespoke, cost-effective ICT solutions that meet core digital requirements of agility, security and accessibility. We have helped multiple organisations transition to the Cloud, and can provide many exemplary references to support this.
Partnering for success in the Public Sector
Our flexible and bespoke approach to service delivery means we are well placed to help organisations reduce their costs, maximise productivity and free up internal resources.
Key organisations we have worked with, and who would be happy to provide suitable references if required include: Westminster School, Claremont High School, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London Borough of Newham and St. Mungo’s Community Housing Association.