Centrality are pleased to announce that they are now a supplier for G-Cloud 12, the UK Government’s framework for public sector organisations to purchase Cloud-based services.
Under G-Cloud 12, suppliers provide cloud-based services covering three categories: Cloud Hosting (Lot 1), Cloud Software (Lot 2) and Cloud Support (Lot 3); all of which can be transacted through Centrality. Cloud support suppliers under Lot 3 provide services to help buyers set up and maintain their cloud services. This includes ongoing support, planning, quality assurance, performance testing, setup, migration, security services and training.
G-Cloud 12 is overseen by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS). CCS supports the UK public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2019/20, CCS helped the public sector to deliver significant achieve commercial benefits – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.
Centrality has an established client base among UK public sector organisations ranging from central government departments to local authorities. Switching to Centrality can significantly reduce the proportion of IT budget that is spent on daily operating costs, enabling public sector organisations to reallocate much more of the IT budget for investments in innovation. With this shift, CIOs can take back control of their IT roadmap and investment strategy.
“Centrality has been working with public sector organisations for a number of years now, so we are delighted to be named a supplier for UK G-Cloud 12,” said David Keeling, CEO, Centrality. “With the requirement to reduce IT operating costs whilst also introducing innovation and transformation; Centrality are perfectly positioned to assist UK Public Sector organisations to drive significant cost savings; thus allowing you to continue leveraging your core applications without any costly vendor-mandated upgrades or migrations.”