Netcompany, a global IT providers firm, has migrated 47 Ministry of Defence (MoD) functions from a legacy non-public cloud atmosphere to MODCloud.
These functions embrace the armed forces web sites and lots of extra, utilized by tons of of 1000’s of customers.
A key goal for the migration was to ship better flexibility to handle and engineer functions, enabling app house owners to scale use, giving better resilience and cyber safety. It’s going to additionally ship vital price financial savings to the taxpayer.
The MoD helps the nation’s nationwide pursuits, safeguards prosperity and manages the day-to-day working of the UK’s armed forces. Working with the MoD Core Enabling Providers crew, Netcompany accomplished the invention, design, construct and assisted with the migration of the functions on track by the top of June 2022.
This migration varieties a part of a wider large-scale knowledge centre rationalisation initiative began in 2019, with the MoD eager to get as a lot of its functions out of legacy knowledge centres and right into a public cloud infrastructure and a extra sustainable and cost-effective internet hosting atmosphere. Not solely would this ship vital price financial savings, however it might additionally present the MoD with the scope to refactor functions, making them extra cloud-native, which is able to ship extra price financial savings for taxpayers sooner or later. However, greater than that, it’ll allow the MoD to quickly deploy new providers and ship a lot better scope to innovate at tempo. It has added a layer of operational and strategic agility which is not going to solely profit the MoD on a day-to-day foundation however will permit it to scale extra simply in occasions of home or worldwide disaster. Now the MoD is assured in its futureproofed capabilities and is best in a position to meet the calls for of residents in addition to its armed forces and their households.
Richard Davies, UK nation supervisor companion of Netcompany, added: “Given our intensive trade and area data, in addition to our sturdy monitor document, we perceive the challenges that the MoD encounters every day, and consequently had been in a position to help in quickly and efficiently deploying their functions. As we speak it’s vitally vital that our armed forces are as environment friendly, productive, and progressive as potential and shifting to a public cloud infrastructure will ship the pliability and agility they want, each now and sooner or later.”
Netcompany claims to have a powerful monitor document of working with UK public sector departments to allow highly effective, large-scale digital transformation initiatives that ship societal influence. For instance, it has efficiently delivered and deployed COVID-19 certification apps in Denmark and Norway and labored intently with NHS England on the event of the England and Wales COVID move, which enabled these nations to open societies again up, safely, and rapidly.