Netcompany, a global IT companies firm, has migrated 47 Ministry of Defence (MoD) functions from a legacy non-public cloud surroundings to MODCloud.
These functions embrace the armed forces web sites and plenty of extra, utilized by tons of of hundreds of customers.
A key goal for the migration was to ship better flexibility to handle and engineer functions, enabling app homeowners to scale use, giving better resilience and cyber safety. It would additionally ship vital value 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 heading in the right direction by the tip of June 2022.
This migration varieties a part of a wider large-scale information centre rationalisation initiative began in 2019, with the MoD eager to get as a lot of its functions out of legacy information centres and right into a public cloud infrastructure and a extra sustainable and cost-effective internet hosting surroundings. Not solely would this ship vital value financial savings, however it might additionally present the MoD with the scope to refactor functions, making them extra cloud-native, which can ship further value financial savings for taxpayers sooner or later. However, greater than that, it would allow the MoD to quickly deploy new companies and ship a lot better scope to innovate at tempo. It has added a layer of operational and strategic agility which won’t 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 healthier capable of meet the calls for of residents in addition to its armed forces and their households.
Richard Davies, UK nation supervisor accomplice of Netcompany, added: “Given our in depth trade and area information, in addition to our robust monitor document, we perceive the challenges that the MoD encounters each day, and in consequence had been capable of help in quickly and efficiently deploying their functions. As we speak it’s vitally necessary that our armed forces are as environment friendly, productive, and progressive as attainable and transferring 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 carefully with NHS England on the event of the England and Wales COVID go, which enabled these international locations to open societies again up, safely, and shortly.