July 22, 2017 1:07 PM ET

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Company Overview of UKCloud Limited

Company Overview

UKCloud Limited provides Pan Government Accredited cloud services to the United Kingdom public sectors. The company offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service that includes Compute-as-a-Service and Storage-as-a-Service; Software-as-a-Service; and Platform-as-a-Service solutions. It also offers Disaster Recovery to the Cloud, a self-service replication and recovery solution. The company has a strategic partnership with TASER International BV. UKCloud Limited was formerly known as Skyscape Cloud Services Limited and changed its name to UKCloud Limited in August 2016. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Farnborough, United Kingdom with additional offices and facilities in Corsham, Wiltshire...

A8, Cody Technology Park

Ively Road

Farnborough,  GU14 0LX

United Kingdom

Founded in 2011

Phone:

44 12 5230 3300

Fax:

44 12 4970 0041

Key Executives for UKCloud Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Strategy Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

UKCloud Limited Key Developments

UKCloud Announces Availability on G-Cloud 9

UKCloud announced that several new and improved services are now available on the latest iteration of the G-Cloud Framework, G-Cloud 9. The updates will enable greater choice and flexibility for UKCloud's customers when it comes to running traditional and cloud native workloads. In-keeping with the launch of previous iterations, UKCloud has committed to delivering more for less on G-Cloud 9, offering further cost reductions across its service catalogue, including its Cross Domain Security Zone (CDSZ), which will see prices fall by up to 50%. UKCloud customers will also benefit from more flexible pricing on the UKCloud Oracle platform and a range of enhanced features, including data-at-rest encryption in its Cloud Storage, and Cloud GPU at no extra cost. UKCloud's new Disaster Recovery service - powered by Zerto will also now be available via G-Cloud for the first time. The service complements other new features that are focused on traditional enterprise workloads, including larger maximum Virtual Machine environments, new tooling to facilitate workload migration from on-premises to cloud, and additional backup and recovery options. UKCloud will additionally introduce further options for Cloud Native workloads, including new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Quickstart, enabling faster and easier deployment of PaaS environments. The company continues support for Cloud Foundry and introduces Red Hat OpenShift, powered by both Docker and Kubernetes, to provide a native code services platform for modern applications.

UKCloud Limited Launches a New Division, Ukcloud Health

UKCloud has announced the launch of a new division, UKCloud Health, which will deliver an open, collaborative and UK sovereign public cloud platform specifically to the healthcare industry, supporting health and care organisations, research and life sciences and pharmaceuticals.

UKCloud Announces the Launch of Disaster Recovery to the Cloud

UKCloud has announced the launch of Disaster Recovery to the Cloud, a self-service replication and recovery solution, powered by disaster recovery software provider, Zerto. As UK citizens increasingly expect to be able to access services online, around the clock, it has become even more important for public sector departments to invest in a back-up plan in the event of their local data centre suffering an outage or service disruption. Available across all government networks, Disaster Recovery to the Cloud enables public sector organizations to use the UKCloud platform as a cost-effective environment to recover from IT failures. The service mitigates a wide range of failure scenarios that can affect a local data centre - including power cuts and natural disasters - as well as providing protection against application failures, including unsuccessful software updates, and malicious cyber attacks. The innovative Zerto technology enables customers to easily roll-back cloud-based virtual machines (VMs) and workloads to a known safe state, allowing services to be restored rapidly, minimising downtime and data loss. Once an organisation has implemented Disaster Recovery to the Cloud, protected applications are seamlessly and securely copied and stored on the UKCloud platform, which acts as the recovery site. In the event of an application being compromised, the organisation is able to quickly recover the application to the UKCloud platform and, in so doing, make the service available to office-based users as well as mobile users (to mitigate the risk of the entire office or site becoming unavailable). Disaster Recovery to the Cloud is based on a pay-as-you-use cloud model; organizations can select applications that are crucial for the provision of public services, and therefore only pay for the disaster recovery or business continuity that is needed. In addition to providing assurance, UKCloud's Disaster Recovery to the Cloud will also help the public sector to embrace new technologies and digitise services. For instance, organizations who are looking to transition to the cloud but are hesitant about the impact on business operations, can use the service to test workloads on the UKCloud platform, whilst continuing to provide live services from an existing data centre. Organizations can also control the timing of their switchover and be assured that applications can be failed-back to their original state should any unforeseen problems arise.

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