Leading Enterprise Document Management solution available as Software-as-a-Service
London – October 18th 2012 – Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave Assured Cloud Services Company, today announced that it will be providing EMC Documentum to its UK Public Sector clients as part of its Software-as-a-Service portfolio. Other products from the EMC Information Intelligence Group will also be made available.
This agreement will allow Skyscape to supply a wide range of Cloud Services based upon EMCs extensive software portfolio to the UK Public Sector who will benefit from lower costs, reduced procurement times, a simplified tendering process, and a genuinely competitive marketplace.
Phil Dawson, CEO, Skyscape said “This unique agreement reinforces our commitment to supporting both the Government ICT Strategy and G-Cloud Strategy to offer innovative Cloud based services to the UK Public Sector. We have already seen strong demand for these Services, which is further substantiated in our UK public sector Cloud Prediction 2012 survey where we found that 52% of Public Sector organisations said that they will use SaaS first when adopting the cloud”.
Mark Rattley, Regional Director, EMC Information Intelligence Group, UK & Ireland said “EMC continues to see a large growth in the amount of information that needs to be processed and stored. Skyscape’s Assured Platform, Cloud centric delivery model and focus on the UK Public Sector, enables EMC clients to consume our software in innovate, lower cost manner”.
Initially, a total of eight different Software-as-a-Service products will become available under this agreement, each delivered on a monthly subscription or pay as you go basis. These will be available at differing Impact Levels consistent with HMG IA Standard No.1 Business Impact Level Tables.
As part of their Cloud Alliance Agreement, Skyscape and EMC are also collaborating towards the future provision of other cloud based services.
Skyscape’s cloud solutions (www.skyscapecloud.com) will help the UK Public Sector to transform the provision of IT services into a lean, elastic, assured, green utility by providing a genuine on-demand cloud computing service. With a range of UK sovereign services that are easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave, Skyscape’s solutions reduce both the risk and cost of delivering IT. Skyscape is currently in the formal process of securing pan government IL3 accreditation for all of its services Skyscape has signed the government’s Procurement Pledge.
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