News w/c 25th February 2019

Government announces long-term strategy for UK telecommunications infrastructure Gov Tech Leaders Cost of rolling out fibre broadband to be slashed, remote rural areas prioritised for funding, full fibre switchover and the end of copper, and increased access to...
Government Digital Technology Congress

Government Digital Technology Congress

Yesterday I chaired this years Government Digital Technology Congress in London. Over 100 council staff listened to a series of presentations from central government, local government and industry. In this blog I’ll cover some of the highlights.

Where next for Public Sector Networking?

Where next for Public Sector Networking?

Public Sector is facing the biggest changes in the history of information technology. From computing to networking and secure storage, technology traditionally has required fixed, inflexible hardware environments. Server virtualisation was the first step towards changing that model, offering new flexibility for using computing resources more efficiently.

The Internet is OK… so what is the future of PSN?

The Internet is OK… so what is the future of PSN?

The principles of PSN were established in late 2008 to help Government and the wider Public Sector achieve direct cost savings and transform how Public Sector organisations operate and how they deliver citizen services.

The Government has now stated that “The internet is ‘ok’ ” and signalled its intent to move away from the PSN and future services should be made available on the Internet. So waht does this mean?

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