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13th November 2019

There’s nothing permanent, except change

At Crown Hosting we have championed the idea of change since the very beginning of our successful joint venture with Cabinet Office. We believe that change is what has brought us to where we are now: a recognised framework agreement…

19th June 2018

Liam Maxwell: ‘Transformation Is Nothing To Do With Tech – It Is About A Change Of Business Model’

Government’s national technology adviser discusses why getting digital reforms through the machinery of government may require some help from Jason Bourne. A key figure within the UK Government, where has been in appointment since April 2016, Liam Maxwell has described…

13th April 2018

Crown Hosting and Fujitsu urge SIs to rethink approach to public sector IT in cloud era

Crown Hosting and Fujitsu claim shift away from large, multi-year outsourcing deals is a change some systems integrators are intent on ignoring. The system integrator (SI) community must get to grips with the fact that they are no longer the…

2nd March 2018

Exponential-e Helps Future-Proof NHS With Stage 2 HSCN Compliance

Exponential-e has announced that it has achieved Stage 2 Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) compliancy. Stage 2 compliance means that Exponential-e now has certified connectivity access to HSCN central services, as well as two geographically diverse Crown Hosting Data…

14th February 2018

We have taken away all the cloud excuses

Crown Hosting CEO Steve Hall, talks to Public Technology.net about the framework’s achievements so far, its ambitions for its last year, and the secret to a successful public-private joint venture. Click here to read the full article

8th February 2018

Redcentric Is First To Provide HSCN Access For Crown Hosting Customers

Managed services specialist and vanguard Stage 2 compliant HSCN CN-SP Redcentric has announced that is now able to deliver Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) access to public sector customers of the Crown Hosting Service.   The move follows significant…

21st November 2017

Crown Hosting Data Centres – The Fit With DWP’s Journey To The Cloud

Crown Hosting Data Centres is guiding the Department of Work and Pensions on its journey to a hybrid cloud. Our framework is helping the DWP to implement wholesale change on its technology infrastructure and digital services delivery, the biggest change…

20th November 2017

UK Council’s Digital Facelift Leads To Significant Savings

Derby City Council confirms 60% savings on its data centre provision since move to Crown Hosting Service Framework In line with the UK Government’s Cloud First policy to help drive efficiencies and provide better services for the public, Derby City…

9th November 2017

Derby City Council saves on their Cloud First strategy implementation

Derby City Council has achieved 60% savings on its and it’s data centre provision through a Crown Commercial Service framework The requirement Derby City Council has a 15-year vision that pledges to ensure that the city of Derby is Safe,…

25th September 2017

Health and Innovation Expo 2017

Earlier this month, we joined like-minded industry experts at the Health and Innovation Expo to explore first-hand the latest developments and innovations within the health and social care sector. This year’s expo was of particular relevance to Crown Hosting Data…

15th September 2017

Crown Hosting – A Surprising Government Shared Service Story

The UK government has developed a number of shared services over the years where the model is a joint venture between a private sector provider and the government itself. Generally, the government retains a minority stake in the venture, but…

7th September 2017

Crown At The Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017

With our Government pushing for the complete digitisation of the NHS, this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 has never been more poignant to our industry.  That’s why on Monday and Tuesday, 10th and 11th September 2017, the Crown Hosting Data…

24th July 2017

Planning for the future: Is the public sector ready for the Cloud?

With practically every aspect of our day to day lives now reliant on an app or connected device, technology dependency is at an all-time high in 2017. Commercial markets have utilised tech to enhance consumer activity and boost sales, but…

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