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Crown Hosting’s collaboration with Zayo - Keeping the public sector connected

13th June 2024

Crown Hosting’s collaboration with Zayo - Keeping the public sector connected

Crown Hosting and Zayo Europe established a reciprocal relationship designed to offer their combined existing and potential customers better options for their IT infrastructure. Zayo Europe is responsible for providing a global connectivity infrastructure for hyperscalers and many trusted brands.…

Jason Liggins takes the helm for Crown Hosting’s next phase of expansion

24th January 2024

Jason Liggins takes the helm for Crown Hosting’s next phase of expansion

Crown Hosting is delighted to announce the recent appointment of Jason Liggins in the position of CEO. In addition to bringing a wealth of technical knowledge and experience to the role, Jason’s experience of Ark and Crown Hosting spans over…

Crown Hosting II – Official Press Release

5th December 2022

Crown Hosting II – Official Press Release

UK Government renews Crown Hosting agreement for a further seven years, featuring a new framework and shared hybrid private cloud model for the Public Sector.   Corsham, England – November 24, 2022 – Following an in-depth market assessment by the…

The no-brainer road towards Net-Zero every Local Authority should know

7th July 2022

The no-brainer road towards Net-Zero every Local Authority should know

One of the most common phrases that I hear since I began work at Crown Hosting, is ‘Surely that’s a no brainer, isn’t it?’ On the one hand, it serves as healthy confirmation that we’re making a profound difference to…

Steve Hall takes the reins for Crown Hosting’s next phase of growth

25th April 2022

Steve Hall takes the reins for Crown Hosting’s next phase of growth

Crown Hosting is delighted to announce the return of Steve Hall in the position of CEO. This follows the recent announcement that the Joint Venture between the Cabinet Office and Ark Data Centres will be extended for a further significant…

Conflict and geo-political issues in Ukraine

24th March 2022

Conflict and geo-political issues in Ukraine

In light of the current conflict and geo-political issues in Ukraine and the wider Russia/Belarus region, we understand the situation rightfully causes concern to our customers and raises questions round the impact  of those issues and the sanctions imposed by…

Crown Hosting statement on the Log4j vulnerability

16th December 2021

Crown Hosting statement on the Log4j vulnerability

There is, understandably, widespread concern about the impact of the Log4j vulnerability (https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/apache-log4j-vulnerability). This statement is made to keep our customers informed on how this risk has been addressed and managed by Ark Data Centres and Crown Hosting Data Centres.…

Making a difference - a guest blog by Saurav Sarkar, Crown Commercial Service

9th September 2021

Making a difference - a guest blog by Saurav Sarkar, Crown Commercial Service

I’ve always believed that no matter which job you do (and for whom), the biggest and toughest question that you can ask yourself is ‘Did I make a difference?’ As I write this today, post pandemic, the Public Sector has…

The positive impact of the Procurement Policy Note 06/21 by Pip Squire

11th August 2021

The positive impact of the Procurement Policy Note 06/21 by Pip Squire

The introduction of the Procurement Policy Note 06/21 (PPN06/21) which outlines the requirements for Carbon Reduction Plans in the Procurement of major government contracts, promises to be good news for Crown Hosting, its customers, and the planet. Monitoring, managing, and…

DWP continues to thrive with Crown Hosting

5th August 2021

DWP continues to thrive with Crown Hosting

We are delighted to announce that The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has signed a contract extension with Crown Hosting Data Centres (CHDC). An agreement which to date, has empowered DWP to re-invest and accelerate its digital transformation plans.…

'Always asking questions' - A guest blog by James Walsh, Partner at Field Fisher

30th June 2021

'Always asking questions' - A guest blog by James Walsh, Partner at Field Fisher

People say data is the new oil.  And like oil, data needs the right infrastructure to support and protect it. In my role at Fieldfisher LLP, I see a lot of transactions involving IT infrastructure that form the building blocks…

Crown Hosting appoints Charles Forte as a Non-Executive Director

1st June 2021

Crown Hosting appoints Charles Forte as a Non-Executive Director

Press Release 1st June 2021   Crown Hosting appoints Charles Forte, Chief Information Officer of The Ministry of Defence as a Non-Executive Director. Charles Forte, who was appointed Chief Information Officer for the Ministry of Defence in January 2018 joins…

Digital Transformation programme en-route for the DWP

7th May 2020

Digital Transformation programme en-route for the DWP

A constantly growing number of departments, agencies and organisations of the UK public sector are using Crown Hosting as their infrastructural base to begin their journey to the Cloud – as we have already seen in the past. This time it’s…

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