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Infrastructure as a Service

UKCloud is a market leader in the provision of assured IaaS cloud solutions.
UKCloud for Microsoft Azure

Imagine the agility and innovation of the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform, available from a specialist UK owned and operated multi-cloud environment that is hosted in government-grade data centres.

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UKCloud for VMware

UKCloud for VMware is aimed at enterprise customers with service levels specifically designed to support business critical applications. Our platform can help you achieve the business goals at the centre of your strategy.

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UKCloud for OpenStack

OpenStack has established itself as the open standard cloud platform on which developers are able to build agile and elastic digital solutions that are not locked into any single cloud service provider, unlike most multi-national public cloud services.

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Private Cloud for Compute

Our Private Cloud for Compute product provides a single-tenant platform, where your compute needs are hosted either in one of our data centres, to gain the benefits of our Assured and Elevated cloud platforms; or in your Crown Hosting Data Centre (CHDC).

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Disaster Recovery as a Service

UKCloud is committed to helping UK Public Sector organisations achieve their business outcomes; maintain business continuity, and ensure affected citizen facing services have no/minimal disruption in the event of a disaster. Disaster Recovery as a Service is a powerful, recovery tool that can help.

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Cross Domain Security Zone

The UKCloud Cross Domain Security Zone (CDSZ) enables the Assured OFFICIAL and Elevated OFFICIAL cloud platforms to securely communicate with each other using Cross Domain security patterns, allowing you to achieve the goals of Government Digital Strategy.

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Secure Remote Access

The UKCloud Secure Remote Access service enables customers to securely connect to the UKCloud Elevated OFFICIAL (formerly IL3) cloud platform, using NCSC-approved internet Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies and the ‘Walled Garden’ architectural pattern using bastion hosts.

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Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage is a secure and highly adaptable storage service designed to address a wide variety of use cases. It is natively optimised for cloud storage in terms of scale, resilience and accessibility. It is configured to deliver high performance, supporting both large files and a high volume of small files.

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Private Cloud for Oracle Software

Our Private Cloud Storage provides single – tenant storage Infrastructure as a Service. Your data is hosted in one of our UK data centres, to gain the benefits of our mature and proven Assured and Elevated cloud platforms; or in your Crown Hosting Data Centre (CHDC).

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Private Cloud for Storage

This service offers a dedicated storage, which provides increased performance consistency and data security over traditional multi-tenant public cloud storage options.

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Connectivity

Maximise the productivity of your cloud solution with our flexible connectivity options that will help to fully enable your workloads.

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UKCloud Desktop as a Service

UKCloud Desktop as a Service provides a platform to deliver, protect and manage desktops and apps whilst containing costs and ensuring that end users can work anytime, anywhere, across any device.

Dedicated Compute v2

Dedicated Compute v2 is a flexible solution designed for when you need guaranteed performance. This service delivers exceptional performance through dedicated compute hosts and meets your security obligations by addressing compliance and regulatory requirements through physical separation of workloads.

Platform as a Service

We provide a secure platform while you develop, run and manage web applications or big data solutions. No need for the complexity of building and maintaining the underlying infrastructure. We provide the networks, servers, storage and other services you need.
UKCloud for Managed OpenShift

UK Public sector organisations have IT requirements that are evolving. Techniques such as containerisation, continuous integration and infrastructure-as-code have significantly increased the pace and agility of modern development teams.

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Managed Services

Managed IT Operations

As customer solutions start to expand beyond their own data centres into embracing the benefits obtained through multi-cloud, managing basic IT hygiene tasks, coupled with generating accurate, trusted monitoring across disparate technology stacks and locations, becomes highly complex and resource intensive. Managed IT Operations helps to reduce the non-value add challenges of managing your compute assets, whilst increasing your overall level of trust and confidence in the true health of your entire multi-cloud estate.

Managed SQL Server

With UKCloud’s Managed SQL Server service, we provide you with full 24x7x365 monitoring and support for your SQL servers across your multi-cloud estate, be it on-premises, on our cloud or on a cloud deployment elsewhere. This level of monitoring and support, when coupled with SQL tuning and proactive SQL patching, provides you with the confidence that your SQL services are operating effectively, enabling you to focus on your business outcomes.

Managed Active Directory

With UKCloud’s Managed Active Directory Support service, we provide you with full 24x7x365 monitoring and support for your Active Directory services and supporting Windows servers across your multi-cloud estate, be it on-premises, on our cloud, or on a cloud deployment elsewhere. This level of monitoring and support, when coupled with pro-active Windows patching, provides you with the confidence that your AD services are operating effectively, enabling you to focus upon your business outcomes.

Extended Network Support

As a natural extension of the Managed IT Operations portfolio of services, our Extended Network Support from UKCloud enables you to choose from an extensive list of officially supported network appliances. UKCloud undertakes the initial deployment (or assumes ownership of valid existing networks) and configuration of the various elements of your virtual network, along with the ongoing monitoring and support. This enables you to focus on your applications and business outcomes rather than worry about your connectivity uptime.

Managed RDS

With UKCloud’s Managed RDS Support service, we provide you with full 24x7x365 monitoring and support for your Remote Desktop Services and supporting Windows servers across your multi-cloud estate, be it on-premises, on our cloud, or on a cloud deployment elsewhere. This level of monitoring and support, when coupled with pro-active Windows patching, provides you with the confidence that your RDS services are operating effectively, enabling you to focus on your business outcomes

Managed Web Server

With UKCloud’s Managed Web Server services, we provide you with full 24x7x365 monitoring and support for IIS or Apache and supporting Windows or Linux servers across your multi-cloud estate, be it on-premises, on our cloud or on a cloud deployment elsewhere. This level of monitoring and support, when coupled with proactive operating system patching, provides you with the confidence that your web services are operating effectively, enabling you to focus on your business outcomes.

Security Operations Service

Security Operations Service is a cloud-hosted cyber security service that can see all your IT systems, all the time, ensuring you can identify suspicious activity and commit the appropriate response before an event becomes an incident.

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Enabling Services

VMware Licence Service

The VMware Licence Service (VLS) is an innovative managed service designed with VMware to make it easier to modernise VMware environments as organisations migrate to the cloud. VLS enables the exchange of traditional VMware SnS with a subscription based managed service provided by UKCloud as part of the journey to fully adopting a multi-cloud strategy.

Neustar UltraDNS from UKCloud

Neustar UltraDNS is an enterprise grade, cloud-based authoritative DNS service that securely delivers fast and accurate query responses to websites and other vital online assets. Whether you’re looking for a primary or secondary DNS solution, Neustar UltraDNS offers customizable packages to fit any organisation’s DNS needs. The UltraDNS Firewall option is a cost-effective enterprise grade, cloud-based recursive DNS service that delivers fast and reliable access to vital online applications with built-in security and threat intelligence.

Neustar DDoS Protection from UKCloud

UKCloud’s internet-connected Assured OFFICIAL platform already has Neustar DDoS mitigation baked in, however this mitigation is aimed at protecting the entire platform and is based on UKCloud’s aggregate traffic profile. Neustar’s UltraDDos Protect and UltraWAF are tailored to your own organisation’s traffic patterns, providing you with powerful analytics, top-tier personalised DDoS mitigation and layer 7 protection that enables you to suppress threats before they become attacks.

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the practice of using a network of remote servers to store, manage and process data, rather than use your own local servers (managed by you) or dedicated servers in a data centre managed by a third party. NIST, the US Government’s National Institute for Standards and Technology, has created a definition of cloud service which has been adopted by the Cabinet Office and G-Cloud and is being used as the common definition across the UK Public Sector.