The UKCloud Alliance

The UKCloud Alliance partners; QinetiQ, VMware, Cisco, EMC and Ark Data Centres bring together an end to end cloud solution which is UKCloud. This Alliance also provides a collaborative resource which drives innovation and our technical product development programme.


QinetiQ is a FTSE250 company and one of the top 10 largest UK employers of science and engineering graduates. QinetiQ is at the heart of UKCloud and uses its domain knowledge to provide technical advice to clients in the global aerospace, defence and security markets. QinetiQ’s unique position enables it to be a trusted partner to government organisations, predominantly in the UK and the US, including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies, where its world leading cyber security capabilities raise awareness of and deliver solutions for hacking and malware.


VMware is the global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure with 2015 revenues of $6.6 billion and more than 500,000 clients worldwide. Their technology is the most widely deployed foundation for cloud computing, and provides a cloud model that addresses modern day requirements. UKCloud is a VMware vCloud AirTM Network service provider and one of their first vCloud Powered partners worldwide.


Cisco designs and sells consumer electronics, networking, voice, and communications technology and services and is arguably the company that has enabled and is at the heart of the internet and cloud computing revolution. Their networking technologies are at the centre of connectivity to the many and variable public sector and private networks.

Dell EMC

Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data centre using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

Ark Data Centres

Ark Data Centres is a leader in the provision of secure, resilient and sustainable data centres supporting mission critical infrastructure in Europe. Their data centres are accredited to the highest Impact level and security accreditation standards and they occupy secure, multiple locations across the UK. Their infrastructure technology boasts the lowest PUE rating in the Industry.