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CohesiveFT Selected as G-Cloud 'CloudStore' Specialist

"The UK Government is becoming more innovative when it comes to IT procurement"

CohesiveFT, a provider of enterprise cloud control, was awarded a Framework Agreement to supply Specialist Cloud Services to the UK Government via its G-Cloud programme. The G-Cloud initiative intends to drive down IT costs, engage more with the SME tech suppliers, and increase the flexibility of procurement contracts. CohesiveFT will list its Cloud Container products and services for migration, networking, and orchestration on the G-Cloud 'CloudStore.'

The CloudStore, to be launched later this month, is the e-marketplace where successful suppliers, such as CohesiveFT, will make their services available for future procurement by public sector departments, like an Enterprise 'AppStore' for the public sector. Less than half of the more than 600 participating vendors were successful in completing the selection process. CohesiveFT's Cloud Migration and Cloud Networking products and services were selected for inclusion in the Specialist Cloud Services category on the CloudStore.

"The UK Government is becoming more innovative when it comes to IT procurement," says Chris Purrington, Managing Director of CohesiveFT UK. "The adoption of cloud computing on the server side will reap benefits from the economies of sharing, increased utilisation and lower cost, as well as increased responsiveness and flexibility. G-Cloud and its CloudStore are signs that the public sector is becoming more modern and flexible, and should deliver much better value to the UK tax payer."

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