Cloud Strategy

Why we shouldn’t go back to normal after COVID-19 – let your cloud be the silver lining

With people imagining what life will be like following the current pandemic, you often see them quoted as expecting working life to ‘go back to normal’. For me, that won’t work.

Arcus Global scores maximum points on the AWS Managed Service Provider framework

We are thrilled to announce that not only are we an AWS Next Generation Managed Services Provider (MSP) but we also scored maximum points in our latest AWS MSP audit.

New Commercial models emerging from the Cloud

As many people are no doubt aware, Cloud Computing is presenting a growing number of innovative commercial models. The next 2 posts will explore some of the ones that we have deployed with out clients


Under the banner of LOCAL GOVERNMENT ICT BUDGET CUTS Brett Husbands, of our partner Firmstep, wrote in the FEEDBACK section of the September 2010 edition of ITNow from the BCS: The predicted fall in ICT budgets over the next year shouldn’t jeopardise local government efficiency savings – far from it. The findings of the recent… Read more »

Threat to ICT jobs

Many more organisations in the local government are starting their move to at least hybrid provision of services. The path is pretty well etched now: ICT organisational restructuring -> Policy and Capability review (including data analysis and separation) -> TCO analysis -> Pilots / Migrations -> Integration -> Support and Management. This post is focused… Read more »