LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, July 10, 2018 – The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced Hortonworks® as an approved G-Cloud supplier on the Digital Marketplace, opening up numerous public sector opportunities.
The Digital Marketplace supports the Government vision of a Public Sector ‘Amazon’ meaning that Hortonworks is able to deliver services to Government departments across the UK.
Launched in 2012, the G-Cloud is an agreement between the UK Government and suppliers who provide cloud technology and services. It is designed to drive down costs by allowing public sector bodies to purchase standardised services from approved suppliers, rather than having to sign up to a variety of contracts with differing terms and conditions.
Joe Morrissey, VP International at Hortonworks said: “We are extremely pleased to be selected as one of the key suppliers of the UK Government’s latest iteration of G-Cloud. Our cloud services will enable public bodies to deploy scalable big data solutions in hybrid and multi-cloud environments, with consistent security and governance. We are looking forward to the new opportunities presented via the Digital Marketplace and to further expand our presence within this vital part of the UK economy.”
Hortonworks provides a wide range of services on the G-Cloud framework including:
Hortonworks partnered with GovData and utilised their expertise in order to tap into and realise the opportunity available through Digital marketplace.
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