Fordway is an experienced G-Cloud supplier, with services listed in every iteration of the G-Cloud framework to date including G-Cloud 8. We currently provide multiple IT services through the framework to central government departments and agencies. In G-Cloud 8 we launched four new security ‘as a service’ products to help organisations remain compliant and proactively monitor their estate for new threats. The majority of our Cloud Services, adding highly-secure services capable of managing OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE information.
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Fordway Cloud Data Storage and Tiering Service to review and analyse the operational and governance requirements of an organisation’s data use and data storage requirements and then design a consolidated solution that meets the business cost and compliance needs by bridging the internal systems with cloud based services.
Fordway Application Migration to Cloud provides discovery and assessment that takes the guesswork and risk out of the cloud’s suitability and the organisations readiness, as well as exploding some of the key myths surrounding the components and technologies purported to be essential for cloud migrations.
Fordway GDPR Bridging Service bridges the compliance needs of GDPR to align with other compliance frameworks such as Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 and ISO20000 with the objective to consolidate the costs of implementing such mandatory measures with strategic investment.
Fordway Cloud Skype for Business an enterprise grade Unified Communication solution delivering instant-messaging, voice, and video with collaboration capabilities through a downloadable client or web interface.
Fordway's G-Cloud Portfolio
Fordway Cloud Intermediation Services (CIS) was developed in response to customers who were looking to migrate their organisations infrastructure partially or fully to cloud. CIS assures an end-to-end consulting and migration service that places your business objectives at the forefront of the entire process.
Fordway Endpoint Data Protection and Compliance Service manages data backup, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), file sharing and other services on all nominated Windows, Mac, IOS, Android and Linux devices, thus protecting remote, mobile and home workers as well as those who are office based. Based on Druva’s data protection software, it incorporates Fordway’s dedicated 24x7 monitoring.
Fordway Security Monitoring as a Service includes vulnerability assessment and posture analysis to identify unusual activity before it leads to an attack
Fordway Security Management as a Service helps users review and plan their security requirements and supports the transition of services into the cloud across multiple suppliers.
Fordway Patch Management as a Service ensures that organisations stay up to date as new vulnerabilities are identified, freeing up in-house teams for other activities.
Fordway Cloud Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS) provides a service that consolidate events and other performance statistics into customised views that demonstrate how your cloud services and third party service providers are performing against contracted SLAs. It can provide 24/7 monitoring of the majority of public cloud services as well as in-house environments and private and hosted cloud services. Fordway CMaaS PSN allows for PSN specific instances with OFFICIAL separation to monitor PSN delivered services.
Fordway Cloud Management Service provides service integration and management for all an organisation’s cloud services, including those delivered by Fordway and third party service providers. It includes major incident and problem management, with escalation to third parties if required, with customised reports, a UK based service desk and asset management of devices and infrastructure.
Fordway Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provides hosted virtual Windows and Linux server instances. Currently three versions are available:
- Fordway IaaS Standard – everything you need to host Web facing and private servers using Internet VPN connectivity
- Fordway IaaS Premium – a complete Windows or Linux server Platform as a Service, including operating system and monitoring
- Fordway IaaS SecurePlus - for users of the UK Public Services Network – includes additional security and compliance controls and reporting to handle OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE information.
Fordway Platform as a Service (PaaS) for Windows Server provides fully managed, secure, resilient and data protected Windows server instances. Two versions are available:
- Fordway PaaS Premium – a complete Windows Server Platform as a Service, including backup, OS monitoring and a range of options to increase capability
- Fordway PaaS SecurePlus - for users of the UK Public Services Network – includes additional security and compliance controls and reporting to handle OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE information.
Fordway Desktop as a Service (DaaS) provides a complete corporate Windows Desktop Service using Internet or private network connectivity, with backup and desktop service monitoring at a fixed monthly cost. Users can access their corporate desktop from any location, using their choice of client device or a corporate supplied endpoint. It is provided in four variants which can be mixed and matched: managed, shared, personal, hybrid. Two versions of Fordway DaaS are currently available:
- Fordway DaaS Premium – Pan Government Accredited to OFFICIAL
- Fordway DaaS SecurePlus - for users of the UK Public Services Network and other regulated industries – offers a range of additional security and compliance controls and reporting to handle OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE information.
Fordway Identity and Authentication Management Service (IDAMS) is a cloud-based user identity authentication service which provides an authoritative source of identity to authenticate against corporate, PSN, Web, Cloud and hosted systems. This minimises the time and complexity of brokering authentication and access to cloud services and simplifies the user experience while reducing security and compliance risks and user support costs.Fordway IDAMS PSN is delivered from Fordway’s PSN attached data centres.
Fordway Cloud Migration Service is designed to assist organisations in moving their infrastructure partially or wholly across to a public, private or hybrid cloud environment. We have developed proven migration techniques spanning multiple systems and have in-depth project management experience working with multiple partners, including third parties such as network providers for WAN links.
Fordway Backup and Recovery as a Service (BRaaS)provides a complete Backup, Restore, Archiving and optionally Disaster Recovery (DR) service to any organisation, irrespective of size, status and complexity.
Fordway Server Hosting provides the capability for organisations that are in the process of migrating to Fordway’s and other providers Cloud services to securely host existing servers in one of Fordway’s two UK Located, PSN onnected TIA Tier3 datacentres.
Fordway also offers a Cloud Readiness Assessment that validates whether cloud is appropriate for an organisation’s needs.