Leveraging AWS to help the Public Sector

Against the backdrop of political uncertainty and limited resources we help public sector organisations unlock the power of cloud-based technologies.

Mission statement

Our mission is to help you provide better and more efficient public services; when the imperative to exploit modern digital tools and technologies and save money has never been greater.

The need to change and improve both the infrastructure that underpins public sector services and the way that the services are run, is a widely recognised challenge. Communities and citizen expectations are changing, so the services that they depend on must change with them.

Our evolving society also means there is increasing pressure to provide services that are fit for purpose, to a population that is growing and ageing; with all the associated implications. Contracts are being disaggregated, supply chains fragmented, and procurement cycles are getting shorter. There is also pressure to accommodate users’ ever-changing IT needs.

Experience and capability

As an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, Public Sector Partner and Public Sector Chanel Partner, MSP Partner, holder of the Government Competency, and Well Architected status, KCOM are ideal to assist you with your journey to the cloud, or indeed in the cloud.

With a heritage of serving public sector organisations, KCOM understand the complexity involved delivering successful government outcomes.

Our lead public sector Solutions Architect & DevOps Engineer, Jason Oliver, has central government experience spanning two decades working with top-tier organisations including the Department for Education (DfE), Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Governments, Rail Delivery Group, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, the Home Office, and the National Cyber Security Centre.

Backed by a team of SC-cleared AWS certified engineers and consultants the AWS practice has significant ability to rapidly architect, deliver, and support any public sector workload at any scale, readily accessible via the G-Cloud 11 framework.

Benefits of engaging KCOM

The alignment between existing legacy infrastructure and digital transformation is a consistent theme. It’s simply not possible to throw out the old and bring in the new. KCOM helps address this technology balance, whilst delivering tangible service improvement.

We achieve this by simplifying the complexity of integration of communications and infrastructure. We help interpret citizen, patient and professional needs and mobilise agile projects capable of delivering progressive and positive change. We help you to better serve your citizens.

Large enough to make the difference, small enough to be agile.

  • KCOM’s expertise in AWS infrastructure and systems integration, combined with deep expertise in the public sector (with our team of SC-cleared AWS qualified DevOps consultants and architects) ensures that we deliver low-cost, proof-of-value solutions quickly, helping drive innovation and efficiencies through rapid project delivery and significant cost reductions for engagements of any scale.
  • KCOM delivers high quality, bespoke AWS solutions, providing skills and services across the breadth of the AWS platform. Our designs are optimised for secure government workloads, built upon years of AWS expertise, best practice and a track record of delivering secure and robust cloud solutions for the public and private sector.
  • KCOM brings together years of experience in application development and cloud delivery to ensure our DevOps team can deploy AWS infrastructure quickly and seamlessly.
  • KCOM maintains the AWS DevOps competency, requiring best in class DevOps consulting, architectural best practices and technology recommendations based on the business requirements of corporate customers. KCOM was commended for its work in automating infrastructure, provisioning and continuous integration.
  • We always architect and design solutions to meet AWS Security Best Practices.
  • Additionally, KCOM is one of a select AWS Premier Consulting Partners in the UK qualified to conduct an AWS Well-Architected Review.
  • KCOM also holds the following audited certifications; ISO20000, ISO27001 and ISO9001 which means that our systems, processes and procedures comply with internationally recognised standards.
  • Framework Agreements provide a convenient procurement mechanism for public sector customers and at KCOM we work hard to ensure we can offer services via the most appropriate frameworks
  • KCOM focus purely on the UK territory meaning we have a deep understanding of the market, additionally with four locations around the country we are positioned to locally support you.

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Re-imagine how.

By combining ingenuity, agility and integrity, KCOM goes beyond the mandate: shaping solutions to meet the demands of emerging and future business challenges. KCOM believes that the greatest opportunities lie in the unknown. That there is always an alternative, smarter way to achieve business goals. To reimagine how.