SMEs

ARTIST - Advanced software-based seRvice provisioning and migraTIon of legacy Software

Focus Area

For software companies, cloud computing offers a modern world of business opportunity, allowing them to provide their application not only as a product but as a service. Thus, they will enjoy, among other advantages, of agility and efficiency.

Migrating software to cloud infrastructure may be sufficient much of the time. But residing in the cloud is not enough to make an application fully scalable, elastic and ‘cloudy’. The software code itself must be modernized if maximum performance and efficiency are required.

How The UK's G-Cloud Programme Would Benefit Europe

Focus Area

The G-Cloud, which launched in 2012, essentially provides an online Digital Marketplace where public organisations can find different services offered by a large amount of suppliers that are part of the G-Cloud Framework Agreement. The G-Cloud has definitely had an impact on the way the UK public sector buys commodity IT services and the government has been commended on the strides it has taken to refine the procurement and certification process through the G-Cloud.