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Public Sector IT Services

With ever shrinking IT budgets due to the government’s austerity measures to tackle the financial deficit, the need to evaluate what systems to implement at the most affordable cost, has never been so crucial within the Public Sector. Reviewing ways to reduce system purchase, management and licensing costs whilst maximising the use of all of the features and benefits available from those systems is crucial to ensure that maximum value and ROI is achieved as quickly as possible.

Our capabilities

Northdoor’s consultative approach to designing new environments or re-designing existing environments, implementing those designs and providing overlaying support services where required has helped numerous NHS Trusts and Local Authorities to achieve those objectives by:

  • Providing Industry leading consultancy via Northdoor’s 7 Technology Practice Leads.
  • Helping to reduce system footprint whilst improving productivity and performance.
  • Advising on ways to utilise new services and technologies such as Cloud to create hybrid environments generating significant cost savings on storage, back-up and site recovery.
  • Advising on ‘impact’ areas such as platforms, performance, consolidation techniques, virtualisation techniques, resource, storage, back-ups, DR, monitoring, management & licensing case studies.

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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust - Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

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Northdoor Design & Build New Business Intelligence Reporting Solution for London Charity Addaction

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"RiskXchange helps us facilitate sometimes tricky security analysis with our suppliers, making it an integral part of our vendor risk management program."

Miguel Fiallos - CIO
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The Trust now meets NHS regulations and can quickly and accurately pseudonymise data sets.

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"Northdoor helped us to clearly understand what our migration options are from a SQL Server environment design and licensing perspective. Their work has helped us to minimise costs"

Garry Tatton - Asst Dir. of Operations

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Cyber risk in the UK charity sector

Creating an effective cybersecurity strategy depends on properly understanding your exposure. Northdoor and RiskXchange have teamed up to create the Cyber Risk Assessment of the UK charity sector, a report that shows the state of the industry and provides targeted recommendations for improvement.

By sampling 200 UK charities of all types and sizes, we calculated a weighted average Cyber Risk Rating of 700 for the sector. While the top score was an impressive 867, five different organisations brought up the rear with a measly 513, indicating a medium risk of a security breach.

Hotspots for poor performance in cyber security were seen in application security, email/DNS, network security, and SSL/TLS. For example, not one charity achieved a grade of A or B for application security. With mobile applications becoming ever more popular, the sector clearly needs to up its game. A major breach could leave donors exposed to financial loss, with enormous reputational damage to the charity concerned.

Our report does not only highlight shortcomings; it also provides seven key recommendations to help you improve both risk management and data protection. Take the first step towards a more secure future by reading the report today, then discover your own organisation’s level of exposure to cyber risk.

Take the first step towards a more secure future by reading the report today, then discover your own organisation’s level of exposure to cyber risk.

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Blog: Helping charities understand their cyber risks

New ‘Big Data’ Analytics Guidance

The whitepaper designed to help public bodies exploit new ways of working smarter, while still delivering their core services to the public.

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Digital First’ Platform Modernisation

The publication of a new thought-leadership whitepaper is promoting discussion on the ways that ‘Digital First’ adoption is progressing in the UK Public Sector.

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Microsoft Award 2018

 2018 Runner-up Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, Data Estate Modernisation

By enabling organisations to consolidate and modernise their data estates, Northdoor is helping to deliver significant TCO reductions, whilst improving performance.

2018 Finalist Award 

2018 Winner  IT Europa Awards, Data Management Solution of the Year 

Northdoor has been presented with a 2018 European IT & Software Excellence Award in the Data Management Solution of the Year category for our project for Addaction.

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