Cloud

As your trusted partner and reseller for Amazon Web Services, Azure and Microsoft Office 365, we can ensure you get the best value on cloud solutions. Offering technical expertise and in-depth knowledge, we’ll work with you towards digital transformation in your organisation.

We can make sure you are getting the best value from your investment in the cloud

Through our approved reseller partnerships with AWS and Microsoft, and access to the G-Cloud Digital Marketplace and OCRE cloud framework, we can ensure you get the best deal on your new or existing cloud services. Get in touch for free, unbiased advice.

Contact our cloud team

Tackle your business challenges - with a little help from our experts

We know that sometimes you need a helping hand to meet your goals. With in-depth knowledge of the research and education sector as well as our hands-on technical expertise, we can help you face everything from short-term projects to major infrastructure migrations to the public or hybrid cloud.

Explore our cloud professional services

Member stories

Jamie Lee, head of infrastructure services, Goldsmiths

“Along the way, Jisc has helped us to form our vision – and to stay true to the vision we had when we began the journey. [...] Having experts that have experienced cloud adoption, and migrations within the sector, has been a huge plus.”

Read the full Goldsmiths story.

OCRE cloud framework

Procuring from a cloud provider on your own can be complex and time-consuming. By purchasing services via the OCRE cloud framework you get predictable, safe and cost-effective access to a portfolio of cloud providers across Europe.

Find out how to start using the framework.

Let us manage your cloud environment for you

Concentrate on getting the best from cloud and delivering your organisation’s digital transformation, by letting us take care of the day-to-day. Relieving that pressure allows you to find the time – and develop the capabilities – to focus on your strategic goals.

Managed AWS

Getting help is simple with managed AWS. Your IT support team needs just one point of contact. It’s us!

We triage calls about service issues via our ITSM web portal and pass them on to AWS if required. Pass your billing, subscription and other issues to us, too.

Access our AWS support and expertise.

Managed Azure

Procuring through Jisc gives you access to Microsoft’s strong service level agreement, giving you peace of mind and defining the crucial aspects of the service like responsibility, quality and availability between Microsoft and your organisation.

Get the most out of investing in Azure.

Managed Microsoft 365

With a Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform competency, Jisc's expertise can help you exploit the full Microsoft 365 suite at a cost-effective price. We can support you at any stage of cloud maturity, from procurement, to design, and delivery of Microsoft 365 alongside ongoing management. 

Choose your support level.

Managed website protection

A safer, secure web application or API protected by Fortinet FortiWeb WAF. Jisc managed website protection service offers enterprise-grade security and performance features. Whether your website is on premise or in the cloud, you'll be protected for a fixed price per site.

Protect your website.

Feature

Jon Hofgartner, assistant director of education technology, Weston College

“What we set out to do originally was aspirational, but incredibly technically challenging and difficult to unwrap."

Jisc was on hand to provide guidance and act as a critical friend and neutral ground.

Read the full Weston College story.

Case studies

How The Courtauld seamlessly transitioned to a lower cost cloud provision (pdf)
For The Courtauld, procuring AWS through the OCRE cloud framework was a simple way to save more than 10% on the service cost.

How Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust improved reliability for a key website (pdf)
When one of the UK's largest hospital trusts seamlessly migrated their website to the cloud, ensuring patient security was paramount.

How the cloud kept a crucial public service working smoothly (pdf)
Non-profit Cheltenham Borough Homes recognised that moving to the cloud was an opportunity to boost operating efficiencies.

Working with ucisa to achieve fully portable cloud IT (pdf)
How the cloud solutions team helped the professional body move to portable, ‘work anywhere’ IT infrastructure.


Digital Marketplace

Jisc has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s G-Cloud framework. Purchasing services through the framework can offer significant savings.

Contact us for advice on next steps

  • AWS partner network: public sector solution provider
  • Microsoft Partner logo
  • Crown Commercial Service Supplier logo
  • Google Cloud partner logo
  • Google for Education partner logo

Jisc security conference, 9-11 November 2021

Join us online for an in-depth programme of talks and training courses designed to upskill all staff members - from network and security specialists, to teaching and learning practitioners.

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