Arkivum, a provider of long term digital safeguarding and preservation solutions and UKCloud, a Cloud Service Provider focused exclusively on the UK Public Sector, have announced a partnership to leverage the growing requirements for long term data management strategies within the UK public sector.
Arkivum has been appointed as a Preferred Partner in UKCloud's partner programme. By joining the UKCloud partner programme, Arkivum will be able to offer UKCloud customers data safeguarding plus, accessibility and governance over their long-term data archives. Arkivum is already part of the G-Cloud framework for the procurement of public sector services and utilising UKCloud's dedicated public sector infrastructure will support an accredited, compliant cloud archiving solution.
Simon Hansford, CEO of UKCloud said, "we are delighted to award Arkivum 'Preferred Partner' status, as a company that shares our vision of assured cloud services for the UK Public Sector. The consumer of today's cloud services is increasingly aware that long-term data safeguarding goes way beyond backup. Arkivum's managed service and 100 per cent data integrity guarantee reduces complexity and provides unique levels of certainty for compliance or security-sensitive digital materials."
Guy Yaniv, CEO of Arkivum added, "the cloud-first strategy of government and public sector organisations today presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. UKCloud is the recognised leader in public sector cloud services and we are delighted to be a partner."
Ankit Mehta, Partner Manager at UKCloud concluded, "Arkivum are specialists in data safeguarding and archiving, delivering successfully into government for many years and trusted by its Education, Research, Healthcare and Life Sciences customers. Arkivum's innovative cloud based solution protects data at the highest standards by providing transparency and control over data sovereignty."