The Storage Made Easy Multi-cloud Enterprise File Fabric solution is now available on the G-Cloud 10 Cloud Software Supplier Framework


The Storage Made Easy Enterprise File Fabric platform has been accepted for the sixth time by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as a supplier on the UK Government initiative G-Cloud 10.


London, 17th July 2018 - Storage Made Easy® (SME), the trading name of the UK company Vehera LTD, announced that its Enterprise File Fabric™ solution will continue to be available on the Digital Marketplace as it has been reselected by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) under the Cloud Software category on its G-Cloud 10 initiative.




The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) delivers value for the nation through outstanding commercial capability and quality customer service. Its procurement arrangements can be used by central government departments and organisations across the public sector including local government, health, education, not-for-profit and devolved administrations.

G-Cloud, launched in 2012, brings increased flexibility and cost reduction that the Cloud gives to private companies and makes it available for public sector organisations.

The SME File Fabric is an enabler for GDPR data compliance coupled with user collaboration through a single pane of glass that supports over 60 on-cloud and on-premises different data sources. It provides best-of-breed technology to discover personal data (PII), enforce IT security controls across all content, collaboration for end users, and secure file sharing across a multitude of data sources. The File Fabric combines file metadata together with access and usage patterns to identify business insights to enhance security and productivity through its content search capabilities that are able to span cloud and on-premises data sets.

For the last five years, the File Fabric has been available on the Digital Marketplace in an exclusive package using UKCloud's Primary Storage in the Cloud and Computing-as-a-Service infrastructure, delivering a fully reliable Enterprise-grade file collaboration solution. The high security cloud solution, totally UK based, effectively controls data compliance issues and challenges presented to meet the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

"Our success with each iteration of the G-Cloud framework is built on a combination of innovation - with a range new services each time, specialization - building on our experience and expertise in meeting the real needs of the UK public sector, and value - offering ever more for ever less to enable our customers' budgets to go further," said Simon Hansford, CEO of UKCloud. "We are proud with G-Cloud 10 to be offering the widest range of services yet, to be working with more partners than ever, and to have been recognized as the 'Best G-Cloud Provider' yet again."

Jim Liddle, Storage Made Easy CEO said, "As a UK company focused on compliance and governance of corporate data our G-Cloud offering provides public sector the capabilities to secure and enforce GDPR policies against public sector data wherever it is stored, whether on-cloud or on-premises."

About the Crown Commercial Service

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has brought together Government's central commercial capability into a single organisation, amalgamating Government Procurement Service with other commercial teams from the Cabinet Office and central government departments. CCS is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office and operates as a trading fund under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973. Their remit is to work with both departments and organisations across the whole of the public sector to ensure maximum value is extracted from every commercial relationship and improve the quality of service delivery. The CCS goal is to become the “go-to” place for expert commercial and procurement services. With both service delivery and advisory capability, services include contract management and supplier performance management to ensure that the Government acts as a true, single customer; freeing up individual organisations to focus their procurement expertise on what is unique to them. More information can be found at www.gov.uk/ccs

About Storage Made Easy (SME)

Storage Made Easy provides a multi-cloud data management and data protection product called the Enterprise File Fabric™ that unifies on-premises and on-cloud company storage assets in addition to standalone products that bridge desktop and cloud, such as operating system native cloud drives and cloud explorer applications.

The File Fabric provides cloud-like economics across a company's storage portfolio, unlocking the benefits and cost-efficiency of its data assets whilst providing strict controls and governance for legislative compliance and security concerns such as ransomware attacks.  Existing site-based storage infrastructures can be transformed into an on-premises private cloud, delivering a storage-as-a-service model to the company. Local storage can be connected to public clouds, expertly managed by the File Fabric as a unified hybrid cloud storage platform.

The File Fabric solution offers a "blanket" that companies can privately apply to wrap around all their data: on-premises, within a public cloud, or on a third party software vendors' cloud (SharePoint or SalesForce for example). Customers can use the File Fabric for security, encryption and control with a focus on compliance regimes such as GDPR, HIPAA, FERPA and GBLA.

Customers include one of the world's largest social media companies, and also one of the largest global retailers, in addition to global internet service providers, universities and international government and governmental bodies.

The company is backed by one of the largest alternative asset managers in addition to entrepreneurs in the London market insurance industry, who have previously successfully sold their company to a listed peer.

Storage Made Easy is the trading name of Vehera LTD.

Follow us on Twitter @SMEStorage and visit us at www.StorageMadeEasy.com to learn more.

Quotes and Related Information

"Our success with each iteration of the G-Cloud framework is built on a combination of innovation - with a range new services each time, specialization - building on our experience and expertise in meeting the real needs of the UK public sector, and value - offering ever more for ever less to enable our customers' budgets to go further," said Simon Hansford, CEO of UKCloud. "We are proud with G-Cloud 10 to be offering the widest range of services yet, to be working with more partners than ever, and to have been recognized as the 'Best G-Cloud Provider' yet again."

Jim Liddle, Storage Made Easy CEO said, "As a UK company focused on compliance and governance of corporate data our G-Cloud offering provides public sector the capabilities to secure and enforce GDPR policies against public sector data wherever it is stored, whether on-cloud or on-premises."