21 Nov Salesforce.com Announce More Access for UK Public Sector
UK public sector organisations can now utilise the G-Cloud Cloudstore to get access to Salesforce.com’s incredible social and cloud computing software.
Salesforce’s collaboration with the public sector is widely publicised, as organisations have been able to stay innovative and current in keeping with social changes by using salesforce.com, including the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in the U.K., Japan Post in Japan and NASA in the U.S.
Salesforce.com have publicised the recent move on their site, citing quotes from Salesforce executives as well as G-Cloud director Denise McDonagh:
Quotes from executives:
• “Now with salesforce.com joining the G-Cloud framework, the U.K. public sector can harness the power of social and mobile cloud computing to innovate and transform. The U.K. government now has a tremendous opportunity to end the era of IT projects that run over budget and behind schedule. That’s great news for the U.K. taxpayer,” salesforce.com EMEA chairman Dr. Steve Garnett said.
• “Record government deficits, failed legacy IT programs, and a lack of public sector innovation have created a tipping point for cloud computing. The G-Cloud represents the innovative path and is evidence of the unstoppable momentum of cloud computing in governments around the world,” salesforce.com executive vice president for emerging markets Vivek Kundra said.
• “The G-Cloud programme presents a huge opportunity for public sector organisations to improve efficiencies through cloud services and provides the potential for further innovation. As a result we are pleased to expand the G-Cloud framework with salesforce.com. We are working hard to continually advance the framework to ensure that it develops in-line with the needs of the public sector and enables us to make best use of new and emerging technologies," director of G-Cloud Programme, and Home Office director of IT strategy and delivery, Denise McDonagh said.
This results in government organisations across the UK become more streamlined and efficient in terms of being able to keep up with public and social demands.