Cloud Data Storage and Tiering Service

Cloud Data Storage and Tiering will review and analyse the operational and governance requirements of an organisation’s data use and data storage requirements and then design a consolidated solution that meets the business cost and compliance needs by bridging the internal systems with cloud based services.


  • Due diligence on existing customer’s data use and data storage requirements
  • Data categorisation, compliance and criticality
  • End user experience and consuming of data.
  • Rationalisation and consolidation of data storage
  • Cost reduction through data storge tiering
  • Backup and archive policies in line with data retention and deletion
  • Disaster Recovery requirements
  • On-going management, monitoring and reporting of multi supplier environments
  • Skill assessment and development of staff to transition to cloud.


  • Compliance of data storage to regulations and standards
  • Governance of data storage to optimise capacities and performance
  • Mapping data provision in respect to users and how they use data
  • Transformation of services to be cloud ready
  • Transferring services to the most appropriate hybrid model
  • On-going management of cloud based services
  • Continuous Service Improvement
  • Aligned to best practice frameworks such as ITIL and SFIA
  • Adoption of standards such as ISO27001 and ISO20000
  • Experience in government, health and private migrations


Public Sector clients can order Cloud Data Storage and Tiering and other Fordway Cloud services through the G-Cloud Framework on the Digital Marketplace

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