Cloud Intermediation Service

Fordway Cloud Intermediation Service (CIMS) is cloud consultancy services designed to assist organisations considering cloud adoption in migrating their systems to a private, hybrid or public cloud environment. An end to end, best-practice, cloud integration service incorporating ITIL, SFIA, ISO 27001, ISO 20000 and leveraging Fordway Cloud Services as an intermediary where appropriate.


  • Integration with 3rd party services: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure
  • Tailored service aligned to the customer’s strategic requirements
  • Due diligence and gap analysis on existing infrastructure and applications
  • Strategic and technical design for a cloud based solution
  • System stabilisation and transformation to be cloud ready
  • Cloud migration services between cloud states and providers
  • Service management integration including service desk automation
  • Ongoing multi-supplier management including SIAM tower management
  • SFIA skills assessment and development of staff to enable transition
  • Transitional or permanent virtual desktop solutions


  • Mapping of existing IT provision including infrastructure, process and skills
  • Transformation of services to be cloud ready
  • Transferring services to the most appropriate hybrid model
  • Ongoing management of cloud based services
  • Continuous Service Improvement
  • Aligned to best practice frameworks such as ITIL and SFIA
  • Assists adoption of standards including ISO 27001 and ISO 20000
  • Fordway’s existing experience with central government, local government and NHS
  • Fordway’s excellent relationships with multiple supplier organisations
  • Project Management capabilities, based on PRINCE2 or AGILE methodologies


Fordway White Paper - Your Roadmap to the Cloud

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