The only choice for data-driven government transformation is black and white … and orange

The UK and Irish Governments have Smart Government ambitions. They want to deliver citizen-centric services that provide far more tailored, personalised services. They want to acquire and use resources more efficiently, push forward with integrated policy development across departments and make better informed decisions on the frontline. The results will be greater efficiencies in the way that departments work, more holistic policies and services that deliver better, more effective citizen outcomes.

Achieving these ambitions requires deeper digital transformation, powered by data that will increasingly be shared across departments and be augmented by external or open data sources. Data will fuel decision-making, AI will augment citizen services and new webscale apps will make it possible for citizens to interact more efficiently with government departments.

In all this, data is key.
Now is the time for government IT decision-makers to review legacy storage systems (such as spinning disk) and outmoded storage architectures and replace them with cost-effective, high performance all-flash that is architected to make data more fluidly available, instantly as-a-service. Additionally, with self-driving all-flash storage in place, IT leaders can release storage headcount to other activities such as user support, security, planning and operations.

Learn why Pure Storage make the choice black and white … and orange.

Ben Murden
Ben Murden

Ben has over two decades in the IT industry, delivering both online and offline campaigns across all platforms to meet business goals and objectives. Joining Phoenix in 1999 as a graphic designer, Ben has evolved over the years into a fully-rounded marketing professional, before being promoted to Phoenix Marketing Manager early in 2018, reporting directly to the MD. With his background in creative design, Ben takes projects from inception to execution and can identify the correct strategy based on the subject, audience, and goals – while increasing the brand profile and revenue. His passion for digital marketing is evident in everything he does, and both vendors and strategic partners often comment on his incredibly positive attitude to ‘make things happen’.

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