ICT services and solutions provider Dimension Data has appointed a new head of public sector in the UK.
Simon Haydn-Lee, previously head of public sector at NextiraOne which was acquired by Dimension Data in February, is now responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the firm’s public sector business.
“Simon has a solid 14-year track record in the IT industry providing leading-edge solution and services to clients in the UK healthcare, local and central government sectors – particularly in tough market conditions,” claimed Dimension Data managing director Calvin Goom.
Haydn-Lee commented that he intends to leverage global technology trends to help public sector clients with driving cost-efficiencies and managing their IT estates.
“Programmes like the digital by default initiative illustrate a concerted effort to enhance citizen experience through technological innovations,” claimed Haydn-Lee.
“At the same time, the cut in total spend last year shows a change in thinking; there is a real appetite to engage agile and innovative partners that will bring greater scalability and flexibility.
“Dimension Data’s experience across parallel markets will allow us to bring the fresh ideas that will help achieve this,” he added.
Dimension Data has also recently announced that its cloud services are now available through the G-Cloud 5 framework.
Such services include unified communications and voice, security consultancy and support, network integration, Microsoft consultancy, datacentre services, public cloud and private cloud.
The firm claims its cloud offerings offer the opportunity for public sector organisations to scale their services according to their needs and accelerate time to market while keeping costs down.
“At Dimension Data we don’t just look at an organisation’s IT requirements, we look at its business requirements too,” claimed Haydn-Lee.
“As part of G-Cloud 5, we’ll be able to apply this approach to the public sector, looking at how solutions impact end-users to deliver systems that will save the taxpayer money and provide efficiency in services through to healthcare, education and local and central government,” he added.