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Sentinel is the fully certified OFFICIAL/OFFICIAL SENSITIVE Cloud platform, from SCC. It was designed to government security standards and supports end-user public sector customers across the broad spectrum of UK government; Defence, Civil and Local Government, Health and Criminal Justice.

All of the services within Sentinel are supported by appropriate governance, processes and qualified UK resident staff and resources. It provides security assurance mitigating against cyber risks and vulnerabilities in an ever-changing and accelerating digital world.

Sentinel is the UK’s longest established multi tenanted cloud solution. It was the first pan government accredited cloud service in 2012 which is now replaced with PSN accreditation in 2021. This is yearly reviewed and renewed with the PSN. For 40 years, SCC has been the trusted IT partner for the UK’s critical national infrastructure.


Why Sentinel?


Security and protecting your data is at the heart of what we do. Our services are compliant with the Public Sector Network (PSN) and certified to OFFICIAL/ OFFICIAL SENSITIVE level. Sentinel by SCC also provides further security by adhering to the five technical controls recommended by the Governments Cyber Essentials Plus Scheme. Sentinel by SCC is certified to ISO 27001:2013, this framework enables us to manage and protect our client’s data and assets so they remain safe and secure.


In 2012 Sentinel by SCC became the first Pan-Government certified secure cloud IT services provider, amongst others, our clients include the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice, The Home Office, HM Passport office, NHS England and the Civil Aviation Authority. SCC is the largest independent IT services provider in Europe and we are proud to have been helping businesses survive and thrive in an ever changing digital world since 1975.


Sentinel by SCC’s services are all managed and maintained within our award winning UK data centres with all of our Sentinel staff being UK based and SC cleared.

Faster Contract Mobilisation

Sentinel by SCC allows you to move to and utilise straight ‘out of the box’ UK Government certified Cloud services, circumventing resource and capital intensive pre ‘go-live’ activities our services can dramatically reduce your procurement and deployment times with up to 50% reduction in your contract mobilisation. Services can be contracted, ordered and set-up in hours or days rather than months.


As the longest established, secure, multi-tenanted cloud service provider within the G-cloud framework, SCC has developed a wealth of experience. Our OFFICIAL OFFICIAL/SENSITIVE managed services include; Exchange as a Service (plus archiving), Database as a Service, Managed & hosted desktop services, RAS, MDM, Managed Print Service and Infrastructure as a Service. Our services are connected to official UK Government networks including, PSN, POISE, PNN, HSCN and we also have an Encrypted VPN service to run over the various connection methods, as well as Internet.

Cost Effective Services Model

Our services are based on a forecastable operational expenditure model which allows you to flex your services both up and down. No heavy up front Capex simple ‘pay as your grow/shrink’ charges, pay only for what you use.

Service and Support

Sentinel by SCC’s services are underpinned by strict Service level agreements and are managed 24x7x365. Your services will be supported by a Service Delivery Manager who will be your main points of contact for the Sentinel service delivery.


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