A Digital Leader in Public Sector: DVSA & their Transformation Journey

Piers Kelly

On 8th September 2021, the GovNet Tech community welcomed Mark Simms, Head of Public Sector UK at Equinix and Tim Hinchey, Head of Cloud and Infrastructure Architecture at the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency for a case-study style webinar.

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the UK government. Its priorities are helping everyone through a lifetime of safe driving and helping everyone keep their vehicle safe to drive. The DVSA employs 4,600 people in over 500 locations, requiring fast, responsive access to cloud-based applications.

To improve efficiency, add flexibility, and gain value for money, the DVSA underwent an ambitious digital transformation journey in 2019. By shifting from long-term contracts, minimising vendor lock-in, reducing their dependency on PSN and moving to open source and cloud where possible the DVSA has gained tangible benefits.

Watch along as Mark & Tim explain the DVSA’s digital transformation journey including:

  • Why adopt a ‘digital-first' approach?
  • Key challenges on the road to moving digital
  • Outcomes and key takeaways

View the full webinar below:

Equinix are a Gold Partner of the GovTech Virtual Summit, taking place online on 12th October 2021. Places to attend are complimentary for the public sector, you can register your place below

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