Thales Group

PSN is a critically important business transformation programme that enables the entire public sector to benefit from an ICT infrastructure that is built and operated to common standards defined by the Government.
PSN is a critically important business transformation programme that enables the entire public sector to benefit from an ICT infrastructure that is built and operated to common standards defined by the Government. 
Thales is committed to delivering the vision and benefits of PSN to all segments of the Public Sector.  Thales has all the necessary credentials the Public Sector is looking for to help it implement this far reaching programme. The PSN programme is a key strategic market for Thales’ and it is a natural extension to our traditional critical national infrastructure security and defence business.

Appointed to offer services under both the PSN Connectivity and PSN Services Framework contracts, we leverage the depth and breadth of our information assurance capabilities to offer cost-effective secure end-to-end services into the PSN market.

Our Credibility
We currently provide secure end-to- end networks to the UK Government and advise on a number of security related matters.                  

Our Capability
We are at the forefront of PSN development, our skills and expertise in WAN, LAN and secure services is already providing the market with secure WAN connectivity services to PSN operational standards

Our Flexibility
We understand that flexibility is key in delivering a transition path to PSN networks and services.  We have a proven track record in seamlessly transitioning Local Authority Wide Area Networks to modern MPLS solutions defined under the PSN frameworks.

Our Service Portfolio
We have invested heavily in developing our PSN network and services portfolio and these will continue to evolve in line with market needs.  In addition to our PSN offering we have a number of other services offerings which can be utilised to provide incremental capabilities to PSN requirements.

Our Security services
Thales is able to provide services from IL0 through to IL6.  Our track record in providing secured end-to-end services spanning the full breadth of UK security Impact Level enables us to deliver our customer with a cost efficient service.  Thales PSN solutions enable different Impact Levels to be delivered and managed across a common infrastructure, enabling our customers to achieve whole life cost savings.

Our Business Transformation
Our skills in designing and managing PSN compliant networks and services has already enabled Local Authorities in South Yorkshire transform the way they deliver their Corporate and Schools services across the region, paving the way for shared services to be implemented at a time of their choosing.

“At Thales we support the PSN initiative, and are fully committed to helping the UK Government deliver their PSN vision” Ross Parsell – PSN Key Account Director

For more information contact: thalesPSN@uk.thalesgroup.com