7th February 2019, London UK, Smartdesc Limited, the IT Services provider specialising in the charity and non-profit sector, has announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership with the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) as a Trusted Supplier, following a detailed, competitive tendering process.
NCVO represents 14,000 member organisations and champions the sector by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, helping them make the biggest difference they can.
Smartdesc is a long standing and trusted provider of IT services to voluntary and non-profit organisations throughout the UK. Their clients range from very large national organisations such as Mind, Pancreatic Cancer UK and DePaul UK to smaller, fast-growing charities using a wide range of technologies, from traditional on-site setups to state-of-the-art data centre and full cloud infrastructures.
Chris Cranie, Co-Founder at Smartdesc Ltd said; “We have been working in the charity and non-profit sector since inception and are committed to supporting organisations to achieve their goals and to save time, money and become more efficient through the use of technology. We look forward to working in partnership with NCVO to share our depth of experience, diverse pool of knowledge and best practices with member organisations.”
Smartdesc specialise in working with voluntary organisations on proactive areas such as developing and running their IT Strategy, enhancing Cyber Security and GDPR compliance, IT operational efficiency, and overseeing Digital Transformation projects. The company provides consultancy as well as contract based Managed IT Support Services and has been operating since 2011.
As well as specialist IT services specifically for the charity and non-profit sector, NCVO members have access to a number of exclusive benefits through the partnership with Smartdesc. These include Microsoft Office 365 Security Health Checks, Network Vulnerability scans and complimentary consultation with a Virtual IT Director (vCIO) focussing on strategy and governance.
More about Smartdesc and the services on offer to NCVO members, can be found at; www.smartdesc.co.uk/about-us/NCVO
To find out more about becoming an NCVO member visit; https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/join-ncvo
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Smartdesc Services offered to NCVO members include;
* IT Strategy and Programme planning
* Digital Transformation review, planning and implementation
* IT Security, Cyber Security, Cyber Resilience, CyberEssentials, ISO
* Project Management & delivery
* Cloud and Office 365 migrations and support
* Information Governance and GDPR support
* IT Support Service – full IT helpdesk, hybrid helpdesk alongside in-house teams, proactive monthly IT performance reporting and quarterly strategic reviews
* Implementing agile, flexible remote and mobile working solutions
* Independent audit & review, with tailored best-practice recommendations & improvements