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Tel: 08448 700 100

Fordway Solutions Limited

Hambledon House,
Catteshall Lane,




Fordway has 25 years' experience helping large and medium-sized organisations across all market sectors get the best from their IT infrastructure. We focus on your strategic business needs and deliver solutions that are robust, secure, future-proof and cost-effective.


Managed Cloud

Fordway is an experienced G-Cloud 7 supplier, having participated in the framework since its inception. We currently provide multiple IT services through the framework to central government departments and agencies. Our services are competitive and are designed to offer consistent costs.

For organisations beginning their cloud journey we offer a FREE Cloud Readiness Assessment performed by one of our experienced Consultants.

Our Cloud Intermediation Service (CIS) was introduced in G-Cloud 7 to assure an end-to-end consulting and migration service that places your business objectives at the forefront of the entire process. We’ll work to find the optimal solution for your needs and provide independent verification of supplier capabilities.


We also offer the following hosted cloud services through the Government’s Digital Marketplace:

Cloud Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS)
Cloud Service Management
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Desktop as a Service (DaaS)
Identity and Authentication and Management Service (IDAMS)
Cloud Migration Service

View Fordway G-Cloud Services on the Digital Marketplace


IT Consultancy

Fordway provides specialist IT Consultancy. We can advise on ITIL Alignment, Business Alignment, Skills for the Information Age, Infrastructure Strategy, Data Loss Prevention as well as Technical Design Consultancy.


IT Transformation

Fordway offers a range of Transformation services from strategic advice to hands-on work. You can engage us at any point in the process, from early stage consultancy to help you refine your requirements to improvement projects to improve infrastructure or data management. 


Best Practice

Fordway is ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO27001 certified. Our work is conducted following ITIL best practise. Our project managers are PRINCE2 qualified and also have expertise delivering PRINCE2 Agile.




Application Management Authentication Services, Backup & Storage, Business Intelligence, Cloud Based Solutions, Cloud Servers, Collaboration, Computer Hardware, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Security, Data Storage, IT Consultancy, IT Data/Hardware Security, IT Projects, IT Security, Maintenance and Hosting, Managed Services, Outsourcing, Performance Management, Storage

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Fordway Video
What we do can be difficult to describe in a few words; so we've put together a short video. It explains how Fordway helps organisations pick the cloud computing solution that's right for them, choosing which applications they can migrate to reduce costs while getting the best from their existing infrastructure. We hope you find it interesting.

Brent Council reduces IT power consumption by 80% through the use of  desktop virtualisation

Fordway and Brent Council have implemented a virtualised desktop infrastructure which has reduced power consumption by more than 80%, saving money on electricity costs and significantly reducing the council's carbon footprint.  The solution supports flexible working for council staff, including home working and hotdesking, and enables the IT team to provide a better service for users while improving data security.  The new infrastructure is one of the many environmentally friendly features of the council's new civic centre, which has been recognised as the greenest public building in the UK.

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Uni Hosp CoventryWarwick

Consolidating data and preparing for a paperless future at acute hospital trust

When the SAN at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwick NHS Trust reached the end of life, the Trust chose Fordway to design and install a new scalable solution, which would consolidate storage from across the Trust, provide a platform for a new PACS implementation and support future growth.  The new storage solution delivers better availability and resilience and provides a flexible platform for future developments.

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Flash storage helps students and saves money for Barnsley College

Barnsley College needed to update its IT storage infrastructure to meet increasing demand from its thousands of users while reducing access and backup times. Fordway recommended Tegile hybrid storage which has enabled network users to log into virtual desktops in 15% of the time it used to take while saving up to £30,000 a year in new storage costs by reducing data volumes through compression and deduplication.

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West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

New systems management saves money and improves operations

Fordway has helped West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue implement new Microsoft server and desktop management systems, reducing costs, streamlining user support and improving service levels. Now new software can now be rolled out quickly, reducing operational costs and improving service levels. Users can report faults directly and problems can often be resolved without the need for a site visit. The Helpdesk team can either take control of an individual desktop themselves or stream information to the service desk to automate trouble-shooting.

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