Why Bytes?

Bytes has been a leading supplier to the Public Sector for 40 years. We assist all types of Public Sector organisations. It is our mission to help the public sector become seamless. We align ourselves alongside the public sector’s strategies, policies and delivery initiatives to develop relevant, timely, and sustainable solutions for our clients.

That’s why, in the last 3 years alone, we have delivered almost £1.5 billion worth of transformational products and associated services from 2,000+ vendors to nearly 5,000 different clients.

Our extensive and dedicated team of public sector experts is committed to fully understanding your organisation, its challenges and goals. Working together, we help you reach digital maturity, optimising your workplace environment and ultimately redefining the services you are able to offer.

Somerset County Council Revolutionize Hardware Procurement & Improve Sustainability

Watch our short video about how Somerset County Council revolutionised their approach to upgrading their hardware. You'll hear from the
council’s Head of ICT, Andy Kennell, who explains how they have procured hardware in the past and why they chose to do things a little differently. Tom Parkinson,Technical Solutioner, explains why Bytes and Microsoft were the perfect fit. Finally, Cllr Dixie Darch, Associate Lead for Climate
Change, breaks down the numbers of just
how green of an impact procuring hardware through Bytes made.

Delivering Economic, Social & Environmental Priorities - A Digital Transformation Journey

Watch our latest webinar hosted by GovNews,  sponsored by Bytes, Microsoft and Somerset County Council around how local authorities can deliver economic, social and environmental priorities throughout their digital transformation journey. We cover our Device-as-a-Service hardware refresh to local authorities to improve their IT estate, to improve the use of technology to enable an integrated and collaborative workplace and workforce.

Device as a Service - Journey to smarter working

The UK Governments current strategies are set to completely transform how local authorities work. This means a historic shift has taken place towards smarter ways of working, upskilling workforces, and digital solutions. 

In conjunction with GovNews Direct, Bytes have recently produced an insightful whitepaper focusing on the transformational power of Device as a Service (DaaS). If you're wondering how DaaS can transform your businesses work processes in the most sustainable, efficient way, check out the whitepaper now! 

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Microsoft Price Increase On-demand

Are you wondering what Microsoft’s recent price increase means for the Public Sector industry?

On the 5th January, Microsoft announced that they’re taking several steps to align the pricing of Microsoft Cloud Products globally, meaning Microsoft customers will have consistent pricing reflecting the exchange rate of the local currency to the US Dollar (USD).

As your trusted partner, we want to ensure you know exactly how these changes impact your business. Watch our Microsoft Price Updates webinar on-demand to find out everything you need to know about the increase and best practices for cost management.

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Smarter Working Live

Bytes are incredibly exited to be the headline sponsor of this years Smarter Working awards! 

You can now register to attend the Smarter Working Live 2023 Virtual Conference from the 20th-23rd February. 

Get an up close and personal view of workplace experience in our smarter working live lounges, and hear from thought leaders Microsoft, Ringcentral, Zoom, Adobe and Poly. 

Discover useful insights around borderless collaboration, customer experience, meeting spaces, and much more! 

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Bytes & GovNews Direct - Smarter Working Live

Engage in our Smarter Working Live playlist with GovNews Direct on all things Smarter Working from how to create a connected experience within a hybrid working model, what the purpose of the Office is, Work in 2023 & beyond and much more! Tune into our very own Bytes speakers, and speakers from Adobe, RingCentral & More! 

Watch the full playlist here.


Central Government

We support central government customers of all sizes, and have built a culture and ethos that aligns closely with the Government’s DDaT Roadmap, Cyber Strategy, Improving Government Data Objectives and New Ways of Working Policies.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Accelerate transformation through the cloud
  • Combat the threats of cyber attacks
  • Build a focus on data 
  • Exploit digital technology opportunities to increase customer engagement
  • Deploying robust digital identities and engagement platforms
  • Transform and create exceptional ’end-user’ experiences
  • Develop change management and digital skills
  • Work towards sustainability and net zero goals

Local Government

Bytes Public Sector have helped numerous councils and local government organisations reimagine the way that they work, implementing diverse solutions and providing expert support to drive results.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Levelling-up digital inequalities
  • Addressing environmental imperatives
  • Managing ESG standards 
  • Reducing the costs of delivering social care as the population ages
  • Ensuring continued delivery of outstanding services on budget
  • Providing training to upskill staff and bridge knowledge gaps
  • Improving analytics and evidence-based decision-making using data
  • Transforming services whilst maintaining uninterrupted citizen and end-user experiences

Modern Workplace

Communication, collaboration, smarter working and innovative workspace tools


Supply & Optimisation

Asset management, software licensing complexities, audits, cost modelling & contract management


Hybrid Infrastructure

Cloud essentials, data, business intelligence, automation and machine learning, agility and networks


Cyber Security

Incident response, identity and access management, vulnerabilities, threat detection and recovery


Health & Social Care

Our innovative Digitise / Connect / Transform solutions can be deployed across all health and social care settings, whether at national, trust, ICS or general practice level, providing you with a comprehensive picture of exactly what is needed, when and where.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Using innovative technology to tackle backlogs
  • Embedding digital technologies to improve the quality of care
  • Unifying communications for provision of telecare and virtual appointments
  • Advancing your acceleration of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and automation
  • Enhance and extend existing cyber protection
  • Reducing waste and avoiding duplication
  •  Advancing the sharing of information across the health and social care systems

Are you an NHS organisation?

Find out more about how Bytes can help

Blue Light & Justice

We focus our services on current policy making, tailoring them alongside strategies such as NPCC’s ’Policing Vision 2025’, ‘National Policing Digital Strategy’, ‘NFCC Digital and Data Strategy’ and the ‘MoJ Digital Strategy 2025’.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Managing increasingly complex and varied demands on time
  •  Ensuring data is analysed effectively
  • Tackling case backlogs with improved workflows and advanced technology
  • Address the skills gap to tackle modern crime and justice needs
  • Deploying solutions to examine and predict risk factors
  • Improving community trust through a digital presence
  • Cutting operational costs
  • Maximising the data resource to develop intelligence
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Housing Association

Bytes Public Sector services have been designed alongside such policies as ‘A New Deal for Social Housing’, and ESG Social Housing Groups’ ‘Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing’, ensuring that digital, data and technology can be seamlessly used to improve tenant’s lives and build sustainable homes.

We create flexible ecosystems that expand across your organisation, helping you to provide to best service to the public.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Ensuring social housing is sustainable
  • Improving tenant safety
  • Efficient resolution of tenant complaints and issues
  • Ensuring the services provided directly support the growth of communities
  • Using data and analytics to improve decision making


At Bytes Public Sector, we have worked at all levels of the UK education sector for more than 40 years. We understand its unique requirements, balancing the need to provide 21st Century learning against constantly shifting targets.

Some of the challenges we solve:

  • Data security and keeping students safe online
  • Introducing new ways of working
  • Addressing digital exclusion 
  • Training to provide the necessary workforce skills
  • Defending against the growing threat of cyber attack 
  • Unifying communications and building in cross-system interoperability 
  • Providing secure and on-demand cloud-based solutions 
  • Workload reduction and improving student experiences

Civil Society

For the charities and voluntary organisations playing a vital role in society, the need to adapt is constant. Created to fill the gaps where services fail to reach, they have proved themselves adept at reacting to meet the shifting demands of a rapidly changing socio-economic landscape.

Demands on the institutions that make up civil society have become increasingly complex and harder to fulfil in traditional ways. Whether it be our society’s most vulnerable, sick, under-represented demographic groups, or worshipers, each requires their own set of nuanced digital initiatives and services.

The challenges we often solve:

  • Data security and safeguarding the data of our most ill or vulnerable
  • Addressing digital exclusion
  • Training to upskill our workforce and volunteers
  • Automation to reduce administration
  • Managing of resources
  • Protecting against cyber attack
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Bytes’ FastTrack workshops and training helped us to support a remote workforce and get the best from Microsoft 365, which was especially important during lockdown. I look forward to our continued work together.”

Eastleigh Borough Council

Case Studies

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Norfolk County Council

We helped this forward-thinking council bring their digital strategy to life using Microsoft solutions such as Power Apps and Power BI.

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Herts Urgent Care (HUC)

HUC continued providing essential health services throughout the pandemic with help from Bytes and VMware technology.

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Transport for Greater Manchester

Our SAM team provided greater visibility and confidence for this major transport organisation - saving them over £50k per year.

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Wirral NHS Foundation Trust

Our tailored training sessions helped hundreds of Wirral NHS staff to increase their understanding of Microsoft Teams.

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Eastleigh Borough Council

This rural council embraced remote working using several Microsoft solutions and support from the Bytes FastTrack service.

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Isle of Anglesey County Council

Our Microsoft Teams and Intune workshops delivered increased collaboration and rapid device rollout for this modern council.

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Everything you need to transform

As Microsoft's number one reseller, Bytes has built a range of unique solutions to control costs for the Public Sector. This includes our Quantum platform for unrivalled visibility across Microsoft Azure and O365, and our Commercial Advisory Service for in-depth cost options to support your procurement strategies.

To combat the continual threat of cyber attacks, our dedicated Cyber Security Division provides complete end-to-end solutions to protect your entire IT estate and the highly sensitive information within it.

We have a long history of being a trusted partner to the Public Sector. As a supplier through many major government frameworks, we are building efficiency through cost optimisation, digital transformation and supporting organisations on their journey to the cloud.

Government IT Frameworks

To provide confidence in our expertise and abilities, Bytes are proud to have been awarded places on a range of well-established government IT frameworks, including those from Crown Commercial Services, Kent Commercial Services, NHS Shared Business Services, The London Procurement Partnership and the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium. 

Through these, we can service every type of government organisation with pre-negotiated pricing and standardised terms and conditions. More information about our frameworks is provided on our Frameworks Page and in our customer frameworks guide. 

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Want to request a call with a specialist?

Want to know more about how Bytes Public Sector can help you? Call us on 01372 418 500 or email us at [email protected]