NHS Digital Windows 10 Agreement


Bytes and The NHS

Bytes Software Services Ltd is a specialist software and services provider, experts in the management of licensing and agreements for all major software vendors. We are also Microsoft's #1 provider of their software in the UK.

Over 40% of Bytes business is with UK Public Sector Organisations, and we have a significant focus with the NHS. There is a dedicated team of expert NHS Account Managers, who can help you get the most out of your software investments, while understanding the uniqueness of the NHS.

We currently service over 200 NHS organisations with their licensing and software services requirements, and are assisting many with their transition to, and management of cloud services.

More recently we have been selected by NHS Digital as the partner to manage the new NHS Windows Managed Service Agreement. We will be the point of contact for all NHS organisations if they want to access the free Windows E5 licenses that are available, as well as assist in planning and migrating to Windows 10.

To request Windows Licenses or ask us about the NHS Agreement

Call 01372 418763 or email: nhsea@bytes.co.uk

NHS Windows Managed Service Agreement

Bytes are THE partner for NHS Digital for the provision of Windows Operating System licenses across the NHS in England. This web site is the central place to find all the information on the agreement and how to access it. More information will be available as the agreement comes live, so keep checking back here

The Windows Managed Service Agreement provides Microsoft Operating System licenses including the Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) facility. It is free of charge to local NHS organisations.

The ATP facility gives local organisations better cyber security protection in their own right. And, since it is also linked into the NHS Digital Data Security Centre (DSC), it improves cyber security protection for local health and care communities, and the NHS as a whole.

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How to access the Managed Service Agreement

Contact us to discuss your requirements. We send you the 'Digital Service Agreement'. You then sign and return to us.

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Upcoming Events & Webinars

In conjunction with NHS Digital and Microsoft, Bytes will host a number of events and webinars so you can understand the detail of the NHS Windows Managed Service Agreement and the steps you can take to a secure Windows 10 E5 environment.

Free of Charge Windows 10 Readiness Workshop

Are you planning on migrating to Windows 10? Do you know where to start? Already started but not sure how to accelerate the process? Our workshop will help you structure a plan to ensure your upgrade goes smoothly.

  • Current & desired future environment - desktops and hardware discovery
  • License clarification - what do you get with Windows 10, what support do you need, what are the alternatives?
  • Applications - do you need to keep legacy apps? More on App packaging & compatibility.
  • Deployment - How will you deploy? What tools do you have to support? How will you manager user profiles?
  • Security - How are you securing data on the users end-point and backing up? EM&S
  • Summary - Help create a deployment plan & Identify areas of risk/concerns

Speak to a Bytes Account Manager for more information or email tellmemore@bytes.co.uk

Want to speak to us about the NHS Agreement? Call 01372 418763 or email nhsea@bytes.co.uk

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