He was speaking at the SIIA OnDemand Europe conference in London. Suffolk said the government wants to rationalise its 8,000 data centres, dozens of networks and five million desktops, aside from simplifying and standardising business processes.
The G-Cloud Programme, he said, could save taxpayers £1.2bn a year by 2014/15. Savings of networks could amount to a further £394m annual savings by 2014/15, and cutting the costs of desktops could save a further £500m a year by 2014/15.
G-Cloud will save £1.2bn a year says Government CIO - Computerworld UK