ABOUT – HISTORY

UK Defence Networks (UKDN) was formed with the aspiration to provide our customers with an industry leading service, based on our decades of experience working within Defence, Public Sector and Private Sector.

The UK Defence Networks (UKDN) team are handpicked, highly skilled, Security Check (SC) and Developed Vetting (DV) security cleared specialists. They have been focused on delivering next generation, complex, network and security solutions to the Ministry of Defence for over ten years.

During this time, the UK Defence Networks (UKDN) team have worked alongside specialist organisations such as Airbus Defence and Space, Thales and BAE Systems, to deliver enduring capability in some challenging environments.

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Prior to this, each member of the UK Defence Network (UKDN) team had extensive experience working within the Public and Private Sector, delivering engineering solutions for companies such as  Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems, Virgin Media, IBM, Vodafone and Cable&Wireless.

PARTNERSHIPS AND STANDARDS

Juniper Networks Partner

UK Defence Networks are proud to have been approved to be a Juniper Networks Select Partner. We believe that our extensive knowledge and years of expertise in delivering engineering excellence, using Juniper Networks hardware, has been paramount in us achieving this status. The UKDN team of Juniper Networks engineering specialists can support all aspects of your projects from:

  • Advising of the best hardware to meet your solution requirements
  • Procurement of hardware, support and licensing at competitive prices
  • Developing and delivering the full solution on your behalf
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ISO9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organisations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

UK Defence Networks are proud to have been officially recognised to have met this standard.

 UKDN ISO 9001:2015 Certificate Number 18261

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Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats.

Selected by industry experts, the technical controls within the scheme reflect those covered in well-established standards, such as the ISO/IEC 27000 series, the Information Security Forum’s Standard of Good Practice for Information Security and the Standard for Information Assurance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.

By deploying these controls, UKDN can defend against the most common form of basic cyber-attacks originating from the Internet.

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Armed Forces Covenant

UKDN are proud to have signed The Armed Forces Covenant as a pledge to support those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families.

The covenant focusses on helping members of the armed forces community to have the same access to government and commercial services and products as any other citizen.

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Defence Employer Recognition Scheme

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same.

Through holding this award, UKDN has pledged to support the armed forces. We have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, which promotes being armed forces friendly, willing to employ reservists, veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses and partners.

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