Protocol Break Bridge
Secure data exchange between Internet and PSN
Memset’s revolutionary Protocol Break Bridge enables flexible and secure government data exchange between Internet and PSN-Connected Infrastructure.
|Bandwidth Mbps||Changes||Connections/s||Total Connections||Price/mo|
|Set Up||Inc. 4 hours deployment time, 2x 2 hours conference call with customer.||£600|
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G-Cloud Service ID number: 6789 8776 1375 946
Additional changes can be purchased at £50 per change. All customers will need servers within our Government Community Cloud to utilise Memset’s Protocol Break Bridge.
Features & Benefits
Create citizen-facing services while maintaining data security. Memset’s accredited Protocol Break Bridge provides a secure way to transfer complex traffic between Internet and PSN-connected hosted infrastructure.
Designed to provide affordable secure layer 1-3 communication whilst minimising compliance obstacles to agile or rich interaction. Allows purchasing organisations to take advantage of modern DevOps business processes and cost/performance optimal solution architectures.
The Protocol Break Bridge has been accredited by the PSNA so only requires a minimal ITHC by the customer themselves architecturally saving a lot of time and resource.
The solution enables customers to minimise the number of servers and infrastructure required within a PSN environment, saving money and decreasing the complexity of project implementation.
Memset Government Community Cloud
All customers require servers within our Government Community Cloud to utilise Memset’s Protocol Break Bridge. Our UK-owned and UK-operated public cloud platform provides Government customers with access to flexible, cost-effective, highly-secure and scalable IaaS virtual machines. Customers have the added assurance of using a Community Cloud; a data zone dedicated solely to Government customers.
MOJ Deploy Memset's Protocol Break Bridge
By partnering with Memset, a major system integrator was able to make use of the Protocol Break Bridge to enable agile, cost-effective and high-bandwidth interaction between infrastructure deployed in the Corporate (Internet-facing) and PSN-connected zones for their end customer; a service provider related to the Ministry of Justice Community Rehabilitation Companies.
What do I do next?
Contact our technical sales team today for a free, no-obligation, low-stress technical sales consultation. We strive to make purchasing public sector services as simple as possible.
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Organisations who we’ve helped
Official over PSN
Our technical sales team can help with any PSN related queries you have. Contact them today for a free, no-obligation, low-stress technical sales consultation.
We are proud to be part of the network and helping the UK government achieve their objectives. The Public Services Network (PSN) is substantially reducing the cost of communication services across UK government.
Frequently asked questions
What is included in each package?
This is the bandwidth that the bridge will allow to transit
Defined as creation, update or deletion of a single mono-directional rule, ie. ‘incoming port -> target IP, target port’
This is the maximum number of new connections per second
This is the total number of connections supported
Do I have to buy other Memset services to use the Protocol Break Bridge?
Yes, Memset’s Protocol Break Bridge can only communicate directly with private internal IPs. Please browse our Government Community Cloud infrastructure options here.
How do I get technical support?
A secure online Portal will enable you to raise a support ticket for our technical support team. Standard support response times is 2 hours.
Is there a set-up charge?
Yes, there is a set-up cost of £600, which includes four hours deployment time and two conference calls of two-hour duration with the customer.
Is evidence required to allow use of the Protocol Break Bridge?
The IT Security Health Check (ITSHC) must be done by the customer’s own SIRO. (https://www.cesg.gov.uk/scheme/tailored-evaluation)
How long does the Protocol Break Bridge take to set up?
Standard provisioning time is 7 working days. De-provisioning time is also 7 working days. There is no termination cost for this service. For full terms and conditions, please see here.