Learn more about PS Cloud

PS Cloud removes the large up-front capital investment and ongoing staffing, maintenance and running costs associated with operating your own IT infrastructure. Instead, you pay a low, quarterly fee with no unexpected additional costs.

What PS Cloud can do for you

Maximum accessibility
Delivering 100% scheduled uptime, PS Cloud provides a secure infrastructure and disaster recovery for over 1,600 schools. PS Cloud ensures that you – and only you – have access to your files and applications 24/7/365, from anywhere with an internet connection.

Maximum security
Our cloud service is housed in a Tier 3, ISO 27001-compliant data centre, manned 24 hours a day. Protected by double-layer authentication, your data is stored in a dedicated server environment and automatically backed up to a secure secondary location, ensuring service continuity even in exceptional circumstances.

Maximum support
PS Cloud also means you can enjoy our highest levels of support. The service can be rapidly deployed and allows us to proactively manage both your PS Financials applications and your IT infrastructure. PS Cloud also enables real-time financial benchmarking, allowing you to compare your results with similar schools across a range of KPIs.

PS Cloud benefits

Eliminate IT capital expenditure and maintenance costs

Maximum support for your applications and infrastructure

Low, clearly defined running cost

A dedicated server environment for your organisation with NO use of shared databases

Key features

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office 2013 for core PSF Full Accounting users and Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2012 for your PSF data


Email relay technology to link the PSF application to your email servers


Double layer authentication to control initial access to the PS CLOUD and then to your dedicated service, ensuring only your users can access your data. A dedicated server environment for your organisation with NO use of shared databases


Rapid deployment – the service can be up and running in a fraction of the time that it would take to bring your own infrastructure online. We also provide daily backups to a secure secondary location and Proactive Remote Monitoring