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Smart Connected Scotland

The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) is one of the most significant single public sector ICT initiatives ever undertaken in Scotland. The programme was set up to establish a single shared network and common ICT infrastructure across Scotland’s entire public sector. Watch our video to find out more.

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Key Benefits

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A dedicated network for all of Scotland

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Increases security and reduces costs

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Provides access to world class services

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Future-proofed solutions ensuring robust connectivity

Cost Effective


Maximises the investment in SWAN

User Experience

User experience

Delivers a streamlined experience for citizens and employees



A managed service from local experts



Professional support and backup services tailored to you

Digitally connecting Scotland

More than just a network, SWAN is delivering cost savings and innovative solutions for the Scottish public sector.


of savings delivered for Scotland's public sector

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Delivering connectivity to over 90% of Scotland's schools

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end sites connected across more than 90 organisations

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of local authorities in Scotland utilise SWAN

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Our members

We're proud to serve more than 90 public sector organisations in Scotland

Scottish Government
The State Hospital
Care Inspectorate
Education Scotland
Scottish Borders Council
Argyll Bute Council
Historic Environment Scotland
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Food Standards Scotland
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Transport Scotland
Casestudy Background

Delivering Wi-Fi services to Scotland's pharmacies

NSS Practitioner & Counter Fraud Services had a vision to provide a Wi-Fi solution to 681 independent pharmacies across Scotland that would enable them to access and deliver services for staff. Read our story

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