Network Review

Offering a number of benefits to the Public Sector, The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) provides a Scottish-based Public Service Network (PSN) which can provide secure connectivity to the public sector in Scotland.


Our project will undertake a review of SWAN governance arrangements with partners, delivering recommendations for increasing the local government voice for achieving better value. We will seek to deliver a set of recommendations addressing the common challenges raised by local government.


Review of SWAN Governance and the role of Local Government

A complete review of SWAN governance and the roles currently undertaken by officers from within Local Government, and a set of recommendations for improving the effectiveness of local government’s voice.


A “Future Network Architecture” paper

A joint paper with Scottish Government setting out guidance and recommendations for the use of PSN (e.g. SWAN) and the internet.



For addressing the common challenges currently being faced by Local Government.