Crown Hosting

Migrate applications and data to Crown Hosting Data Centres, break down legacy contracts, acting as an enabler for the Public Cloud First policy.


Crown Hosting Data Centre Limited is a joint venture between the government and Ark Data Centres. This agreement is available to the wider public sector. It enables you to move to a single environment, understand what you have, and disaggregate and utilise public cloud, private cloud and traditional colocation services. This delivers large cost savings and the opportunity to disaggregate services in line with the Cloud First Government Digital Service (GDS) policy.

CCS manages the agreement, including benchmarking and auditing. As a customer, you will be responsible for migrating your servers into Crown Hosting and for day to day administration.


  • Purchase by direct award
  • Simple, transparent pay-for-use pricing
  • No minimum volume commitment
  • Termination without cause with 30 days notice
  • Step-in rights for government to ensure continuity of service if required.

Products and suppliers

There are 1 suppliers on this framework

Lot 1 : Data Centre Co-location Services


1 suppliers

How to buy

Access to the agreement is via the CCS framework authority only.

Please contact to discuss data centre hosting. A member of the team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

Due to the nature of this agreement and your specific needs, the engagement may likely include a memorandum of agreement or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before your requirements are discussed further.