G-Cloud 10

For use by the UK public sector to buy cloud computing services covering hosting, software and cloud support on a commodity based, pay-as-you go service.

Description

G-Cloud 10 is a commercial agreement that allows UK public sector bodies to choose and purchase cloud computing services covering infrastructure, platform, software and specialist cloud services. The framework is for commodity-based, pay-as-you go cloud services across three lots.

The agreement runs for 12 months. However the duration may be extended for any period up to a maximum of 12 months from expiry of the initial term. Any call off contract placed will have a maximum initial duration of 24 months, with two extensions allowed, each of up to 12 months. Certain restrictions apply to central government contract extensions.

Additional information

This framework is hosted on the Digital Marketplace. The Digital Marketplace spend data is published by CCS using an online dashboard and will show a monthly view of the data across the G-Cloud, Digital Outcomes & Specialists and Digital Services agreements. This is refreshed at the end of every month. The Online Dashboard is accessed by clicking the provided link and will open in a new window.  This provides suppliers and customers with the functionality to interrogate the data through graphs and tables.

If you would like a copy of the data used to create these reports in either .csv or .html format, please email cloud_digital@crowncommercial.gov.uk to request this.

 

Benefits

  • Access to nearly 25,000 services and 3,500 suppliers
  • Scalable services which can be expanded or shrunk as demand requires
  • Rapid deployment
  • Much reduced costs and total cost of ownership compared to running your own data centre
  • Call-off contracts are GDPR compliant
  • Access to innovation
  • Agility – easy on- and off-boarding

Products and suppliers

Digital Marketplace has the constantly updated list of the suppliers on this framework.

Lot 1 : Cloud Hosting
Cloud hosting (infrastructure and platform as a service - IaaS and PaaS) services that can help you do at least one of: deploy, manage and run software; and provision and use processing, storage or network resources.

Expires:

Lot 2 : Cloud Software
Cloud software (software as a service - SaaS) applications, typically accessed over the internet or private network and hosted in the cloud.

Expires:

Lot 3 : Cloud Support
Cloud support help you set up and maintain your cloud software or hosting services.

Expires:

How to buy

Read the buyer’s guide on the Digital Marketplace for the 6-step buying process. A full version of the guide is available in the attached documents below. Digital Marketplace is where the searches, referred to in the 6-step process, will take place. All other relevant documents, including schedules, call-off and framework agreement, supplier lists are also contained here

Customer benefits record

To monitor the performance and capture the benefits of the G-Cloud framework(s), it is essential that you complete the customer benefits record form every time you enter into a call-off agreement. The record is on Digital Marketplace and available in the full version of the buyer’s guide in the attached documents.