Toggle mobile menu visibility

Cloud Solutions

Reference: SBS/18/NH/WAR/9333

Framework Agreement Description

The Cloud Solutions Framework offers a simple, compliant route to purchase cloud infrastructure and cloud optimisation solutions for NHS and public sector authorities. This framework for cloud infrastructure provides access to 24 carefully selected suppliers and offers bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions, covering cloud solution design, cloud consultancy, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS) and Software as a service (SaaS), plus end-to-end cloud solutions and cloud managed service.

 

 

Are you confused when people talk about 'the cloud'? Or do you want to know more about Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS)? Check out our 'cloud buster jargon' - Cloud Jargon Buster - Iaas, Paas and Saas [335KB] .

Download the Framework Flyer

Cloud Solutions [323KB]

Framework Agreement Information Cloud Solutions Framework from NHS SBS

When does the framework start?
02 September 2019 - 01 September 2023

Who can take advantage of the framework?
NHS, Local Authorities, Police, Educational establishments and other Public Sector Organisations

Overview of the cloud solutions framework
The cloud solutions framework provides a simple, OJEU compliant route to purchase cloud infrastructure and cloud optimisation solutions for NHS and public sector authorities.
The framework provides access to 24 carefully selected suppliers and offers bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions from cloud solution design and as-is assessment to end-to-end cloud solutions.
• Lot 1 Solution Design and Consultancy
• Lot 2 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)
• Lot 3 Cloud Support Services
• Lot 4 End-to-end Cloud Solutions

What are the benefits of using the framework?
• LONG-TERM CONTRACTING
Framework users are permitted to call-off for up to 7 years.
• AGILE & INNOVATIVE FRAMEWORK
Suppliers will be able to bring forward new products and solutions throughout the life of the agreement.
• DIRECT AWARD
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework.
• MINI-COMPETITION
Opportunity to run a mini-competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing.
• ACCESS TO OGVA PRICING
OGVA pricing can be accessed via appointed AWS partners.
• NHS & WIDER PUBLIC SECTOR
Available for use by the NHS and wider public sector including government, education authorities and local councils.
• HIGHEST QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION
There are twenty four selected suppliers. The award is restricted to the top 10 or 20 outstanding suppliers per Lot, following a rigorous tender process.
• SIMPLE TO USE
The framework is structured to guide customers through their cloud journey. From consultancy and readiness assessment, to the procurement of cloud infrastructure, on-going support, in-house skills development and cloud optimisation.
• 'ONE STOP SHOP'
Includes a wraparound end-to-end cloud solution (Lot 4) for organisations requiring more support.

Scope of the framework: Lot Structure

Lot 1 Solution Design and Consultancy
Includes initial support ahead of Cloud adoption/implementation, analysis/mapping of 'as is' situation, cloud readiness assessments, architecture design, migration planning and more.

Lot 2 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)
Includes public cloud and/or private and hybrid cloud hosting, processing, storage, networks, applications running on a cloud infrastructure and more.

Lot 3 Cloud Support Services
Includes real time support, access to professional expertise plus a wide range of ongoing or ad hoc specialist support services.

Lot 4 End-to-end Cloud Solutions
All of the above under one Lot for a complete end to end solution.

View all framework agreements Framework Agreements

 

Which suppliers are on the framework?

Supplier

LOT 1 - Solution Design and Consultancy

LOT 2 - IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

LOT 3 - Cloud Support Services

LOT 4 - End to End Solution

 Agilisys

X

X

X

X

Aimes Management Services

X

 

X

 

ANS Group

  

X

 

Automation Logic

  

X

 

BJSS

X

 

X

 

CAE Technology Services

X

   

Cancom

X

X

X

X

Capgemini UK 

X

X

X

X

CDW Limited 

X

X

X

X

Credera Ltd 

X

   

Fujitsu 

X

X

X

X

Kainos Software 

X

X

X

X

MTI Technology

X

   

Phoenix Software

X

 

X

 

Rackspace

 

X

X

 

Risual Ltd

X

X

X

X

Shaping Cloud

X

 

X

 

Softcat

X

X

X

X

Specialist Computer Centres

X

   

Sungard AS 

  

X

 

Trustmarque Solutions

X

 

X

X

UK Cloud

X

X

X

X

UKFast

X

 

X

 

Version 1

X

 

X

 

 

Related Frameworks

You might also be interested to find out more about our other similar frameworks:

 

  Cyber Security Services

  Digital Dictation, Speech Recognition and Outsourced Transcription

  Digital Workplace: Hardware (Link 3)

  Digital Workplace Solutions

  Healthcare Clinical Information Systems

  Technology Enabled Care Services

 

To use this framework agreement, click here Associate Membership Forms

 

Contact the team about this framework agreement Digital and IT Framework Agreements Enquiry

 

Framework banner