Guide to procuring accredited cloud services

A step-by-step guide to procuring accredited cloud services via the government's Digital Marketplace


May 2014

This step-by-step guide helps government organisations throughout the process of procuring cloud services via the Digital Marketplace (formerly CloudStore). It covers:

  • what accredited cloud services are
  • preparing for procurement
  • how to compare suppliers
  • how to make the final decision.

The guide offers insight and questions to ask at every stage of the procurement cycle to help government compare suppliers on a like-for-like basis.