What is G-Cloud framework?

What is G-Cloud framework?

G-Cloud (RM1557. 12) is a framework where supplier cloud-based solutions are made available through a front-end Catalogue called the Digital Marketplace. G-Cloud framework is THE place to be, for companies who are thinking about selling their cloud-based solutions to the UK government.

How many G-Cloud 12 suppliers are there?

5,224 suppliers
With 5,224 suppliers awarded a place on G-Cloud 12, over 38,000 services are available for customers to access.

What is find a tender?

Find a Tender is a portal just for high value UK notices. For full coverage of high and low value notices across the UK and ROI, as well as applicable OJEU notices – you need Tenders Direct. Tenders Direct is the UK’s most accurate tender alert service.

What is the G cloud 13 framework?

Description: G-Cloud 13 will replace G-Cloud 12 and will continue to provide cloud hosting and software services, together with associated support services to the UK central government departments and all other public sector bodies.

What is G cloud 11?

Full description: G Cloud 11 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.

What is a call-off contract?

To put it as simply as possible, a call-off contract is: a contract between a supplier and buyer for the provision of services, goods or works. Another name for it that you might hear, but not as often, is ‘specific contract’.

Can you direct award on G Cloud 12?

G-Cloud 12 is solely a direct award catalogue-based framework, with no competitive tender procurement option. This means buyers can buy services without running a full OJEU procurement process each time.

What is the difference between contracts finder and find a tender?

How does Find a Tender work? It works a lot like Contracts Finder. A site where all contracts above £10000 in value have to be posted for transparency. Find a Tender takes this model, but uses it solely for larger value contracts.

What is the Find a tender threshold?

The current thresholds are: £10,000 (central government) £25,000 (sub-central authorities).

What is Lot 4 g cloud 13?

What is Lot 4 on G-Cloud? The proposed Lot 4 on G-Cloud will be for the provision of end-to-end cloud services. This is for larger scale transition projects, that feature planning, setup, migration, security services, ongoing support and more.

What is G-Cloud 13?

What is the government digital marketplace?

The Digital Marketplace is an online service for public sector organisations to find people and technology for digital projects. Suppliers must apply to sell services. Any public sector organisation, including agencies and arm’s length bodies, can buy using the Digital Marketplace.

How does a call off order work?

A Call-off Order is an order created to cover multiple supplies or deliveries from a single company. An order of this type can only be placed after the appropriate procurement requirements have been satisfied.

What is the difference between a contract and a framework agreement?

A framework is generally seen as an overarching agreement between buying and supplying parties which outlines the principles under which contracts can be placed. Whereas a contract is a commitment between a buyer and a supplier for the provision of, and payment for, goods and services (or works).

What is G Cloud 11?

How do I become a cloud supplier?

How to apply to sell cloud hosting, software and support to public sector buyers….You’ll need to supply in at least one of these categories:

  1. ongoing support.
  2. planning.
  3. quality assurance and performance testing.
  4. setup and migration.
  5. security services.
  6. training.

What is G cloud 13 framework?

How does the digital marketplace work?

Darragh: A digital marketplace is a platform creating a venue for both buyers and sellers to transact over a product or a service. It matches potential buyers of a service or a product with providers of that service or product.

What is the digital Outcomes Framework?

The Digital Outcomes and Specialist framework (DOS) RM1043 sits alongside G-Cloud on the Digital Marketplace. The DOS framework is for the procurement of digital teams or individuals, often alongside in-house delivery teams.

What is a call off framework?

Call-off contracts are individual contracts that fall under framework agreements. Organisations may set stringent terms and conditions as part of a framework agreement or, alternatively, set boilerplate conditions of the contract which can then be modified under the agreement, as part of a call-off contract.

What is a call off order in procurement?

A Call-off Order is an order created to cover multiple supplies or deliveries from a single company. A Call-off order may be applied in the following circumstances : • For a medium / long / regular term supply of the same services from the same supplier. • For regular, multiple deliveries to a range of dispersed sites.

Are frameworks legally binding?

Is a framework agreement legally binding? It is a legally binding contract in terms of the bidder carrying out the works in line with the agreed terms and conditions documented. A framework usually provides a guide of how much work, and the value, they expect to run through the framework agreement.

When would you use a framework agreement?

Frameworks should be used when the contracting authority needs to develop a strategic relationship with the supply chain over a long period. These are the high-risk, high-spend construction programmes, often found in housing, education and highways.