G-Cloud 11 - what it means to Technology Suppliers and Customers
The rush to submit Cloud Hosting, Cloud Software and Cloud Services to the Digital Marketplace Framework (G-Cloud 11) is now over for 2019. Most companies that submitted applications were accepted. APPtechnology along with 4,000 other IT suppliers were successful in submitting over 30,000 cloud-based offerings*. So, with so many government G-Cloud suppliers and G-Cloud services what options are available for these companies to win new business?
Options for government G-Cloud providers to win business.
Now that you have become a G-Cloud provider, we look at the options of how to win business.
As a supplier, there are 3 different strategies that you can take to winning new business. They are:
With so many suppliers and services if you sit waiting for new opportunities to find you from being on the framework alone, you are likely to be disappointed so a proactive approach to promote your cloud capabilities is required. However, promoting the benefits of being on the G-Cloud 11 procurement framework should support the messaging of your proactive engagement approach.
G-Cloud 11 delivers many purchasing benefits for buyers.
For UK public-sector organisation buyers, G-Cloud 11 has a number of advantages:
The benefits as promoted by directly by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) can be viewed here.
With G-Cloud 11 APPtechnology expands its listed Windows 10 transformation services
For APPtechnology, G-Cloud 11 means an expansion of our Windows 10 Transformation services, assisting organisations with:
In total APPtechnology has 19 different services on G-Cloud 11, covering the following areas:
The full list of APPtechnology G-Cloud 11 services can be view on the actual framework here.
About APPtechnology in the Public Sector.
We are the Windows 10 partner of choice for the largest government department with just under 100,000 seats, delivering Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) services starting with business analysis, through technical discovery and onto onsite and offsite application packaging.
We will look to leverage G-Cloud 11 to expand our services into other smaller government and NHS departments, with account size not really being a factor. Our non-government accounts run from 1,500 to 60,000 seats, and our transformation services apply to all organisations that have an enterprise approach to transformations. If we can help you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
* Data from Crown Commercial Service Customer Guide RM1557.11.