Find cloud hosting, software and support

Before you start you should write a list of requirements and check if you need approval to spend money on a service.

  1. Save a search

    Save your search so you can export your results later. You must buy fairly and assess all the services that you find. Do not combine the results of more than one search.

    Start a new search

    See a list of your saved searches

  2. Export your results

    Export a list of the services you’ve found. Download suppliers’ service descriptions and contact details to help you assess services. Keep a copy for your records.

  3. Start assessing services

    Follow the guidance for assessing services. Choose the one that best meets your budget and requirements.Do not hold a competition to decide the winner. You can contact suppliers to ask clarification questions, but you must not negotiate with them.

  4. Award a contract

    Follow the guidance for awarding a contract. Check if you need to publish the details on Contracts Finder. Whether or not you award a contract, tell us the outcome. This information helps us improve the Digital Marketplace.

  5. Complete the Customer Benefits Record form

    You must fill in the Customer Benefits Record form and email it to the Crown Commercial Service at gcloud‑benefits@crowncommercial.gov.uk. They will contact you if they find any issues with the supplier.