Stephen Matthews & Associates Limited

Cloud Commercial & Technology Service

The SMA Cloud Commercial and Technology Service provides commercial and technology resource and toolkits to help digital and cloud programmes plan, set-up, deploy and maintain their cloud service operations and services with their cloud vendors


  • Creates cloud technology and commercial strategies
  • Gathers cloud requirements for end state operations
  • Completes a digital and cloud maturity model
  • Creates operating and organisation models for E2E service operations
  • Gathers cloud specifications for procurements
  • Provides toolkits for cloud price-performance provider comparisons
  • Delivers cloud provider management processes
  • Gives access to cloud provider evaluation and selection models
  • Gives access to cloud provider benchmarking tools
  • Reviews cloud consumption and provider invoice charging


  • Supports successful digital transformation through cloud adoption
  • Reduces technical, security, service and commercial risks in E2E operations
  • Brings transparency of the cloud provider market and pricing
  • Maintains cloud technical, service performance and commercial benchmarking
  • Supports selection of best vfm cloud BOT partners and CSP's
  • Ensures cloud contract management and price compliance
  • Facilitates proper selection of infrastructure for applications performance


£81.25 to £187.50 per person per hour

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

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Stephen Matthews & Associates Limited

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Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Stephen Matthews & Associates provide advisory services together with supporting tools and templates to help buyers in the commercial aspects of planning, set-up, deployment and maintenance of their cloud services.
Stephen Matthews & Associates provide buyers with sourcing models, commercial strategies and procurement and contracting tools for cloud services selection and benchmarking
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works Stephen Matthews & Associates Limited provide the commercial and contract strategies, plans and contractual documentation to support clients moving from physical or private cloud infrastructures to hybrid or public cloud environments.
Stephen Matthews & Associates Limited provide commercial and contract exit strategies, plans and contractual documentation for clients to migrate to the cloud or transfer between cloud providers and services
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services Yes
List of supported services
  • IaaS
  • PaaS
  • SaaS

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service No

Security testing

Security testing
Security services No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints No constraints are anticipated

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Response within 2 working days
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels Phone support response is 2 working days
An account manager is provided


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)


Price £81.25 to £187.50 per person per hour
Discount for educational organisations Yes


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Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
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