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Update: Request for Information On Cloud Services Terms and Conditions Template

Solicitation number PW-22-01006398

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/08/22 14:00 EDT


    Description

    Update: Request for Information On Cloud Services Terms and Conditions Template
    Solicitation number PW-22-01006398
    Link to original RFI: https://canadabuys.canada.ca/en/tender-opportunities/tender-notice/pw-2…

    The Government of Canada has received feedback from industry and various GC cloud stakeholders that include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Terms and conditions across various cloud procurements are not consistent.
    • Traditional Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions do not always align with Cloud Service offerings.

    In response to the feedback received, the Government of Canada has drafted cloud terms and conditions/templates in order to provide GC Clients and Partners with a standardized cloud terms and conditions template.

    Industry vendors and partners were given the opportunity to respond with their thoughts on the template through two engagement mechanisms – written responses and one-on-one meetings with the GC.

    The report entitled “What industry identified” outlines the 10 most commonly raised themes by vendors. The GC aligns with most of them and will continue to work alongside the Cloud Procurement Working Group (CPWG), contract and cyber security stakeholders to align policies and approaches to the cloud.
    The implementation approach will be incremental and will not require a mandatory amendment of existing vehicles as a result of the improved T&Cs. Departments will be invited to consider the Cloud T&C improvements a starting point toward the evolution of their existing procurement vehicles, and should use it when contracting for new cloud services.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Shared Services Canada / Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Address

    99 Metcalfe St.

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 6L7
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Francesco Fotia
    Phone
    (613) 406-8920
    Email
    francesco.fotia@ssc-spc.gc.ca
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    001
    English
    and
    French
    194

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