Request for Information on Hosting Strategy

Solicitation number GCCH-2024

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/04/17 10:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    The Government of Canada is seeking feedback from industry to gather advice or examples related to how vendors optimize the hosting placement of applications, workloads, data, and hosting operations within their organization, as well as any artifacts they can share. This will assist Shared Service Canada, the primary application hosting provider for the Government of Canada, in enhancing its capabilities and value to the enterprise.

    The objective of engaging with industry is to gain insights into key factors, trade-offs, methods, and constraints that private industry utilizes to select optimal hosting placements for workloads. This involves balancing considerations such as cost savings, security, agility, scalability, time-to-market, and customer experience.

    Vendors are invited to submit their written feedback by email to
    Canada then reserves the right to organize one-on-one or group engagement meetings, the model of which is yet to be determined, with the vendors who have responded.
    The consultations are currently planned to take place between May 1,2024 and May 31, 2024.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Reason for limited tendering

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    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Shared Services Canada

    400 Cooper St, 6th Floor

    Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2H8
    Contracting authority
    Cloud Services Team/Équipe des services infonuagique - Nadia Kelly, Manager/Gestionnaire
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    0 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable

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