Cloud for Public Sector & Education
Strategic Blue specialises in helping government departments, educational institutions and research organisations procure cloud computing resources efficiently.
Cloud Procurement for Public Sector
No Credit Cards, Invoicing in £ or $
Support from Certified Solutions Architects
Suitable for AWS & Azure Users
AWS Authorized Public Sector Partner
Technical expertise from a leading strategic IT partner. Support from design to deployment to ongoing management. Putting people first in your IT strategy.
Software to analyse cloud usage data across a client’s entire organisation. Delivered as a report that visualises cloud data with actionable recommendations.
A managed service for cloud buyers to reduce costs and improve long-term cloud procurement. Solutions that deliver better pricing, financing and billing terms.
Advanced toolsets to monitor, analyse and report on cloud price changes. Used by CIOs and procurement teams to make purchasing and investment decisions.
A central place to collect your AWS usage and billing data. An AWS user securely provides read-only access to their AWS accounts through our web portal.
Industry leading data analysis to improve existing usage. We extract billing and usage files, then visualise the data with key recommendations to action.
Working with your team to take action on your accounts. Your technical team works with our consultants to carry out the necessary migrations/changes.
Validation of AWS billing, reporting and cost control. However you buy cloud, we deliver financial reporting and billing solutions best suited to you.
Business process outsourcing to AWS procurement experts. We manage your billing, payments, reporting, invoicing and budgeting. You focus on operations.
Independent reporting carried out by AWS experts. Depending on your overall account complexity, we will monitor and report on your AWS cloud usage.
- Do I have to pay by credit card?
No. Government departments, public sector organisations and academic institutions can pay using purchase orders and receive invoicing in their desired currency. Using the appropriate purchasing framework agreement, for example G Cloud in the UK, departments can procure cloud services in a compliant way without the hassle or administrative burden of running tenders, or the problem of signing up for accounts without authorised credit cards.
- Are you an Authorised AWS Partner?
Yes, we are an Authorized AWS Public Sector Partner and Advanced Consulting Partner. Our Cloud Experts are professional level AWS-certified Solutions Architects.
- Can you provide billing support?
Yes. As part of our managed cloud procurement service, we provide regular reporting on your usage, utilisation, spend and savings. You choose the frequency and how you’d like the report delivered. We can assist public sector buyers in selecting the right cloud resources, at the right price and on compliant terms.
- Are you listed in the G Cloud Digital Marketplace?
Yes. Search for “aws procurement credits” and you’ll find “Cloud Credits & Billing Support” by Strategic Blue.