Strategic Blue helps government departments, educational institutions and research organizations procure cloud computing resources efficiently.
Experts in Cloud Procurement for Public Sector
AWS Authorized Public Sector Partner
Budgeting - forecast, PO, projects, credits
No Credit Cards
Cloud Financial ManagementA managed service designed for Public Sector cloud buyers reducing costs and improving cloud procurement. Tailored solutions deliver better prices, on ideal finance and commitment terms.
Data AnalyticsSoftware to analyze cloud usage data across a client’s entire organisation. Delivered as a report that visualises cloud data with actionable recommendations.
Advance Payment ProgramWe can take payment in advance, or in arrears, whatever best suits our customers.
Pricing Intelligence for RFPsWe offer Public Sector procurers an auditable way to compare cloud provider pricing underpinning our innovative RFP methodology.
OrganiseA 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.
ReportingIndependent reporting carried out by AWS experts. Depending on your overall account complexity, we will monitor and report on your AWS cloud usage.
ActionWorking with your team to take action on your accounts. Your technical team works with our consultants to carry out the necessary migrations/changes.
ProcureBusiness process outsourcing to AWS procurement experts. We manage your billing, payments, reporting, invoicing and budgeting so you can focus on operations.
AnalyzeIndustry leading data analysis to improve existing usage. We extract billing and usage files, then visualize the data with key recommendations to action.
AssureValidation of AWS billing, reporting and cost control. However you buy cloud, we deliver financial reporting and billing solutions best suited to you.
Do I have to pay by credit card?
No. Government departments, public sector organizations 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 authorized credit cards.
Are you an Authorized 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, utilization, 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, here. Or search for “aws procurement credits” and you’ll find “Cloud Credits & Billing Support” by Strategic Blue.