G-Cloud: Government IT procurement2012-12-06
'The G-Cloud looks set to become the future model for the way government buys its IT - with a new framework in the pipeline that will include secure email services for the NHS - and calls for it to become a blueprint for all new government IT frameworks. But what challenges lie ahead?
'The second phase of the government' G-Cloud framework is now complete, with the number of suppliers and services doubled to 450 and 3,000 respectively.'
'Some 12 services have so far received pan-government accreditation, with a further 61 services in the pipeline, a significant achievement considering the amount of potential service re-use across the 29,000 organisations signed up.'
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