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G-Cloud 13 is the latest digital services catalogue delivered by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS).
The G-Cloud 13 platform is designed to make it easier for public sector organisations to procure cloud-based computing services. The platform consists of a catalogue of thousands of cloud products and services that can be procured online, as opposed to running a full tender process.
As an approved G-Cloud 13 supplier, Aspire can offer public sector organisations:
- Cloud hosting
- Cloud software (SaaS)
- Cloud support
Reduce Procurement Time and Save Costs
As G-Cloud 13 contains multiple pre-approved suppliers, organisations can find the best service offering for them and award contracts directly, reducing buying time whilst still achieving the best value procurement.
- Browse a range of suppliers to find the best services suited to you.
- Speed up the procurement process & reduced the cost. For every £1 spent on the framework, £1 is saved.
- G-Cloud has provided a standard basis for IT procurement, for example in contractual terms and conditions.
Aspire Products Available on G-Cloud 13
Aspire SaaS Protection (Office 365 Backup) is a backup and recovery product for Office 365 that provides you with the functionality to back up and recover data for Microsoft OneDrive, Contacts, Calendars, Mail, Teams, and SharePoint.
Aspire Online Backup is a backup and recovery product that provides you with the functionality to backup and recover data to and from Aspire’s private cloud infrastructure.
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Aspire Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is a fully managed solution allowing replication of your business-critical workloads between your on-premises virtual servers and Aspire’s Tier 3 datacentres, located throughout the UK.
Cloud Hosted Firewall
Aspire’s Cloud Hosted Firewall provides centralised protection and acts as the first line of defence against threats and unauthorised access to your systems, offering centralised management and next-gen application layer firewall security.
Aspire Cloud Services
Consisting of multiple enterprise-class Datacentres throughout the UK and connected via our 1tbps resilient core network, ACS delivers ground-breaking cloud hosting performance combined with effective resilience and advanced cloud security.
Mitel Cloud Voice
Mitel Cloud is a managed Cloud Voice service by Aspire, a flexible Cloud Hosted VOIP platform providing advanced professional Unified Communications services to fixed and mobile users.
VEYO LIVE is a managed Cloud Voice service by Aspire, a flexible Cloud Hosted IP Telephony platform which provides Unified Communication services to fixed and mobile users.
MS Teams Phone Cloud
Aspire MS Teams Phone Cloud is a fully flexible Cloud Voice platform delivering Cloud PBX, PBX trunking, Unified Comms, ACD Call Centre, Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and collaboration, Voicemail & email, Call Analytics reporting and Call Recording services and is designed to make multi-device, multi-platform unified communication manageable and scalable.
Microsoft 365 & Azure
M365 brings together best-in-class collaboration & productivity tools, security and device management, allowing you to work anywhere with an internet connection.
Cloud Web Content Filtering
Aspire's Web Content Filtering service gives you the control and protection your organisation needs, enabling you to manage all aspects of your Internet Access Policy.
RealCARE IT Support Packages
RealCARE IT Support Packages are Aspire’s IT support service for organisations utilising the Cloud for IT services including the management and support for all your Azure and Microsoft/Office 365, AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Aspire Cloud Services, in addition to support for your end users and devices consuming cloud services.
RealProtect Managed Cyber Security Services
RealProtect is Aspire’s Managed Cyber Security Service delivered by our in-house 24/7/365 Security Operations Centre, offering best-in-class Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solutions complemented by Aspire’s SOC and SIEM services providing full threat protection and threat intelligence.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you need to run a further competition on G-Cloud to be compliant?
Further competition or indeed any form of further negotiation is not allowed on G-Cloud, the buyer should be able to make an award following a compliant search & selection process.
Does G-Cloud 13 offer competitive pricing options?
For most common cloud products and services listed on G-Cloud, there are dozens of supplier listings, which allows buyers to price compare and select the best value option.
Can you only enter into short-term contracts on G-Cloud 13?
With the launch of G-Cloud 13, contracts can be up to 3 years with a further 1-year extension option.
Is supplier pricing fixed on G-Cloud 13?
Suppliers can’t increase their pricing and can often offer additional discounts.
Are the buying options clear?
Some suppliers’ service descriptions are better than others. All Aspire products and services listed on G-Cloud include comprehensive service definition and pricing documents which include details of the service, the onboarding process, the applicable SLAs, detailed case studies and pricing options