Government of Canada Cloud Services Procurement Vehicle (GC Cloud) (32099)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/11/30 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Request for Qualification (RQ)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Shared Services Canada
End user entity
Shared Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Bromfield, Kevin
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
180 Kent Street
Ottawa  ON
K1G 4A8

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The Government of Canada (GC) is committed to providing secure, reliable and cost-effective digital communications services, including cloud computing, to support the delivery of programs and services to Canadians.

Cloud computing is shifting the way IT services are delivered globally and the GC wishes to obtain the benefits of this new IT service delivery model. In 2016, SSC initiated a competitive procurement process to establish multiple contracts for the supply of cloud services for unclassified data. The solicitation process concluded in the spring of 2018, with the establishment of twenty-six contracts with qualified vendors offering public cloud services, from eight different Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Additional details can be found at the following link:

At the GC Cloud First Day on February 7, 2018, it was announced that the GC would launch a future procurement process for PROTECTED cloud services.

This Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) is the first phase of a procurement process by Shared Services Canada (SSC) for Government of Canada Cloud Services Procurement Vehicle. Suppliers are invited to pre-qualify in accordance with the terms and conditions of this ITQ in order to become Qualified Respondents for any later phases of the procurement process.

Only Qualified Respondents will be permitted to bid on any subsequent solicitation issued as part of the procurement process.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
solicitation_32099_-_english.zip000English- 2018-09-07
solicitation_32099_-_french.zip000French- 2018-09-07
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_001_-_final_en.pdf001English- 2018-10-05
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_001_-_final_fr.pdf001French- 2018-10-05
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_002_-_final_en.pdf002English- 2018-10-12
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_002_-_final_fr.pdf002French- 2018-10-12
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_003_-_final_en.pdf003English- 2018-10-23
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_003_-_final_fr.pdf003French- 2018-10-23
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_004_-_final_en.pdf004English- 2018-10-26
32099_-_gc_cloud_vehicle_-_itq_amendment_004_-_final_fr.pdf004French- 2018-10-26
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_005_en.pdf005English- 2018-10-29
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_005_fr.pdf005French- 2018-10-29
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_006_en.pdf006English- 2018-11-06
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_006_fr_2.pdf006French- 2018-11-06
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_007_en.pdf007English- 2018-11-07
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_007_fr.pdf007French- 2018-11-07
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_008_en.pdf008English- 2018-11-16
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_008_fr.pdf008French- 2018-11-16
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_009_en.pdf009English- 2018-11-19
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_009_fr.pdf009French- 2018-11-19
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_amendment_010_en.pdf010English- 2018-11-26
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-modification_disq_010_fr.pdf010French- 2018-11-26


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
32099_-_gc_cloud_-_itq_-_amend_005_en.zipNot availableEnglish- 2018-10-29
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-_isq_-_mod_005_fr.zipNot availableFrench- 2018-10-29
32099_-_gc_cloud_itq_-_revised_annex_j_-_en_-_amend_007.zipNot availableEnglish- 2018-11-07
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-_isq_-_annexe_j_fr_-_mods_007.zipNot availableFrench- 2018-11-07
32099_-_gc_cloud_itq_-_revised_annex_h_and_annex_i_-_en_-_amend_008.zipNot availableEnglish- 2018-11-16
32099_-_infonuagiques_gc_-_isq_-_annexe_h_et_annexe_i_fr_-_mods_008.zipNot availableFrench- 2018-11-16