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G-Cloud 5

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G-Cloud 5 has now gone live in the CloudStore and again the number of suppliers and services has grown. This iteration sees 1132 suppliers, up again by over 10% from G-Cloud 4 applications, and 9236 new services added to the store. There has also been a great increase in SMEs, with now 87% on the G-Cloud 5 framework.

With the sales now past £175M this shows continued growing awareness and support for the framework.

Services available from G-Cloud 4 & 5

It’s also been the best iteration for attracting new suppliers, with 439 who are new to the framework, 92% are SMEs. This brings the total number of suppliers on the store to 1518 (88% SMEs) with over 17,000 services available to choose from.

Some suppliers may be offering duplicate services on G-Cloud 4 & 5 and buyers may want to compare them to see if there are any new benefits or savings that have been added with the new framework before awarding the relevant call off contract.

G-Cloud 4 call-off contract
G-Cloud 5 Call-off contract

Services from G-Cloud iii are no longer available.

Updating details on CloudStore

The supplier admin area is not yet open but we will notify suppliers as soon as it becomes available.

For any other queries, please email

Moving to the Digital Marketplace

We are in the process of rolling out testing of our alpha for the Digital Marketplace, which will be the new home for G-Cloud as of G-Cloud 6 and the Digital Services framework. If you would like to be involved in our user research then please sign up at the bottom of this blog post.

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  1. Comment by John Morris posted on

    Is G-Cloud V live for all services? The framework document and call-off contract seems to only cover Specialist Cloud Services.

  2. Comment by John Morris posted on

    Also the 'Buy Services' section refers to v3 and v4.

  3. Comment by Alison Bisping posted on

    Are we able to see anywhere how many prospective buyers have viewed our product please?

    • Replies to Alison Bisping>

      Comment by Raphaelle Heaf posted on

      As the CloudStore is open to view it is not possible to see who has viewed any particular service. We are looking at ways in which suppliers can receive more relevant feedback when they come up in search results or make a shortlist in the new Digital Marketplace.

  4. Comment by Jonathan Beak posted on

    when is G Cloud 6 expected to go live?

    • Replies to Jonathan Beak>

      Comment by Raphaelle Heaf posted on

      G-Cloud 6 is expected in the Autumn. We should have more information int he next couple of weeks. Please keep an eye on the blog for more information.

  5. Comment by Allan Coates posted on

    I've been getting rather suspect looking emails asking me to "Claim your account" for the digital marketplace.

    Can you confirm this is coming from .GOV of some description and isn't some spam/malware?