Please note that this contract expired on December 13, 2020.
Please visit the Government of Canada Cloud Brokering Service to learn how Government of Canada departments and agencies can obtain trusted public cloud services
from Unclassified up to Protected B data with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Shared Services Canada (SSC) is the centralized federal department providing Information Technology (IT) services to the Government of Canada. Through the SSC Unclassified Cloud Service Contract, SSC has made commercial cloud computing services accessible and available to the Government of Canada.
This streamlined procurement process supports the Government of Canada’s Cloud Adoption Strategy.
Shared Services Canada has awarded contracts to the following AWS Partners:
AWS Partner Network:
The AWS Partner Network (APN) is a global partner program that focuses on helping organizations build a successful AWS-based business by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support. The APN consists of Consulting and Technology Partners who graduate through recognized tiers based on their level of engagement with AWS. Learn more about the APN and AWS Partner Programs.
AWS Competency Program:
The AWS Competency program is designed to highlight APN Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven success in specialized solution areas. Learn more about the different AWS Competencies.
AWS Public Sector Partner Program:
The AWS Public Sector Partner Program (PSPP) recognizes partners with solutions and experience in helping government, education, and nonprofit organizations around the world achieve their missions. Learn more.
AWS Canada in the Public Sector:
Learn more about AWS in Canada and how AWS paves the way for innovation in the public sector.
What is the SSC Unclassified Cloud Service Contract?
The SSC Unclassified Cloud Service Contract is a multi-vendor procurement vehicle that allows Canadian federal organizations to procure cloud services for unclassified data workloads.
What AWS services can I buy through the Contract?
Through our Authorized Government Resellers, AWS cloud services are available to SSC and its partners. AWS offers a broad set of global compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and related cloud services. Learn more.
These services will be based in the AWS Canada (Central) Region, as well as in countries within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union (EU), or from countries with which Canada has an international bilateral industrial security instrument.
How do I buy AWS services?
SSC, acting as a cloud broker, offers a government-serving Intranet Site (accessible by federal employees only) in order to requisition cloud services.
Where can I find more information about AWS controls in place for security and data protection in the cloud?
For information on security and data protection in the cloud, visit our AWS Compliance page.
Where can I find more information about AWS in the public sector?
You can find information on our Resources for Government, Education, and Nonprofits page.
I need some guidance before I can procure cloud services through SSC. How do I get help?
Contact us and an AWS representative will connect with you.