Join G-Cloud Services
Who is G-Cloud for?
G-Cloud can be used by (a) central and general government agencies and (b) any other governmental body operating under public or private law which is supervised by the State.
Expression of interest
Expressions of interest in services being offered via the G-Cloud can be submitted in the following ways:
By sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
By calling 213.13.00.857 (InfoSoc S.A. - Infrastructure Support Division)
How to join
The procedure for including a public agency’s IT system in the G-Cloud comprises the following steps:
The agency needs to fill out the special questionnaire and then sends it to InfoSoc S.A. by e-mail email@example.com) or by fax to 213.13.00.800-1.
The responses will then be analyzed and the G-Cloud solution proposed by InfoSoc S.A. will be presented in partnership with the owner of the Information System.
The G-Cloud solution will then be finalized by agreement of InfoSoc S.A. and the agency.
The agreed virtual environment will be created on the G-Cloud by InfoSoc S.A.
System software and applications will then be installed by the agency.
Conditions for applying
In order for an IT system to be hosted on InfoSoc S.A.’s G-Cloud, Law 3614/2007 (Government Gazette 268/Β/3.12.2007, as in force today) requires that a Joint Ministerial Decision assigning that competence from the owner to the IT System to InfoSoc S.A. needs to be issued. That Joint Ministerial Decision will regulate issues of competences, how the site operates, hosting times, etc.
A framework agreement will then be signed by the IT system owner and InfoSoc S.A. setting out in detail all issues and obligations of both parties concerning the services provided.
The IT system to be hosted must meet the following prerequisites:
It must be cloud-enabled. That means it must operate or have been designed to operate in a virtualization environment (hypervisor) and have been suitably designed, or alternatively it must have architecture suitable for transfer to a cloud environment from physical devices (provided it currently operates on them) and must also be compatible with the G-Cloud’s virtualization environment (using VMware virtualization software).
Its requirements in terms of storage space, network traffic, backup, security and other accompanying services must be clearly known, to that it can be allocated to one of the service levels offered.
Application and structural component licensing issues must have been resolved so that it can operate lawfully.