A response to the G-Cloud abstainer

This post is a response to the article published on PublicTechnology.net - please see this link..http://www.publictechnology.net/sector/central-gov/uk-tech-firm-why-we-declined-bid-g-cloud-work#comment-8197

The above response is very typical of “sour grapes” and protectionism from a company unable to openly compete in a commodity market. Contract terms, open pricing, definitions are all designed to give the same – identical in fact (to the greatest extent possible) to all providers, large and small. Even in this first version of G-Cloud they are adequate, hence there are plenty of companies (255) including tens of private Cloud providers, that have bid. They believe that the definitions are flexible enough to accommodate their services.

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