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Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement

The Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement is an all-of-government agreement that covers Datacom’s public cloud and professional services.

Service description 

The Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement allows eligible government agencies to buy public cloud services and professional services from Datacom, under standardised terms.

Services include:


  • Datacom’s public cloud services are delivered by data centres in New Zealand operating under New Zealand legal jurisdiction.
  • The agreement leverages the scale of New Zealand’s government agencies as a single customer.
  • The agreement provides agencies with negotiated consumption-based discounts for public cloud services.
  • The agreement simplifies contractual processes for agencies.

Lead Agency 

Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) 



Adopting the service 

Eligible agencies can adopt the Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement by co-signing an affiliate Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DIA and completing a sign-up form with Datacom.

Eligible agencies — NZ Government Procurement

To request the MoU and agreement sign-up form, contact

The Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement is not a common capability agreement. This means your organisation may need to consider a primary procurement to obtain goods and services from the Datacom Cloud Framework Agreement.

Government Procurement Rules — NZ Government Procurement

Risk, assurance and fees

Adopting agencies buying new cloud services are required to undertake:

  • procurement obligations
  • risk and assurance requirements.

A small administration fee of 1.75% of the total spend by agencies will be applicable. This fee is used to manage the contract on behalf of all government agencies.

Lead Agency Agreement details 

The DIA has entered into an agreement with Datacom to supply public cloud services to eligible government agencies.

The initial 3-year agreement commenced in early July 2023 with a renewal option for a further 3 years.

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