Simplify the process to procure cloud and start your organisation's journey

With great experience in research and public sector funding mechanisms, we help the Education Sector procure cloud in a manner that suits them.

Universities, school districts and other academic institutions can pay using purchase orders and receive invoices in their desired currency. Using the appropriate purchasing framework agreement so they can procure cloud services in a compliant way. As well as this, Strategic Blue helps put in place the special discount options available from the cloud providers to help reduce Cloud costs.

How does this work?

AWS Education Competency

On-demand compute, storage, and database services help higher education, K-12 and research IT teams build secure environments for mission-critical applications, freeing them to focus on student success. As more educational institutions move to the cloud, it is important that Strategic Blue is recognised in this area of expertise.

AWS Education Competency Partners have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success providing specialised solutions. They help to support teaching and learning, administration, and academic research efforts in education.

With Strategic Blue you can

  • Buy cloud on extended payment terms
  • Help overcome internal challenges about adopting a cloud-first policy
  • Work with cloud vendors to ensure education discount vehicles are correctly applied
  • Get expert advice
  • Buy cloud using different payment methods
  • Financing available if you cannot use grant money for upfront payments