Existing contracts for Amazon Web Services such one with the Australian Musuem will be transitioned to the new deal © Getty Images
Existing contracts for Amazon Web Services such one with the Australian Musuem will be transitioned to the new deal © Getty Images

Government strikes $39m deal to simplify IT procurement

The Commonwealth government has signed a $39m deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to streamline IT procurement processes across the public sector.

Under the agreement, federal, state and territory government agencies and departments including state-owned universities will be able to access AWS cloud services without negotiating separate contracts through a “simplified procurement model”.

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