To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 10 February 2021 to Question 149752 on Home Office: Amazon Web Services, what steps her Department has taken to ensure diversity of supply for cloud services without measuring the levels of existing supply.
22 February 2021
We have technical governance processes that determine which hosting platform is most appropriate for the system/service in question. This balances best fit for the service and looks at other technical and deliverability attributes which affect the choice. Our implementation policy for cloud requires us to be as portable as is feasible.