Cloud IT SOOs

Cloud statement of objectives (SOO) templates

Government can use these sample SOO templates to move legacy systems to the cloud more efficiently, and better plan for developing new cloud applications.

Agencies that move to the cloud will realize cost savings quicker through increased efficiency, agility, and innovation, and will require less time to close data centers.

Generic Cloud Migration SOOs developed by a GSA-led multi-agency working group 

Cloud Migration Phase Cloud Sample SOO Templates File Type/Size
1. Inventory
2. Application Mapping
3. Migration Planning
Cloud Migration Services phases 1-3 Word, 42KB
4. Migration Execution Cloud Migration Services, phase 4 Word, 41KB
5. Decommissioning Services, Equipment Disposition, and Facility Disposition Cloud Migration Services, phase 5 Word, 40KB
Instructions Instructions/executive summary phases 1-5 Word, 27KB

Other sample SOOs

Document type Format Size Publish date
Email and Collaborative Services - Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS) SOO PDF 47K 08/25/2011
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) SOO PDF 46K 08/25/2011


Last Reviewed 2015-10-08