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Toolkit: Template for a Standard Amendment to a Cloud Vendor’s SaaS Contract

Published: 31 July 2019

ID: G00390660

Analyst(s): Eugene Quillen, Jo Liversidge, Dawn Hubbard

Summary

This template provides example language and a process for reaching an acceptable balance of risk and reward on key terms when a vendor’s standard terms are used as the contract basis. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders use this method to speed up negotiations and secure better T&Cs.

Table Of Contents

When to Use

Downloadable Attachments

  • Directions for Use
    • Step 1: Preparation for Use
    • Step 2: Review the Amendment Structure
    • Step 3: Duplicate the Template File
    • Step 4: Update Variables Using Search and Replace
    • Step 5: Remove Instructional Text and Update Language to Integrate With the Vendor SSA

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