The purpose of this framework agreement is to deliver an efficient and compliant route to market, by minimising the resource and providing value for money. The products services covered under this framework agreement are:
All lots cover maintenance, renewal and consultancy of the relevant products.
It was awarded on 1st December 2016 and runs to 30th November 2019 with a possible extension to 30th November 2020.
|1 - Lot 1: Microsoft||10||View Suppliers|
|2 - Lot 2A: Adobe ETLA Agreements||6||View Suppliers|
|3 - Lot 2B: Adobe VIP/CLP Agreements||6||View Suppliers|
|4 - Lot 3: VMWare||6||View Suppliers|
|5 - Lot 4: Other||10||View Suppliers|
|6 - Lot 5: Software Services||5||View Suppliers|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the framework user guide for further details.
If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.
Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the framework. For more complex procurements, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available to offer enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.
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To create a free user account your institution need to be a CPC member.
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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.||Yes||Download|
|Desktop Calculator Tool||The Desktop Calculator tool is referenced and explained further on page 10 of the User Guide under the heading Option 2 – Desktop Exercise||Download|
|Appendix B||Framework Specification Section 2||Download|
|Appendix C||Tender Questions asked as part of the framework tender process||Download|
|Appendix E||This document includes the suggested Terms and Conditions for call-off. Institutions may modify the call-off terms provided that the modification does not alter the overall nature of the contract or framework agreement.||Download|
|Appendix H||Pricing for Lot 4||Download|