LOT 1 – Desktop PC Solutions

This Lot is for the provision of goods and services including but not limited to supply, and supply and installation for desktop computers (Tower, Small Form Micro and All In One), including monitors, keyboards, and mice, including both wired and wireless, thin clients, high performance and gaming desktops, refurbished equipment and remanufactured equipment, bespoke equipment, new technologies providing a desktop solution, accessories and cables, imaging services, maintenance services, other relevant services including asset tagging and training & support for all solutions.

LOT 2 – Portable Devices Solution

This Lot is for the provision of goods and services including but not limited to supply, of laptops, notebooks, netbooks including Chromebooks, tablets, PDA’s, mobile internet devices (excluding mobile phones), charging carts, docking stations and storage trolleys, and other related products, refurbished equipment, and remanufactured equipment, bespoke equipment, new technologies for portable device solutions, accessories and cables, imaging services, maintenance services, other relevant services including asset tagging, and training & support for all solutions.

LOT 3 – Peripherals

This Lot is for the provision of goods and services including but not limited to supply, and supply and installation for printers, scanners, monitors, keyboards and mice, including both wired and wireless, virtual reality equipment, thin clients, gaming equipment, refurbished equipment, and remanufactured equipment, headphones, earphones, external hard drives, charging carts, docking stations, memory upgrades, speakers, spares, cables, components & accessories including locks and brackets, carry cases, memory sticks, telephone handsets (not complete systems) and other related products, new technologies for peripherals, imaging services, maintenance services, other relevant services including asset tagging, and training & support.

LOT 4 – Apple Solutions

This Lot is for the provision of goods and services including but not limited to supply, and supply and installation for a range of Apple Solutions including desktops (iMac), keyboards and mice including both wired and wireless, laptops (MacBook’s), screens, thin clients, tablets (iPads), charging carts, docking stations, accessories and cables, refurbished equipment, and remanufactured equipment, new Apple technologies, maintenance services, other relevant services including asset tagging, Mobile Device Management and training & support for all solutions.

LOT 5 – Multi-Purpose Lot

This Lot is for the provision of goods and service including but not limited to supply and supply and installation of all products and services in Lots 1 – 3. Desktop computers (Tower, Small Form Micro and All In One), including monitors, keyboards, and mice, including both wired and wireless, thin clients, high performance and gaming desktops, printers, scanners, virtual reality equipment, laptops, notebooks, netbooks including Chromebooks, tablets, PDA’s, mobile internet devices (excluding mobile phones), charging carts, docking stations and storage trolleys, and other related products, headphones, earphones, external hard drives, charging carts, docking stations, memory upgrades, speakers, spares, cables, components & accessories including locks and brackets, carry cases, memory sticks, telephone handsets (not complete systems) and other related products, refurbished equipment, and remanufactured equipment, bespoke equipment, new technologies, imaging services, maintenance services, other relevant services including asset tagging and training & support for all solutions.

It was awarded on 1st July 2020 and runs to 30th June 2022 with a possible extension to 30th June 2024.

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Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Ease of use
  2. Option of Direct Award and Further Competition available
  3. Members consolidated spend (economies of scale) provides savings
  4. Benefit of a Multi-Purpose Lot
  5. Free standard delivery
  6. Suppliers are able to provide advice on specifications and use
  7. Agreement is contract managed centrally with KPIs in place

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Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1 - Desktop PC Solutions 15 View Suppliers
Lot 2 - Portable Devices Solution 15 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Banner 2020/2395
Bechtle Direct Ltd 2020/2396
CCS Media Limited 2020/2397
CDW Limited 2020/2398
Centerprise International LTD 2020/2399
Desktop Publishing Microsystems Limited 2020/2400
Ergo Computing UK Ltd 2020/2401
European Electronique 2020/2402
Galtec Solutions Limited 2020/2403
IDNS Ltd 2020/2405
Insight Direct Ltd 2020/2406
JTRS Ltd 2020/2407
Pure Data Solutions Limited 2020/2409
Stone Computers Limited 2020/2410
XMA 2020/2411
Lot 3 - Peripherals 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Banner 2020/2395
CCS Media Limited 2020/2397
CDW Limited 2020/2398
Ergo Computing UK Ltd 2020/2401
Galtec Solutions Limited 2020/2403
Pure Data Solutions Limited 2020/2409
Stone Computers Limited 2020/2410
XMA 2020/2411
Lot 4 - Apple Solutions 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Academia Ltd 2020/2392
Albion 2020/2394
CCS Media Limited 2020/2397
Insight Direct Ltd 2020/2406
JTRS Ltd 2020/2407
Pure Data Solutions Limited 2020/2409
Sync (GBM) 2020/2404
XMA 2020/2411
Lot 5 – Multi-Purpose Lot (incorporating requirements of Lots 1 -3) 15 View Suppliers

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the User Guide, for ease of use a desk top calculator is available for direct award, along with the option to undertake a further competition. A further competition calculator is also available on the website, with further details also available in the User Guide regarding the call off process. Price lists are also available on the Suppliers web pages. Again further details are available within the User Guide.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

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ICT Hardware Framework User GuideThis 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. YesDownload
Desktop Calculator - Direct Award VideoA video explaining how to use the ICT Hardware and Peripherals Desktop Calculator for a Direct Award under the Framework. Download
Mini Competition Calculator Video GuideA video explaining how to use the ICT Hardware and Peripherals Mini Competition Calculator for a Mini / Further Competition under the Framework. Download
Leasing of ICT Equipment DocumentInformation on using the Leasing Services Framework Agreement in conjunction with the ICT Hardware and Peripherals Framework Agreement. YesDownload
Stock Availability - March 2021Information on stock availability for the products in the framework. YesDownload

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