Frameworks
OX IT Solutions are able to supply to the public sector who procure via the following frameworks.

In order for an organisation to be accepted onto a Framework they must undergo a competitive bid process demonstrating best service and price, giving the public sector organisations access to suppliers who provide the products and services that best meet their needs. Please contact your account manager or contact us.

Supported Frameworks

Framework
Details
NEUPC (HENSS) Networking Framework – Lots 1,2 & 3

This Framework is designed to enable Higher Education institutions to procure Networking Infrastructure and Services at the best market value. NEUPC have provided a flexible Framework that is available for all institutions across the UK and is open to solutions from all vendors. Accredited on Lots 1,2 & 3. The contract is due to expire 30/09/2021

Lot 1 – Networking Equipment Only
Lot 2 – Small to medium networking projects up to the value of £1,000,000
Lot 3 – Large Networking Projects

NHS Shared Business Services – DWS - Digital Workplace Solutions - Formerly Link IT Solutions

DWS is a Framework open to all NHS SBS Members and associated members, including all NHS Trusts and all Public Sector authorities, and is the successor to the very successful LINK IT Solutions Framework. It covers the supply of Servers and related products and services, storage, networking, third party software and other IT hardware. One of the features of the Framework is the ability to direct award contracts to suppliers, thus reducing the administrative burden, this in turn has meant that LINK IT Solutions and DWS have grown substantially over the last few years. DWS will last until 09/08/2022 with a option to extend for a further 2 years.

JISC Networking Equipment Framework – Palo Alto Supplier, Fortinet Supplier

This Framework covers the supply and support of a broad range of wired and wireless routing and switching equipment. European Electronique is accredited on Lot 6 – Supply and maintenance of Palo Alto equipment and Lot 8 – Supply and maintenance of Fortinet equipment.

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) - ICT Networking & Storage Solutions (Lot 1 , 2 & 3 )

This ICT Networking and Storage Solutions framework agreement has been structured for ease of purchasing a wide range of network infrastructure, network services, installation services and IT storage solutions for schools, colleges, academies/academy trusts and universities.


Designed for the education sector, this framework offers a fully compliant route to market with access to 17 suppliers across 3 easily categorised lots:


Lot 1 – On Premise Solutions

Lot 2 – Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Lot 3 – Consultancy Services

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) - IT Hardware and Peripherals (Lots 1,2 & 5)

The CPC's agreement for computer hardware offers a complete solution for ICT equipment procurement for educational establishments. Products and services include:

IT hardware and components (monitors, keyboards, mice, thin clients, and storage).
Desktop PCs
Laptops Tablets
Notebooks
Apple products (iPads, iPhones, iMacs and accessories).
Services for hardware installation, maintenance, and staff training.
IT equipment disposal and recycling, for products including computers, printers, laptops, smart devices, telephony, and cabling.

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) - Outsourced ICT Framework (Lot 1)

This framework is an education-focused route to market for outsourcing your managed ICT services.


Suppliers on the framework include a range of local and national managed service providers (MSPs) who have a breadth of knowledge, experience and skills. The MSPs are skilled in utilising systems, communication, flexibility and innovation in order to provide a high-quality outsourced ICT service. The service will be carefully managed through a close provider/client relationship.


You can also use the independent consultancy framework lot to gain an objective recommendation on ICT service systems, processes and policies. Through the appointment of a consultant, your institution may gain efficiencies and cost savings when outsourcing a managed ICT service.


Lot 1: Outsourced ICT Services

Crown Commercial Services G-Cloud XII

G-Cloud 12 helps customers in the UK public sector find and buy cloud computing services.


This agreement will run for 12 months from 28 September 2020. We may extend the agreement up to a maximum of 12 months after this date.


Any call-off will have an initial maximum duration of 24 months. You are allowed two extension options of up to 12 months each and must specify this in the initial contract terms.


The total call-off length should not be for more than 48 months (4 years). This includes the initial call-off duration plus the two extension options. Certain restrictions apply to central government contract extensions.

Crown Commercial Service – Technology Products and Associated Services TEPAS (RM6808 LOTS 2 & 3)

The replacement for the Technology Products 2 RM3733 Framework, the RM3733 Framework runs from 10/12/2019 until 09/12/2023. It is broken down into 4 Lots and we are accredited on Lots 2 & 3.

Lot 2 – Hardware
Lot 3 – Software

Crown Commercial Services - Technology Services 3 (RM6100 Lots 2, 3a, b & c)

Provides access to technology strategy and service design as well as services to provide support with moving to the operational running of an IT estate. It also provides support for large projects, up to top secret classification and a range of other technology services such as:


  • provision and management of IT service desk
  • end user device support
  • network support
  • asset disposal and application maintenance
  • IT infrastructure support (for example, server and storage hardware)

This agreement will run for 4 years with no options to extend and will offer contracts for up to 7 years (lot dependent).


Lot 2: Transition and Transformation

Lot 3a: Operational Services - End User Services

Lot 3b: Operational Services - Operational Management

Lot 3c: Operational Services - Technical Management

Crown Commercial Services - Network Services 2 (RM3808 Lots 2 and 10)

This is a new Framework for us and we were successful on the 2 Lots for which we tendered.

Lot 2 allows us to sell local connectivity services and LAN connectivity services including Wired and Wireless technology, and
Lot 10, allows us to sell Unified Comms across multiple devices. This Framework initially is for three years until 16/08/2022 Lot 2 – Local connectivity services Lot 10 – Unified Communications

National Education Printers Agreement (NEPA), partner with Brother

The Framework is primarily aimed at the Higher Education Sector Market and the typical University environment, covering full end to end print requirements. Included in the remit of the agreement is office document print hardware, multi-functional devices, print production hardware, print management solutions and services (including Industry Print software solution if required) and additional peripheral hardware to enable fulfilment of managed print services i.e., user authentication hardware and money loaders. Large format printers are also within scope of this agreement.

North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOECPC) – Lot 4 – Hosting Services

NOE CPC provides collaborative procurement and commercial solutions to the public sector.

National Desktops & Notebooks Agreement (NDNA), Partnered with Acer – Lot2

The NDNA is a framework agreement that started on the 1st September 2017 having been formed from the merger of the outgoing IRDA (Inter-Regional Desktop Agreement) and NNA (National Notebook Agreement).The agreement originated as a procurement exercise run by LUPC (London Universities Purchasing Consortium) and it is to all consortia-affiliated universities and colleges of higher and further education. The agreement is aimed at making your purchasing as easy and streamlined as possible. The agreement also includes significant benefits over traditional purchasing routes.

Kent County Council KCS ICT Managed Services Framework

In accordance with best procurement practice, EU and UK Procurement Directives and Regulations, Kent County Council via KCS Professional Services have created a national framework agreement for the supply and delivery of Managed ICT Services. The framework covers the provision of managed ICT services, with both cloud and on-premise options available. The framework period is 48 months – 1st November 2018 to 31st October2022.

Kent County Council - Y21028 Supply of IT Hardware (Lot 1)

The framework agreement covers the provision of a full range of IT Hardware including new, refurbished and remanufactured as well as repair, disposal and associated services including support and maintenance.


Lot 1: IT Hardware

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