Publication - Advice and guidance

IT peripherals framework (SP-17-021)

Published: 14 Mar 2018

Guidance for public sector organisations on how to access and use the framework agreement.

Published:
14 Mar 2018
IT peripherals framework (SP-17-021)

Who can access: all public sector
Contract status: live
Dates of contract: 14 March 2018 to 13 March 2020
Category: ICT products - national

Overview

A single supplier framework for IT peripherals

What is in scope

General peripherals

  • desktop accessories
  • mice/keyboards
  • cameras
  • memory
  • webcams
  • hard disk drives
  • storage

Audio visual

  • projectors
  • interactive whiteboards
  • accessories

Desktop printers and scanners

  • desktop printers
  • label printers
  • barcode printers
  • scanners
  • accessories

Network equipment

  • routers
  • switches
  • hubs
  • access points

This list above is not exhaustive and provides an example of the products available through the framework.

All services associated with the deployment of the product groups detailed above are considered within scope of this framework.

What is out of scope

There are separate frameworks for: 

Who can use this

  • central government
  • health
  • local authorities
  • universities and colleges
  • third sector
  • other public bodies

Note: It is the responsibility of any buying organisation wishing to use any framework agreement to satisfy itself that it is eligible to do so.

Entitlement can be established from the terms of the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) advert and guidance on this can be found in Annex A of  our guidance on framework agreements.

If there is any doubt, legal advice should be sought.

Benefits

Benefits of this framework include:

  • the framework is available to all Scottish public sector contracting authorities, regardless of size or geographical location
  • the framework will continue to leverage the total Scottish public sector spend to attract best value
  • this award follows a comprehensive tender exercise, under EU public procurement regulations, and provides an easy route to market for contracting organisations
  • provides a co-ordinated central point for contract management
  • provide detailed consistent Scotland based management information to organisations to drive further efficiencies throughout the life of the framework
  • continues to increase the uptake of eProcurement and expand eProcurement capability to influence buying behaviour through the consolidation of orders and deliveries
  • continues to influence buying behaviours through consolidated ordering and deliveries and achieve greater environmental and transitional efficiencies
  • the framework will deliver against environmental objectives including reduced carbon footprint as a result of a reduction in the number and frequency of deliveries through consolidated ordering

Supplier details

Computacenter (UK) Ltd
Haston House
2 Redheughs Rigg
South Gyle
Edinburgh
EH12 9DQ

Using this contract

Knowledge Hub

A buyer's guide is now available on the secure stakeholder group 'Procurement Information Network' within Knowledge Hub

If you do not have access to the secure stakeholder site, please ensure you are registered on Knowledge Hub and complete the membership request form. Please email the completed form to scottishprocurement@gov.scot.

A FAQ document and ordering guide containing details of how to set up a user account, find products, obtain quotes and place orders is also available from the Knowledge Hub. 

Computacenter (UK)

Organisations can also contact Computacenter (UK) Ltd for further information:

Account Team (first point of contact)
Email: scotproc@computacenter.com
Telephone: 0131 317 2731  

Inside Sales Team Leader
Sharon Lawson
Email: Sharon.Lawson@computacenter.com
Mobile: 07801 452802

Inside Sales Manager
Ann Forrester
Email: Ann.Forrester@computacenter.com
Mobile: 07801 450938

Organisations experiencing issues when using the framework should, in the first instance, direct these to scotproc@computacenter.com or call 0131 317 2731.

Further information

For new users on Computacenter's Connect site, please register via this link. Existing Connect users should use their existing log-in details.

Contact

ICT Senior Portfolio Specialists

Bryan Dodd
Email: bryan.dodds@gov.scot
Telephone: 0131 244 6290

Karen Pow
Email: karen.pow@gov.scot
Telephone: 0131 244 8121

ICT Portfolio Specialist

Leigh Syme
Email: leigh.syme@gov.scot
Telephone: 0131 244 6812