Publication - Advice and guidance

Software value added re-seller framework

Published: 25 Feb 2019

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

Published:
25 Feb 2019
Software value added re-seller framework
Who can access: all public sector
Contract status: live
Dates of contract: 18 June 2018 to
17 June 2022
Category: ICT services and software - national

Overview

A single supplier collaborative framework for commercial off-the-shelf software and supporting services.

What is in scope

The framework includes:

  • commercial off the shelf (COTS) software and support
  • maintenance of software licence records
  • support and implementation services (COTS)

What is out of scope

The framework does not include:

  • bespoke software solutions
  • hardware
  • ICT services

Who can use this

The framework can be used by:

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

Full details can be found on Public Contract Scotland.

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

Entitlement can be established from the terms of the OJEU advert and guidance on this can be found in annex A of our guidance on framework agreements.

Benefits

Benefits of this framework include:

  • single route to market reducing duplication of effort
  • single supplier for COTS
  • structured discounts on purchases

Supplier details

Softcat (UK)
Email: scotcat@softcat.com
Scottish account management (general) contact number: 0141 465 0009

Further information

See the attached buyers' guide for more information.

Information about pricing and terms and conditions for frameworks and contracts can be found on the Knowledge Hub.

If you are not registered to access this and are eligible to use the framework please complete the registration form and send it to one of the Scottish Procurement contacts listed below.

Contact

Stuart Brown
Senior portfolio specialist, ICT services and software
Email: stuart.brown@gov.scot
Tel: 0141 242 5626

Margaret Anne McKeown
Senior portfolio specialist, ICT services and software
Email: margaretanne.mckeown@gov.scot
Tel: 0141 242 0111

For NHS staff only

Jim Binnie

Senior Business and Procurement Advisor

Tel: 0131 275 6059

Email: mailto:jim.binnie@nhs.net