Procurement - technology peripherals and infrastructure framework (SP-21-012)

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


Who can access: all public sector
Contract status: live
Dates of contract: 16 May 2022- 15 May 2024 (option of 2 x 12 month extension periods)
Category: ICT products - national

Overview

This framework agreement is a re-let of the previous IT Peripherals framework and is for the provision of General Peripherals, Audio-Visual; Print; and Networking equipment.

The new multi-lot Technology Peripherals and Infrastructure framework has been expanded to include Servers and Storage.

The framework comprises two lots:

  • Lot 1 – IT equipment catalogue
  • Lot 2 – complex infrastructure projects

What is in scope

The list below is not exhaustive and provides an example of the products available through this new framework. A specific Scottish Procurement web shop, TechSource is available and can be accessed for the use of Lot 1. To gain access to the new web shop please contact the customer management team at scotproc@computacenter.com who will arrange access by providing a login ID and password.

If you have any support needs, please email TechSource.migrations@computacenter.com.

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

General peripherals

  • mice/keyboards
  • cameras
  • memory
  • webcams
  • hard disk drives

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

Infrastructure

  • servers
  • storage

What is out of scope

There are separate frameworks for: 

Computer consumables such as paper, print cartridges, or CD/DVD storage can be purchased through our IT consumables framework.

Who can use this

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

Note: Entitlement can be established from the terms of the Find the Tender Service reference 030614-2021. It is the responsibility of any buying organisation wishing to use any framework agreement to satisfy itself that it is eligible to do so.

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:

  • co-ordinated and consistent approach across the Scottish public sector
  • easy route to market to access a diverse range of transactional products and associated services at market leading prices on Lot 1
  • opportunity to drive best value for money for more complex and/or higher value solutions through further competition on Lot 2
  • access to environmentally-conscious solutions and energy efficient products
  • consolidated ordering and deliveries and achieve greater environmental and transitional efficiencies
  • consideration of Scottish Government’s aspirations with regards to ethical, social, economic, environmental and sustainability issues; including payment of the Real Living Wage and delivery of community benefits

Supplier details

Lot 1:

  • Computacenter (UK) Ltd

Lot 2:

  • Computacenter (UK) Ltd
  • Insight Direct (UK) Ltd
  • Softcat Ltd
  • XMA Limited

Contact details are listed in the buyer's guides below.

More information

We have published two buyer's guides:

Accessible PDF buyer guides for these pages will follow.

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.

Supplier guides are being developed by the Contractors at the moment and will be available from the Knowledge Hub. Please see the attached call-off guide for more information.

Contact

Bryan Dodds
ICT Senior Portfolio Specialist
Phone: 0131 244 6290
Email: 
bryan.dodds@gov.scot

Jack Graham
ICT Portfolio Officer
Phone: 0141 242 5833
Email: 
Jack.Graham@gov.scot

 

Dawn Swan
ICT Senior Portfolio Specialist
Phone: 0141 242 5595
Email: 
Dawn.Swan@gov.scot

Anamaria Rehbein
ICT Portfolio Manager
Phone: 0131 244 5749
Email: 
Anamaria.Rehbein@gov.scot

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