Technology Products 2

Technology Products 2 (TP2) offers public sector customers a flexible and compliant way to source all their technology product needs (hardware and software).  

Updates

19/11/19 – Update – You can now download the Technology Products 2 webinars on our CCS Here To Help landing page.  The webinars will explain the benefits, what and how to flexibly buy from the agreement, and how to achieve best value. Download webinars.

12/08/2019 – Extension – This framework has been extended to ensure a continuity of service until the replacement framework, Technology Products and Associated Services – RM6068, goes live.

  • lots 1-5 will now expire on 31 March 2020
  • lot 6 will now expire on 31 October 2020

13/05/2019 – Webinars – We’re holding a series of webinars to support customers interested in using this framework. If you would like to join us please check out all the available dates and book your place.

Description

Technology Products 2 (TP2) offers public sector customers a flexible and compliant way to source all of their technology product needs, from a single cable to an entire corporate infrastructure.

Benefits

  • great choice of products and associated services
  • 59 suppliers, 52.5% of which are SMEs
  • dynamic catalogue (lot 6) with smart basket functionality which selects the lowest price
  • call-off contracts available for up to 5 years
  • simplified call off order form
  • capped margins – suppliers’ margins are contractually capped and can be audited by CCS

Products and suppliers

There are 58 suppliers on this framework

Lot 1: Technology Hardware Lot expires before framework:

29 suppliers

Lot 2: Packaged Software Lot expires before framework:

21 suppliers

Lot 3: Combined Hardware and Packaged Software Lot expires before framework:

19 suppliers

Lot 4: Information Assured Products Lot expires before framework:

8 suppliers

Lot 5: Volume Hardware Requirements (Direct from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)) Lot expires before framework:

9 suppliers

Lot 6: Catalogue

Expires:

48 suppliers

How to buy

Read the Technology Buyer’s Guide (see the documents tab). The guide explains the 3 ways to buy:

1. Catalogue (lot 6)
Designed for day to day purchases for low complexity requirements or high urgency products.
Sign up to The Purchasing Platform

2. Further competitions (lots 1-4)
These may be run using CCS’s eSourcing tool, or your own procurement method.

Register for CCS’s eSourcing tool
Log in to CCS’s eSourcing tool
Guidance for CCS’s eSourcing tool

3. Volume hardware further competitions (lot 5)
Lot 5 is for volume hardware purchases. Suppliers are OEMs limited to supplying their own branded goods and/or related services.

You can also use our aggregation team to join with another public sector organisation that has common purchasing needs.

Read about technology aggregation opportunities