Helping you buy the technology you need at the right price

Our TePAS framework gives you the procurement power to source a wide range of vital technology products and associated services to keep your organisation running.

You can buy IT hardware such as server racks and smart devices, and off-the-shelf software including webinar technology and cloud computing software. Plus you can add any associated services if you need them, all under a single contract.

Whether you have requirements related to increased remote working as a result of COVID-19, or you need support with your digital transformation strategy, our team of experts is here to help take some of the pressure off.

Watch our short video to find out what you can buy through the framework. You can also read the script of the video.

What are the benefits of TePAS?

  • Efficiency

    We listened to your feedback on our previous framework. Associated services, such as managed IT service desks or consultancy, can be bought at the same time as hardware and/or software, saving time and effort as you don’t need to run separate competitions. Using the simplified further competition option for this framework, based on price only, can also help you reduce timescales and increase efficiency.

  • Value for money

    Competitive prices on products and services, with further savings available through our regular IT hardware aggregation opportunities.

  • Supply chain assurance

    We are proactively working with the industry to eliminate modern slavery, child labour and inhumane treatment in our supply chain. This includes our work with Electronics Watch to monitor framework suppliers and the first level of subcontractors.

  • Choice

    Access a wide range of suppliers offering great choice to meet your specific needs, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), resellers and direct manufacturers. If you are purchasing IT equipment, you have the option to lease it, rather than owning it outright. Customers, such as the Ministry Of Defence who buy security products from List X suppliers (companies operating in the UK working on UK government contracts which require them to hold classified information) are also able to do so via TePAS.

  • Options to buy sustainably

    If you’re looking to buy your IT hardware more sustainably to make the most of our planet’s limiting resources, we can help. The 2 options to do this through TePAS are buying remanufactured or refurbished, and leasing or buy-back.

How to buy

You will need to run a further competition to buy through this framework.

There are 2 options for this:

  • run a further competition (based on price and quality)
  • run a simplified further competition (based on price only)

Further competition is broken down into 6 steps, from identifying and finalising your requirements through to evaluating the tenders and awarding the supplier, if required.

Did you now know that procurement cards are the most efficient way for your organisation to pay for goods and services? And, the more you use them, the more time and money you’ll save. So boost your buying power by using procurement cards for all purchases in your organisation.

“Technology Products and Associated Services has been the framework of choice for the Department for Education. Over 1.8 million devices procured for schools in response to remote working. The framework has catered for our requirements with a straightforward procurement route. We’ve confirmed £81 millions of savings throughout the 7 waves of device procurements we have bought through the framework.”
John Baldwin
Senior Category Manager, Department of Education

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  1. Technology Products and Associated Services - what you can buy

    A flexible route for all your commodity technology product needs; from IT hardware and off-the-shelf software to associated services. Download an overview of what you can buy through the framework.

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  2. Technology Products and Associated Services - how to buy

    A flexible route for all your commodity technology product needs; from IT hardware and off-the-shelf software to associated services. Download an overview of how to buy through the framework.

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