The Network Services framework (RM1045) provides all public sector customers access to networks and telecommunications services, including PSN compliant services. The framework is run by Crown Commercial Services (CCS), an executive body of the Cabinet Office and the largest public procurement organisation in the UK.
Datrix has been on the RM1045 Procurement Framework since July 2015 and has been awarded places in six of the lots outlined below, reinforcing us as a leading supplier of services to the public sector:
We offer services across the following Lots:
We have worked with London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) to set up a framework agreement for the supply and support of routing and switching equipment, since October 2015.
This framework agreement can be used by higher education institutions, further education and specialist colleges, UK research council establishments and any other body whose core purpose is the support or advancement of FE, HE or research.
Set up by London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), the framework is for the supply and support of routing and switching equipment. The scope covers a broad range of hardware from low-end customer premises equipment (CPE), through to mid-range enterprise and high-end carrier-class equipment supporting up to 100 Gigabit Ethernet.
We offer services across the available Lots:
Due to the recent acquisition of Brocade by Extreme Networks, organisations who were on Lot 2 - Brocade can now access our solution and services via Lot 5 - Extreme.
Procurement For All covers the whole public sector, including social housing providers, health trusts, the education sector and blue light services. Their Telecommunications Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) is similar to a procurement framework, except new suppliers can join at any time and it must be run as a completely electronic process. Datrix has been on the Procurement for All framework since October 2017 and is accessible on 3 out of 4 lots on the Telecommunications DPS:
We offer services three of the four available Lots:
A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) is similar to an electronic framework agreement, with two exceptions, new suppliers can join at any time and it is to be run as a completely electronic process.
Dynamic Purchasing Systems are used exclusively by public sector organisations. They save time and money by being a quick and easy way to access goods, services and works through an OJEU compliant route.