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Technology Products 3

Scope

The Technology Products 3 agreement will be the supply of commodity technology goods and/or closely-related services for use by UK public sector organisations. It replaces Technology Products 2 (RM3733), which has recently been extended to October 2019.

 

TP3 will use the new Public Sector Contract developed together with GDS and GLD. The template contracts can be found here. In addition a Technology specific schedule will be used and a template contract can also be found below.

 

The current scope & lot structure of Technology Products 2 is

Lot 1 - Hardware

IT hardware and peripherals including but not limited to: PCs, laptops, keyboards, servers, audiovisual equipment, network infrastructure equipment and peripherals/accessories. Operating systems and utility software is included as part of a standard Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) product offering. Factory/reseller software builds are also included in this Lot when purchased alongside/installed on the associated hardware. A range of close-to-the-box services are allowable, including image load, asset tagging, delivery, installation, configuration, user handover, removal of packaging and disposal of old equipment.

Lot 2 - Software

Off-the-shelf software solutions. It includes a full range of commercial and open source commodity software; software licenses and associated commoditised; close-to-the-box services* including software asset management where purchased as part of an overall licence agreement. Multi- licence agreements can be designed with prices based on customer requirements using this Lot.

*Close to-the-box services refers to basic, common IT services, an all in one service offering which does not require additional configuration.

Lot 3 - Combined hardware and software

IT hardware and software and want to purchase it from one supplier. Suppliers that appear on both Lots 1 and 2 appear on Lot 3 and the combined lot descriptions for Lots 1 and 2 apply in terms of scope.

Lot 4 - Information Assured Products

Commoditised IT products and solutions that meet specific protective information assurance requirements. The main provision for the products and solutions is to provide information assurance enforcing or relevant functionality.

Lot 5 -Volume Hardware Requirements from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)]

Volume hardware requirements (approximately 500+ identical units). Suppliers are OEMs limited to supplying their own branded goods and/or related services. This Lot is for high-volume requirements and needs to be competed on a brand-agnostic basis. Close-to-the-box services are limited to those that can be applied on the production line (e.g. image load and asset tagging).

Lot 6 - Catalogue

Commoditised technology hardware and software products through an online catalogue via a direct award based on lowest price.

 

Important links

We will update the important links below, at each stage of the project, adding to this page as information for buyers and suppliers is released.

Prior Information Notice (PIN) in OJEU

Link to PIN here

Contract Notice in OJEU

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