Liverpool appoints suppliers to £11.2m ICT framework

Written by Colin Marrs on 25 April 2016 in News
News

Liverpool City Council has awarded places on an £11.2m framework to deliver ICT products and services.

The council has announced the suppliers awarded places on the framework, which will replace current arrangements with a single supplier.

The three year framework will last for three years with a one year optional extension period


Related content
Liverpool insourcing to save £30m
Cyber Security Demystified: Your key cloud security questions answered


Companies awarded to each lot (along with potential annual spending) are as follows:

Lot 1 – Hardware (£730,000): Awarded to Computacenter, Insight Direct, Stone Computers;
Lot 2  - Software (£600,000): Bytes Software, Computacenter, Comparex;
Lot 3 – Professional services (£12,500): Computacenter, Computeam, Phoenix Software;
Lot 4 – Support and maintenance (100,000): Newcorp Computer Services;
Lot 5 – E-catalogue (£90,000): Computacenter;
Lot 6: Schools hardware (£1.2 million): Computacentre, Insight Direct, Stone Computers;
Lot 7: Schools software (65,000): Computacenter, Insight Direct, Nviron.

The total potential annual expenditure is £2.8m a year, and the £11.2m total would only be reached if the optional extension period was extended.

The council’s intention is to establish a set number of suppliers per lot and work will be awarded by a combination of further mini competitions and direct award.

Separately, the council has appointed New Media Warehouse to provide a £260,000 learning management system and HP to supply hardware and monitoring support for its existing network security infrastructure in a deal worth £380,000.

The council is replacing products and services previously provided through its Liverpool Direct Limited joint venture with supplier BT.

The partnership came to an end in 2014, with Liverpool bringing ICT services in house.

Share this page

Tags

Add new comment

Related Articles

Regulator urges government to mandate NHS compliance with surveillance camera code
17 January 2018

Commissioner Tony Porter tells PublicTechnology about continued efforts to get the Home Office to recognise the need for a surveillance camera code of practice that applies to NHS and...

Only one in 60 local authorities using DfT funding pot for electric-car charging points
16 January 2018

Local Government Association believes that the supply of ‘adequate funding’ will likely come from the private sector