This framework is for Academies and Schools. If you are from an FE College please ensure you use the Software License Resellers Agreement for Colleges

This framework covers a range of software licensing requirements from Microsoft, Adobe software to other software including Autodesk, Acronis, Avid, Computer Associates, Corel, Kaspersky, Nuance, Sophos, Symantec, VMWare etc.

It was awarded on 1st August 2014 and runs to 31st July 2018.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  • Choice of Provider
  • Time Saving & Easy to Use
  • CPC Contract Manager Assistance & Support
  • Framework Specific User Guide

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
2 - Lot 1: Microsoft 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2014/1304 Nationwide
Civica UK Ltd 2014/1306 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2014/1308 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2014/1310 Nationwide
Pugh Computers 2014/1311 Nationwide
SBL Softbox 2014/1313 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2014/1312 Nationwide
XMA (Viglen) 2014/1314 Nationwide
3 - Lot 2: Adobe 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2014/1304 Nationwide
Civica UK Ltd 2014/1306 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2014/1308 Nationwide
Jigsaw24 2014/1309 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2014/1310 Nationwide
Pugh Computers 2014/1311 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2014/1312 Nationwide
XMA (Viglen) 2014/1314 Nationwide
4 - Lot 3: Other off the Shelf Software 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2014/1304 Nationwide
British Telecommunications PLC (BT) 2014/1305 Nationwide
Highlander Computing Solutions 2014/1307 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2014/1308 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2014/1310 Nationwide
Pugh Computers 2014/1311 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2014/1312 Nationwide
XMA (Viglen) 2014/1314 Nationwide
5 - Lot 4: One Stop Shop 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2014/1304 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2014/1308 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2014/1310 Nationwide
Pugh Computers 2014/1311 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2014/1312 Nationwide
XMA (Viglen) 2014/1314 Nationwide

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the framework user guide for further details.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the framework. For more complex procurements, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available to offer enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

You will need to sign in to use the CPC Qoute tool

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

  • Name: Karis Lucano
  • Tel: 0161 974 0958
  • Email: k.lucano@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat: Live Chat