The CPC's framework agreement for computer hardware offers a complete solution for ICT equipment procurement for schools, colleges and academies. Products and services include:

  • IT hardware and components (monitors, keyboards, mice, thin clients, and storage).
  • Desktop PCs
  • Laptops
  • Tablets
  • Notebooks
  • Apple products (iPads, iPhones, iMacs and accessories).
  • Services for hardware installation, maintenance, and staff training.
  • IT equipment disposal and recycling, for products including computers, printers, laptops, smart devices, telephony, and cabling.

It was awarded on 18th January 2016 and runs to 17th January 2019 with a possible extension to 17th January 2020.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Access to a range of well-known and reputable IT brands
  • Over 20 specialist ICT hardware suppliers, to help you maximise competition.
  • Substantial education discounts relative to the market place.
  • A quick route to market through direct call-off or mini competition.
  • Average savings of 18.69% (as at June 2017) Download Savings Summary

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Lot 1: Desktop Solutions 13 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Banner 2016/1517 Nationwide
British Telecommunications PLC (BT) 2016/1518 Nationwide
Capita Managed IT Solutions Limited 2016/1489 Nationwide
CDW Limited 2016/1519 Nationwide
Chess ICT Burnley Limited 2016/1498 Nationwide
Dell Corporation Limited 2016/1538 Nationwide
Ergo Computing UK Ltd 2016/1504 Nationwide
Haptic Networks Limited 2016/1494 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1516 Nationwide
MCC Limited 2016/1503 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2016/1511 Nationwide
Stone Computers Limited 2016/1499 Nationwide
XMA 2016/1500 Nationwide
2 - Lot 2: Portable Devices 15 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2016/1508 Nationwide
Banner 2016/1517 Nationwide
British Telecommunications PLC (BT) 2016/1518 Nationwide
Capita Managed IT Solutions Limited 2016/1489 Nationwide
CCS Media Limited 2016/1512 Nationwide
CDW Limited 2016/1519 Nationwide
Centerprise International 2016/1510 Nationwide
Chess ICT Burnley Limited 2016/1498 Nationwide
Getech Ltd 2016/1507 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1516 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2016/1501 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2016/1511 Nationwide
Stone Computers Limited 2016/1499 Nationwide
VeryPC Limited 2016/1513 Nationwide
XMA 2016/1500 Nationwide
4 - Lot 4: IT Hardware Compatible with Apple Operating Systems 14 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2016/1508 Nationwide
CCS Media Limited 2016/1512 Nationwide
CDW Limited 2016/1519 Nationwide
Chess ICT Burnley Limited 2016/1498 Nationwide
Galtec Solutions Limited 2016/1492 Nationwide
GBM Digital Technologies Ltd 2016/1493 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1516 Nationwide
Jandu Technologies Ltd t/a Leegomery Computers 2016/1487 Nationwide
JTRS Limited 2016/1502 Nationwide
KRCS (Digital Solutions) Ltd 2016/1495 Nationwide
MCC Limited 2016/1503 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2016/1511 Nationwide
Stone Computers Limited 2016/1499 Nationwide
XMA 2016/1500 Nationwide
5 - Lot 5: ICT Disposal and Recycling 14 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Academia Ltd 2016/1508 Nationwide
Asset Management Ireland Ltd 2016/1488 Nationwide
CCS Media Limited 2016/1512 Nationwide
CDW Limited 2016/1519 Nationwide
Centerprise International 2016/1510 Nationwide
Chess ICT Burnley Limited 2016/1498 Nationwide
Desk Top Publishing Micro Systems Limited (DTP) 2016/1505 Nationwide
Getech Ltd 2016/1507 Nationwide
MCC Limited 2016/1503 Nationwide
Phoenix Software Ltd 2016/1501 Nationwide
Softcat Ltd 2016/1511 Nationwide
Stone Computers Limited 2016/1499 Nationwide
The ITAD Works 2016/1490 Nationwide
XMA 2016/1500 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.

Go to Tenet Services

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.

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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