The CPC's framework agreement for Data Centre Management gives our members access to a broad range of equipment, infrastructure and associated consultancy, which you can use to find the right data solution for your organisation. Equipment and services include:

  • Uninterruptable power supplies (UPS)
  • Cooling equipment
  • Generators
  • Gas and fire suppression systems
  • Power distribution units
  • Server and network racks
  • Cabinets
  • Blanking panels
  • Building management equipment

It was awarded on 29th September 2015 and runs to 30th December 2019.

Key Benefits of this Deal

  1. A fastand compliant route to market through mini-competition.
  2. Full compliance with EU Regulations and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  3. Access to substantial discounts across all equipment and services.
  4. Ongoing contract management support from the CPC team.

Supplier Details

How can I use this Deal

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

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If you require support in running a further competition via this deal, 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 our deals for purchases that fall below £189,330.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.

Use This Deal

To use this deal and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 71 deals and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this deal. Some are required for successful use of the deal and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids YesDownload
DCM Briefing SheetThis document gives a small brief of the framework YesDownload
Terms & ConditionsThis document outlines the relevant terms and conditions as referenced within the User Guide YesDownload
ITT DocumentsThis document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is NEUPC.

Lisa O'Shea

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