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 28th September 2018 with a possible extension to 28th September 2019.

Key Benefits of this Framework

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

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Equipment 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
2BM Limited 2016/1539 Nationwide
Advanced Power Technology Ltd 2016/1540 Nationwide
Cannon Technologies Ltd 2016/1541 Nationwide
Future-Tech SCI Ltd 2016/1542 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1545 Nationwide
Keysource Ltd 2016/1546 Nationwide
Robert M Donaldson Ltd 2016/1543 Nationwide
Workspace Technology Ltd 2016/1544 Nationwide
2 - Infrastructure 8 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
2BM Limited 2016/1539 Nationwide
Advanced Power Technology Ltd 2016/1540 Nationwide
Cannon Technologies Ltd 2016/1541 Nationwide
Future-Tech SCI Ltd 2016/1542 Nationwide
Insight Direct (UK) Ltd 2016/1545 Nationwide
Keysource Ltd 2016/1546 Nationwide
Robert M Donaldson Ltd 2016/1543 Nationwide
Workspace Technology Ltd 2016/1544 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.

Tenet logo

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.

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

Don't have a User Account?

To create a free user account your institution need to be a CPC member.

Let's do a quick check to see if your institution is already registered with CPC. Use the form below to search for your institution.

Enter your institution name to check you're not already registered with CPC

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. 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 framework is NEUPC.

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