IT Hardware and Services

13/12/2016 - 12/12/2019 (option to extend 1x12 months)

The free to access framework provides the ability to purchase a wide range of IT hardware and associated services across 10 varied lots. It can be utilised for spot-buying or longer term strategic purchases either through direct award or further competition.

Following the popularity of the original LINK IT Hardware and Services framework let by NOE CPC and NHS SBS, an OJEU re-procurement has been undertaken to establish this replacement LINK IT 2 framework.

  • Wide portfolio of IT hardware suitable for both office and clinical environments
  • Fixed pricing for standard NHS specifications 
  • Flexible framework for use by NHS and other public sector organisations - “spot-buying” as well as longer term strategic purchases 
  • Saving opportunities - depending on product specification and supplier choice
  • Robust contractual protection 
  • Supplier commitment to minimum product lifecycles and notification period for planned product demise and introduction of new products
  • Ability to procure products with high sustainability benefits and energy consumption efficiencies and/or gain detailed information about the Energy Performance of products purchased 
  • Supporting services including a range of deployment and maintenance packages 
  • Provides a route to market for new technologies over the life of the framework i.e. Phablets and detachable devices 
  • The ability to procure a bundle of hardware requirements through Lot 10.

The framework provides the ability to purchase a wide range of IT hardware and associated services across the following 10 lots:

  • Lot 1 – Desktops
  • Lot 2 – Laptops
  • Lot 3 – Tablets / Slates
  • Lot 4 – Specialist IT Hardware
  • Lot 5 – Clinical Monitors
  • Lot 6 – Green Devices
  • Lot 7 – Printers / Scanners / Asset Scanners
  • Lot 8 –  Deployment Services
  • Lot 9 – Third party Warranty
  • Lot 10  – One stop shop
  • Centerprise International Ltd
  • Dacoll Limited
  • Dell Corporation Ltd
  • Esteem System Ltd
  • HP Inc Ltd UK
  • Insight Direct (UK) Ltd
  • Parity Medical Ltd
  • Softcat Ltd
  • Software Box Ltd
  • Specialist Computer Centre
  • (SCC) Stone Computers Ltd
  • XMA Ltd

Please click below to view the OJEU notice:

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