Published date: 3 December 2020

Last edited date: 14 January 2021

This notice was replaced on 24 May 2021

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 24 May 2021, last edited 28 September 2021)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.


Contract summary

Industry

  • Computer-related services - 72500000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract

£750,000,000

Procurement reference

RM6111.

Published date

3 December 2020

Closing date

29 January 2021

Closing time

10am

Contract start date

31 March 2021

Contract end date

1 April 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

Crown Commercial Service as the contracting authority is putting in place a Pan Government Collaborative Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3) (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities. This will be a route to market for eligible user organisations to procure their scalable cloud hosting requirements as more specifically described in section II.2.4.


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This Framework Agreement RM6111 is for use by Contracting Authorities in the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies, that exist on 01/12/2020 and which fall into one or more of the following categories:
1. Any of the following:
(a) Ministerial government departments;
(b) Non ministerial government departments;
(c) Executive agencies of government;
(d) Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive NDPBs, and tribunal NDPBs;
(e) Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies (ASPBs);
(f) Police forces;
(g) Fire and rescue services;
(h) Ambulance services;
(i) Maritime and coastguard agency services;
(j) NHS bodies;
(k) Educational bodies or establishments including state schools (nursery schools, primary schools, middle or high schools, secondary schools, special schools), academies, colleges, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), further education colleges and universities;
(l) Hospices;
(m) National Parks;
(n) Housing associations, including registered social landlords;
(o) Third sector and charities;
(p) Citizens advice bodies;
(q) Councils, including county councils, district councils, county borough councils, community councils, London borough councils, unitary councils, metropolitan councils, parish councils;
(r) Public corporations;
(s) Public financial bodies or institutions;
(t) Public pension funds;
(u) Central banks; and
(v) Civil service bodies, including public sector buying organisations.
2. Those listed and maintained by the Government on their website at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations or any replacement or updated web- link.
3. Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) at https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/nationalaccounts/uksectoraccounts/datasets/publicsectorclassificationguide or any replacement or updated web-link.
4. Those bodies in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which are within the scope of the definition of "Contracting Authority" in regulation 2(1) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR) and/or Schedule 1 PCR.


About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service

Address

9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L39PP
England

Telephone

+44 3150103503

Email

info@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Website

https://www.gov.uk/ccs