Published date: 06 February 2019

Last edited date: 06 February 2019

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.

Closing date: 05 March 2019

Contract summary


  • Networks - 32400000

  • Repair, maintenance and associated services related to personal computers, office equipment, telecommunications and audio-visual equipment - 50300000

  • Hardware consultancy services - 72100000

    • Software programming and consultancy services - 72200000

    • Computer-related services - 72500000

    • Computer support and consultancy services - 72600000

    • Computer network services - 72700000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Published date

06 February 2019

Closing date

05 March 2019

Contract start date

01 January 2020

Contract end date

31 December 2025

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



CRFCA is seeking to appoint a Managed Services Provider (MSP) to manage and support the Communication & Information Systems for CRFCA Head Office staff; for the 13 Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations (RFCAs); the approximately 55 County Army Cadet Force organisations (ACF); and their users. Please see attcahed CRFCA ITT v1.2pdf, for the main ITT document.

The service will also support CRFCA's obligation to deliver their Service Level Agreement (SLA) commitment to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The IT systems to be supported include a data centre in Aldershot, with back up facilities in a CRFCA owned data centre in London; core systems including "Project Haldane 2" (PH2); local area networks; firewalls and local IT systems in the RFCAs and around 1000 mobile devices, consisting of laptops, mobile phones, printers, etc. The MSP will also be responsible for support of the Wide Area Network (WAN) that is provided under Lot 2.

About the buyer

Contact name

Paul Hocking


2-3 Blotts Barn
Brooks Road


Other information

Linked Notice



How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 05 March 2019