National Framework Agreement for Products Using Apple Native Operating Systems, Associated Accessories and Services ITS6004 HW

A Contract Award Notice

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Framework (Goods)
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17 Dec 2021
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Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan: Various

Geochart for 1 buyers and 4 suppliers

1 buyer

4 suppliers


Provision of IT Hardware including but not limited to desktops, notebooks, mobile devices (tablets, phones and watches), peripherals, software, accessories and services.

Total Quantity or Scope

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of itself and other contracting authorities: Organisations that may participate in this proposed Agreement must mandatorily satisfy criteria (i) and (ii) below, plus at least 1 of the remaining qualifying criteria (iii)-(v): (i) mandatory: be classed by the ONS (Office of National Statistics) as a public sector body according to established criteria for accounting, governance and classification; (ii) mandatory: be a registered member of at least one of the following UK Higher Education Regional Purchasing Consortia:- Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges Limited (APUC); Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales (HEPCW); London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC); North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC), North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC); Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC); or be a UK Research Council incl. RCUK Ltd; (iii) be formally associated with a recognised UK degree-awarding institution via an established long-term funding stream for teaching and/or research, and/or a defined legal business relationship; (iv) provide recognised UK Further or Higher Education courses; (v) have recognised UK Higher Education degree-awarding powers. The right is reserved during the period of this Agreement to make additions to or subtractions from the list of participating organisations broadly within the above criteria (i)-(v) at the joint discretion of the lead university (currently Cardiff University) and the approved contractor(s). Individual purchases may be made by staff and/or registered students of approved participating organisations as above at the Agreement prices and related warranty terms. Specific conditions of contract are anticipated to be required for such purchases, independently from the institutional conditions of contract. The procurement covers Computer Equipment and mobile devices using a native Apple Operating System and value added services where appropriate. The estimated value of the agreement based on historical data is in the region of 35 000 000 GBP per annum. This estimate includes institutional purchases and permitted personal purchases by registered students and staff (on campus)of approved organisations (circa 2000000 GBP per annum) and is subject to the extent of participation across the sector. This is the total estimated spend by all participants and not the value of business placed by the lead contracting authority. Additional information: The Framework Agreement is not related to a project/programme financed by EU funds but individual call off arrangements by users may be.

Award Detail

1 Academia (Enfield)
  • Reference: 031591-2021-1
  • Value: £200,000,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
2 Albion (London)
  • Reference: 031591-2021-1
  • Value: £200,000,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
3 GBM Digital (Manchester)
  • Reference: 031591-2021-1
  • Value: £200,000,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
4 XMA (Nottingham)
  • Reference: 031591-2021-1
  • Value: £200,000,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.

Award Criteria

Customer Service and Contract Management 15
Relationship Mgmt Product Knowledge and Added Value 20
Responsible Procurement 20
price 45

CPV Codes

  • 30213000 - Personal computers
  • 30213100 - Portable computers
  • 30213200 - Tablet computer
  • 30213300 - Desktop computer


Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** (WA Ref:115501)