By
2nd May 2018

The OJEU notice for the re-tender of the Software Licenses for Academies & Schools framework was placed on the 1st May 2018. The current Software Licences for Academies and Schools framework is due to expire on 31st July 2018. The tender documents are now available for suppliers to download via MultiQuote. The tender is being carried out using the Open Procedure and has been split into 4 lots as detailed below:

Software Licenses & Associated Services for Academies & Schools:
  • Lot 1: Microsoft (maximum 8 suppliers)
  • Lot 2: Adobe (maximum 8 suppliers)
  • Lot 3: Other off the Shelf Software (maximum 8 suppliers)
  • Lot 4: One Stop Shop (suppliers who are successful for lots 1 – 3 will be awarded a place on this lot)

It would be appreciated if you could inform your incumbent and/or any other IT suppliers you may work with who may be interested in tendering and ask them to register on MultiQuote. Once registered, they will be able to express an interest in bidding for the tender and download the tender documents. Tender returns are due back by 12pm on Tuesday 5th June 2018. We expect the new framework to be launched on 1st August 2018. The new framework will run for an initial period of two years with the option to extend for two further one-year periods. If you have any questions please contact, Contracts & Procurement Officer Karis Lucano via email k.lucano@thecpc.ac.uk or phone on 0161 974 0958.