On the 3 December Centerprise International secured a whopping 8 Lots on the National Procurement Service (NPS) IT Products and Services Framework Agreement that serves as a procurement platform for public sector bodies in Wales.
This is the first time Centerprise International has had a presence on a Welsh framework.
|Centerprise Production Facility, Caerphilly|
We have a history of serving the Welsh community for 10 years with a modern IT production facility in Caerphilly, South Wales. It has played a crucial part in the Company’s success to date, particularly its hardware design, build and custom configuration capabilities. These will be utilised to deliver the requirements the NPS Framework and particularly Lot 4, where Centerprise will be able to build their own End User Devices as well as configuring those of their partners.
Centerprise is confident that its significant presence on the Framework will drive considerable demand through its factory, which in turn will enable the company to contribute further to the wider Welsh community by enhancing the local supply chain it has established over recent years.
Centerprise Sales Director, Jeremy Nash said,
“Centerprise is extremely pleased with being awarded a position on multiple Lots and we are looking forward to using the Framework Agreement to build on our existing relationship with the Welsh Public Sector and further enhancing our investment into Wales”
The Framework was set up by the NPS to provide value for money in the procurement of a range of IT products, from commercial off the shelf (COTS) software to audio visual solutions. The scope of the Framework provides Centerprise with a multi-channel approach to the market.
Centerprise was awarded a position on the following Lots:
Lot 1: Desktop Software and Associated Products and Service
Lot 4: End User Hardware and Associated Product and Services
Lot 7: Network Equipment and Associated Product and Services
Lot 9a: Audio Visual Equipment and Associated Products and Services (South Wales)
Lot 9b: Audio Visual Equipment and Associated Products and Services (Mid and West Wales)
Lot 9c: Audio Visual Equipment and Associated Products and Services (North Wales)
Lot 10: Education End User Devices and Associated Services
Lot 11: Peripherals and Ancillary Products
Centerprise was awarded 8 lots, which is the second largest majority out of the total number of companies who tendered. This is largely attributable to strong vendor partnerships and its extensive experience as long-standing OEM and VAR. Centerprise boasts expertise in both standard and custom hardware, and is a leading provider of managed services.
The company has over 30 years’ experience in the complexities of public sector procurement and employs specialist account managers experienced in a range of sectors inducing defence, healthcare, education, emergency services and local authorities.
The Company continues to grow from strength to strength, positioning them strongly to cater for the needs and objectives of the Welsh and wider UK public sector.