ICT and Technology Framework

Lot 11: WAN

This lot is for customers procuring broadband and leased line connectivity, wireless based WAN connectivity, mobile broadband-based, and redundancy and backup. It includes hosted services like secure remote connectivity, upstream filtering and firewalling, MPLS/SDWAN, and failover services, and safeguarding and security (e.g. on-premises firewalls and content filtering).

There are template documents, processes, and guidelines for all lots and scenarios to make it easy for you to use our framework, saving you time and money. We’re also there to offer help and guidance if you have any procurement or technical questions.

All our contracts have been drafted by public sector procurement specialists specifically for this framework.


Further Competition Timescales

A further competition for Lot 2 would typically take between 3 – 6 months, depending on the size of your organisation and the complexity of your requirements.

Requirements gathering phase: Gathering requirements for bid documentation 1 – 3 weeks

Bid document creation: Drafting and approving further competition tender pack 1 – 3 weeks

ITT phase: Bidders respond to tender 1 – 3 weeks

Evaluation phase: Customer evaluates bid submissions 1 – 3 weeks

Stand-still period: Legally required 10-day pause before contract signing 10 calendar days

Contract signing: Signing the contract with the preferred bidder 1 – 3 weeks

There are templates for each lot and every scenario to make it easy for you to use our framework.

Our comprehensive templates and processes ensure that ITT (Invitation to Tender) documents can be completed with ease and to a consistent standard saving the customer and the supplier time and money.

For more information or to have the templates emailed to you, please complete the Framework Access Agreement and email to [email protected] or