ICT and Technology Framework

Lot 7: Cloud Services

FTS: 2022/S 000-027921

This lot for is specifically for schools and trusts that are looking to appoint a specialist provider to assist them in the development and strategic management of a cloud service platform, which has multiple different roles.

In particular a provider that will assist the customer in developing, implementing and supporting their chosen solution.

These solutions may include a Microsoft or Google platform, and may include single sign-on, identity management, and a number of interfaces with other key sources of data such as an MIS system.

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.

Suppliers on this lot

Further Competition Timescales

A further competition for Lot 7 would typically take between 4 – 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.

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