Network and Telephony - Network services (RM1045)
RM1045 is designed to allow public sector customer to purchase networks and telephony services. It consists of 10 lots, of which Centiant are on the following:
Lot 2:- Local Connectivity services
Lot 10:- Unified communication services.
Essentially Lot 2 allows customers to purchase local network services such as LAN, wireless, security products etc as well as physical infrastructure such as ups and managed equipment rooms.
Lot 10 allows customer to purchase unified communication services which incorporates lots 5, 6, 8 and 9. So IP Telephony, Mobile Telephony, Video and Audio conferencing services.
The framework has three call off procedures (routes)
Direct award. This allows customers to purchase services including complex services directly from a supplier up to £20million per order. Suppliers load services onto the Government eMarketplace