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Cloud Solutions Framework from NHS SBS

Reference: SBS/18/NH/WAR/9333

Framework Agreement Description

The Cloud Solutions Framework Agreement offers a simple, compliant route to purchase cloud infrastructure and cloud optimisation solutions for NHS and public sector authorities. This framework for cloud infrastructure provides access to 24 carefully selected suppliers and offers bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions, covering cloud solution design, cloud consultancy, Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS) and Software as a service (SaaS), plus end-to-end cloud solutions and cloud managed service.

 

 

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Framework Agreement Information Cloud Solutions Framework from NHS SBS

When does the framework start?
02 September 2019 - 01 September 2023

Who can take advantage of the framework?
NHS, Local Authorities, Police, Educational establishments and other Public Sector Organisations

Overview of the cloud solutions framework
The cloud solutions framework provides a simple, OJEU compliant route to purchase cloud infrastructure and cloud optimisation solutions for NHS and public sector authorities.
The framework provides access to 24 carefully selected suppliers and offers bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions from cloud solution design and as-is assessment to end-to-end cloud solutions.
• Lot 1 Solution Design and Consultancy
• Lot 2 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)
• Lot 3 Cloud Support Services
• Lot 4 End-to-end Cloud Solutions

What are the benefits of using the framework?
• LONG-TERM CONTRACTING
Framework users are permitted to call-off for up to 7 years.
• AGILE & INNOVATIVE FRAMEWORK
Suppliers will be able to bring forward new products and solutions throughout the life of the agreement.
• DIRECT AWARD
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework.
• MINI-COMPETITION
Opportunity to run a mini-competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing.
• ACCESS TO OGVA PRICING
OGVA pricing can be accessed via appointed AWS partners.
• NHS & WIDER PUBLIC SECTOR
Available for use by the NHS and wider public sector including government, education authorities and local councils.
• HIGHEST QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION
There are twenty four selected suppliers. The award is restricted to the top 10 or 20 outstanding suppliers per Lot, following a rigorous tender process.
• SIMPLE TO USE
The framework is structured to guide customers through their cloud journey. From consultancy and readiness assessment, to the procurement of cloud infrastructure, on-going support, in-house skills development and cloud optimisation.
• 'ONE STOP SHOP'
Includes a wraparound end-to-end cloud solution (Lot 4) for organisations requiring more support.

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Which suppliers are on the framework?

 Agilisys

CDW Limited 

Shaping Cloud

Aimes Management Services

Credera Ltd 

Softcat

ANS Group

Fujitsu 

Specialist Computer Centres

Automation Logic

Kainos Software 

Sungard AS 

BJSS

MTI Technology

Trustmarque Solutions

CAE Technology Services

Phoenix Software

UK Cloud

Cancom

Rackspace

UKFast

Capgemini UK 

Risual Ltd

Version 1

Scope of the framework: Lot Structure

• Lot 1 Solution Design and Consultancy

Includes initial support ahead of Cloud adoption/implementation, analysis/mapping of 'as is' situation, cloud readiness assessments, architecture design, migration planning and more.

Agilisys

Credera Ltd

Softcat

Aimes Management Services

Fujitsu

Specialist Computer Centres

BJSS

Kainos Software

Trustmarque Solutions

CAE Technology Services

MTI Technology

UK Cloud

Cancom

Phoenix Software

UKFast

Capgemini UK

Risual Ltd

Version 1

CDW Limited

Shaping Cloud

 

• Lot 2 Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)

Includes public cloud and/or private and hybrid cloud hosting, processing, storage, networks, applications running on a cloud infrastructure and more.

Agilisys

Fujitsu

Softcat

Cancom

Kainos Software

Specialist Computer Centres

Capgemini UK

Rackspace

UK Cloud

CDW Limited

Risual Ltd

 

• Lot 3 Cloud Support Services

Includes real time support, access to professional expertise plus a wide range of ongoing or ad hoc specialist support services.

Agilisys

Fujitsu

Sungard AS

Aimes Management Services

Kainos Software

Trustmarque Solutions

Automation Logic

Phoenix Software

UK Cloud

BJSS

Rackspace

UKFast

Cancom

Risual Ltd

Version 1

Capgemini UK

Shaping Cloud

 

CDW Limited

Softcat

 

• Lot 4 End-to-end Cloud Solutions

All of the above under one Lot for a complete end to end solution.

Agilisys

Fujitsu

Trustmarque Solutions

Cancom

Kainos Software

UK Cloud

Capgemini UK

Risual Ltd

 

CDW Limited

Softcat

 

 

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