NEW AGREEMENT: Servers, Storage and Solutions

Jan 09, 2017

LUPC's partner consortium Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) has awarded a national framework agreement for Servers, Storage and Solutions, open to LUPC Members. 

The agreement, worth an estimated £200 - £600 million in business over its lifetime, allows over 150 universities across the UK to purchase server and storage requirements through an EU compliant route. 
Covering servers, storage, converged, hyper-converged, hybrid, and high performance computing solutions, the agreement brings together innovative and industry-leading manufacturers and resellers to supply to the HE sector.  

The agreement will run for two years with a possible two 12-month extension periods. 

The following suppliers have been awarded to the agreement: 

Lot 1 (Servers) – Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, Huawei, Lenovo, Stone and XMA

Lot 2 (Storage) – Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, Huawei, Lenovo and NetApp

Lot 3a (Converged, Hyper-Converged, Hybrid and Other Solutions) – Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Huawei and Lenovo

Lot 3b (High Performance Computing and/or Data Intensive Computing) – Atos IT Services, Clustervision, Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, Huawei, Lenovo and XMA 

Lot 4 (Reseller Solutions) - CDW, CSA Waverley, Insight, Logicalis, OCF, Q Associates, SCC, Softcat, Stone, Tectrade and XMA.

For full details visit HE Contracts, or contact Mike Kilner, Senior Contracts Manager, t: 020 7307 2768.