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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.