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Cambridgeshire County Council EastNet Wide Area Network and Wi-Fi Procurement

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Cambridgeshire County Council is dependent on network connectivity to function efficiently and the increasedreliance on digital communications and transactions has increased this dependency over recent years.
To facilitate this the CPSN Partnership was formed in 2009 with two objectives:
To reduce the cost of network connectivity for public sector partners via economies of scale achieved throughtaking a shared approach to network...

Cambridgeshire County Council is dependent on network connectivity to function efficiently and the increasedreliance on digital communications and transactions has increased this dependency over recent years.
To facilitate this the CPSN Partnership was formed in 2009 with two objectives:
To reduce the cost of network connectivity for public sector partners via economies of scale achieved throughtaking a shared approach to network connectivity across a geographic area;
To act as an enabler for delivering more joined up public services with the shared network facilitating sharedservice arrangements, shared buildings and new service delivery models.
Each partner initiated their own call-down contract against the framework. The contracts have a co-terminus enddate of 23rd June 2018.
The County Council intends to build on the success of CPSN with a new partnership to be called EastNet, inrecognition that the CPSN membership now includes organisations in Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire. TheCounty Council will act as the lead authority to 'stand up' a six year Framework for all partners to able to initiatetheir own call down contracts for up to seven Years for the following key network connectivity:
Managed WAN Service
Managed Internet Access Service
Managed WiFi Service (Public)
Managed WiFi Service (Staff Access)
The initial EastNet Partnership membership comprises of:
Cambridgeshire County Council
Cambridgeshire County Council Schools
Northamptonshire County Council
Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Authority
Huntingdonshire District Council
Cambridge City Council
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South Cambridgeshire District Council
Fenland District Council
Norwich City Council
Peterborough City Council
East Cambridgeshire District Council
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Other potentially interested parties in utilising EastNet services include:
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Bedfordshire Police
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Nene Clinical Commissioning Group
Corby Clinical Commissioning Group
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

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Contract status:

Award notice - awarded

Contract value:

£45M

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sectors:

  • Networks
  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • Networks
  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

Contract locations:

  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • East Midlands
  • East Of England

Framework contract:

Yes

Contract suitable for SME:

Yes

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

15 June 2018

Contract tender deadline:

19 July 2017

Contract start:

9 April 2018

Contract end:

8 April 2024

Contract duration:

6 years


Contact name:

LGSS Procurement

Contact phone:

-

Contact email:

procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk


Contract value awarded:

£14.2M

Contract awarded

12 June 2018

Supplier name City Region Country SME Award value
MLL Telecom Ltd. Marlow South East United Kingdom Yes £14.2M