Keysource, the data centre specialist, has been appointed to the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) Framework for the provision of Data Centre Management equipment and Infrastructure for a further four years. With a relationship which dates back to 2010, Keysource is now one of the most experienced companies on the framework and is able to offer its full range of its service from consultancy through to delivery and ongoing management as the top ranked framework supplier.
NEUPC is one of six UK Higher Education purchasing consortia established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements within the higher education sector. NEUPC’s new Data Centre Management Framework offers a broad scope of equipment, infrastructure and consultancy. The framework was designed by IT and Telecoms procurement experts from Higher Education institutions to speed up the process of data centre procurement for members and provide a supplier benchmark for services.
Richard Clifford, Senior Consultant and Head of Innovation at Keysource, said:
“We have a long pedigree of providing high performance data centre facilities to the education sector and our clients include University of Leicester, University of Exeter and Bristol University. This is our tenth year of working with NEUPC as one of their trusted data centre companies that will support the Education sector in UK.”
Paul Eagleton, Framework Manager, said: “Keysource have been a Data Centre framework supplier since 2010 and following a high quality bid submission we are delighted to have them on board once again to support our Universities during this time of unrivalled technological change.”