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The biggest govtech deals of the week (8/1/20)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with GlobalData, we’ve drilled down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Title: Tender to design, supply, install and maintain a new Cisco data network
The lowdown: Barnsley Council is preparing to spend up to £125,000 on a new Cisco data network. In a tender notice, the council said the network would support its Digital Media Centre and must be appropriately accredited by Cisco.
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Value: £152k

The best of the rest

Buyer: Department for International Trade
Title: Tender to recruit participants from companies to attend user research sessions
Deadline: 16 January 2020
Value: £200k

Buyer: The Pensions Regulator
Title: Tender for data governance training and specialist workshops
Deadline: 14 January 2020
Value: £30k

Buyer: Ofcom
Title: Tender for services related to the Intranet Discovery Phase
Deadline: 14 February 2020
Value: £25k

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Middlesbrough Council
Supplier: Unit 4 Business
The lowdown: Unit 4 Business has secured one of the largest deals of the week: a £1.7m contract to supply a finance business software solution to Middlesbrough Council. The deal was inked at the end of last year and will remain in place for 60 months.
Title: Award for a finance business software solution
Award date: 30 December 2019
Value: £1.7m

The best of the rest

Buyer: NHS Shared Business Services
Supplier: Various
: Award for facilities management services and products
Award date: 3 January 2020
Value: £500m

Buyer: Flintshire, Denbighshire and Isle of Anglesey Councils
Supplier: Various
: A framework contract for data centre technologies supply, support and hardware maintenance
Award date: 31 December 2019
Value: £7m

Buyer: Business Services Organisation
Supplier: WellSky
Title: Award for the support and maintenance of the regional pharmacy stock control system
Award date: 3 January 2019
Value: £446k

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Supplier: TP Group
: Award for for the provision of an acquisition safety and environmental management system and safety cases
Award date: 3 January 2020
Value: £104k

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