TNP gains place on Gigabit Capable Connectivity DPS18/02/2020

Public sector network specialist TNP has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6095 dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for central and local government and wider organisations seeking Gigabit Capable Connectivity Services.

TNP – The Networking People – is now one of a handful of UK companies on the new system that gives public sector buyers access to pre-approved suppliers able to deliver the Gigabit Connectivity that is an increasingly important for efficient and effective operation.

Over the next four years TNP is qualified within the DPS to deliver secure and competitively-priced gigabit capable fibre optic network infrastructure build services and managed network infrastructure services, including both dark fibre and lit services.

TNP has extensive experience in the public sector and has won placements on a number of frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems and was one of the first companies to complete the rigorous Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) compliance process.

TNP Commercial Director Chris Wade explains:

“Our proven track-record developing innovative and cost-effective solutions for public sector clients means that we understand the issues they face, and demonstrates we can be trusted to add value to their network development. Being part of the framework makes it easier for customers to partner with TNP and reduces their costs without compromising on our exceptional service levels.”

The CCS RM6095 dynamic purchasing system gives public sector and public sector affiliated buyers access to a continuously developing and innovative marketplace, comprising best-in-class suppliers providing the latest connectivity technologies.

Benefits include flexible contract lengths designed to meet the public sector’s changing technology needs, lower costs and other savings through the use of more efficient technologies, and a requirements-based procurement system with no lot restrictions.

CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2018/19, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits worth £945m – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

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