telent Technology Services Ltd, a leading provider of telecommunication solutions, has been selected as a supplier of PSN services to the UK public sector under Government Procurement Service’s Public Services Network (PSN) Services Framework contract. Established by Government Procurement Service the PSN Services framework agreement is designed to significantly reduce the cost and simplify the process of procuring communication services across all government departments.
As a leading systems integrator, telent has been working within the Public Sector for over 30 years, delivering innovative technology solutions in mission critical environments that focus on delivering services faster, smarter, and more cost efficiently for the user and the organisation. This award means that telent will be able to tender for contracts across all public bodies in the UK including central government, local authorities, emergency services and health and education providers.
Mark Plato, Chief Executive of telent Technology Services Ltd, said “We are delighted to be selected as a supplier for the PSN Services framework. We believe we have some of the best experience and skills required to provide these services, to the excellent standards our customers expect. This opportunity helps telent to illustrate this, and deliver a high standard of quality as befits our reputation.
The Public Services Network (PSN) is the foundation for the Government ICT Strategy. PSN will substantially reduce the cost of communication services across UK Government and enable new, joined-up and shared public services for the benefit of citizens. PSN is creating one logical network, based on industry standards, and a more open and competitive ICT marketplace at the heart of the UK Public Sector. This will provide a simple and cost-effective way for the public sector to obtain and industry to supply PSN-assured services that will not only offer best value and commercial transparency but provide standardised services across the public sector, enabling more flexibility in the way government buys and shares telecommunications services.
About Government Procurement Service (GPS)
Government Procurement Service, an executive agency of the Cabinet Office, is the delivery arm of Government Procurement. Its overall priority is to provide procurement savings for central government, health and organisations across the UK public sector. The main focus is to deliver these savings through expert sourcing, category and centralised data management. By centralising standardising and aggregating spend on common goods and services we deliver significant, sustainable cost reductions to Government.
Government Procurement Service provides value for money, commercial procurement solutions which are fully EU compliant, covering energy, office solutions, communications services, professional services, travel, fleet, IT commodities (including telecommunications and networks), property & facilities management and ecommerce.