Victorian Government Purchasing Board
Achieving Excellence in Government Procurement

Overview

The IT Infrastructure Register is for the provision of servers, storage, network equipment, maintenance and support of new and legacy network equipment, and installation and training. 

Cloud computing is not within the Register's scope.

The Register commenced on 1 July 2014 and replaced the state purchase contracts for:

  • Servers, Storage Equipment Related Products and Services, and
  • Networking Equipment, Related Products and Services.

The Register does not have an end date and is open to vendors who are able to provide the goods and services above.

The Register aims to provide the mandated departments and agencies with flexibility and choice in their IT infrastructure requirements along with providing opportunities for industry to complete for Victorian Government business.

Key SPC Benefits

The Register aims to provide the mandated departments and agencies (buyers) with flexibility and choice in their IT infrastructure requirements along with providing opportunities for industry to complete for Victorian Government business.

Lead Agency
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Conditions of Use
Mandatory
Reference Number
Not applicable
Arrangement
Register
Start Date
01/07/2014
End Date
Primary Contact
Nicole Khaissi
Senior Adviser, Procurement Branch
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Phone: +61 3 7017 3281
Email: it.infrastructure@dpc.vic.gov.au
Secondary Contact
Michael Kony
Manager, Procurement Branch
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Phone: +61 3 7017 3285
Email: michael.kony@dpc.vic.gov.au

Who can access this SPC?

Mandated Departments

Refer to VGPB scope of policies.

Mandated Agencies

Refer to VGPB scope of policies.

Departments and agencies bound by Victorian Government Purchasing Board policies must procure from the SPC if the arrangement is mandated. Refer to above.

Subject to approval by the lead department, other government owned or supported organisations such as not-for-profit, councils and other government bodies may access the SPC on a discretionary basis. Consult the category manager to confirm eligibility.

Departmental Contract Managers

The category manager is the key point of contact for:

  • the operational management of the Register; 
  • resolving operational issues raised by buyers and suppliers; and
  • ensuring that the negotiated contract benefits are realised and drives continuous improvement in contract benefits year on year.

Supplier Details

Refer to "Resources" for the approved pre-qualified suppliers.

What you can buy from this SPC

Buyers can procure servers, storage and network equipment. Maintenance and support of new and legacy network equipment, and installation and training is also available.

RULES OF USE: How to use this SPC

The Register is open to all suppliers who are able to provide the said goods and services above with applications to be made at any time during the life of the Register.

The word.gif Rules of Use (105 KB) is to be referenced by buyers and suppliers when procuring under the Register. 

In order to become a pre-qualified supplier, the IT Infrastructure Register Supplier Application will need to be completed. Suppliers must comply with the terms and conditions of the contract which cannot be altered.

Suppliers and buyers are required to use the mandatory IT Infrastructure Register Purchase Order Contract (PO) for all transactions under the Register. 

Buyers must not use or sign unique supplier-generated POs. 

Contract variables can be used to alter certain clauses of the PO subject to agreement between the supplier and the buyer

Resources

The below documents are provided for buyers and suppliers which address the supplier application process, common queries and the Register's suppliers and contact information.

    Confidential information

    Contractual information is available to eligible buyers. No suppliers are provided access. 

    A new confidential information systemexternal-link.gifhas been established and users are to complete an online registration form. A step-by-step process is provided to interested users.  These instructions are detailed in the word.gif State Purchase Contracts Registration Guide (126 KB).

    Please note confidential information may only be accessed and used for the purpose of joining the SPC and procuring under the SPC.

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