RM1050 Framework Details

Start Date: 27-04-2015

End Date: 26-04-2019


This new Crown Commercial Services agreement provides public sector customers with the capability to obtain ICT goods and services tailored for the specific needs of a diverse range of educational establishments. The scope covers the full range of ICT goods, services and solutions operated by educational institutions including design, specification, supply, integration, implementation and testing, training, and support and maintenance (either all together as a packaged solution or in any combination required by customers). 

Bramble Hub came top of the 21 selected suppliers in the award evaluation for this framework, largely due to our partnership model which allows us to draw on our pool of Partner companies to always find the best skills and capabilities match for a particular contract requirement, ensuring flexibility, choice and resilience for our customers, including the ability to change subcontractor or supplement a subcontractor's resources if required.

Our Education Sub-Prime Partners provide project management, delivery and technical support. They include:

They work with our specialist partners:

  • 1e Optimised IT solutions reduce servers, bandwidth constraints, software licenses, energy costs
  • ACS Group - Managed ICT services/support, technology, wireless, SIMS and FMS, based in Doncaster
  • Advanced Learning - Progresso MIS for Education (part of Advanced Computer Software Group)
  • Akhter Computers - Hardware & IT support
  • Applied Network Solutions - Amlib school library software with data protection to prevent unauthorised access
  • Cisilion - Design and delivery of networking hardware, software, and 24/7 managed systems
  • CRB Cunninghams - Online payment systems for education
  • GB3 - managed IT services provider in Preston, Lancs
  • Innovit - Birmingham based IT service company that offers a fully out-sourced on-site and remote Network Team to support schools IT teams
  • Intrinsic Technology - Hybrid IT Managed Services - on-premise technologies, cloud and mobile services, consultancy
  • Intuitive Systems & Networks - Specialist network infrastructure consultancy services
  • Marathon ITS - IT solutions which aim to reduce costs, improve performance and security
  • New Ways to Learn - Education tools, practice & knowledge to enhance learning, raise standards and improve outcomes
  • PTS Consulting Group - ICT consultancy, procurement, installation & support services, network infrastructure
  • School ICT Services - Yorkshire-based provider of ICT and MIS support, training, consultancy services
  • Secure IT Environments - Design and install server rooms, data centres, communications & hub rooms, including mechanical and electrical infrastructure
  • Smoothwall - Intelligent Web Filtering Solutions and Next-Generation Firewalls with BYOD
  • The Access Group - Education MIS, selling primarily to UK mid-market businesses & Education sector
  • Wifinity - Wireless infrastructure specialist, with a focus on enterprise grade wireless networks.

Together they provide a range of delivery models including: 

  • supply and fit
  • support and maintenance
  • systems configuration and management
  • partial or fully managed ICT service
  • complete integrated service with other technologies/partners
  • supply and integration of solutions into both green field (new build) situations and legacy
  • ICT environments requiring integration and repurposing of existing ICT

Plus, a range of ICT solutions including but not limited to:

  • hardware (servers and user computing devices)
  • software (operating systems, office productivity, network, security etc.)
  • networks (routers, switching, cabling, local area network infrastructures etc.)
  • peripheral equipment (printers, peripherals to support specialist curriculum provision.)
  • AV equipment
  • user devices(desktop computers, tablets, high specification devices)
  • mobile connectivity (as an integrated package within user devices)

For more information about the ICT Service for Education framework please call us on 020 7735 0030 or email us