Pinacl Solutions


Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service

Pinacl is a supplier on five lots of the RM1045 framework meaning that you can direct award or can open up a competition amongst suppliers on each lot. To find out more about each lot please select from the list on the right. 

The RM1045 Network Services agreement provides customers with access to networks and telecommunications services, including PSN compliant services. 

About Crown Commercial Service

This framework provides savings, choice and flexibility for all publicly funded organisations; whilst ensuring compliance with the wider government technology strategy through ongoing engagement with the Government Digital Service (GDS). 

Benefits of the Framework

  • Benefits of approach: the benefits of using a framework agreement include mitigating the risks of procurement complexity, such as pre-testing of the suppliers to ensure capability; and the ability to contract on our terms, especially in respect of termination, service levels, open book accounting, benchmarking and continuous improvement
  • Reduced timescales: and costs for the procurement of services: you do not need to run a full OJEU procurement, we have done it for you
  • Ease of use: the agreement is easy to use, with expert commercial advice available from us
  • Reduced complexity: technology agnostic terms and conditions allow for outcomes based requirements which will encourage supplier innovation
  • Flexible contract lengths: to enable flexibility of solution design and reduce costly, lengthy tie ins
  • Migration path: from legacy technology and service solutions
  • Access to new and emerging technologies: from a broad range of suppliers which will deliver significant savings over the life of the agreement
  • Flexibility and choice: lot structure and the diversity of suppliers gives scope for flexible competitions and the opportunity for niche suppliers to bid
  • Legality: the agreement is fully compliant with EU procurement regulations reducing both procurement risk for you and bureaucracy in the procurement process
  • Pre-defined terms and conditions: terms and conditions of contract have been established and all suppliers have signed and accepted this agreement and the call-off terms. You are able to propose your own special terms provided there is no material amendment to the agreement terms

Lots in Crown Commercial Service

  • Lot 1 - Data Access Services

    Ranged connectivity services enabling site-to-site or site-to-cloud interconnectivity. Includes terrestrial, wireless and satellite solutions, network security, equipment, support, connectivity circuits, IP connectivity, ISP and internet services, broadband routing, home and teleworker packages and online storage.

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  • Lot 2 - Local Connectivity Services

    Single site connectivity including LAN equipment, SAN equipment, wired or wireless connectivity. Scope also includes specialised power solutions, managed equipment rooms, monitoring, audit and testing services, security and operational management solutions and optimal equipment operation services.

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  • Lot 6 - Mobile Voice and Data Services

    Mobile voice and/or data services, including voice calls, SMS, voicemail services, mobile data connectivity, mobile e-mail services, mobile data applications, value added mobile services and mobile device management.

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  • Lot 8 - Video Conferencing Services

    Traditional and IP based conferencing services and the provision of all elements of a complete solution. This lot includes consultancy and training services, software management tools, call recording, analysis tools, peripheral equipment and transcribing and translation services.

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  • Lot 10 - Integrated Communications

    The provision of integrated communications solutions to provide a consistent user interface across a range of end-user devices. This lot incorporates components from lots 5, 6, 8 and 9.

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