01 August 2013
This document details the policy with regard to the procurement of IT equipment and supplies.
It applies to:
Both Procurement and ISMS are responsible for the implementation of this policy and for any future development of it. Any proposed revisions to the policy will be discussed with the Information Technology Standards Group (ITSG) prior to implementation.
Procurement will consult with the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) to establish framework agreements with multiple IT suppliers.
ISMS will evaluate kit against Anglia Ruskin University required specifications with the available suppliers and determine a preferred supplier, or a maximum of two suppliers for each of the IT commodities covered by this policy.
The specification of desktop pcs, laptops and printers are laid out by ISMS and are published on the J network drive at the following location:
J:ServicesCommunications & Information Technology ServicesPublicPrices
For information on preferred suppliers and their contact details, please contact Procurement at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IT Services will only support IT equipment purchased in conformance with this policy.
IT Services have a Service Provision Statement (SPS) which can be found here.
There may be circumstances where it is not appropriate for a department to purchase the approved specification. These include: