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Contract BUS 274 – ICT Solutions & Services. The BUS274 contract provides Queensland, Northern Territory and Tasmanian councils access to a broad range of ICT Solutions and Services.

We are approved to provide hardware, software, consulting and managed services under the LGP 115 Panel Contract, the table below outlines the accreditations under the following categories:

Range of Products and Services - Approved
IT&C Categories
HardwareHardware - Traditional ICT computing devices, audio visual equipment, network equipment, and hardware that supports or enhances the operation of ICT equipment.

Sub Categories
  • Desktop computers, Laptops, Tablets;
  • Servers and associated racks & equipment;
  • Uninterruptable Power Supplies;
  • Computer peripherals (includes input devices, cables, webcams, speakers, monitors, etc.);
  • Network equipment (includes switches including modules such as SFP’s, routers, wireless access points, cables, etc.);
  • Storage devices (includes NAS, SAS, etc.);
  • Audio Visual equipment (includes projectors, speakers, microphones, displays, etc);
  • Printers, copiers, and consumables;
  • Installation, decommissioning, commissioning, and maintenance of hardware solution;
  • Secure & environmentally responsible hardware disposal services.
Software & LicencingSoftware & Licensing - Software solutions that may be delivered as a service over the internet or installed locally on a Purchasers hardware. May also include access licensing for software solutions.

Sub Categories
  • “Off the shelf” software;
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings;
  • Subscription based software licensing;
  • Volume licensing;
  • Installation and configuration of software solutions.
Virtual / CloudVirtual / Cloud - Cloud or virtual infrastructure that is delivered across or accessed via a network or the internet.

Sub Categories
  • Cloud compute (includes virtual servers, virtual computers, etc.);
  • Cloud storage;
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS);
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS);
  • Commissioning and configuration of virtual / cloud solutions.
Business SystemsBusiness Systems - A Business System is software which can be used by Purchasers to better manage various business functions. In addition to a core Financial Management System, Purchasers may deploy various add-on modules which provide additional functionality.

Sub Categories
  • Supply, installation, commissioning, and configuration of a Business System;
  • Maintenance or management;
  • Integration and migration services;
  • Training & documentation.
SecuritySecurity - Products or solutions that are specific to securing a purchasers operating environment from cyber security threats. This does not include single purchase or subscription based anti-virus/malware software, or CCTV systems.

Sub Categories
  • Virtual managed firewalls;
  • Proxy and VPN solutions;
  • Content filtering and management (includes http, email, etc.);
  • Managed security services;
  • Installation, configuration, commissioning of security solutions;
  • ICT Security Consultancy;
  • Encryption solutions and services.
ConsultancyConsultancy - Services to deliver on a statement of works relating to the use of ICT solutions to achieve business objectives.

Sub Categories
  • Strategy & Planning
    • ICT strategic planning;
    • Enterprise Architecture;
    • Business development.
  • Project & Program Management
    • Project management;
    • Change management.
  • Solution Provision
    • Solution design and development;
    • Solution supply, installation, and integration.
Managed ServicesManaged Services - Services where the Supplier agrees to provide a business or ICT capability to an agreed level of performance or service. This does not include managed administrative services such as call centre administration.

Sub Categories
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure & systems management;
    • Network management.
  • Collaboration
    • Management of collaboration services such as email, SharePoint, unified messaging O365
    • Tenancy, etc.
  • Support
    • Service Desk;
    • Desktop support;
    • Application support such as GIS;
    • Website administration and management
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