IT Services for the Public Sector

Ultima simplifies, secures, and updates public sector operations
with comprehensive technology management, expert advice, ongoing
support, and strong partnerships. With extensive global experience, we
provide an integrated IT approach, from technology supply to solution
deployment, connecting clients to success.

Frameworks Overview

Public Sector organisations, often referred to as Public Buying Organisations (PBOs), procure through framework agreements with suppliers to deliver products and services in accordance with specific criteria and needs.

Ultima are proud to be named suppliers on 5 public sector frameworks, these are listed as the following:


The largest overall framework covering hardware, software and associated services, plus new direct award available. Verticalised lots are now available, integrating the previous Education Technology Framework, allowing NHS and Education customers to have their own niche product lots.

Benefits of TePAS 2

  • Demonstrable previous success, being the most utilised IT framework
  • Rigorous vetting of suppliers, meaning customers have access to the best of breed suppliers
  • Social value compliance is monitored to ensure supplier delivery
  • Thorough continuous supplier management to maintain regulatory compliance
  • Cost savings delivered by CCS of over £3.8bn over 22/23

Eligibility: All public sector organisations may use TePAS2

Digital Marketplace - G-Cloud 13

G-Cloud offers customers a catalogue of cloud related software, services and hosting solutions. Our entire range of cloud-related services have been accepted onto G-Cloud and are available to buy direct. For the full list visit:

Benefits of G-Cloud 13

  • Modern direct award via the catalogue of services
  • Multiple supplier offerings can be easily compared
  • Services made simple through repeatable service information template
  • Well utilised and popular framework due to access to over 5000 suppliers in one place
  • Reduced total cost of ownership compared to running your own service in house

All public sector organisations may use the digital marketplace

Commercial Services (KCS) – IT Managed Services and Consultancy

Originally developed by Kent County Council, it offers a flexible route to market for IT services for over 15,000 customers in 85 countries. The scope covers IT consultancy, incorporating a broad spectrum of associated products and services, making it an easy and compliant route to cover most IT solutions.

Benefits of KCS

  • Proven specialists in consultancy services
  • Broad scope to use as an easy one stop shop
  • Flexible route encompassing both further comp and direct award mechanisms to suit customer timescales/preferences
  • Avoid lengthy procurement processes
  • Cost savings through leading experts and competitive exercise


All public sector customers may use IT managed services and consultancy

CCS - Cyber Security Services 3

A Dynamic Purchasing System run by Crown Commercial Services, customers can buy through a supplier registration portal. This incorporates all cyber security services, including Security Operations Centres (SOC), consultancy, advice, audits, health checks, data destruction, DR and threat intelligence.

Benefits of Cyber Security Services 3


  • Official route to market to buy NCSC assured services
  • Agility and flexibility to meet the public sector’s cyber security needs
  • Adapts to the changing marketplace and new technologies as a dynamic purchasing system, meaning the scope is continually improving
  • Filtering system, giving customers flexibility based on need
  • Quality and price can be assessed based on an individual customer’s need



All public sector organisations may use Cyber Security Services 3

Automation Marketplace

A Dynamic Purchasing System run by Crown Commercial Services, customers can buy through a supplier registration portal. Primarily covers the whole scope of Ultima’s automation GTMs, including in-house services like IA-Connect and licencing. Can include training, strategy, design and problem solving.

Benefits of Automation Marketplace


  • Dynamic in nature as in-scope services can be added during the lifetime of the DPS
  • Government specific T&Cs
  • Access to the Cabinet Office Automation taskforce to receive advice and support from specialists in the implementation of automation technologies, services and licences
  • Filtering system, giving customers flexibility based on need
  • Ensures customers are receiving specialist automation specific suppliers, with proven skills



All public sector organisations may use automation marketplace

A note from our Head of Public Sector

Having joined in Ultima in 2022, I’ve been driven towards the demonstration of the capability that Ultima has. My team and I are beyond delighted to put this into practice now with the attainment of a space on all 8 lots of TePAS2. We’re now in the exciting position to share these capabilities with a wider audience of public sector customers.

Danielle Connor, Head of Public Sector Presales


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A note from our Technical Presales Director

I’m so excited that Ultima have gained the prestigious accolade of the TePAS 2 framework award across all 8 lots. We are committed to empowering the public sector with transformational digital technologies that drive efficiencies, productivity and resilience.

Matt Hudson, Technical Presales Director


Ultima named as supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s TePAS 2 framework

Ultima, a recognised expert in cloud, security, digital workspace, data, and AI solutions and managed services, has been confirmed as an official supplier on all 8 lots of Crown Commercial Service’s Technology Products and Associated Services 2 (TePAS2) framework [RM6098].

The TePAS 2 framework aims to offer public sector bodies in the UK a reliable, efficient, and compliant channel for procuring technology products and services.

It brings the advantage of standardised contract terms and practical guidance. Importantly, the TePAS2 framework is available to all public and third-sector organisations, including local authorities, charities, and housing associations.

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