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FarrPoint appointed to Scottish Government Network Enablement Services Framework

Posted: 3rd December 2014

Farrpoint LogoTechnology consultancy, FarrPoint, has been appointed to the Scottish Government’s Network Enablement Services Framework.

The framework means that public sector organisations across Scotland have a clear and straightforward procurement route for consultancy and support services, to help improve their telecommunications networks and services.

FarrPoint is one of eight businesses to be awarded a place on the framework and is well equipped to provide independent technical advice to organisations, whilst at the same time helping to ensure the delivery of efficient and robust networks whilst reducing costs.

 

Through the framework, FarrPoint can assess current network services and identify ways to drive better value.  They can provide services such as technical architecture, scoping, technical specifications, network and security audits and upgrades, and can recommend solutions.  FarrPoint can also offer completely impartial advice to organisations considering connecting to the Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN), which aims to establish a single shared network and common ICT infrastructure across Scotland’s entire public sector, including schools, hospitals, GP surgeries, pharmacists and local council offices.

Andrew Muir, Chief Executive of FarrPoint, said:

 

“We are delighted to have been appointed to the Scottish Government’s Network Enablement Services framework, which will provide clear and independent advice and support for organisations on their essential telecommunications and network needs. FarrPoint has a strong, positive track record in working with public sector bodies in this area, and we look forward to sharing our skills and expertise across a range of services, helping to ensure services run efficiently whilst delivering good value.”

 

FarrPoint is one of Scotland’s fastest growing technology and telecoms consultancies.  Fully independent, FarrPoint works with businesses to assess their technology needs; helps define their strategy; considers all aspects of a project including efficiency, cost saving and productivity; and can assist with procurement and implementation. FarrPoint has an impressive client list and track record across various sectors. Services include Strategy and Design; Specification and Sourcing; Project Management; Technical Review and Optimisation.

 

www.farrpoint.com

For further information please contact:

Kirstin Stevenson, Spreng & Co

T:         0141 548 5191

M:        07803 970106

E:         kirstin@sprengandco.com

W:        Scottish Government Website

(http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement/directory/Telecoms/swannes)

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