Daisy Group go after Public Sector

Daisy Group has strengthened its public sector portfolio following the extension of its government- offering.

The business communications and ICT provider has been awarded places in 10 different lots under the UK Government’s new Network Services framework agreement (RM1045), as announced by the Crown Commercial Service.

The Public Service Network is the foundation of the Government’s ICT Strategy, a program designed to provide an assured network for sharing services – including many G-Cloud services – and encouraging efficiency and collaboration across the public sector.

Today’s announcement enables Daisy to provide a range of services that will improve cost efficiencies and stimulate collaboration between public organisations, ultimately meeting the objective of delivering a more effective experience to citizens.

Daisy came through a demanding selection process to secure positions on:

Lot 1 – Data Access Services
Lot 2 – Local Connectivity Services
Lot 3 – Traditional Telephony Services
Lot 4 – Inbound Telephony Services
Lot 5 – IP – Telephony Services
Lot 6 – Mobile Voice & Data Services
Lot 7 – Paging Services
Lot 8 – Video Conferencing Services
Lot 9 – Audio Conferencing Services
Lot 10 – Integrated Communications

Daisy will continue to supply public sector bodies with solutions and services. These range from telephony, contact centre and collaboration, right through to network-centric IT services such Local Area Network management, hosting, gateway and web services wide area connectivity.

In conjunction, Daisy has also announced that the Pan Government Accreditor has accredited its communications for PSN telephony services. As part of the accreditation, the business was recognised for maintaining ISO 27001 in our office and data centre environments and achieving the CAS(T) certification that is governed by GCHQ.

Andy Riley, Head of Local and Central Government and Frameworks Director, said “We are tremendously proud of Daisy’s role in helping develop and realise the Government’s vision for a digital future, so we are delighted to be part of this new iteration of the framework agreement. This means that as well as continuing to help public sector bodies introduce innovative solutions to meet demanding savings targets, we are able to make available our market leading portfolio to all public sector organisations.

“We are keen to quickly work closely with public sector customers to help them understand how the agreement can best fulfill their needs.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine