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Mobile Client Device Framework (SP-15-011-1)



A single supplier framework for the provision of Mobile Client Devices and Associated Services.

What is in scope?

  • Entry level laptop
  • Corporate laptop
  • Ultraportable laptop

All services associated with deployment of mobile client devices, together with a range of upgrades, downgrades and accessories.

What is out of scope?

  • Desktop client devices
  • Thin client devices
  • Tablet devices
  • Web based and proprietary devices
  • Servers
  • Storage area networks
  • Telecoms
  • Peripherals (which are not included at the point of order)

There are separate frameworks for Desktop, Web Based & Proprietary, Thin and Tablet Client Devices and IT Peripherals.

Who is this available to?

  • Central government
  • Health
  • Local authorities
  • Universities and colleges
  • Third sector
  • Other public bodies

This contract was awarded following an OJEU procurement.

Note: It is the responsibility of any buying organisation wishing to use the framework to satisfy itself that it is eligible to do so. Entitlement can be established from the terms of the Contract Notice published on Public Contracts Scotland. If there is any doubt, legal advice should be sought.


  • Savings: The product pricing is significantly lower than current market pricing.
  • Ease of Use: This award follows a comprehensive tender exercise, under EU public procurement regulations, and provides an easy route to market for contracting organisations.
  • Fixed pricing:· Pricing is fixed for the duration of the framework, providing budget certainty for public bodies.
  • Product range: To provide flexibility and choice, the products are supplemented by a menu of upgrades, downgrades, accessories and services.
  • Coverage: The framework is available to all Scottish public sector contracting authorities, regardless of size or geographical location.
  • Environmental: To reduce the environmental impact of mobile computing, the latest energy efficiency and environmental accreditations were incorporated into the minimum specification.
  • Transactional efficiencies:· The framework focusses on eProcurement, increasing transactional efficiencies for end users.
  • Sustainability -  the framework addresses the Scottish Government’s and Scottish public sector organisations’ aspirations with regard to ethical, social, economic, environmental and sustainability issues.

Current Status

Start date

16 November 2015

End date


15 November 2019




Further Details

Contact and feedback to:

Karen Pow (ICT Senior Portfolio Specialist)

Phone: 0131 244 8121

Email: karen.pow@gov.scot

Bryan Dodds (ICT Senior Portfolio Specialist)

Phone:  0131 244 6290

Email: bryan.dodds@gov.scot

Sarah Hamilton (ICT Portfolio Specialist)

Phone: 0131 244 3435

Email: sarah.hamilton@gov.scot

Contract Supplier

HP Inc. UK Limited

Erskine Ferry Road



Contract or Framework Agreement Guidance

Full product specifications and pricing details can be obtained from our secure stakeholder site Knowledge Hub.

If you are not registered to access this site and are eligible to use the framework please complete the attached template and send to scottishprocurement@gov.scot.  A buyer's guide is also available from the HP Business to Business Portal.  Organisations should contact the HP Account Team to register.

More Information

Contact named individuals above or HP direct:

Central Government and Local Authorities

Ross Gibson

Phone: 0203 564 1643

Education and Health

Jason Hewins

Mobile: 07767 827620

Organisations who are experiencing issues when using the framework should, in the first instance, escalate these by writing to scottishprocurementescalation@hp.com. This mailbox should not be used for general enquiries.