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Softcat offers a range of education specialists, alongside technical experts that allow us to provide IT solutions to meet your specific requirements. Our offering covers all levels of education, we provide tailored solutions from schools to colleges, through to university level. Our approach is always the same; to understand your requirements, explore the wider objectives, followed by delivering a great value solution to help you meet your goals.

We offer a wide portfolio of IT solutions, and as we aren’t aligned to one vendor, we explore the best option to meet your requirements. The education team is always on hand to offer consultation and advice on any IT requirements you have, from simple requests to complicated IT projects.

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Our Education Customers


Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017, the University of Lincoln has a burgeoning reputation for delivering both consistently outstanding teaching and research and being a fantastic place to live and learn.

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The existing network storage infrastructure of Leeds City College relied upon to deliver a range of IT services had been in place for almost a decade. How did Softcat help to overcome their infrastructure challenges and future proof their IT provision?

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Education Frameworks

We sit on several CCS and Public Sector frameworks e.g. TP2 giving you unparalleled access to a wide range of products and services.  We work with our SME suppliers, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the UK Defence Innovation Cluster, allowing SMEs to quickly and simply onboard so their products and services can be purchased through a framework. We can also build bespoke solutions, tailored to your requirements, using our buying power to resource quickly.

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CPC Software Licenses & Associated Services
CCS Technology Services 2
CCS Network Services 2
CCS Data and Application Solutions
CCS G-Cloud 11
Health Trust Europe - ICT Solutions
NHS SBS LINK Solutions
KCS Software Products and Associated Services
KCS Agreement for the Supply of Interactive AV & IT Hardware Solutions and Consultancy
NOE CPC IT Enterprise Solutions
NHS NSS Software Value Added Re-Seller
NPS Wales Framework Agreement for the Supply of IT Products and Services
CCS Education Technology framework
SUPC Software License Resellers Agreement
NEUPC HE Networking Supply and Services
JISC Network Equipment Framework Agreement
SUPC Servers, Storage & Solutions National Agreement
SUPC IT Related Accessories & Parts
NEUPC Audio Visual framework
HEPCW Audio Visual framework
NEUPC National Education Printer Agreement
CPC ICT Solutions and Supply of Network Infrastructure
CPC Desktop Hardware

Why Softcat for Education?

Softcat has extensive experience within the education marketplace, which allows us to understand the challenges that many institutions face. Our team recognises the challenges posed by limited budgets, and will help you maximise your investments in technology.

We go beyond being an IT supplier, we work as an extension of your IT team to become an IT partner. This works through providing more than just IT equipment, we can develop strategies to develop students, their careers in addition to offering training and support beyond implementation. Developing these strategies includes offering guidance on using new and emerging technologies such as Big Data, Augmented Reality and Collaboration.

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To find out more about how Softcat can help you transform your IT infrastructure, get in touch today and one of our Education-dedicated Account Managers will come back to you.

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Softcat’s commercial services

Softcat’s commercial services provide a specialist understanding of frameworks and the best procurement process to make this less complicated, and more cost effective for all public sector organisations.

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Our expertise in defence and justice allows us to provide advice on the best IT solutions for police and defence organisations.
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We offer expert knowledge and advice on innovative health and care IT solutions, our experience includes extensive work with NHS foundation trusts.
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We provide advice, support and expert guidance to both local and central government authorities, with relevant frameworks to support their specific needs.
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