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Local, Regional & Central Government IT

Enabling public service providers to work securely and flexibly

We offer end-to-end IT solutions designed to support government organisations as well as housing associations and charities, and our expert team is always on hand to consult and advise on any IT requirement you may have.

What we do

Supporting you with expert, dedicated, regionally-aligned Account Managers. 

Business and technology demands vary significantly between sectors, which is why we have teams dedicated to provide specialist support. 
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Local & Regional Government IT solutions

We work extensively with councils across the country, helping to develop IT solutions that enable public service providers to work securely and flexibly. By helping to implement complex licensing agreements and delivering robust infrastructures, we’re able to support councils in achieving their key strategies.

We’re accredited on the top CCS frameworks, which allows our teams to offer secure procurement routes for all your IT requirements.

  • UK wide coverage

  • Dedicated Microsoft team to assist with Enterprise Agreements

  • Top tier accreditations with major IT vendors like Microsoft, HPE and Cisco

  • Focus on mobile working strategies, supporting those working in remote locations

  • Access to simple online procurement, via eCAT

  • Specialist teams to assist with technology implementations

  • Direct award frameworks offering simplified procurement

  • Partner Alliance team, offering the ability to purchase niche solution


We sit on the top frameworks for government, such as CCS Technology Products and Associated Services, Technology Services 3, Network Services 2 and G-Cloud, as well as specific regional framework options within Scotland and Wales.

  • RM6098

    Crown Commercial Service Technology Products and Associated Services 2

  • RM6100

    Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 3

  • RM6116

    Crown Commercial Service Network Services 3

  • RM6259

    Crown Commercial Service Vertical Application Solutions

  • RM1557.13

    Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 13

  • Health Trust Europe

    Complete IT 3

  • Scots Gov

    Technology Peripherals & Infrastructure


    Provision of Cloud Solutions

  • KCS

    Software Products and Associated Services 2

  • KCS

    IT Hardware and Services

  • RM1043.8

    Crown Commercial Service Digital Outcomes and Specialists 6


    Cyber Security Services

  • META Procurement

    IT Reseller

  • Scots Gov

    Cloud Hosting & Services


    Digital Workplace Solutions

  • LPP

    Information Management & Technology

  • NPS Wales

    IT Products and Services (ii)

  • RM6194

    Crown Commercial Service Back Office Software

  • RM6195

    Crown Commercial Service Big Data & Analytics


    Total Technology Solutions


    LINK 3 IT Hardware & Services

Why Softcat

We bring our technical expertise and industry experience to deliver a valuable, strategically focused approach for our local and central government customers.

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Strategic focus

We focus on understanding your organisation's goals before looking at technology and have a team of dedicated Chief Technologists on hand to help to form future IT strategies for government institutions.

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Best of breed, not best of brand

Our team uses a multi-vendor approach, selecting the vendors that are able to meet your specific organisations needs and that will best help you achieve your objectives.

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Breadth of frameworks

We sit on every major IT framework and hold top tier accreditations with major vendors, ensuring you always receive the solution that is right for you, within budget.

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Strong partner network

We hold top tier accreditations with major vendors like Microsoft, HPE and Cisco and our Partner Alliance team is able to leverage our accreditations to work with niche partners, providing you with access to the services and solutions you need, when you need them.

Our partners

Our network of partners include established technology firms and exciting new names delivering pioneering solutions for our government customer.

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“Softcat’s team of industry professionals are knowledgeable, helpful and fully conversant with the very latest technologies and how they can be leveraged to help transform IT Services. Quite simply, Softcat consistently delivers on its promises!”

Find out how you can empower your business with Softcat.