Local Government Procurement

LGP108-3

Microsoft Licensing for NSW Local Government via Microsoft Licensing Solution Providers (LSP’s)

Contract Term
Three (3) years
Commencement Date
1 April 2018
Expiry Date
31 March 2021
Period of extended term
Two (2) terms each of twelve (12) months
Final Expiry Date
31 March 2023
Terms

LGP has appointed the suppliers under a Standing Offer Deed.

LGP Customers accessing the pricing offered under this arrangement will access services/products directly from the contractors.

As the calling of tenders by LGP meets all requirements of the Local Government Act Regulations (and that LGP has achieved Prescription), LGP Customers do not need to independently tender for items purchased under this supply arrangement.

Pricing is available through quotation from the suppliers and may be subject to variations depending on the contract in place.

Introduction to Microsoft Licensing for NSW Local Government via Microsoft Licensing Solution Providers (LSP’s) (LGP108-3)

Scope

This contract offers the following goods/services:

  1. Microsoft Licensing including Council Wide Operating Enterprise Agreements;
  2. Microsoft Licensing and Product Advice;
  3. Software Assurance Services and Advice;
  4. Microsoft Training and other Benefits; and
  5. Associated Products and Service

For more detailed information on the scope of this contract, refer to the Part D Specification in the Standing Offer Deed, learn more via LGP’s e-quotation system VendorPanel. 

LGP Approved Contractors

Name & ACN Status
Data#3 LimitedACN 010 545 267Approved
Datacom Systems (AU) Pty LtdACN 135 427 075Approved
Insight Enterprises Australia Pty LtdACN 058 645 677Approved
SoftwareONE Australia Pty LtdACN 151 340 608Approved

Approved status on this page indicates that contractors have signed their Standing Offer Deed and are now an LGP Approved Contractor. They will appear in VendorPanel after completion of all activation requirements.

In addition to the LGP approved contractors, selected contractors have nominated Authorised Agents/Subcontractors (includes: Partners/Resellers/Dealers). These are listed under the heading Authorised Agents/Subcontractors (includes: Partners/Resellers/Dealers).

FAQs

When placing orders, you MUST include the contract number, or you may NOT be covered under the terms and conditions of the LGP contract.

Tendered Rates
Information regarding LGP’s pricing can be found in VendorPanel. Rates located under this tab are generally for low volumes and one off purchases. For large or committed volumes or projects in scope of this contract a Request for Quotation (RFQ) can be requested from contractors on the panel.

Insurances
Councils should note that LGP panel members update insurance on a cyclical basis. LGP will expedite any outstanding information, but regardless, insurance policies can be cancelled or lapse at any time and councils should always seek confirmation directly from contractors where-ever contract risk is high.

The preferred method of seeking a quote is via VendorPanel. A RFQ template is available to assist with completing a well considered specification. 

For more information on making purchases see our How to Guide.

Forward your purchase order to the contractor including the agreed rate as set out in the price schedule. This should be undertaken in accordance with your organisation’s procurement policy. Ensure that the LGP contract number is included on the purchase order.

The full benefits of a contract can be realised by making a commitment to it.
Commitment can be demonstrated by completing the notice of participation form. This will be used to notify contractors that all purchases made via the approved contractor will be done so under the contract, provided it is within scope.

Note. The Participation Form is not a contract, nor does it lock council into using this arrangement. Council may alter this arrangement at any time.

Yes, via a Nominee Authorisation. Customers may appoint an entity to make purchases from LGP approved contractors on their behalf. These purchases are for goods and/or services that are within scope of the LGP contract and are required for works and services that the entity is undertaking on behalf of the LGP customer.

Please contact your Business Manager for more information and a copy of the authorisation and acceptance form.

Customers will be supplied a tax invoice directly by the contractor. All payments will be made to the contractor in accordance with clause 26.3 of the Standard terms of Contract between a Customer and Contractor (Schedule 5 of the Head Agreement (standing offer deed)) i.e. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, a Customer must make such payment by the end of the month following the month of invoice.

Contact the contractor directly. If the issue cannot be resolved, contact your Business Manager.

Yes, some LGP contracts have purchasing thresholds. If a contract has a purchasing threshold this information can be found on the LGP Website at the top of the relevant LGP Contract page, and on VendorPanel under the Local Government Procurement Lists Contact Details. 

This video tutorial will teach LGP Approved Customers how to locate LGP contract information on the LGP website.

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