The new agreement means that government agencies wishing to cooperate with Third-Party Support for Enterprise Software could now do so at the national level. This is a group of vendors (172) grouped into 26 software classes and 6 service classes that can do business with the government to provide you with your software needs. – Category 1: Microsoft Licensing Solutions Provider for Microsoft software, services and services under the sourcing volume agreement (VSA available only for Commonwealth companies). Data 3 is the only Category 1 provider. Volume acquisition agreements have been concluded with several large private companies, which the DBA believes will contribute significant savings to the state and ultimately to taxpayers. We continue to improve the market and look forward to all the feedback you would like to share with us. We will enter into more formal agreements with our buyers` and sellers` associations throughout the year to gather your feedback. In the meantime, if you have comments you would like to share, we would like to do so on ICTprocurement@dta.gov.au It is mandatory for non-corporate Commonwealth units (NCEs) to use the following markets and panels to purchase certain products and services. The use of these markets and panels for the purchase of other products and services is optional. The Digital Transformation Agency has announced that its digital marketplace has reached a new $2 billion mark of contracts. These two categories are supported by the CotS Software Licensing and Services Panel Head Agreement.
The Marketplace software is supported by the software and service licensing panel. The stand id number for this panel is SON3490955. Randall Brugeaud, Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), said the agreement would make it easier and cheaper for government authorities to access third-party software support for major software. The DTA says the figures show that the marketplace, created in 2016 to accelerate the transformation of the government`s digital procurement processes, has made it easier for SMEs to do business with the government and win contracts for a number of services and products, including software, hardware, telecommunications and digital and cloud services. – Category 2: Software Marketplace for Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) Software und Services. Available to Commonwealth institutions, other Australian government agencies, government and regional authorities and local government councils. All of the suppliers listed below are Category 2 participants. More than 4,470 sales opportunities were published on the market and 336 were registered. The best buyer for July was the NDIA, followed by the defense and training departments.
Engineering and software development have provided suppliers with the best opportunities. Digital talent specialist Paxus Australia was the leading SME seller in the year with 70 contracts awarded. The DBA continues to develop volume agreements to ensure that agencies have access to the best prices and conditions that benefit from the government`s purchasing power. Launched in August 2016, the Digital Market is a DTA initiative aimed at improving procurement practices in government departments by increasing competition and transparency. Australia has enthusiastically advanced digital transformation across government.