The Digital Transformation Company has named the first 26 panellists that will assist the government’s telecommunications requirements for up to the future 9 decades.
The company officially released the new telecommunications market on Monday immediately after pushing again its launch previously this year in reaction to COVID-19.
The panel replaces the 2016 telecommunications providers panel, which was thanks to expire at the end of November, as nicely as the expired mobile panel and telecommunication administration panel.
The DTA has been planning the overhaul for a lot more than 18 months to shift the government’s telco acquiring scheme to a “flexible outcomes based” converged providers model.
It is the hottest in a sequence of reforms to co-ordinated acquiring strategies as advisable by an ICT procurement taskforce in August 2017.
The new panel is required for agencies and covers 11 types, together with information, web, mounted voice carriage providers, and managed voice, community and router providers.
It will also go over get hold of centre devices, enterprise mobility providers that had been formerly protected under the mobile panel, as nicely as unified comms, dark fibre and satellite providers.
Panellists include Optus, Telstra, TPG, Macquarie Telecom and Vocus, and previous mobile panellists Dialog, Ethan Team and Pivotel Satellite.
Previous telecommunications providers panellists Verizon and Sliced Tech are presently absent on the new market.
New panellists include Atos, AC3, Avaya, Cirrus Networks, Deloitte, My Internet Fone, NTT Communications and Unisys.
Other additions include VoiceFoundry, Centorrino Technologies, Converged Communication Network Apps, Datavoice Communications, Nexon Asia Pacific, Outcomex, Rise IT, Satcom Direct, Protected Agility and TasmaNet.
The DTA is envisioned to incorporate further suppliers to the panel in the upcoming.
“The new telecommunications market provides a support that assists agencies to continue on their digital transformation,” DTA sourcing common supervisor Lucy Poole reported.
“It will be released by way of the ICT procurement portal with new features to make acquiring and marketing even easier, and will be the go-to platform for marketing telecommunications to federal government.”