COMPAREX UK is widely recognised as an organisation able to add value and a comprehensive high-quality service to the Public Sector in the UK and worldwide.

COMPAREX is an accredited Crown Commercial Service and National Procurement Services Wales supplier.

The Public Sector team at COMPAREX has decades of experience specialising in the procurement of IT software licensing, cloud, information assurance and technical services. Our offering is underpinned with a team of public sector-focused solutions specialists in technology areas including mobility, security, virtualisation, cloud and software asset management.

Our technical expertise, coupled with our strong market position and vendor relationships, ensure that our dedicated teams can deliver the highest levels of service and add value to the public sector in the most cost-effective manner.

Verticals COMPAREX works within include:


Central Government & Defence

COMPAREX has agreements with various governmental departments, including the Ministry of Defence.

Local & Regional Government

COMPAREX supports many local government bodies, such as by offering competitive pricing through Sole-Supply Agreements.

Housing Associations

For associations we have partnerships with, such as the Northern Housing Consortium , COMPAREX can provide preferential pricing for licensing and our managed services.


As experts in the field of digital transformation, COMPAREX is a well-placed IT provider for the NHS – enabling more time to be spent on caring for patients.

Emergency Services

With many customers in the Police and Fire & Rescue services, COMPAREX is experienced with the diverse needs of this vertical.

Higher & Further Education

As suppliers to many education purchasing consortiums, COMPAREX is well-placed to meet requirements.

Voluntary Sector

As a Tech Trust  partner, COMPAREX supports charity, social enterprise and non-profit organisations access low-cost IT solutions.

COMPAREX UK is on the following Framework Agreements:


  North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOECPC)

IT Enterprise Solutions Framework

  • Lot 2 – Software

  Crown Commercial Services

RM1043 Digital Outcomes and Specialists

RM1557 G-Cloud Framework

  •   Lot 1 – Cloud Hosting (IaaS and PaaS)
  •   Lot 2 – Cloud Software (SaaS)
  •   Lot 3 – Cloud Support

RM3733 Technology Products 2 Framework

  •   Lot 1 – Hardware
  •   Lot 2 – Software
  •   Lot 3 – Combined Hardware and Software
  •   Lot 4 – Information Assurance Products
  •   Lot 6 – Catalogue

RM3804 Technology Services 2

  •   Lot 1 – Technology Strategy and Services Design
  •   Lot 2 – Transition and Transformation
  •   Lot 3, Operational Services Service Group a – End-User Services
  •   Lot 3, Operational Services Service Group b – Operational Management Services
  •   Lot 3, Operational Services Service Group c – Technical Management
  •   Lot 3, Operational Services Service Group d – Application and Data Management
  •   Lot 4a – Programmes and Large Projects, Official
  •   Lot 4b – Programmes and Large Projects, Above Official

  Commercial Services / Central Buying Consortium

Software Products & Associated Services

  •   Lot 1 – Microsoft
  •   Lot 2 – Security
  •   Lot 3 – Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software

  National Procurement Service Wales

Framework Agreement for the Supply of IT Products and Services

  •   Lot 1 – Desktop Software and Associated Products and Services
  •   Lot 2 – Microsoft Corporate Licensing and Associated Products and Services

  Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium

Framework Agreement for Software Licences

  •   Lot 1 – Microsoft
  •   Lot 2A – Adobe ETLA Agreement
  •   Lot 2B – Adobe VIP / CLP Agreements
  •   Lot 3 – VMware
  •   Lot 4 – Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software

  Queen Elizabeth Hospital / QE Procurement

Clinical IT Software Solutions

Category Products
Vendor Neutral Archive (Application Agnostic Storage Solutions) Commvault Clinical Archive
Data Management Solutions Commvault ContentStore

  GÉANT IaaS Framework - Azure and Amazon Web Services

GÉANT’s IaaS framework, which started in January 2017, has been set up to ensure easy access to Cloud Services and Specialists for the Higher Education and Research community. The framework offers the highest level of discount for Microsoft Azure globally, with 15% discount on most Azure products, and up to 10% consumption credit based on volume. COMPAREX also provide Amazon Web Services via this framework, offering aggregated discounts of up to 4% based on revenue. Our cloud licensing specialists are available in the UK and in 20 other European countries to provide advice and services.

GÉANT runs a pan-European network available to over 50 million users at 10,000 research and higher education institutions. Its focus is on providing advanced high-speed infrastructure access, enabling European researchers to lead international collaboration. The GÉANT Project runs the most advanced and best connected research and education network in the world. JISC in the UK acts as the local representative of GÉANT, providing the JANET network to UK institutions.

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