Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 


New IT panel saves time and money



Hon Chris Tremain
Minister of Internal Affairs

12 November 2012 Media Statement

New IT panel saves time and money

Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain today announced the establishment of a new government IT panel to purchase Microsoft products.

“A Syndicated Services Panel has been set up to order and administer Microsoft licences. This will reduce the cost of purchasing licences, remove duplication and streamline the procurement process,” says Mr Tremain.

“Currently, agencies needing to purchase Microsoft services deal directly with a range of Large Account Resellers (LARs). This creates inconsistencies in service levels and the fees charged by various LARs.

“The service providers on the syndicated panel are Datacom, Dimension Data, Fujitsu, Gen-i and Insight.

“This initiative is in line with the Government’s ICT strategy which encourages shared approaches and solutions. While the syndicated panel isn’t mandatory, I strongly encourage all government agencies to find out how the Panel can help save them time and money.”

Further information can be obtained at www.ict.govt.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Flyover Over: NZTA Not Appealing Flyover Decision

The NZ Transport Agency has decided not to appeal the High Court’s Basin Bridge decision, and says the High Court’s findings provide valuable clarity to help guide the development of future infrastructure projects throughout the country. More>>

ALSO:

Developing Crown Land: Government, Auckland Iwi Reach Agreement

The government has reached agreement with Ngati Whatua and other Auckland iwi over developing 500 hectares of excess land in Auckland for private housing which had been under High Court challenge. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Maurice Williamson

Maurice Williamson seems to have been granted an annual licence to embarrass the National Party, and its that time of year again. Also as per usual, Williamson’s recent exercise in sexism and homophobia has passed by with barely a murmur from his leader. More>>

ALSO:

Green Climate Plan: Shaw Launches 40% Emission Cut Target

Green Party co-leader James Shaw has announced an emissions target initiative for 40% reduction by 2030. He said agriculture has to long been used as a reason for inaction, a roadblock to action... He proposed a tax of 8 cents per kilo of milk. More>>

ALSO:


Images & Video: Four Alternative Flags For Referendum

Flag Consideration Panel chair, Professor John Burrows, said the Panel’s decision had been guided first and foremost by the results of its engagement programme across a range of communities where thousands of Kiwis shared what was special about New Zealand, as well as the Panel’s own selection criteria. More>>

ALSO:

Transport Report: LGNZ Calls For Proactive Approach To Mobilise Regions

LGNZ has today released Mobilising the Regions, its major transport study, which highlights the economic and social impact of strategic transport decisions nationally and in the regions, and the direct link between regional development, national prosperity, social well-being and cohesiveness. More>>

ALSO:

Transport: New Rules Bring Double-Deckers To Our Cities

New rules that allow buses, including double-deckers, to carry more people will ramp up the public transport offering in our cities, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss say. More>>

ALSO:

Cycling:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parliament
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news