The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has opened new classes on its Hardware Marketplace, namely network devices and community cabling offerings. The categories will act as a platform for the government you obtain cabling services and products like wireless routers, network switches, and firewalls. The release follows a request for tender that ran from October to November. The DTA first sought comment for the two categories in July, especially at the draft statements of requirement. The DTA opened the Hardware Marketplace in September, starting up with organization garage as its first class. The market aims to solve the trouble of smaller providers being barred from supply panels by limiting the number of suppliers.
It changed some expired ICT procurement panels upon release and will iteratively upload extra classes transferring forward. The range of suppliers within the market is now at 45, up from the authentic 36 at release. Suppliers on the panel include Data#3, Datacom, Cirrus Communications, Thomas Duryea Logicalis, and more. Check out the entire listing here. The DTA said it might launch a request for smooth for an upcoming category, End User Devices and Enterprise Computing, inside the coming weeks, wherein government agencies should buy laptops, desktops, and video display units. The following couple of classes to be launched for remarks will take cowl drugs, audio-visible, mobile phones, and mobile carriage. DTA expects to release the draft requirements via AusTender later this month.