Marketplaces, panels and arrangements

Our marketplaces, panels and arrangements simplify the process for buying your digital products and services. They give government buyers easier access to sellers with improved terms, conditions and prices.

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Marketplaces and panels

It is mandatory for Non-corporate Commonwealth entities (NCEs) to use the following marketplaces and panels to purchase certain products and services.  Using these marketplaces and panels to purchase other products and services is optional.

Corporate Commonwealth entities (CCEs) and state and territory government agencies and other Australia government bodies may be able to use these marketplaces and panels on a case-by-case basis.

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Cloud services

Use the Cloud Marketplace to buy ICT requirements as cloud based services.

Mandatory products and services

  • none

Optional products and services

  • infrastructure as a service
  • platform as a service
  • software as a service
  • specialist cloud-related professional services
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Data centre space and services

Use the Data Centre Facilities Supplies Panel to buy data centre space and services.

Mandatory products and services

  • all data centre space and services

Optional products and services

  • none
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Hardware products and services

Use the Hardware Marketplace to buy computer hardware products and services.

Mandatory products and services

End user computing:

  • desktops
  • laptops
  • monitors
  • virtual desktops
  • tablets (on request only)

Optional products and services

  • enterprise computing
  • enterprise storage
  • network equipment
  • network cabling
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Mobile products and services

Use the Mobile Panel to buy mobile phones, phone plans and other mobile services.

Mandatory products and services

  • national mobile voice
  • data carriage services
  • SIM plans
  • mobile handsets
  • tablets
  • broadband devices

Optional products and services

  • supplementary mobile carriage services, ie international voice or data roaming
  • satellite carriage
  • satellite handsets and products
  • mobile voice over internet protocol (mVoIP)
  • mobile phone accessories
  • mobile management solutions
  • wireless access solutions
  • mobile app development
  • bulk SMS
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Software

Use the Software Marketplace to buy commercial off-the-shelf software and services.

Mandatory products and services

  • Microsoft software, services and deliverables

Optional products and services

  • other commercial off-the-shelf software and services
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Telecommunications services

Use the Telecommunications Services Panel to buy wide area network (WAN) and internet services.

Mandatory products and services

  • managed WAN services (terrestrial)
  • transport data link services (terrestrial)
  • internet connection services

Optional products and services

  • managed WAN services (satellite)
  • transport data link services (satellite)
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Arrangements

If you’re a Non-corporate Commonwealth entities (NCEs) and require products or services from the categories below, it is mandatory you purchase them from these arrangements.

Corporate Commonwealth entities (CCEs) and state and territory government agencies and other Australia government bodies may be able to use these arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

AWS products

The Amazon Web Services arrangement makes it easier for Australian Government agencies to buy their products and services.

IBM products and services

The IBM arrangement makes buying IBM products and services easier for Australian Government agencies.

Microsoft products

Use the Microsoft Volume Sourcing arrangement to buy Microsoft products and services.

SAP and Concur products

Use the SAP and Concur arrangements to buy SAP and Concur products and services.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions you can send an email to ictprocurement@dta.gov.au or call 02 6120 8705.