DeiC is a service provider to Danish research and education institutions. DeiC and the institutions purchase IT equipment and services through multiple agreements on several levels. For instance:
DeiC has established a dynamic purchasing system for wide area network services. A dynamic purchasing system is a flexible alternative to a framework agreement.
The tender of the dynamic purchasing system has two phases.
In the first phase, the system is established. This is the first opportunity for vendors to request to participate.
The second phase consists of mini-tenders. Vendors may request to participate during the lifetime of the purchasing system.
DeiC purchases three types of WAN connections: