Crown Commercial Service awards ISG a place on SARS II Framework
ISG will help further CCS's goal to drive cost savings for the public sector and taxpayers
LONDON, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, will be able to provide telecommunications spend recovery services to the UK Government under a new agreement with the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), an executive agency of the UK Cabinet Office.
Following a competitive selection process, CCS awarded ISG a place on its new Spend Analysis and Recovery Services (SARS) II framework (RM3820), Lot 4 (Contract Compliance – Telecoms/Mobiles). Departments across Central Government and the wider public sector are now able to leverage specialist ISG resources to identify, report and recover any overpayments or duplicate payments for telecommunications services, including:
- Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN) lines
- Call plans
- Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) / Ethernet
- Leased line services
- Maintenance charges
- Mobile voice and data charges.
The Framework Agreement is in effect for four years: two years initially with the option to extend for a further two years.
Phil Millward, ISG partner specializing in the UK public sector, said: "We are immensely proud and excited to have been awarded a place on the SARS II framework. Our selection on this highly competitive framework is a testament to the expertise ISG has in assessing and optimizing telecom pricing and terms in the marketplace and our ability to analyze and recover payment anomalies on behalf of our clients.
"ISG has a strong track record of working with organizations across the UK public sector. We continually strive to provide our public-sector clients with market-leading advice, support and research to guide them on their digital transformation journeys, with the aim of improving operating efficiency and lowering costs for taxpayers.''
ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and advisory firm. A trusted business partner to more than 700 clients, including 75 of the top 100 enterprises in the world, ISG is committed to helping corporations, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The firm specializes in digital transformation services, including automation, cloud and data analytics; sourcing advisory; managed governance and risk services; network carrier services; technology strategy and operations design; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and based in Stamford, Conn., ISG employs more than 1,300 professionals operating in more than 20 countries—a global team known for its innovative thinking, market influence, deep industry and technology expertise, and world-class research and analytical capabilities based on the industry's most comprehensive marketplace data. For more information, visit www.isg-one.com.
About the Crown Commercial Service
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. To find out more about CCS, visit www.gov.uk/ccs.
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