IT Procurement services

Suffolk County Council provides two procurement services for schools and academies.

One for Local Authority (LA) Maintained schools who buy an Enhanced SIMS service and a second service which obtain quotes on behalf of Schools and Academies.

LA Maintained procurement service

Local Authority (LA) maintained schools who buy an Enhanced SIMS service can order hardware from the SCC IT service.

You can order:

  • Multimedia monitors
  • Admin PC
  • Windows 10 Workstation Admin Server
  • External DVD Writer
  • Mouse
  • Wireless mouse
  • Keyboard
  • Monitor cables
  • Printers.

If you have any questions about the Enhanced SIMS procurement service or to request a quote please contact the IT Service Desk on 01473 265555 or email

SCC Procurement service for schools and academies

The SCC procurement team can obtain quotes on behalf of Schools/Academies who buy into the Procurement service using the Frameworks in place for ICT and AV equipment. The team do not get involved in the purchase of the equipment for the administration servers and PC’s as LA Maintained schools can purchase these through SCC where they buy into the Enhanced SIMs service, see above.

For further details about the SCC procurement service contact the team on 01473 260266 or