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sheider1 [Apple framework contract for the University of Göttingen]
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sheider1 Apple Framework Agreement for the University of Göttingen, the states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and other research institutions
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 The order terms and the service are handled analogous to the methods of the previous framework agreement with Dell. In particular, the deals can be found under the new framework agreement on the known sites still directly connected to the purchasing system EBP of Göttingen University. For more information on ordering please contact [[stefan.bodmann@zvw.uni-goettingen.de|Stefan Bodmann]] in the central purchasing of the University Göttingen. The orders of the other institutions can be regulated individually. The order terms and the service are handled analogous to the methods of the previous framework agreement with Dell. In particular, the deals can be found under the new framework agreement on the known sites still directly connected to the purchasing system EBP of Göttingen University. For more information on ordering please contact [[stefan.bodmann@zvw.uni-goettingen.de|Stefan Bodmann]] in the central purchasing of the University Göttingen. The orders of the other institutions can be regulated individually.
  
-===== Apple framework contract ​for the University of Göttingen =====+===== Apple Framework Agreement ​for the University of Göttingen, the states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt,​ Thuringia and other research institutions  ​=====
  
-After the previous framework contract for hardware and software products from Apple with the company ​Computacenter (formerly HSD Consult) ​expired ​after four yearsframework ​contract ​with [[http://​www.cancom.de/​|CANCOM SE]] was directly connected on 01.03.2015.+After the previous framework contract for hardware and software products from Apple with the company ​CANCOM ​expired ​on 31 March 2019,the successor ​framework ​agreement ​with [[http://​www.cancom.de/​|CANCOM SE]] came into force immediately after 1 April 2019
  
-In a survey of the universities of Lower Saxony a significant demand for Apple products was found, which justified the conclusion of another common framework contract. After a European tender CANCOM GmbH, based in Jettingen-Scheppach,​ was selected as the bidder with the most economical offer in December 2014. The GWDG led then on behalf of the participating universities in Lower Saxony with CANCOM the necessary negotiations that led to the current framework agreement. 
  
-Over this framework agreement all standard notebooksPCs and servers from Apple can be purchased with fixed discount rate over the applicable Apple price listThis discount rate is different for the different product groups.+In 2018the GWDG had determined in a survey among the universities in Lower Saxony, as well as among universities ​and research institutions,​ that there was still a considerable demand for Apple products, which justified the conclusion of another joint framework agreement. After European tender CANCOM GmbH, based in Jettingen-Scheppach,​ was selected as the bidder with the most economical offer in April 2019The GWDG then conducted ​the necessary negotiations with CANCOM on behalf of the participating universities ​ the states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt,​ Thuringia and other research institutions which led to the now valid framework agreement
  
-For other groups such as iPad and iPhone, ​as well as for software discounts ​on each individual ​product have been agreed. ​Likewise, reduced unit prices are fixed for accessories and memory upgrades. An important component of the framework contract relates to the different possible extensions of the period of guarantee to 36 or 60 months. The costs associated with this warranty maintenance services are provided by technicians from the CANCOM (on site too).+Over this framework agreement all standard notebooks, PCs  from Apple can be purchased with a fixed discount rate over the applicable Apple price list. This discount rate is different for the different product groups. 
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 +For other groups such as iPad, iPad Pro and iPhone, on each product ​category ​have been agreed. ​This also applies to accessories and memory upgrades ​at reduced unit prices. An important component of the framework contract relates to the different possible extensions of the period of guarantee to 36 or 60 months. The costs associated with this warranty maintenance services are provided by technicians from the CANCOM (on site too).
  
 For this framework contract CANCOM has established a webshop under the URL [[http://​www.cancom.de/​index.html|http://​www.cancom.de/​index.html]] in which the desired products and services can be selected. The offers can be created and sent by email to the customer. For this framework contract CANCOM has established a webshop under the URL [[http://​www.cancom.de/​index.html|http://​www.cancom.de/​index.html]] in which the desired products and services can be selected. The offers can be created and sent by email to the customer.
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 For the University of Göttingen the previously required inspection by the Commission for review of procurement of information and communications technology (IuK-Kommission) does not apply when using the framework contract. For the University of Göttingen the previously required inspection by the Commission for review of procurement of information and communications technology (IuK-Kommission) does not apply when using the framework contract.
  
-The contract ​has a term of four years and expires at the latest on 28.02.2019.+The contract expires at the latest on 31.03.2023. 
  
-**Note**: As the new contract has not been accepted yet, the current framework contract has been extended until **31.03**! ​ 
  
 Suggestions and feedback on the framework agreement should be sent to [[apple-rahmenvertrag@gwdg.de|apple-rahmenvertrag@gwdg.de]]. Suggestions and feedback on the framework agreement should be sent to [[apple-rahmenvertrag@gwdg.de|apple-rahmenvertrag@gwdg.de]].