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IT hardware

Part of: ICT Hardware All-of-Government

The All-of-Government IT hardware contract covers a wide range of products including desktops, laptops, tablets, thin clients, monitors, peripherals, Chromebooks, mobile phones, meeting room equipment and associated services.

Key details


Current View dates



Lead agency

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

What's covered


Essential hardware products

Participating agencies (excluding schools) must purchase all of these products from panel suppliers.

  • Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Monitors
Optional products

Participating agencies are encouraged to purchase these products from panel suppliers but are not required to.

  • Chromebooks
  • Thin clients
  • Tablets
  • Peripherals
  • Mobile phones
  • Large format interactive displays
  • Interactive/digital whiteboards
  • Projectors


Participating agencies are encouraged to use these services provided by panel suppliers but are not required to.

  • Asset tagging
  • BIOS tagging
  • BIOS updates/configuration
  • Device imaging
  • Hardware component installation
  • Disposal/recycling/redeployment
  • Hard drive degaussing/wiping
  • Virus free assurance
  • PC/Device-as-a-Service
  • Driver/firmware management
  • Installation/deployment
  • Leasing

What’s not covered

  • Telecommunications-as-a-Service (TaaS)
  • Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)
  • Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
  • Server equipment
  • Networking solutions

Features and benefits

The panel of suppliers includes a combination of two manufacturers, five resellers, two retailers and an e-waste recycling specialist. Participating agencies do not need to choose any one supplier for an exclusive relationship - they may purchase any in-scope product from any panel supplier at any time.

The IT hardware contract offers agencies:

  • significant hard and soft cost-savings in IT hardware related purchases
  • flexibility in purchasing methods with a choice of manufacturers, resellers, retailers and an e-waste recycling specialist
  • a wide range of products
  • discounted prices and certainty of quotation timeframes with each supplier
  • additional bulk and committed supply discounts
  • the ability to lease products if you wish to do so
  • ability to appoint a third party agent (TPA) to purchase through the contract on behalf of an agency
  • additional optional services
  • access to public specials
  • recyclable packaging and bulk packaging
  • the ability to reduce freight emissions
  • Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), TCO Certified and Energy Star certified products.

IT hardware broader outcomes

Savings and costs


Agencies who participate in the IT hardware contract don't need to go through a full procurement process of their own, which saves time, effort and cost.

Larger agencies can save on average 8% and smaller agencies up to 14% on their IT hardware purchases when compared with the best prices outside of the contract.


Most AoG contracts include an administration fee. This fee is a simple, effective and transparent way of recovering the cost of developing, sourcing, implementing and managing AoG contracts.

Rates in this contract include an administration fee of 1.5%.

Suppliers collect the administration fee and pass it on to MBIE - agencies don't need to make any payments to MBIE.

Dates and renewal details

Start date:
Current term end date:
Contract Terms:
Two years + two rights of renewal of two years
Renewals left: one

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