Defence IT specialists 

Our dedicated defence technology experts possess the required security clearance, qualifications, and experience to deliver technology services and solutions that:  

  • Aid decision-making with enhanced data analysis and processing power 
  • Enable an agile command and control programme at reach 
  • Secure infrastructure to ensure cyber resilience 
  • Empower faster development and speed up decision-making in the battle space 

Ensuring Readiness, Security, and Innovation

The Defence Industry must maintain constant vigilance and invest in continuous innovation to ensure its readiness, in order to respond to dynamic circumstances and to defend the security and prosperity of the United Kingdom.

  • Enable

    Data-centric decision-making and operational performance with modern technology solutions designed for the unique requirements of the Defence Industry.

  • Engage

    Faster development, reduced logistical deployment, better decision-making, and constant connectivity for military personnel.  

  • Secure

    By-design data and infrastructure within a fortified perimeter enabled by a zero-trust environment.

  • Innovate

    To keep pace with and anticipate the speed of technological advancements in areas including AI, ML, RPA and IoT.

     

Applying A Military Mindset To Modern Technology

The Defence Industry’s top priority is ensuring national security and in the modern digital era this requires adopting a strategic approach to modern technology, harnessing its potential to enhance capabilities, strengthen security, and stay at the forefront of innovation.

  • Accelerate Decision-Making

    Understand where data is and how it can be leveraged to enable timely and accurate decision-making based on digital facts.  

  • Secure By Design

    Support the digitally enabled Defence force with a reliable communication infrastructure network to the home and fixed and deployed estates. 

  • Streamline Operations

    Implement infrastructure and networking platforms that support digital advances such as voice assistance, mobile learning, intelligent navigation and improved core functions.

  • Strengthen Cyber Security

    Help protect data from costly losses, and optimise security, governance, and compliance.

  • Improve Personnel Experience

    Enable a digital infrastructure to support military personnel through access to connectivity on demand.

IT Solutions & Services

Our Defence team has the in-depth knowledge to define, design and orchestrate IT solutions and services for you.

Hybrid Workers Summary2

Hybrid Platforms

Connecting and delivering secure, application-ready platforms that ensure business continuity and efficiency.
CDW Modern Workspace Summary

Modern Workspace

Achieve your goals through the creation of collaborative, dynamic environments that nurture creativity, inclusion, and inspiration.
CDW Cyber Security Summary

Security

Ensure the resilience of your whole IT estate with a full stack cyber security and compliance framework to reduce risk to your business.
CDW Digital Enablement Summary

Digital Enablement

Transform business and IT processes, enhance information sharing and implement workflows to drive value.
CDW Supply Chain Summary

Supply Chain

An efficient supply chain will ensure your IT teams return maximum value to your business. We ship in excess of 3.5 million items annually to over 170 countries worldwide.
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IT Services

CDW Amplified™ Services is backed by a global support team, with more than 550 professionals worldwide and decades of experience, working one-on-one with you to solve countless challenges.
CDW Eprocurement Summary

eProcurement Services

eProcurement Services simplify and ensure compliance with your purchasing processes.
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ServiceTrack

CDW's customer information and procurement portal; a single point of access for your organisation and its interaction with CDW.

The CDW difference

CDW have been a selected partner to the defence industry for more than 15 years. Our defence specialists integrate cutting-edge technologies specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the defence sector. This is having a ripple effect across the industry by positively challenging the norms and showcasing a way to do things more efficiently and effectively.

  • Sector expertise

    CDW have a team of defence sector specialists who have extensive experience in the sector and hold the required security compliance.

  • Strategic account management

    CDW’s teams combine knowledge of customer challenges with a selected partner network to provide strategic account management services across the services.

  • Reliable supply chains

    CDW offers a comprehensive supply chain service, covering tailored procurement solutions through to complex international logistics.

Public Sector Frameworks

CDW is on over 30 framework agreements that provide compliance with UK Public Sector procurement regulations.

  • Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) ICT Hardware and Peripherals Equipment

    ICT Hardware and Peripherals Equipment

    • Lot 1: Desktop PC Solutions
    • Lot 2: Portable Devices Solutions
    • Lot 3: Peripherals
    • Lot 5: Multi-Purpose Lot
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • IT Service Management
  • Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) ICT Networking and Storage Solutions

    ICT Networking and Storage Solutions

    • Lot 1: On Premise Solutions
    • Lot 3: Consultancy Services
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
    • Data Centre Modernisation
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6195

    RM6195: Big Data & Analytics

    • Lot 2 – Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Digital Outcomes 6

    RM1043: Digital Outcomes 6

    • Lot 1: Digital Outcomes
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Regional Government
    Technologies
    • Cloud
    • IT Service Management
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) G-Cloud

    RM1557: G-Cloud

    • Lot 1: Cloud Hosting
    • Lot 2: Cloud Software
    • Lot 3: Cloud Support
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Education
    • Regional Government
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Cloud
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6116

    RM6116: Network Services 3

    • Lot 2a: Intra Site connectivity (Local Area Network) Local Connectivity Services
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6068

    RM6068: Technology Products & Associated Services

    • Lot 3: Software & Associated Services
    • Lot 4: IA Goods & Associated Services
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • IT Service Management
    • Data Centre Modernisation
  • Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6100

    RM6100: Technology Services 3

    • Lot 1 - Technology Strategy and Service Design
    • Lot 2 - Transition and Transformation
    • Lot 3a - Operational Services - End User Services
    • Lot 3b - Operational Services - Operational Management Services
    • Lot 3c - Operational Services - Technical Management
    • Lot 3d - Operational Services - Application and Data Management
    • Lot 4 - Major Services Transformation Programmes
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
  • Efficiency East Midlands (EEM)

    IT Reseller Framework

    • Single Lot: Computing, IT Consultancy and Project Services, Applications and Data, Networks, Platforms and Infrastructure, Enterprise Systems and Services, Managed IT and Support Services, Products and Devices, Software, Licensing, Print Services and Products, Cloud Services, Digital and AI Services, Transition and Deployment Services, Web, Internet and Cyber and Security Services.
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Cloud
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • Software Asset Management
    • IT Service Management
  • Health Trust Europe (HTE)

    Enterprise Level ICT Solution 2023 (ComIT 3)

    • Single Lot:  IT Infrastructure & Associated Services including hardware, software, programs/apps, security, computer science, associated services 
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Cloud
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • Jisc Services Ltd

    Network Equipment

    • Lot 3: Cisco
    • Lot 5: HPE
    • Lot 7: Palo Alto
    • Lot 8: Checkpoint, Fortinet
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management
  • KCS Professional Services - Supply of IT Hardware

    Supply of IT Hardware

    • Lot 1: IT Hardware
    • Lot 3: Refurbished IT Hardware
    • Lot 4: IT Hardware Repair, Disposal and Recycling - Tenderers Response
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management
  • KCS Professional Services - Software Products & Associated Services

    Software Products and Associated Services 3

    • Single Lot: Software & Associated Services including software, essential hardware, associated services for cloud, on-premise and hybrid solutions
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC)

    National Desktop and Notebook Agreement (NDNA)

    • Lot 1: Desktops
    • Lot 2: Notebooks
    • Lot 3: One-Stop Shop
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • IT Service Management
  • National Procurement Service (NPS) Wales

    IT Products and Services (ii)

    • Lot 3: Licensing & Subscriptions
    • Lot 5: Solutions
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • Software Asset Management
    • IT Service Management
  • NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) Digital Workplace

    Digital Workplace: Hardware (LINK3)

    • Lot 1- Desktop PCs
    • Lot 2- Laptop/Notebook devices
    • Lot 3- Mobile devices (Tablets, Mobile phones & wearables)
    • Lot 4- Specialist Healthcare related IT Hardware
      • 4A PC/Laptop Carts and Peripherals
      • 4B Clinical Displays and Peripherals
    • Lot 6- One-Stop Shop
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • IT Service Management
  • NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) Digital Workspace Solutions

    Digital Workspace Solutions

    • Single Lot: IT Infrastructure & Associated Services covering networks, software, hardware, IT services and solutions including virtualisation management, bespoke software, desktop OS, end-to-end solutions and environmental specific application software
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)

    HE Networking Supply and Services (HENSS) ITS2008NE

    • Lot 1: Networking Equipment Only
    • Lot 2: Routine / Low Value Networking Projects
    • Lot 3: Core Networking Projects
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • Software Asset Management
  • North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) IT Hardware & Services

    IT Hardware and Services (LINK3)

    • Lot 1- Desktop PCs
    • Lot 2- Laptop/Notebook devices
    • Lot 3- Mobile devices (Tablets, Mobile phones & wearables)
    • Lot 4- Specialist Healthcare related IT Hardware
      • 4A PC/Laptop Carts and Peripherals
      • 4B Clinical Displays and Peripherals
    • Lot 6- One-Stop Shop
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Software Asset Management
    • IT Service Management
  • North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) Total Technology Solutions

    Total Technology Solutions

    • Single Lot: Providing the ability to purchase Complete IT, including non-Clinical IT hardware, Software and Services, both in isolation or in any combination as part of a complete solution.
    Sectors
    • Central Government
    • Emergency Services
    • Defence
    • Regional Government
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    Technologies
    • Cloud
    • Modern Workspace
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) SLRA

    Software Licence Reseller Agreement (SLRA)

    • Lot 1: Microsoft
    • Lot 2: Adobe
    • Lot 3: Vmware
    • Lot 4: Other Software
    • Lot 5: Software Services
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • IT Service Management
    • Software Asset Management
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) SSSNA

    Servers, Storage and Solutions National Agreement (SSSNA)

    • Lot 5: Reseller Solutions
    Sectors
    • Education
    Technologies
    • Data Centre Modernisation
    • IT Service Management

Speak to a Defence IT Expert

In this constantly changing world, the Defence sector must continuously adapt. We provide technology solutions to help Defence identify and overcome threats.

Speak to our Defence IT experts to find out more about our solutions for the Ministry of Defence and the Defence industry.