The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has stuck with old ways of working and will contract a single outsourcing giant for its desktop management services contract.
DCLG has been given the go-ahead to refresh its IT services under the government's Desktop 21 contract next year, which contains just three suppliers - Atos, Fujitsu and HP.
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According to sources Atos is going to win the DCLG.
Also see: The obstacles facing SMEs in government IT procurement.