Datasumi is thrilled to have been acknowledged by the esteemed Crown Commercial Service as a top-tier public sector supplier in the United Kingdom, specializing in spark DPS solutions. This accolade showcases the relentless efforts and dedication of our proficient team in crafting innovative solutions, purpose-built for the public sector.

Our unwavering dedication to delivering superior service has been endorsed by the CCS, reflecting our competency in devising secure and successful solutions for our clients. Gaining recognition from the CCS opens doors to procurement possibilities with esteemed organizations like the Department for Education, the Department of Health and Social Care, and the Home Office.

Spark DPS Technology Innovation Marketplace

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Public Sector Services

5th August 2020: Datasumi is delighted to have been named a supplier on Crown Commercial Service's (CCS) Spark - the Technology Innovation Marketplace. This will enable the government and public sector to access new and emerging technology products.

The Crown Commercial Service is committed to assisting the public sector in attaining optimal commercial value when purchasing standard goods and services by introducing the revolutionary Spark Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), a ground-breaking procurement process designed to give the UK Public Sector seamless access to the newest and evolving software technologies for the next five years. The Spark DPS offers the UK Public Sector an effortless and efficient method to swiftly obtain the most appropriate software solutions tailored to their unique requirements.

Sevag Balkorkian, Director of Datasumi, commented: "Being approved to be a part of CCS's Spark DPS is an excellent platform for showcasing our innovative technology and allowing easier purchasing in the public sector; CCS has recognized our commitment to providing exceptional quality and service, and we are thrilled to join the ranks of the most elite suppliers across the country. We will strive for excellence and provide our public sector customers with the best service and products."

Achieving Spark DPS approval through the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is a remarkable milestone, showcasing our state-of-the-art technology and streamlining procurement procedures for our public sector clientele. This recognition from CCS accentuates our unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional quality and services, positioning us among the most esteemed suppliers nationwide.

We take immense pride in this accomplishment and are committed to maintaining excellence, providing top-tier services and products to our public sector clients. As a company focused on delivering reliable and efficient solutions, we eagerly anticipate the numerous milestones that await us as part of the Spark DPS journey.

This achievement also paves the way for growth and innovation, enabling us to demonstrate our expertise within the public sector and contribute towards a better future through our cutting-edge technology solutions. It solidifies our position as a dependable partner for government and public organizations, assisting them in harnessing the power of technology to enhance their operations and positively impact society.

In summary, our inclusion in the Spark DPS through CCS confirms our advanced technology capabilities and the superior quality of our services and products. It opens doors for new opportunities and success within the public sector. We are thrilled about the path ahead and eagerly anticipate realizing our full potential within the Spark DPS framework.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Spark DPS? The Spark DPS (Dynamic Purchasing System) is a procurement tool used by the UK's Crown Commercial Service to provide government departments, local authorities, and other public sector organizations with the ability to access cutting-edge technology solutions from a wide range of suppliers. Spark DPS covers AI, Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, virtual reality, and other innovative technologies.

  • How does the Spark DPS work? Suppliers must complete a qualification process, after which they will be added to the list of approved suppliers. Buyers can then access the list of suppliers and either engage in a direct award or run a competitive tender process before procuring the required products and services.

  • How do I become a supplier on the Spark DPS? Suppliers must complete a qualification process with the CCS, which can be accessed online via the CCS eSourcing portal. The process usually involves providing company details and insurance information and demonstrating their capacity to deliver the required services.

  • What types of buyers can access the Spark DPS? Buyers can be from various public sectors organizations such as Central Government departments, Arm's Length Bodies, Non-departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies, Local Authorities, Police, Fire & Rescue Services, Educational establishments, and others approved by the CCS.

  • What types of technologies are covered under the Spark DPS?The Spark DPS covers many emerging and innovative technologies, including Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, augmented reality, virtual reality, automation, biometrics, blockchain, digital ledger technology, and others.

  • What are the benefits of using the Spark DPS? The primary benefits of using the Spark DPS include access to a large number of pre-qualified suppliers, faster procurement processes, increased flexibility and adaptability throughout contract duration, and the opportunity for public sector organizations to engage with innovative products and solutions.

  • Can a supplier be removed from the Spark DPS? Yes, a supplier can be removed if they fail to meet the qualification criteria, breach any terms and conditions, or if their financial standing deteriorates to a point where they can no longer provide services effectively.

  • How long does the Spark DPS remain open for suppliers to apply? The Spark DPS remains open throughout its four-year tenure, allowing new suppliers to join at any time. This ensures that the DPS continually reflects the latest innovations available in the technology sector.

  • What are the contract lengths for services procured through the Spark DPS? Contracts awarded through the Spark DPS typically have a maximum length of three years, with additional options for extension up to a total of five years in certain cases. This is to ensure that the public sector continues to have access to the most current technology solutions.

  • Where can I find more resources and guides about the Spark DPS? More resources and guides regarding the Spark DPS can be found on the Crown Commercial Service's official website ( Additional support can also be accessed through the CCS's customer service team, who will be able to provide guidance and assistance throughout the procurement process.

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