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DTP named top supplier again for 2016!


DTP is proud to have been recognised as the 6th largest IT supplier to the UK Higher Education sector in CRN’s Education Report 2016.

CRN is the industry leading knowledge hub for the UK technology channel, and so to feature so highly in the report, which pulls together research gathered from universities, suppliers, industry bodies, freelance journalists and teachers, is a fantastic accolade.

DTP has climbed two places in the report rankings since 2015, which saw us position in 8th place. The accomplishment is a reflection of our dedication to delivering innovative IT services that deliver best value, to our loyal customer base within the sector and confirms that we continue to be their go to, recommended IT partner of choice.

UK Higher Education sector
This is a great achievement against strong competition

The top ten list includes technology giants such as Dell, who currently sit in the number one spot, followed closely by the likes of BT and Apple.

DTP ranks amongst some of the world’s leading technology companies, an indication that Higher Education Institutions are seeing real value in partnering with resellers as well the big vendors.

One of only eight resellers awarded HP’s elite Platinum Partner status, high quality advice and support, exceptional service levels and long term value complement our first class IT solutions. Building long term relationships with our clients is of most importance to us at DTP and trust, transparency and innovation are key elements of how we operate. Acknowledgement in the report endorses that as a team, we are delivering the satisfaction our clients desire.

summary of findings

According to the report, DTP is the favoured IT supplier at Northumbria University, University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Leicester, University of Central Lancashire, Teeside University and Keele University.

Freedom of Information requests were sent to universities across the UK to obtain information on how much they spent on IT hardware, software and services during the 2015 financial year and who their main suppliers were. Findings from the report state that the average IT spend for universities in the UK has leapt by 12 per cent to £5.82m in 2015, up from £5.19m in 2013/14 and £4.82m in 2012/13, further demonstration of the desire and reliance upon technological innovation within the sector.

The report also documents the key priorities for the sector over the coming year, the impact of BYOD, the opportunity for pre-bundled apps and planned budgets for 2016.

You can view the full report here.


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