Purchasing small items through the Proactis IT shop

Via Proactis staff can purchase small IT items without involving IT Services. These are items such as keyboards, mice, cables, locks, and USB memory devices.

To access

  1. Go to Proactis
  2. Select 'Catalogues' tab
  3. Select 'General Purchase Request'
  4. Search for Supplier 'InSight Direct Ltd' or Browse by product categories

Key features

  • The IT Shop is a virtual catalogue of items such as keyboards, mice, memory sticks and web cameras.
  • There is no need to make a request to the IT Service Desk.
  • Items will be delivered directly to you.
  • Staff benefit from the discounted rates that have been negotiated by the Procurement Unit.
  • There are approximately 30 products available that have been selected because they are the most frequently requested items and the range of products will be periodically reviewed.


  • If you are unable to find a product that you would like to order then please contact the IT Service Desk with your request.
  • Please note that in the event of a fault or purchasing problem with items ordered in the IT Shop, staff will need to deal directly with the relevant supplier. All supplier details can be found in the A-Z Supplier List.

Purchasing other IT hardware

IT equipment that is recorded in the IT Asset database or that needs to be installed by the Zonal teams, such as laptops and desktop computers, will still need to be requested via the IT Service Desk.

Information on how to request a new laptop or desktop computer can be found under IT Services' Purchasing Information.