Decision details

Procurement of new contract for corporate IT software including Microsoft

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the procurement to commence and award the contract following the procurement process for corporate Microsoft licensing and cloud services, and other miscellaneous software and service requirements.



Having noted the confidential appendix to the report, Cabinet




(1)            the commencement of a procurement for Microsoft licensing, cloud services and other miscellaneous software using the most appropriate procurement process and procedure, be agreed; and


(2)            the Corporate Director of Resources, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, be authorised to award a contract to the successful supplier following the procurement exercise for 3 years up to a total value of £4.483m.


Reason for Decision:  Endorsing the approach would ensure the most appropriate method of procurement was adopted and the contract for the successful supplier was awarded to enable the delivery of all Council services.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Ben Goward

Publication date: 11/03/2022

Date of decision: 10/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 10/03/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/03/2022

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