Authority to Procure an Agreement for Core Infrastructure Suite Server Licences using a Framework Agreement (Officer Recordable Decision)
Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Customer and Digital Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To request approval to use a framework to procure ‘Core Infrastructure Suite Server Licences’.
That the Strategic Director Customer and Digital Services:
i) Approves inviting bids under the Y20011 – KCS Professional Services Software Products and Associated Services 2 Framework, on the basis of the pre-tender considerations.
ii) Approves Officers evaluating bids on the basis of the evaluation criteria.
Reasons for the decision:
The current Shared Technology Services contract for Core Infrastructure Suite Server Licences with Bytes Software Services expires on 30 June 2022, and it is therefore necessary to procure a new contract. It has been determined that the most appropriate means of provided the Core Infrastructure Suite Server Licences is through the procurement of a contractor by way of a mini-competition under the Framework.
Alternative options considered:
Other means of procuring the contract were considered by officers in Shared Technology Services, but it was determined that the use of the Framework, rather than procuring a contract by formal tender, is best in terms of the reduction in time-scales, costs and resources involved.
Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer scheme of delegation.
Parties Consulted: Representatives of the three Shared Service London Boroughs have been consulted in relation to this procurement as appropriate.
Contact: Amin Jan, Assistant Category Manager Email: Amin.Jan@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3189.
Publication date: 13/06/2022
Date of decision: 10/06/2022