Issue details

Council Server Estate - KEY/26DEC14/01

The attached Exempt Annexes are NOT FOR PUBLICATION in accordance with paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 in that they contains information relating to financial and business affairs namely, a section of the proposed contract and the selection of Arcus Global Limited, which include details of the evaluation and cost sums submitted.


The public interest test has been applied to the information that is contained in the Exempt Annexes to this Decision Notice and it is considered that the need to retain the information as exempt outweighs the public interest in disclosing it because to disclose it could compromise the Council’s position in any future procurement for these works.


The Cabinet Member:


1.    Authorised the award of a contract to Arcus Global Limited to migrate the Council’s server estate (as detailed in Exempt Annex 1) and purchase the required server capacity within a remote computing and web service, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a period of two years, for up to £1,260,000.



2.  Authorised the Corporate Director: Resources to vary this Contract if, during the implementation stage, the Council has to amend its detailed business requirements.  Any variation shall not increase the total Contract cost above £1,260,000.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/11/2014

Decision due: Not before 20th Mar 2015 by Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead director: Executive Director Corporate Services

Department: Corporate Services

Contact: Richard Godfrey, Assistant Director Digital Peterborough Email:; Tel: 01733 317989 Email: Tel: 01733 317989.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital Scrutiny Committee

Meeting Open to Public: N/A



  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.  
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