Issue details

Serco ICT Contract Amendments - continuation of the AWS Cloud based service - KEY/28NOV16/03

The Cabinet Member:


1.    Awarded the contract for the procurement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the G-Cloud - 9 Framework Agreement (RM1557ix for the period 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019) for a value of  £650,000; and

2.    Authorised the Corporate Director: Resources to vary this Contract if the Council has to amend its detailed business requirements.


Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/10/2016

Reason for urgency:
With the approval of the Chairman of the Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee the Special Urgency and waiver of call-in procedures have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for 5 days prior to publication and to waive the ability for the decision to be called-in. The current contract with Arcus Global Limited expires on 31st March 2018 necessitating a replacement contract to be in place by 1st April 2018. To bring control and management of the AWS estate closer to PCC, the decision has been taken to remove Arcus Global from supply chain by procuring AWS services directly G-Cloud 9 Framework Agreement (as covered by this CMDN) as well as the management service/support wrap also previously provided by Arcus.

Decision due: February 2018 by Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead director: Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Peter Carpenter, Acting Corporate Director Resources Tel: 01733 384564, Email: Tel: 07920 160122.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment & Resources