Issue details

Approve renewal of the AWS hosting for 19/20 -KEY/29APR19/03

With the approval of the Chairman of the Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee the Urgency, 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 Amazon expires on 31st March 2019 necessitating a replacement contract to be in place by 1st April 2019. Urgency is required as Amazon services may be withdrawn following the expiration of the contract.


The Cabinet Member:


1.         Awarded the contract for the procurement of Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the G-Cloud - 10 Framework Agreement (RM1557ix for the period 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 for a value of  £700,000

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

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/03/2019

Decision due: April 2019 by Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead member: Councillor David Seaton, Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead director: Peter Carpenter

Department: Resources

Contact: Colin Arnold Tel: 01733 317985; Email:

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee



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