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BCC datacentre backup and recovery competitive tender

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to procure and award a contract for Backup and Disaster Recovery Service to cover critical applications running on the BCC data centres.


That Cabinet

1.      Approved the re-procurement of Backup and Disaster Recovery Services and Service Management and Protection for a period of 3+1+1-years (up to a total value of £1.4m including optional contract extensions).

2.      Authorised the Director: Policy, Strategy and Digital, in consultation with the Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Finance Governance & Performance to take all steps required to procure and award the contract(s).

3.      Authorised the Head of Procurement & Contract Management to approve appropriate procurement routes to market where these are not yet fully defined in this report, or if changes to procurement routes are subsequently required.

Report author: Tim Borrett

Publication date: 02/05/2023

Date of decision: 02/05/2023

Decided at meeting: 02/05/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/05/2023

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