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Microsoft Azure Re-Procurement

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 new contract for Microsoft Azure.


That Cabinet:

1.      Authorised the tender of a 3-year contract for Microsoft Azure, using an appropriate route to market as advised by Strategic Procurement, at a cost not exceeding £864,000 per annum.

2.      Authorised the Director: Policy, Strategy and Digital, in consultation with the Deputy Mayor, Finance, Governance & Performance, to take all steps necessary to procure and award the contract.

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

Report author: Tim Borrett

Publication date: 07/11/2023

Date of decision: 07/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/11/2023

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