Decision details

Next Generation Wide Area Network Contract

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet consider a report which sought approval for the procurement of the next generation WAN services.


The current contract for the WAN ended on 21 February 2021 and an alternative supplier needed to be procured and a contact in put in place to complete the implementation of the New Generation WAN by the current contract end date.


RESOLVED:  That Cabinet


1          agrees to the procurement of next generation wide area network services using a Crown Commercial Services Framework


2          delegates authority to the Executive Director Corporate Services, after consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, IT and Communication, to


a.           follow the prescribed procurement  process to award a contract to a supplier for the provision of next generation wide area network services; and


b.           enter into a contract with the successful supplier, after consultation with the Director of Governance and Compliance, and the Section 151 Officer.

Publication date: 11/07/2019

Date of decision: 09/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/07/2019

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