Decision Maker: Executive Director Strategy
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
A licence renewal was approved to ensure staff
have continued access to business applications, files, and IT
services via citrix or remotely via the Council’s citrix
portal and VPN padlock.
No conflicts of interest were declared.
The Council’s citrix licences are
required to ensure Staff have access to business applications,
files, and IT services. The current licence contract was due to
expire on 31st March 2023.
Following a procurement exercise, the ED for Strategy & Improvement approved the one licence renewal with CDW for the Council’s citrix licences costing £0.124m.
The only option considered was to undertake a
competitive tender in line with SBC Contract Procedure Rules and
PCR 2015. A further competition was conducted electronically via
Crown Commercial Services Framework, Technology Products and
Associated Services (TePAS) RM6068, Lot 3 using SBC’s SE
Shared Services e-Tender Portal.
Following the procurement exercise, the ED for Strategy & Improvement approved the award of a 1-year contract to the 1st ranked supplier, CDW for the supply of Citrix licences – lot 1.
Publication date: 26/05/2023
Date of decision: 19/04/2023