Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cllr Lynden Stowe, Cabinet Member for Finance and Change, sought cabinet approval to implement a new Digital and ICT operating model, including the procurement and appointment of third parties for the provision of ICT services at Gloucestershire County Council.
Having considered all of the information and the reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,
RESOLVED to: -
and to award such contracts to the preferred tenderers, within the limit of the total available cost budget of £11m pa.
a) the wider area network (WAN circuits across the County)
b) the local area network (LAN connectivity within buildings)
c) the installation of equipment (network devices)
d) the firewall (NGFW (Next-Generation Firewall) including Web Content filtering solution)
e) the public WiFi portal (centralised identity management enabling public WiFi across up to 100 buildings)
f) a managed security service to install and administer the above network(s)
with the total cost of capital investment not to exceed the £4m already funded within the MTFS.
5. Delegate authority to the Director – People and Digital Services to make any other ancillary purchases that might be required in order to successfully implement the network replacement project (such as cables, network equipment and telephony solutions) during the implementation phase of the project.
Report author: Cllr Lynden Stowe
Publication date: 22/07/2020
Date of decision: 22/07/2020
Decided at meeting: 22/07/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 30/07/2020