Issue details

Procurement of a new Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

To seek approval to procure a three year agreement for the supply of a volume licensing program that gives the flexibility to buy cloud services and software licences under one agreement, known as Microsoft Enterprise (EA) from 1st April 2021 via a mini competition under a Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework agreement.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2020

Decision due: 12 Oct 2020 by Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Contact: Mandy Quayle Email:


Microsoft Strategic Account Director and Modern Workplace (Microsoft 365) Specialist for Local Regional Government & Health, UK
Bytes (the incumbent Microsoft licensing reseller)
Gartner (the global research and advisory company)
Cantium Business Solutions (Chief Technical Officer)
The Crown Commercial Service

Planned Dates: Approval for expenditure: October 2020 Tender and procurement phase: 3rd November – 31st December 2020