Issue details

Procurement of Wide Area Computer Network (WAN)

To seek Executive approval for the procurement of a replacement contract to provide computer networks for IBC remote offices (Sports centres, cemetery office, parks depots etc).


To seek the most advantageous tender IBC is procuring via a joint aggregated exercise with Suffolk County Council, all of the other Suffolk Local Authorities, Ipswich & West Suffolk Hospitals and the two Clinical Commissioning Groups. There is also potential for increased collaboration and compatibility across a jointly-provided network.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/01/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The appendix will contain commercially sensitive information in relation to the tender submissions.

Representations to hear this item in public must be made to the officer specified at the beginning of this document at least one week before the meeting.

Decision due: 6 Mar 2018 by Executive

No change since last plan

Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Resources

Contact: Howard Gaskin, ICT Operations Manager Email: Tel: 01473 432000.

Consultation process

Portfolio Holder for Resources

Chief Operating Officer

Head of Finance & Revenues

Legal Services

Financial Services

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