Decision details

Contract for Microsoft Software Licensing

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Authorities Microsoft Agreement runs for a duration of 3 years. Microsoft do not sell direct, they use an authorised partner or reseller to broker those transactions. On October 1st, 2022, the next Agreement and Reseller is due for renewal. This report is for the authorisation to enter into a contract with a Microsoft reseller for the duration of our next Microsoft Agreement.


(Exemption paragraph 3)


Reasons for the Decision – To consider the award of a contract for Microsoft Software Licensing for a 3-year term with a 1-year optional extension.


Decision – That the recommendations contained in the report be agreed.

Report author: Stewart Cottiss

Publication date: 22/09/2022

Date of decision: 21/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/09/2022

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