Decision details

Contract Award: Corporate Data Storage Support & Maintenance.

Decision Maker: Director of Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the award of a contract for a 12
month term to European Electronique for the provision of a direct NetApp Support Contract.

Reasons for the decision:

The current contract for the support and maintenance of the NetApp corporate storage and compute ended on 30th April 2024. A procurement exercise has been completed in accordance with Council Contract Procedure Rules. The new contract will be in place on 7th May 2024. Cost £146,380.00

Alternative options considered:

We have tendered for the supply of a contract for Direct NetApp Support because they are the manufactures of the systems and provide all system maintenance updates, remote monitoring of the systems and all call resolutions. The tendering process enabled the resellers of the above to compete.

Background Papers

Appendix 1 Pricing Schedule 20240416  

Conflict of Interest Tender Evaluation CLD 20240503RM6098-Framework-Schedule-6-Order-Form-Template-and-Call-Off-Schedules-v2.0

20240508 - Successful NetApp 2024WBC

Further Comp TEMPLATE bidder response doc v1 IT ONLY

Pricing only 20240412 - Final (1)

WBC Further Competition Information to Bidders 20240415 – Final

Publication date: 17/05/2024

Date of decision: 07/05/2024

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