Decision - Wide Area Network Procurement
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Wide Area Network Procurement
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Cabinet Approval for procurement of
data network and services contract in conjunction with local
Reasons for the decision:
The provision of a corporate Wide Area Network (WAN) enables electronic data traffic to transfer between council, partner, government and public data networks.
Developing a Public Services Network Compliant WAN will enable cost savings, support improved access and delivery of public services including ‘shared services’ initiatives in addition to supporting central policies such as Digital Britain.
The PSN will connect BHCC securely to other organisations enabling the sharing of information and access to a wider range of network services for city wide communities.
Alternative options considered:
Report author: Paul Colbran
Publication date: 14/07/2011
Date of decision: 14/07/2011
Decided at meeting: 14/07/2011 - Cabinet
Effective from: 22/07/2011