Network Services Contract with British Telecom

Reference code: 
PCD 100
Date signed: 
06 December 2016
Authorisation name: 
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor, Policing and Crime

Executive summary

This paper requests the extension of the Network Services contract with British Telecom (BT), which is due to expire on the 31 December 2016. This agreement covers the provision of Network Services and associated service management.

Recommendation

The DMPC is asked to approve the extension of the Network Services contract with BT for a period of up to 6 months.

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

1.    Introduction and background

1.1.    The existing Network Services contract with BT is due to expire on December 31 2016. 

2.    Issues for consideration

2.1.    This proposed extension will enable the service to continue and allow outstanding technical, commercial and operational issues, and associated governance to be addressed before the contract ends.

2.2.    Further details are set out in Part 2. 

3.    Financial Comments

3.1    The cost of the extension will be met from existing budgets. These are discussed in the Part 2. 

4.    Legal Comments

4.1.    These are discussed in Part 2 – Commercial section.

5.    Equality Comments

5.1.    There are no direct equality or diversity implications arising from this report