Issue details

Endorsement of Procurement and Award of Contract: Microsoft Licences OKD31 21/22

West Sussex County Council entered into an Enterprise Licensing Agreement with Microsoft via a reseller in April 2019 for three years. This agreement provides access to a variety of Microsoft applications, tools and modules which are essential to supporting the Council’s business operations.  A new Enterprise Licencing Agreement will be required from 01 April 2022 for the next three years. The estimated total contract value is £4m.


The Director of Finance and Support Services will be asked to agree to enter into a new Microsoft licensing agreement for three years to meet the Council’s business and infrastructure licensing requirements.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2021

Decision due: December 2021 by Director of Finance and Support Services

Lead member: Katharine Eberhart, Director of Finance and Support Services

Lead director: Katharine Eberhart

Contact: Stewart Laird, Chief Information Officer and Head of IT Email: Tel: 033022 25310.

Consultation process

Representation can be made via the officer contact.


Cabinet Member for Support Services and Economy

Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel. 033 022 22551


Background papers

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