Decision details

Microsoft Licensing (Minute No. 66/12)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To upgrade the Business Support software package as the existing system, Microsoft Office 2003, would no longer be supported in 2014.

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

1)     a new methodology for future licensing refreshes be approved;

 

2)     the amounts needed for the licence to refresh be funded via contributions from the Partner Authorities; and

 

3)     the option to purchase by annual subscription over three years be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

N/A

Alternative options considered:

N/A

Publication date: 10/01/2013

Date of decision: 08/01/2013

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2013 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/01/2013