Decision details

Renewal of Arcserver Back-up solution contract through a three quote process (ODD/087/2021)

Decision Maker: Executive Director Core Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Continue with licensing and support for Arcserve back-up solution.


Reasons for the decision:

Arcserve back-up solutions is utilised to back-up all BMBC data, and forms an critical part to our disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.  Arcserve is a market leader in back-up and DR recovery.  Replacement of such a system is resource intensive and unnecessary due to it’s current value to the business.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative solutions were considered, but at this time and projected for the next 3yrs, Arcserve fits the councils requirements.

Publication date: 28/04/2021

Date of decision: 04/04/2021