Provide Cloud Infrastructure to West Yorkshire Combined Authority

o Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) o Network File Servers o Back Ups o Application and SQL Servers.

Cloud Infrastructure Project

Contract summary



  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support – 72000000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£85,000 to £115,000

Procurement reference


Published date

5 October 2022

Closing date

7 November 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

9 December 2022

Contract end date

8 December 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The approach below recognises the firm deadline surrounding the data centre exit: • Deliver the following to enable exit from the data centre: – o Landing Zone o Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) o Network File Servers o Back Ups o Application and SQL Servers o Build a DMZ environment in Azure for WYCA to host services and publish applications in a protected environment o Current VPN Connectivity to be decommissioned from the Rotherham Data Centre and a new solution provided, hosted either is Azure, or Azure VPN as an option o Implementation of Microsoft Sentinel ? Microsoft Sentinel is a scalable, cloud-native, security information and event management (SIEM) and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) solution. Microsoft Sentinel delivers intelligent security analytics and threat intelligence across the enterprise, providing a single solution for attack detection, threat visibility, proactive hunting, and threat response. ? Deploy above software ? Provide 12 months externally managed SOC with support ? Review after 12 Months • Switch services in Wellington House to the cloud where possible to benefit from efficiencies in bundling up solutions • Provide some training on the new solutions and new ways of working • Carry out some user acceptance testing o Load Testing o Security PEN Testing • Review cost profile for Azure Services regularly • Turn off all services at Rotherham and de-commission and same for those at Wellington House • Transition the new service into BAU operations • Finalise a requirement specification/matrix • Carry out a procurement exercise and award this work to a partner(s)


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About the buyer


Contact name

James Firth


Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street