Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. The existing Command and Control was due to be replaced by October 2015, by CommandPoint. Following the termination of the Command and Control Futures Programme, the MPS still has a need for ongoing support.
1.2. This proposal will provide a technical refresh to replace hardware and software components that are at or nearing end of life. Additionally, an Application Modernisation will allow the rationalisation of the core software, remove dependencies on Unisys hardware and reduce ongoing service costs.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. The upgrades can only be delivered with the involvement of both the MPS and other third parties who supply and manage the underlying infrastructure such as networks and connectivity.
2.2. See the Part 2 for details.
3. Financial Comments
3.1 The funding of £214,000 will be funded by a virement from the APNR capital plan and the funding of £524,000 will be funded from the Digital Policing project revenue budget.
3.2 Further details are contained in the Part 2.
4. Legal Comments
4.1. There are no legal implications arising from this proposal.
5. Equality Comments
5.1. Therefore are no direct equality or diversity implications arising from this report
6. Background/supporting papers
6.1. Briefing note.