I would like to submit a Freedom of Information Request relating to specific ICT contract(s) for Server Hardware Maintenance, Server Virtualisation Licenses and Maintenance and Storage Area Network (SAN) Maintenance/Support which may include:
· Server Hardware Maintenance- contracts relating to the support and maintenance of the organisation’s physical servers.
· Virtualisation Licensing (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)-
· Virtualisation Maintenance/Support (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)
· Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support (EMC, NetApp etc.)
For each of the types of server ICT contracts above can you please send me the following data types?
1. Contract Title: Please provide me with the contract title.
2. Contract Type: Please can you provide me with one or more contract types the contract relate to: Server Hardware, Virtualisation, SAN (Storage Area Network)
3. Existing/Current Supplier: Please provide me with the supplier name for each contract.
4. Hardware Brand: Please state the hardware brand of the servers related to the contract with supplier e.g. Hardware Maintenance could be Dell, IBM etc
5. Operating System / Software (Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix, Vsphere, AIX, Solaris etc.) Please state the operating system used by the organisation.
6. Annual Average Spend: Please provide me with the annual average spend for this contract?
7. Contract Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract
8. Contract Expiry Date: Please can you provide me with the date of when the contract expires.
9. Contract Review Date: (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.)
10. Purchase of Servers: Could you please provide me with the month and year in which most/bulk of servers where purchased.
11. Number of Physical Server: Please can you provide me with the number of physical servers.
12. Number of Virtual Servers: Please can you provide me with the number of Virtual servers’ servers.
13. Brief Contract Description: I require a brief description of the service provided under this contract. Please don’t just put maintenance I need at least a sentence.
14. Internal Contact: (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include their full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)