Software Licenses

Leo Wu made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Ards Borough Council

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Dear Ards Borough Council,

I would like to ask

Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?
Q3. How many computers users do you have?
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering?
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool?
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s) involved in IT Software procurement.

Yours faithfully,

Leo Wu

Ards Borough Council

Dear Mr Wu

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

In line with the Freedom of Information Act, the Council has begun to
process your request and will be in touch within 20 working days with a
response.

Kind regards

Danielle Conlan
Assistant Compliance Officer
Ards Borough Council
028 91824 076
From: "Leo Wu" <[1][FOI #251482 email]>
Date: 30 January 2015 16:08:50 GMT
To: "FOI requests at Ards Borough Council" <[2][Ards Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Software Licenses
Dear Ards Borough Council,

I would like to ask

Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?
Q3. How many computers users do you have?
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software
licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses
purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering?
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool?
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s)
involved in IT Software procurement.

Yours faithfully,

Leo Wu

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Ards Borough Council

Dear Mr Wu

Further to your recent Freedom of Information request, please find a
response below:

Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced? Ards Borough
Council looks after its own IT
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses? -
£3,500
Q3. How many computers users do you have? 250
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software
licenses? What was the value of your last contract? Use Select Agreement
so no contract
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses
purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering? - Yes, Snow
Software
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool? As above
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s)
involved in IT Software procurement. Colin White, IT Manager

I trust the above is of assistance, however, I would like to advise you
that if you are not happy with the way in which your request has been
dealt with an internal review can be sought through the office of the
Chief Executive within two months of receiving this response. If you are
still not satisfied following the internal review you can ask the
Information Commissioner 's Office to review the Council's decision.

Kind regards

Danielle Conlan
Assistant Compliance Officer
Ards Borough Council
028 91824 076

From: "Leo Wu" <[1][FOI #251482 email]>
Date: 30 January 2015 16:08:50 GMT
To: "FOI requests at Ards Borough Council" <[2][Ards Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Software Licenses
Dear Ards Borough Council,

I would like to ask

Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?
Q3. How many computers users do you have?
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software
licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses
purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering?
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool?
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s)
involved in IT Software procurement.

Yours faithfully,

Leo Wu

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