Connectivity and Network Services

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Dear West Berkshire Council,

1. Connectivity and Network Services
a. Who provides your WAN and internet connectivity and the annual spend on each
b. Who provides your SIP trunks and what is the annual spend
c. Who provides your WAN services, is this MPLS, SD WAN or Internet, and what is the annual spend
d. Who provides your LAN infrastructure and what is your annual spend
e. Who provides your WIFI infrastructure and what is your annual spend
f. Please confirm the manufacturer(s) of your wired network core and edge switching?
g. When was your core network installed?
h. Has it been updated subsequently?
i. Who maintains your core network?
j. When is the contract renewal date?
k. Please confirm value of the initial project?
l. Please confirm the value of annual support/maintenance services (in £)?

Yours faithfully,

Philip Mansfield

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Request for information: Connectivity and Network Services

 

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From: Philip Mansfield <[3][FOI #896574 email]>
Sent: 12 September 2022 13:26
To: foi <[4][West Berkshire Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Connectivity and Network
Services

 

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Dear West Berkshire Council,

1. Connectivity and Network Services

a. Who provides your WAN and internet connectivity and the annual spend on
each
Amatis Networks – value around £57K

b. Who provides your SIP trunks and what is the annual spend

N/A

c. Who provides your WAN services, is this MPLS, SD WAN or Internet, and
what is the annual spend

See a) above

d. Who provides your LAN infrastructure and what is your annual spend
Internally sourced, installed and managed.

e. Who provides your WIFI infrastructure and what is your annual spend

Internally sourced, installed and managed.

f. Please confirm the manufacturer(s) of your wired network core and edge
switching?

Brocade (Ruckus).

g. When was your core network installed?
2010

h. Has it been updated subsequently?

Yes.

i. Who maintains your core network?

Internally managed.

j. When is the contract renewal date?

N/A

k. Please confirm value of the initial project?
Circa £40K

l. Please confirm the value of annual support/maintenance services (in £)?
N/A

Yours faithfully,

Philip Mansfield

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