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Connectivity and Network Services

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Dear Solihull College and University Centre,

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,

Scarlett Morley

Sian Moxon, Solihull College and University Centre

Thank you for the request made on 30 January 2023 in relation to
Connectivity and Network Services.

 

The college’s response is set out below:

 

a. Who provides your WAN and internet connectivity and the annual spend on
each – Jisc, approx £40k
b. Who provides your SIP trunks and what is the annual spend – Gamma,
approx £4k
c. Who provides your WAN services, is this MPLS, SD WAN or Internet, and
what is the annual spend – internet, see above
d. Who provides your LAN infrastructure and what is your annual spend –
Ubiquiti, no running costs associated
e. Who provides your WIFI infrastructure and what is your annual spend –
Ubiquiti, no running costs
f. Please confirm the manufacturer(s) of your wired network core and edge
switching? Ubiquiti
g. When was your core network installed? 2022
h. Has it been updated subsequently?  No
i. Who maintains your core network? Done in house
j. When is the contract renewal date?  N/A
k. Please confirm value of the initial project? N/A
l. Please confirm the value of annual support/maintenance services (in £)?
N/A

 

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Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
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Sian Moxon
Legal Counsel
Solihull College & University Centre
0121 678 7039
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