IT and Print Infrastructure details

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Dear West Lakes Academy,

Please can you provide the following details;
1. Number of MFD within the school?
2. What brand of devices are being used?
3. Are all devices on the same lease contract?
4. What is the start and end date/dates of the current MFD contract/s?
5. What is the number of desktop printers in use at the school?
6. Are these devices on a rental agreement?
7. Is there a support contract in place for desktop printers?
8. Is there a central reprographics room within the school?
9. If so, are these devices on the same agreement as the smaller MFD’s?
10. Is the school using PaperCut software?
11. Does the school have a solution in place to provide mobile and BYOD printing?
12. Does the school currently use a VIOP phone system?
13. If so, is this solution on a contract?
14. When does the contract end?
15. Does the school currently outsource any part of the IT provision?
16. Is there a contract in place for laptops and desktop PC’s?
17. If so when does this contract end?
18. If not, how many desktops and laptops have been purchased in the last two years?
19. Is there a rolling refresh programme in place for network devices?
20. Does the school currently have a web filtering solution in place?
21. If so, please confirm what solution and version?
22. Does the school currently have a firewall in place?
23. If so, please confirm which solution and version?
24. Does the school currently have monitoring in place for the safeguarding of students in respect of online activity?
25. Does the school have an onsite server infrastructure?
26. If so please provide models and version numbers?
27. Is the school currently using cloud hosting partner?
28. If so, please provide contract start and end dates?
29. Is the school currently making use of Microsoft’s educational licensing agreements?
30. What is the school current network backbone bandwidth?
31. Does the school have wifi coverage across the entire school?
32. Please confirm the current generation of wifi?
33. Please confirm speed being achieved on current wifi infrastructure?

Yours faithfully,

Callum Smith

C STEVENSON, West Lakes Academy

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Dear Mr Smith


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Caroline Stevenson

Governance, Risk and Assurance Director

West Lakes Multi Academy Trust

Main Street


CA22 2DQ 


Tel: 01946 820356


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