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Dear Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust,

We would be grateful if you could help in answering our request for information for the following questions; answering for A-F on questions 1-8.
a) Photocopiers/MFDs (Multi-Functional Devise)
b) Printers
c) Print room / reprographic
d) Desktops
e) Laptops
f) Displays
Q1. Please name all the IT resellers that you have contacts with and buy from.
Q2. What is the length of the contracts, more specifically their end date, with the named IT resellers in question 1.
Q3. What year and month is the next hardware refresh due?
Q4. Please name the number of devices deployed by University?
Q5. In reply to question 4, which department/facility are those located?
Q6. Please name the brand and model of the devices mentioned and the spend for each product.
Q7. Details on how these were procured. i.e. By Framework
i. Procurement method
ii. If Framework, please state which one.
Q8. Do you normally purchase equipment as services or as a capital?
Q9. What is your annual print/copy volume and spend?
Q10. Who is the person(s) within your organization responsible for the MFD's, print hardware, and supplies contract(s)? Please provide their title and their contact details.
Q11. Who is responsible for purchasing end user devices such as laptops, desktops, displays and accessories? Please provide their title, and their contact details.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Varns

FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

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From: Matthew Varns <[FOI #719056 email]>
Sent: 18 January 2021 13:55
To: FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION
TRUST) <[Birmingham Women&#39;s and Children&#39;s NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IT Print and PC Supplier
 
Dear Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust,

We would be grateful if you could help in answering our request for
information for the following questions; answering for A-F on questions
1-8.
a) Photocopiers/MFDs (Multi-Functional Devise)
b) Printers
c) Print room / reprographic
d) Desktops
e) Laptops
f) Displays
Q1. Please name all the IT resellers that you have contacts with and buy
from.
Q2. What is the length of the contracts, more specifically their end date,
with the named IT resellers in question 1.
Q3. What year and month is the next hardware refresh due?
Q4. Please name the number of devices deployed by University?
Q5. In reply to question 4, which department/facility are those located?
Q6. Please name the brand and model of the devices mentioned and the spend
for each product.
Q7. Details on how these were procured. i.e. By Framework
i. Procurement method
ii. If Framework, please state which one.
Q8. Do you normally purchase equipment as services or as a capital?
Q9. What is your annual print/copy volume and spend?
Q10. Who is the person(s) within your organization responsible for the
MFD's, print hardware, and supplies contract(s)? Please provide their
title and their contact details.
Q11. Who is responsible for purchasing end user devices such as laptops,
desktops, displays and accessories? Please provide their title, and their
contact details.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Varns

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