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Matthew Varns made this Freedom of Information request to Cheshire East Council

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Dear Cheshire East Council,

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 Council?
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

CCR FOI Investigation Team, Cheshire East Council

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Date: 30 November 2020
Our Reference: 10192729
Your reference:[FOI #709885 email]
 
Dear Matthew Varns
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request regarding Procurement of equipment.
 
Your request has been identified as falling within the scope of Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and It will be treated as a request for information
within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act: this means that we
will send you a full response within 20 working days, either supplying you
with the information which you want, or explaining to you why we cannot
supply it. 

The due date is 30 December 2020.   Please note that Cheshire East Council
Offices will be closed from Thursday 24th December until Monday 4th
January and we will not be able to issue any responses during this time
period. We will endeavour to supply your response before the Christmas and
New Year closure, but we ask that you be patient should the response be
delayed.
 
In the meantime if you wish to discuss this further please reply to this
email.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Gill Clowes
Customer Relations and Compliance Assistant
Cheshire East Council
 
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Date: 16 December 2020
Our Reference: 10192729
Your reference:[FOI #709885 email]
 
Dear Matthew Varns
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 30 November 2020.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
Helen Sweeney
Senior Compliance & Customer Relations Officer
Cheshire East Council
 
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