Software Licenses

Leo Wu made this Freedom of Information request to Folkestone & Hythe District Council

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Dear Shepway District Council,

I would like to ask

Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?
Q3. How many computers users do you have?
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering?
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool?
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s) involved in IT Software procurement.

Yours faithfully,

Leo Wu

Folkestone & Hythe District Council

Dear Leo Wu,

Thank you for your request dated 22 January 2015.

We will endeavour to supply the information you have requested within the requisite 20 working days following receipt. If we think that it will take longer, we will contact you.

Kind regards,
Rachel Neville
Information and Legal Officer
Tel: 01303 853437
Fax: 01303 853548
Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
E-mail: [Shepway District Council request email]
Website: www.shepway.gov.uk
 
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Dear Leo Wu,

I am writing in respect of your Freedom of Information enquiry dated 22 January 2015. Please accept my apologies that it has not been possible to respond within 20 working days and for any inconvenience that this has caused. This request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please find attached information in response to questions 1 and 3-7 of your request.

I am writing to ask you to clarify question 2 of your request as we need further details from you in order to ensure that we have understood your request correctly and to seek to identify and locate the correct information. Question 2 was –

“Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?”

Please clarify whether this question relates to new licences or maintenance renewals. Also do you require information in respect of desktop software or operating systems and line of business systems?

Should you require any further information, or if you are not satisfied with our response, please do not hesitate to contact me. You may also request an internal review by writing to the following address:

Freedom of Information Appeals Officer
Legal Services
Shepway District Council
Castle Hill Avenue
Folkestone
Kent CT20 2QY

Alternatively you can use our Customer Comment Form which can be accessed at our website www.shepway.gov.uk

In addition, if you are not satisfied with our response you may apply to the Information Commissioner for an independent review at the following address:

The information Commissioner
Wyncliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545700
www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

I look forward to hearing from you with clarification of question 2 of your request.

Yours sincerely,

Rachel Neville
Information and Legal Officer
Tel: 01303 853437
Fax: 01303 853548
Shepway District Council, Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue,
Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2QY
E-mail: [Shepway District Council request email]
Website: www.shepway.gov.uk
 
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