Dear Magherafelt 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

Maria Dale, Magherafelt District Council

Dear Leo

Thank you for your email which we received on the 3 February 2015 regarding IT.
Your request has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Q1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
IT is outsourced.
Q2. How much did you pay in last financial year for software licenses?
£23,000
Q3. How many computers users do you have?
This Council has 89 users at present.
Q4. When do you need to renew the contract with Microsoft for software licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Magherafelt District Council will not be renewing contracts. The value of the current contract is £12K.
Q5. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering?
No
Q6. Do you use a software asset management tool?
No
Q7. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s) involved in IT Software procurement
Michael Browne Head of Development
Email [email address]

I trust that you will find the response satisfies the duty of disclosure imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 2000. However, I would advise you that if you are unhappy with the response or if you are unhappy with the way we have handled your request you have the right to seek a review of this matter by writing to:

The Chief Executive
Magherafelt District Council
50 Ballyronan Road
Magherafelt
BT45 6EN

If after such a review you are still unhappy with the response, you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner who will undertake an independent review. The Information Commissioner may be contacted at the following address:

Information Commissioner's Officer
51 Adelaide Street
BELFAST
BT2 8FE

There is no charge for making an appeal.
Regards

Maria Dale
Policy and Development Officer
Magherafelt District Council -50 Ballyronan Road - Magherafelt - BT45 6EN
T: (028) 79397979 - - F: (028) 79397980 -
W: www.magherafelt.gov.uk E: [email address]

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