Software Licenses

Leo Wu made this Freedom of Information request to Vehicle Certification Agency

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Dear Vehicle Certification Agency,

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 per year?
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

Foi user, Vehicle Certification Agency

Dear Mr Wu

Thank you for your email dated 28th April 2015 requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It has come to our attention that your request is now being dealt with by the Department For Transport who will respond on behalf of the VCA.

Yours sincerely
VCA Foi team

It should be noted that the above represents our opinion, as interpretation of the law is the sole prerogative of the courts

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From: Leo Wu [[FOI #265833 email]]
Sent: 28 April 2015 10:08
To: VCA Enquiries
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Software Licenses

Dear Vehicle Certification Agency,

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 per year?
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

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