Information regarding contracts for server licenses, maintenance and support: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested


You asked for various pieces of information with regard to the organisation’s contracts for Server Hardware Maintenance, Server Virtualisation Licenses and Maintenance and Storage Area Network (SAN) Maintenance/Support.




Transport Scotland have no contracts for Server Hardware Maintenance and Storage Area Maintenance / Support in our own right, with the majority of our ICT infrastructure being provided by the Scottish Government. However, we have an arrangement with VMWare for the support of vSphere and I note the details of that below.

1. Contract Title: VMWare

2. Type of Contracts (ABOVE): Virtualisation support

3. Existing/Current Supplier: VMWare

4. Brand: VMWare

5. Operating System / Software (Platform): VMWare ESXi

6. Annual Average Spend: £1168.53

7. Contract Duration: 3 years

8. Contract Expiry Date: 29/10/20

9. Contract Review Date: 31/3/20

10. Purchase of Servers: March 2015

11. Number of Physical Server: 3

12. Number of Virtual Servers: 13

13. Brief Contract Description: VMware vCenter Server 6 Standard for vSphere 6 - Basic Support and Subscription

14. Contract Owner: [Redacted]; ICT Manager; 0141 272 [Redacted]; [Redacted]


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