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Education Scotland IT equipment: FOI release

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


Information requested

Q1. Can you please list the number of devices deployed by your organisation for the following?

Q2. Does your organisation have any plans for refreshing or replacing the above devices, if so, can you please provide the indicative or projected expenditure in the below format?

Q3. Does your organisation have any plans for developing, refreshing or replacing IT or ICT software applications, if so, can you please provide the information in the below format?

Response

Please find the requested information below.

Q1. Can you please list the number of devices deployed by your organisation for the following?
DEVICE TYPE NUMBER OF DEVICES
Desktop PCs and Laptops 460
Mobile Phones (Smartphones, PDAs handheld devices) 250
Printers 12
Tablets 7
Servers N/A
Storage Devices N/A
Networking Infrastructure (E.g., Switches, Routers, etc) *N/A – provided and maintained through ITechs contract
Security Infrastructure *N/A – provided and maintained through ITechs contract
 
Q2. Does your organisation have any plans for refreshing or replacing the above devices, if so, can you please provide the indicative or projected expenditure in the below format?
REPLACE/REFRESH PROGRAMME:
IT OR ICT HARDWARE EXPENDITURE
2022/23 2023/24 2024/25
Desktop PCs and Laptops £0.00 £0.00 £160,000.00
Mobile Phones (Smartphones, PDAs handheld devices) £10,000.00 £0.00 £70,000.00
Printers £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Tablets £0.00 £0.00 £0.00
Servers N/A N/A N/A
Storage Devices N/A N/A N/A
Networking Infrastructure Unknown Unknown Unknown
Security Infrastructure Unknown Unknown Unknown
Note: If the projected expenditure is not available, list the years when the refresh/replacement is due or planned for the above devices.
 
Q3. Does your organisation have any plans for developing, refreshing, or replacing IT or ICT software applications, if so, can you please provide the information in the below format?
APPLICATION NAME MONTH/YEAR
*N/A *N/A

All PC based software is granted and managed through the *ITechs contract.

Any software solutions are purchased through the relevant procurement routes and can be found on the contracts register. Please find the following link to the contracts register: Scottish Government frameworks and contracts.

I hope this information is helpful.

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