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Transport Scotland's Local Area Network (LAN): FOI release

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


Information requested

I would like to request the following information about the organisation’s Local Area Network (LAN) environment. .

Please can you send me the organisation’s Local Area Network (LAN) contract, which may include the following:

  •  Support and Maintenance- e.g. switches, router, software etc
  •  Managed- If this includes services than just LAN.

1. Contract Type: Managed or Maintenance

2. Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?

3. Annual Spend for each supplier: What is the annual average spending on the supplier above? If there is more than one supplier, please split the annual averages spent for each supplier.

4. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.

5. Number of Sites: The number of sites, where equipment is supported by each contract.

6. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?

7. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall contract.

8. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract is and can you please also include any extensions this may include.

9. Contract Expiry Date: When does the contract expire?

10. Contract Review Date: When will the organisation be planning to review the contract?

11. Responsible Officer: Contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

If the LAN maintenance is included in-house please include the following information:
1. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?

2. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.

3. Number of Sites: Estimated/Actual number of sites the LAN covers.

4. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for LAN please provide me with contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

1. Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?

2. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.

3. Number of Sites: Estimated/Actual number of sites the LAN covers.

4. Contract Type: Managed, Maintenance, Installation, Software

5. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?

6. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall contract.

7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract is and can you please also include any extensions this may include.

8. Contract Expiry Date: When does the contract expire?

9. Contract Review Date: When will the organisation be planning to review the contract?

10. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for each of these contract(s). Please provide me with contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

11. Responsible Officer: Contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

Response

1. Contract Type: Managed or Maintenance
Managed

2. Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?
Managed by the Scottish Government ITECS Support Department

3. Annual Spend for each supplier: What is the annual average spending on the supplier above? If there is more than one supplier, please split the annual averages spent for each supplier.
£7,318

4. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.
648

5. Number of Sites: The number of sites, where equipment is supported by each contract.
3

6. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?
Alcatel-Lucent

7. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall contract.
Maintain LAN switches, wi-fi access points and network access.

8. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract is and can you please also include any extensions this may include.
The network charge is part of the re-charge for use of the SCOTS (LAN/WAN/applications
shared service) platform. This is renewed annually.

9. Contract Expiry Date: When does the contract expire?
April 2023

10. Contract Review Date: When will the organisation be planning to review the contract?
It is anticipated that Transport Scotland will remain on the SCOTS platform.

11. Responsible Officer: Contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?
Mark Hagart, Head of iTECS Data Centres and Network Services (DCNS). Telephone 0131 244 6648 email mark.hagart@gov.scot

If the LAN maintenance is included in-house please include the following information:
Please see above answers
1. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?

2. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.

3. Number of Sites: Estimated/Actual number of sites the LAN covers.

4. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for LAN please provide me with contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

1. Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?

2. Number of Users: Please can you provide me with the number of users this contract covers. Approximate number of users will also be acceptable.

3. Number of Sites: Estimated/Actual number of sites the LAN covers.

4. Contract Type: Managed, Maintenance, Installation, Software

5. Hardware Brand: What is the hardware brand of the LAN equipment?

6. Contract Description: Please provide me with a brief description of the overall contract.

7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract is and can you please also include any extensions this may include.

8. Contract Expiry Date: When does the contract expire?

9. Contract Review Date: When will the organisation be planning to review the contract?

10. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for each of these contract(s). Please provide me with contact details including name, job title, contact number and email address?

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Email: ceu@gov.scot
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