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Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) Connectivity and Network Services: FOI release

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


Information requested

1. Connectivity and Network Services:
a. Who provides your WAN and internet connectivity and the annual spend on each?
b. Who provides your SIP trunks and what is the annual spend?
c. Who provides your WAN services, is this MPLS, SD WAN or Internet, and what is the annual spend?
d. Who provides your LAN infrastructure and what is your annual spend?
e. Who provides your WIFI infrastructure and what is your annual spend?
f. Please confirm the manufacturer(s) of your wired network core and edge switching?
g. When was your core network installed?
h. Has it been updated subsequently?
i. Who maintains your core network?
j. When is the contract renewal date?
k. Please confirm value of the initial project?
l. Please confirm the value of annual support/maintenance services (in £)?

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the SPPA does not have some of the information you have requested. Our Network is built, managed and maintained by Scottish Government. We don’t keep any information in our records as we pay quarterly for the service. However, you may wish to contact Scottish Government at ceu@gov.scot who may be able to help you.

1. Connectivity and Network Services

a. Who provides your WAN and internet connectivity and the annual spend on each?
Managed by Scottish Government.

b. Who provides your SIP trunks and what is the annual spend?
Managed by Scottish Government.

c. Who provides your WAN services, is this MPLS, SD WAN or Internet, and what is the annual spend?
Managed by Scottish Government.

d. Who provides your LAN infrastructure and what is your annual spend?
Managed by Scottish Government.

e. Who provides your WIFI infrastructure and what is your annual spend?
Managed by Scottish Government.

f. Please confirm the manufacturer(s) of your wired network core and edge switching?
Cisco.

g. When was your core network installed?
Mid 2002.

h. Has it been updated subsequently?
Switches replaced/updated by Scottish Government.

i. Who maintains your core network?
Managed by Scottish Government.

j. When is the contract renewal date?
Not applicable.

k. Please confirm value of the initial project?
No records held - managed by Scottish Government.

l. Please confirm the value of annual support/maintenance services (in £)?
Networks, Systems Maintenance and Security charges for Q1 22-23 were £53.15.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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