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September 2013

Request:

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
  • Installation
  • Cabling

1.       Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?

2.       Annual Average Spend (Each Supplier): What is the annual average spending on the supplier above? If there is more than one supplier please split the annual averages spend for each supplier.

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

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

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

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 is planning to review the contract?

11.   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?

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.    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?

If the contract is also expiring within the next three months please state what the likely outcome will be.

If the contracts within the response are under four months old can you please state the shortlist of suppliers that bid on this contract?

Outcome:

Successful

Response:

I can confirm that The National Archives holds information within the scope of your request. We have supplied the information we hold in response to your questions below.

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
  • Installation
  • Cabling

1. Existing Supplier: Who is the current supplier?

Maintenance for Avaya core LAN switches - Softcat

2. Annual Average Spend (Each Supplier): What is the annual average spending on the supplier above? If there is more than one supplier please split the annual averages spend for each supplier.

£9K

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

The contract is not based on users.

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

One

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

Maintenance- hardware and software

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

Avaya core switches and edge switches.

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

Support and maintenance for Avaya (Nortel) core switches

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

12 months

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

30th September 2014

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

August 2014

11. 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?

Amanda Spencer, Head of ICT Department at The National Archives. Our contact number can be located on The National Archives website nationalarchives.gov.uk/contact/ Contact email: helpdesk@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk.

If the LAN maintenance is included in-house please include the following information: 

Not applicable

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. 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?

If the contract is also expiring within the next three months please state what the likely outcome will be.

New contract awarded to Softcat.

If the contracts within the response are under four months old can you please state the shortlist of suppliers that bid on this contract?

Softcat, Kelway, CSA Waverley, Misco (all via GPS e-sourcing)