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Brentwood Borough Council

FOI 13474

IT

Request

1. Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced?
2. Do you use software from any of the following vendors: Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and IBM
If so, how much did you pay in last financial year for these software licenses?
3. How many computer users do you have?
4. Do you use any Apple Macs?
5. When do you need to renew the contract with your vendors for software licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
6. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased? If so what is used for software usage
metering?
7. Do you use a software asset management tool, if so which one?
8. Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s) involved in IT Software procurement.

Response

Do you look after your own IT or is it outsourced? We have our own ICT department
Do you use software from any of the following vendors: Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and IBM – Yes
How many computer users do you have? Approximately 250
Do you use any Apple Macs? No
When do you need to renew the contract with your vendors for software licenses? What was the value of your last contract?
Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased? If so what is used for software usage metering? No we are a very small authority
Do you use a software asset management tool, if so which one? ARGUS
Please also provide details of IT Contracts Managers and any person(s) involved in IT Software procurement.
Paul Coombes
paul.coombes@brentwood.gov.uk