SOAS University of London

Server Hardware Maintenance and Software Licensing Contracts

Disclosure date: 13 March 2013

Reference: FOI2013/012


I would like to submit a Freedom of Information Request relating to specific a ICT contract(s) for Servers which may include:

  • Server Hardware Maintenance
  • Server Software (Licensing)
  • Server Storage
  • Microsoft Support (Server)
  • SAN Maintenance


For each of the types of ICT contract above can you please send me the following data types:

Contract Title
Existing/Current Supplier
Hardware/Software Brand(s)
Number of Users (Total number of users within the org)
Operating System (Platform): (Windows, Linux, Unix etc.)
Total number of Servers (per supplier)
Number of Virtual Servers: (of the total number of server how many are virtual)
Total Contract Value: (For the whole duration of the contract, if the total value sent is per annum please state this in the response)
Duration: (Please can you also include notes if the contract includes any contract extension periods.)
Contract Expiry Date
Contract Review Date (An approximate date of when the organisation is planning to review this particular contract.)
Brief Contract Description
Internal Contact (The person from within the organisation that is responsible for reviewing and renewing this particular contract. Please include there full name, job title, direct contact number and direct email address.)

Also if there is more than one supplier can you please split the contract up individually and also please be more precise into the data for number of servers, hardware brand, operating system etc.


Please see the attached spreadsheet.