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Requested on
Fri 2nd May, 2014
Reference
FOI 4355
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. The total number of desktop computers on the network in your head council office.

2. The total number of desktop computers on the network in your head office that have Microsoft Windows XP as their operating system.

3. The amount of money spent, or allocated to spend, on upgrading the Windows XP operating system in the current financial year.

4. The total amount of any monies paid to Microsoft for services relating to support for Windows XP in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 financial years.

Answer

1. The total number of desktop computers on the network in your head council office.
The Authority has 515 desktop and laptop devices

2. The total number of desktop computers on the network in your head office that have Microsoft Windows XP as their operating system.
335 desktop and laptop machines are still on XP


3. The amount of money spent, or allocated to spend, on upgrading the Windows XP operating system in the current financial year.
The spend for the Virtual desktop infrastructure spend for migrating users from XP to windows 7 was £35k for last year (2013/14), nothing has been spent on XP migration this financial year (April 2014 onwards)


4. The total amount of any monies paid to Microsoft for services relating to support for Windows XP in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 financial years. 
Our Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (through a reseller) is an annual total amount £65k which covers a range of MS licences  (Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, etc)

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