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FOI 2024 035 - Microsoft audits


Information Requested:

  1. Has Microsoft (or a third party on its behalf) carried out an audit of your Microsoft software assets in the last 8 years? 

  1. If so, what date did any such audits start and finish? 

  1. What is the corporate identity of the party carrying out the audit, e.g. Microsoft or the name of the third-party auditing company? 

  1. Did the audit identify any breaches of, underlicensing, or non-compliance with, your licensing conditions? 

  1. If so, were any incentives relating to such breaches or non-compliance given by Microsoft to encourage your organisation to move to Microsoft cloud subscription licences? 

  1. If so, please provide details of these incentives. 


Information provided for the answer:


Thank you for your request dated 13th February 2024. 

Microsoft (or a third party on its behalf) has not carried out an audit of Public Health Wales’ Microsoft software assets in the last 8 years. 


If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the decision, you should write to the Corporate Complaints Manager, Public Health Wales NHS Trust, 3, Number 2, Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF10 4BZ.

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner for Wales
2nd Floor
Churchill House
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CF10 2HH

Telephone: 029 2067 8400