The objective for An Garda Síochána in undertaking this
procurement process is to upgrade from Windows XP to
Windows 7. In this regard the details below, sets out the
current position and the requirement for moving to a
Windows 7 Environment.
1.2.1 AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA ROADMAP
• Windows 7 Desktop Upgrade
There are 14,000 users across the entire
Currently 6,640 desktops running Windows XP
4,740 desktops will be replaced by new
Each of which will be purchased with an
associated Windows 7 or Windows 8 Standard OEM
1,900 existing desktops are running Windows
XP Enterprise & are capable of supporting Windows 7
These desktops will have the OS version
upgraded to Windows 7 Enterprise
Of these desktops 150 have active SA.
Capabilities to be supported:
Bitlocker (including back-end management)
• MS Office 2007
The new standard Windows 7 desktop
environment will run Office 2007.
There are sufficient existing licenses held by
AGS to support this set-up
• MS Exchange Upgrade (back-end)
Upgrade from existing Exchange 2003
environment to Exchange 2010
The upgrade will be based on MS Server 2012
Server side licensing required :
16 * MS Server 2012 DC licenses (based on 8
5 * MS Exchange Server 2010 Ent.
1 * MS Exchange Server 2010 Std.
Current version of MS Office (2007) to be
maintained as per point above in relation to the Windows 7
Required core CALs to cover all AGS devices
as described above