10 July 2020
Mr William T Francis [FYI request #13091 email]
Tēnā koe Mr Francis
Thank you for your email of 15 June 2020 to Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
(Oranga Tamariki), requesting the following information under the Official Information
Act 1982 (the Act):
• Please provide reports detailing the amounts, types, names, and versions of
Operating Systems currently in use within your ICT server and desktop
Our standard laptops use the Windows 10 operating system. There are a limited number
of PCs and laptops that are on the MacOS operating system; however, these are used for
specialised work such as creating training material. Our backend servers are either
Microsoft based or Unix based technologies. We cannot provide you with version details
as this could impact the security of our systems.
If you wish to discuss this response with us, please feel free to contact [email address].
If you are not satisfied with this response, you have the right to ask an Ombudsman to
or by contacting them on 0800 802 602.
Nāku noa, nā
Claire Mortimer Acting General Manager Public, Ministerial and Executive Services
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