Hope you are having a good week and enjoying the weather.
Please could you assist me by sending information regarding the following:
• Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT strategy?
• Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any other cloud hosted services?
• If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or Google; what are your main drivers and goals?
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Ref No: 2019/548
11 October 2019
Dear Ms Callahan,
Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information
Thank you for your email of 12 September 2019 where you requested
information about our ICT Strategy.
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