Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,
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?
Thank you for your recent FOI / EIR request. Please find attached an acknowledgement for this request.
Dear David Garner
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Thank you for your request for information received on 15th August 2019.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information -
(1) Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT strategy?
We confirm that we hold in the information you have requested and it is
already publicly available on the Customer & Digital Strategy & Action
Plan page of our website. For ease of reference, the information can be
accessed via the following link:
Under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we are not
required to provide information in response to a request if it is already
reasonably accessible. Therefore in respect of the Freedom of Information
Act, this letter constitutes a formal refusal notice under Section 17.
(2) Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any other cloud
The use of cloud services will be considered over the next 12 months as
part of a review of Data Centre services.
(3) If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or Google;
what are your main drivers and goals?
Will be considered as part of the review above.
We supply this information based on your original request. If this is not
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