Cloud strategy in the Public Sector

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Dear Carmarthenshire Council,

I am researching cloud computing in the public sector and would like to know the following
1. How many data centres does your organisation currently operate?
1a. What is the total count of servers within those facilities?
1b. What is the breakdown of operating systems, including versions (e.g. Windows Server 2008 R2) used on those servers?
2. Are these data centres supplied through a contract?
2a. If so, who is the primary operator and when is your current contract due to expire?
3. What is your annual IT budget?
4. Do you currently use a public cloud Infrastructure provider for any of your IT provision
4a. If so, which public cloud vendors are you currently using?
5. Do you have a current Transformation programme in place?
5a. if so, what are the timeframes for this to be completed?
5b. Who is your transformation lead?

Yours faithfully,

Sarah Russell

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Ms Russell,

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9th January, 2017 and is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We are therefore required to provide a response within 20 working days, which will be on or before 4th February, 2017 although we will make every effort to provide you with a response as soon as practicably possible.

If we require clarification we will also contact you as soon as we can – please note that the timescale for response specified above may be subject to change if this is the case.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any queries, remembering to quote the reference number above in any communications.

Yours sincerely

John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth a Chwynion
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

Information & Data Protection Officer
Information Governance & Complaints Team
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council

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FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Ms Russell
 
Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 9^th
January, 2017.
 
The specific information you requested was as follows:
 

 1. How many data centres does your organisation currently operate?

 
2
 
1a. What is the total count of servers within those facilities?
       
408+/- including virtual servers
 
1b. What is the breakdown of operating systems, including versions (e.g.
Windows Server 2008 R2) used on those servers?
 
Windows Server 2008 R2 60%, Windows Server 2012 R2 36%, Windows Server
2016 3%, Solaris/Linux 9%
 

 2. Are these data centres supplied through a contract?

 
No
 
2a. If so, who is the primary operator and when is your current contract
due to expire?
 
N/A
 

 3. What is your annual IT budget?

 
1.7m controllable budget [not including staffing]
 

 4. Do you currently use a public cloud Infrastructure provider for any of
your IT provision

 
Yes
 
4a. If so, which public cloud vendors are you currently using?
 
                 Public Cloud Meraki Mobile Device Management
 

 5. Do you have a current Transformation programme in place?

 
No
 
5a. if so, what are the timeframes for this to be completed?
 
N/A
 
5b. Who is your transformation lead?
 
Noelwyn Daniel, Head of ICT
            Tel:  01267 246270
             Email:  [1][email address]
 
Yours sincerely
John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin
Information & Data Protection Officer
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council
Mewnol/Internal: 4127
Allanol/External: 01267 224127
 
 
 
 

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