Cloud strategy in the Public Sector

Mary Stephens made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Dear Barking and Dagenham Borough 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,

Mary Stephens

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham,

Information request
Our reference: 2772533

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Dear Ms Stephens
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 19
December 2016 concerning 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?
 
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Our reference: 2772533

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Dear  Sir/Madam

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
is shown below in bold.

1. How many data centres does your organisation currently operate? 3

1a. What is the total count of servers within those facilities? 300

1b. What is the breakdown of operating systems, including versions (e.g.
Windows Server 2008 R2) used on those servers? 2008R2 (60%), 2012 (35%)
Unix (5%)

2. Are these data centres supplied through a contract? No for 2, yes for 1

2a. If so, who is the primary operator and when is your current contract
due to expire?

Agilisys

3. What is your annual IT budget? The contract is outsourced to a Private
IT Company

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

4a. If so, which public cloud vendors are you currently using? Agilisys

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

5a. if so, what are the timeframes for this to be completed? 2017

5b. Who is your transformation lead? N/A

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