Data Centres

Joseph King made this Freedom of Information request to Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act I would gratefully request the provision of the following information:

How many Data and/or Disaster Recovery Centres does your
organisation currently use, if this facility is not centralised but
is distributed throughout your network please provide the total
number of facilities in use for this purpose.
If supplied through a contract, who is the operator of the
facility.
If supplied through a contract, what is the start and end dates of
the contract, please include any contract extensions available
within the contract.
General location of data centre (the town/city, not specific
address).
Total available space.
Total space used.
Power consumption per data centre.
Do you have any plans related to your Data and/or Disaster Recovery
Centres such as increasing the number or outsourcing the services.

Number of desktops in the organisation.
Number of users of ICT within the organisation.
Number of sites connected to your Wide Area Network.
What e-mail system do you currently utilise.
What server OS do you currently utilise (Windows, UNIX, LINUX) and
in what numbers (i.e number of UNIX servers in use etc).

Yours faithfully,

Joseph King

Kirkpatrick, Steven, Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dear Sir / Madam

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE THIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT COVERS BOTH THE COUNCIL AND FIRE AND
RESCUE SERVICE

Thank you for your request for information, which was received 6
February 2012 and is being dealt with in terms of the above Act. Your
request has been given the unique Reference 11676 and should be quoted
on all correspondence.

Under the Terms of the Act, we have a statutory obligation to respond to
your request within 20 working days from the day after your request was
received. A response to your request for information will be sent to you
promptly; and in any event not later than 6 March 2012.

You should be aware that there might be a fee charged for the retrieval,
collation and provision of the information you have requested. You will
be advised by means of a 'fees notice' and no information will be
provided without the fees being duly paid to the Council.

Where your request for information has been examined in detail and
deemed as a "business as usual" request, it will be responded to by the
appropriate Service within the Council.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to
contact me.

Yours sincerely

Steven Kirkpatrick
on behalf of Alex Little
Senior Information Officer
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Tel: 01387 260102

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Wright, Allison,

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Mr King

 

Please find attached our response to your recent Freedom of Information
Request.  If you have any queries regarding this response please do not
hesitate to contact me in the first instance.

 

Kind regards

 

Allison

 

 

Please note that my telephone and fax number has changed, you can contact
me on 01387 240400 or fax 01387 240432.

Allison J Wright
Senior Administrative Assistant

Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service
Tel:  01387 240400 Ext 64963
Drop Point 238

New Email Address:       [1][email address]

 

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Dear Allison,

Many thanks for your repose to my FOI request. In your response you stated that there are only twenty sites on your network. Can you confirm that this is the case, or is this a partial return covering only the Fire Service.

Yours sincerely,

Joseph King

Wright, Allison,

Morning Joseph

The return I sent was just for Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service, I should have sent it to the Council to be added to their response. My apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Kind regards
Allison

Please note that my telephone and fax number has changed, you can contact me on 01387 240400 or fax 01387 240432.
Allison J Wright
Senior Administrative Assistant
Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service
Tel:  01387 240400 Ext 64963
Drop Point 238
New Email Address:       [email address]

Any email message sent or received by the Council may require to be disclosed by the Council under the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
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Kirkpatrick, Steven, Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Good Afternoon

Please find attached the response to your request for information.

If I can be of any further help please let me know.

Regards
Steven

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