Dear Falkirk 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 (square foot and data capacity).
Total space used (square foot and data capacity).
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,

Bill Smith

Robb, Heather, Falkirk Council

Dear Mr Smith

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request regarding Data/Disaster Recovery
centres.

 

I will be dealing with this request and can be contacted either at this
e-mail address or by telephone on 01324 501584.

 

We have 20 working days to deal with your request from the date that we
received it, but hope to provide you with the information you are looking
for at an earlier date where possible.

 

 

Heather Robb

Project Leader

ICT Infrastructure

Falkirk Council

 

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Robb, Heather, Falkirk Council

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Dear Mr Smith

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

 

Thank you for your information request regarding ICT data centres.

 

I have appended our responses to your questions in blue and attached to
this e-mail.

 

If you have any queries regarding the attached information, please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Information provided in response to any request is, unless otherwise
indicated, copyright Falkirk Council 2005. Any further use of the
information must comply with the terms of the Copyright, Designs and
Patents Act 1988 and the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations
1997. In particular, any commercial use or re-use of the information
provided requires the prior written consent of the Council. Request for
such consent should be addressed to the Director of Corporate &
Neighbourhood Services, Municipal Buildings, Falkirk. Some or all of the
information may be subject to third party copyright, in which case the
permission of the third party copyright holder may be required. No claim
is made in respect of third party copyright.

 

Please refer to the enclosed leaflet which explains your right to complain
about the handling of your case and/or the decision made.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Heather Robb

Project Leader

ICT Infrastructure

 

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