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ICT Strategy

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Good afternoon,

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?

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Callahan

Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear Sophie,

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding the Council’s ICT
strategy, which was received on 12/09/19. I can confirm that your enquiry
is receiving attention.

 

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
you should receive a comprehensive reply to your request within 20 working
days from receipt of your enquiry, which will be no later than 10/10/19.

 

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retrieving and extracting information and/or the cost for disbursements
such as photocopying and postage. If this applies, a Fees Notice will be
issued to you with details of any costs involved in advance and you will
be required to pay this before I can proceed to deal with your request.

 

Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF Telephone: 0303 123 1113,
[1]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686063
E-mail: [2][Tendring District Council request email] 

[3]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
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Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear Sophie,

 

Further to your request for information regarding the Council’s ICT
strategy, which was received 12/09/19, please see below the answers to
your enquiry.

 

•             Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT
strategy?

                The Council does not have a current ICT Strategy. Our
2019/21 strategy is currently in draft and is expected to be adopted/
published late 2019.

 

•             Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any
other cloud hosted services?

                Tendring District Council has been a low level Azure
platform user for the past 4 years. We are now 60% through a ‘Cloud First’
migration strategy. We also user other supplier Cloud services

 

•             If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or
Google; what are your main drivers and goals?

·         Move from large capital hardware replacement costs to manageable
revenue ‘pay as you go’ costs.

·         Resilience and business continuity enhancements.

·         Hardware flexibility

·         Some additional cyber security protections

 

 

I hope this information is of assistance to you. However if you feel that
the Council has failed to deal with your request for information correctly
you can request that the matter is reviewed. Requests for internal reviews
should be sent to [1][email address]. Alternatively, you
can post a request for an internal review to Mrs L Trembath, Corporate
Services, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE. 
Further details of this procedure can be obtained from all Council offices
or from our website ([2]www.tendringdc.gov.uk).

                            

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

FOI Compliance Team (complaints), Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF Telephone: 0303 123 1113,
[3]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

If you have any other queries about this matter then please contact the
Corporate Information Manager at
[4][email address].

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686063
E-mail: [5][Tendring District Council request email] 

[6]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1SE

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