Website development costs

Kyle Beale made this Freedom of Information request to Suffolk Constabulary

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Dear Suffolk Constabulary,

To help assist with a study in to cost effectiveness of public sector websites, can you please provide me with:

a) design and development costs to launch (single figure)
b) ongoing hosting, licensing and maintenance costs (per year or other suitable measure)
c) brief overview of server technologies used (e.g. Microsoft .NET, Apache/PHP, etc.)

I fully understand that contractual agreements, tender documents and other materials may be commercial in confidence, but do hope that you can assist
with indication of costs and technology as other forces have done for me already.

Yours faithfully,

Kyle Beale

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29 June 2010

Dear Kyle Beale,

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Thank you for your request for Information, received at this office on 29
June 2010, in which you requested details of the following:

Website development costs

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16 July 2010

Dear Mr Beale,

Thank you for your request for information dated 29 June 2010 concerning
Website development costs.

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