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ICT FOI - General and Budget

As we share services between South Hams and West Devon, the following information is for both authorities as a unit.

EMPLOYEES
1. How many employees are working in the council?
Approx. 350
2. IT function?
In-house
3. What is the total number of IT staff employed by the organization?
13
4. Do you have a managed/shared service with any other councils?
West Devon Borough Council & South Hams District Council share services
5. Who is Head of IT?
Mike Ward, Head of IT Practice, 01803 861234, mike.ward@swdevon.gov.uk

STRATEGY
1. Do you have a digital workplace strategy?
No
2. Number of virtualised servers?
150
a) Which Virtualisation platform do you use?
Hyper-V
3. Do you have a cloud strategy?
No
4. Are you actively moving any applications/infrastructure into a cloud environment?
No
5. Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?
No
6. Which IT re-sellers do you work with and buy from, and frameworks utilised?
Nexus
Trusmarque

BUDGET
1. What is your annual IT budget?
£1.2m
2. Do you normally purchase equipment and services as a capital investment (Cap-Ex) or ongoing operational charges (Opex)?
Both

INTRANET
1. What is your annual Intranet budget?
Zero
2. What is your current Intranet solution?
Umbraco
a) When did you first start to use it?
[year/date]
3. Do you use Open Source applications, such as Drupal or WordPress?
Umbraco
4. Who is responsible for managing your Intranet?
Communications Team
5. Who is responsible for the procurement of your Intranet?
N/A

CONTACT DETAILS
Responsible Officer:
Mike Ward, Head of IT Practice, 01803 861234, mike.ward@swdevon.gov.uk

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