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Data Hosting: FOI release

Published: 5 Jun 2019
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
5 Jun 2019
Data Hosting: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01189
Date received: 7 May 2019
Date responded: 4 Jun 2019
Information requested

1. Type of hosting – Dedicated, Co-Location, Cloud Hosting, Other?

2. Who is the supplier of the contract? If possible can you also provide me with the name of vendor, if applicable?

3. What is the annual contract value for each contract?

4. What type of cloud environment? 

  • Private Clouda distinct and secure cloud based environment in which only the specified client can operate. 
  • Public Cloud - where cloud services are provided in a virtualised environment, constructed using pooled shared physical resources, and accessible over a public network such as the internet.
  • Hybridintegrated cloud service utilising both private and public clouds to perform distinct functions within the same organisation.

 5. What is the original start date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the start date for each contract.

 6. What is the actual expiry date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the expiry date for each contract.

 7. When will the organisation plan to review this contract? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the review date for each contract.

 8. What is the contract period in years? Please include whether the agreement has any extension periods?

 9. What services are provided under the contract? Please do not put hosting, information such as web hosting, file storage, hosted application. The more information the better.

 10. Can you please provide me with the contract officer responsible for this contract? Complete contact details if possible name, title, contact email and number.

Response

We have two contacts for hosting; dedicated and cloud. The response to each of your questions is detailed separately for each contract.

Cloud Hosting

1. Type of hosting – Dedicated, Co-Location, Cloud Hosting, Other?

Cloud Hosting

2. Who is the supplier of the contract? If possible can you also provide me with the name of vendor, if applicable?

Pulsant.

3. What is the annual contract value for each contract?

£4,904.16

4. What type of cloud environment?

Private Cloud

5. What is the original start date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the start date for each contract.

5 October 2018

6. What is the actual expiry date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the expiry date for each contract.

4 October 2021

7. When will the organisation plan to review this contract? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the review date for each contract.

Ahead of the date above, unless the contract is terminated in accordance with the terms and conditions of the above referenced framework agreement.

8. What is the contract period in years? Please include whether the agreement has any extension periods?

Three years. Option to extend for two further 12 month periods

9. What services are provided under the contract? Please do not put hosting, information such as web hosting, file storage, hosted application. The more information the better.

Web/Application Hosting – PAAS (Platform as a Service).

10. Can you please provide me with the contract officer responsible for this contract? Complete contact details if possible name, title, contact email and number.

[redacted], Head of Supplier Management and Procurement.

Dedicated

1. Type of hosting – Dedicated, Co-Location, Cloud Hosting, Other?

Dedicated

2. Who is the supplier of the contract? If possible can you also provide me with the name of vendor, if applicable?

Pulsant

3. What is the annual contract value for each contract?

£22,579.80 (ex-vat.)

4. What type of cloud environment?

Private Cloud

5. What is the original start date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the start date for each contract.

August 2011

6. What is the actual expiry date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the expiry date for each contract.

The contract is perpetual, but is currently under review.

7. When will the organisation plan to review this contract? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the review date for each contract.

The contract is currently under review, which will likely reach a conclusion by 2020.

8. What is the contract period in years? Please include whether the agreement has any extension periods?

Please see above. The contract is perpetual, the initial contract was raised under a Scottish Procurement Framework and is now under review.

9. What services are provided under the contract? Please do not put hosting, information such as web hosting, file storage, hosted application. The more information the better.

Web/Application Hosting - IAAS (Infrastructure as a Service).

10. Can you please provide me with the contract officer responsible for this contract? Complete contact details if possible name, title, contact email and number.

[redacted], Head of Supplier Management and Procurement.

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