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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

ICT Contracts

Reference No: 014/2015
Request Date: 10/02/2015


I would like to submit a Freedom of Information Request relating to specific ICT contract(s) for Server Hardware Maintenance, Server Virtualisation License and Maintenance and Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support which may include:

  • Server Hardware Maintenance- contract relating to the support and maintenance of the organisation's servers
  • Virtualisation Licensing (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)
  • Virtualisation Maintenance/Support  (VMware, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Windows Server)
  • Storage Area Network Maintenance/Support  (EMC, NetApp etc)


Current supplier: Specialist Computer Centers PLC (Government Crown Commercial Services framework agreement)

  • Server Hardware Maintenance – HP Data Protector – rolling to Nov 15 - £16k
  • Virtualisation – VMWare – Nov 12-Nov 15 - £11k/annum
  • Storage Area Network – HP/MSA – Dec 109 – Nov 15 – individual cost not available as built into other HP contract
  • Operating system – Windows 7, 2012 Server
  • Contract review dates – all contracts are reviewed prior to individual end dates
  • Internal Contact – Mr M Ash, ICT Technical Team Leader. Tel:01785 898874 *

* Please note that the person named in the response above wishes to exercise their individual right under Section 11 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (PERC) not to receive direct marketing.  As such any form of marketing approach made to this person will constitute a breach of either the DPA or PERCR. Any such approach will be reported to the Information Commissioners Office for them to take the appropriate regulatory action.