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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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85 Data Centre Services Business Line 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 Income 24 358 24 462 Data Centre Management 24 358 24 462 Expenses 19 466 20 185 Data Centre Management 19 466 20 185 SURPLUS(+)/DEFICIT(-) BEFORE INCOME TAX 4 892 4 277 2012-13 Staffing: 62 Business Division Profile Data Centre Services delivers a range of information technology services to Northern Territory Government agencies. Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Environment Manage and contain the carbon footprint that results from an energy-intensive facility. Business Improvements Improve the disaster recovery capability of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure that provides support for key business systems. Review the Territory Governments Identity and Access Management System to ensure it meets agencies emerging requirements. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation Modernise information technology systems in the mainframe environment and deliver improved value for money from this technology platform. Implement a utility computing service allowing agencies to access capacity on demand to meet their business needs without the need to acquire their own ICT infrastructure. Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Environment Limit growth in the number of physical servers through extension of the virtual server environment, which assists in containing the carbon footprint of the Data Centre. Business Improvements Expansion of Data Centre Services capability through modernising the information computing technology infrastructure: $0.8 million to expand the enterprise data storage system; $0.2 million to upgrade the automatic tape library data backup system; and $0.6 million to expand the virtual server infrastructure. Continue investigating options to improve disaster recovery capability for critical business systems.