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FOI Number: 22052

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Published on 24 August 2022

Ref: FOI/22052 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST 

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

Information regarding the Service’s use of the following software and datasets? 

For each can you please detail: The number & types of licenses held, the price of these licenses, and the renewal date or contract length of the licenses held. 
 
1.      The product name & provider of your incident recording software  

Reply 

SSS Public Safety Ltd (Formerly Capita) 

35 Client Licences 

Please find further information regarding this contract on the West Midlands Fire Service Website at the following link: 

https://www.wmfs.net/documents/local-transparent-report/

Request 
 
2.      The product name & provider of any Hydrant Management software 

Reply 

We are currently using an in-house system. 

Request 
 
3.      The product name & provider of your risk management software 

Reply 

We are currently using an in-house risk management system. 

Request 
 
4.      The product name & provider of any geographical information system (GIS) and Gazetteer software  

Reply 

Cadcorp 
SIS Desktop (MapEd) 6 
9 Licenses 
Maintenance runs from 01 Dec 2021 to 30 Nov 2022 

We are currently using an in-house gazetteer software system. 

Request 
 
5.      The product name & provider of your Mobile Data Terminal software 

Reply 

Airbus Defence and Space Ltd 

90 licences 

Please find further information regarding this contract on the West Midlands Fire Service Website at the following link: 

https://www.wmfs.net/documents/local-transparent-report/

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