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ADVANCE NOTICE – ICT disruption Saturday 8th July 2017


Saturday 8th July 2017 – between 9am and 1pm

Security appliance maintenance, impacting Internet connections The work will impact network connectivity which in turn impacts the following services

  • Purely internal applications such as Eric, Liquid Logic, Capita One are unaffected
  • Internet Access from GCC laptops, desktops and thin client devices
  • Email – delays send/receive, including mobile devices eg, Good, Blackberrys
  • Remote Access for GCC staff and CAP Gemini, eg UAG, NetScaler, Good, Blackberry Dynamics
  • Remote Hosted solutions, eg wellbeing, metacompliance, Talis Alto, Flare downloads, WebEx, Chip and Pin
  • Staffnet site from devices on the GCC network and personal devices outside of GCC
  • GCC WiFi - using any of the internal WiFi networks
  • SAP from machines external to GCC
  • Public/external access to any systems hosted on the GCC network.  This includes :  Closed schools, Archives (Calm), BMD (Births Marriages and Deaths). 
  • Any Firmstep forms (we should take them all down as we do on patching Sunday).  E.g. HRC Van booking form, Order a copy of a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate.



Please inform any key users of your systems who would be impacted by this weekend activity and consider implementing your business continuity arrangements where applicable. 

ICT apologise for the loss of service that this essential work will cause. For ICT issues please contact the ICT service desk on or x5999 or 01452 425999

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