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FOI 12797

IT Infrastructure

Request

Please could you provide the following information:

General
•Number of Sites
•Number of Employees
•Number of IT Staff
•Annual IT Budget

Datacentre
•Location of datacentre(s)
•Number of Servers
•Number of Windows Servers
•Number of UNIX/Linux Servers
•What operating system do you use?
•Percentage Virtualised
•Virtualisation platform
•Server Vendor
•Server Refresh Date
•Date Server Support contract ends
•Value of contract

•Volume of Data in TB
•Storage Vendor
•Storage Refresh Date
•Date Storage support contract ends
•Value of contract

•What do you Backup to (hardware)?
•What backup software do you use?
•Backup refresh date
•Date backup support contract ends
•Value of support contract

•What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre?
•Refresh date
•Date support contract ends
•Value of contract
•Do you use WAN optimisation?
•If so what product do you use?

Desktop
•Desktop vendor
•Number of Desktops
•Do you use VDI?

•If so what platform do you use?
•Desktop Refresh date
•Date support contract ends

Applications
•Database vendors
•Email provider
•Number of mail boxes
•ERP Platform
•CRM Provider
•Database Archival
•Email Archival
•File Archival

In addition, please could you provide a copy of your IT Strategy for 2016 and an Organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names?

Response

Thank you for your recent FOI

General
•Number of Sites - 3
•Number of Employees - 300
•Number of IT Staff - 6

Datacentre
•Location of datacentre(s) -1
•Number of Servers – Physical or Virtual?
•Number of Windows Servers - – Physical or Virtual?
•Number of UNIX/Linux Servers - – Physical or Virtual?
•What operating system do you use? – Various
•Percentage Virtualised – 85%
•Virtualisation platform – Hyper-V
•Server Vendor - HP
•Server Refresh Date (moving to Azure)
•Date Server Support contract ends NA
•Value of contract NA

•Volume of Data in TB - 40
•Storage Vendor - Microsoft
•Storage Refresh Date – moving to Azure
•Date Storage support contract ends – NA
•Value of contract NA

•What do you Backup to (hardware)? Azure / Nas
•What backup software do you use? Backup Exec
•Backup refresh date – when the next update is released
•Date backup support contract ends - NA
•Value of support contract – NA

•What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre? Cisco Hp
•Refresh date
•Date support contract ends NA
•Value of contract NA
•Do you use WAN optimisation? No
•If so what product do you use? NA

Desktop
•Desktop vendor – Igle
•Number of Desktops - 200
•Do you use VDI? - Yes
•If so what platform do you use? Citrix
•Desktop Refresh date NA thin clients
•Date support contract ends NA

Applications
•Database vendors – Microsoft
•Email provider – Office 365
•Number of mail boxes - 350
•ERP Platform – none
•CRM Provider – none
•Database Archival – none
•Email Archival – EMC source one
•File Archival – Microsoft