ICT Infrastructure

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Dear East Sussex County Council,

Please could you provide me with the following information with regards to your ICT structure;

1. What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016 & 2017?

2. What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
a. When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)?
b. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/year)
c. What is your estimated budget for the refresh?
d. What date does your storage support contract end? (Month/year)
e. What is the value of your storage support contract?
f. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB?

3. What backup software do you use?
a. How much data do you backup in TB?
b. When is your planned (or estimated) backup software refresh date? (Month/year)
c. What is the estimated budget for your backup software refresh?
d. When does your backup support contract end? (Month/year)
e. What is the value of your backup support contract?

4. What compute vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
a. Number of servers?
b. What operating system(s) do you use?
c. What percentage is virtualised?
d. Virtualisation platform?
e. When is your planned (or estimated) compute refresh date? (Month/year)
f. When does your compute support contract end? (Month/year)
g. What is the value of the compute support contract?

5. If you outsource your IT works, please provide who it is with and when the contract started and ends.

In addition, please provide a copy of your current IT Strategy and an organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names and telephone numbers.

Yours faithfully,

Terry Williams

Freedom of Information, East Sussex County Council

               

Dear Mr Williams,

 

FOI Request ref:  7911/ICT Infrastructure

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Dayle Hunt

Customer Information Advisor

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities, Economy and Transport Directorate

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

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Dear Mr Williams,

 

FOI Request ref:  7911/ICT Infrastructure

 

Thank you for your request for information about the above, which has been
dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
request and our response are set out below. Please note that any
information we provide is subject to the copyright and reuse of
information terms and conditions set out at the bottom of this email.

 

REQUEST

 

Please could you provide me with the following information with regards to
your ICT structure;

 

1.            What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016 &
2017?

 

2.            What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use?

a.            When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)?

b.            When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date?
(Month/year)

c.             What is your estimated budget for the refresh?

d.            What date does your storage support contract end?
(Month/year)

e.            What is the value of your storage support contract?

f.             What is the capacity of the storage data in TB?

 

3.            What backup software do you use?

a.            How much data do you backup in TB?

b.            When is your planned (or estimated) backup software refresh
date? (Month/year)

c.             What is the estimated budget for your backup software
refresh?

d.            When does your backup support contract end? (Month/year)

e.            What is the value of your backup support contract?

 

4.            What compute vendor(s) and model do you currently use?

a.            Number of servers?

b.            What operating system(s) do you use?

c.             What percentage is virtualised?

d.            Virtualisation platform?

e.            When is your planned (or estimated) compute refresh date?
(Month/year)

f.             When does your compute support contract end? (Month/year)

g.            What is the value of the compute support contract?

 

5.            If you outsource your IT works, please provide who it is
with and when the contract started and ends.

 

In addition, please provide a copy of your current IT Strategy and an
organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names and
telephone numbers.

 

 

RESPONSE

 

 

1.         capital investment is circa £3m p.a.

 

2.         EMC VNX 5600

a.         June 2015

b.         June 2020

c.         £483,7000.

d.         June 2020

e.         £76,112.68

f.          120

 

3.         Veritas Netbackup

a.         How much data do you backup in TB? 70TB

b.         Not defined on forward plan.

c.         Not defined on forward plan.

d.         March 2017

e.         £77,405.37

 

4.         Dell – PowerEdge Range

a.         380

b.         Server 2008 – Server 2012 R2

c.         70%

d.         VMware

e.         New servers purchased with 5yr Pro support warranty, refreshed
after this date expires

f.          N/A

g.         N/A

 

5.         We don’t outsource

 

Please find our IT strategies and organisational chart attached. Names and
contact details of staff is personal data, as defined by Section 1 Data
Protection Act 1998. Such information is exempted from disclosure by
Section 40(2) Freedom of Information Act and we will therefore not be
providing it.

 

 

I hope that this answers your enquiry. If you believe that the County
Council has not complied with the FOI Act in responding to your request,
you may ask for an internal review. If you wish to do so, please set out
the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

Philip Baker, Assistant Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council,
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex. BN7 1UE.

or by email to him at [1][email address]

 

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at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Tel: 0303 123 1113.  [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Jeremy Coleman

Customer Information Officer

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities, Economy and Transport

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

Phone: 01273 482913
Fax: 01273 481208

email: [3][East Sussex County Council request email]   web: [4]www.eastsussex.gov.uk/foi

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