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Brian Foulds made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

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,

Brian Foulds

Sparrow Katie,

Dear Brian,

FOI 523 - request regarding IT Infrastructure

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Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0121 612 8017
Fax: 0121 612 3779

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Tully Carly,

Dear Brian , 

 

FOI 523- request regarding IT Infrastructure   

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request on the above
subject. We have completed our search for information and the details are
as follows:

 

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?

£607,000.00

 

 

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

 

Dell Compellent SC8000

Dell SCv2020

Quantum DXi

Synology RS3412RPx

Synology DS214

Synology DS415+

Synology DS2015+

Synology DS2015+

Synology DS1515+

Dell Compellent SC8000

Dell SCv2020

 

a.            When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)?
2016

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

c.             What is your estimated budget for the refresh? N/A

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

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

f.             What is the capacity of the storage data in TB? 274TB

 

3.            What backup software do you use? VMPro & Backupexec

a.            How much data do you backup in TB? N/A

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

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

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

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

 

4.            What compute vendor(s) and model do you currently use? VMPro
for vmware and Backupexec for our physical machines.  Besides backups to
backup boxes, we backup to tape via three Quantum Scalar i40’s

a.            Number of servers? Over 50

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

c.             What percentage is virtualised? 60%

d.            Virtualisation platform? VMware

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

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

g.            What is the value of the compute support contract? None in
house

 

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

N/A

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. Added without names and numbers as this is not relevant
to the FOI

 

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regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its
responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any
concerns please do not hesitate to contact me and I will attempt to
resolve your issues.

 

In the event you pursue a complaint/investigation and are not content with
the outcome, you have the option to apply directly to the Information
Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust.
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Governance Team

Tel: 0121 612 8017

Fax: 0121 612 3779

Black Country Partnership FT.

 

 

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