27 July 2015
Dear Mr Chillman REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
Further to your enquiry, which we received on 08 July 2015, you requested the
following information which we have provided our response in green below each
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information about
the West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust's Backup Policy for
your Office 365 deployment.
1.) Can you please confirm If you currently have a software or service solution in
place to back up your office 365 environment and if so what is the solution?
The service is provided by Microsoft as part of the Office 365 subscription. We do not
utilise a third party software to provide additional backup to Office 365.
2.) If a system or service is in place to back up your office 365 environment can
you confirm the retention period the data is stored for?
We hope that this answers your request. If you are dissatisfied with our response you
have the right to appeal in line with guidance from the Information Commissioner:
In the first instance you may write to the Chief Executive Officer of this Trust
Mr A C Marsh
The Chief Executive Officer will then appoint a nominated deputy to oversee and
respond to the appeal with their approval.
If you are unhappy with the findings of the Panel you can then write to the Information
Information Commissioner’s Office,
Tel: 01625 545 700
Fax: 01625 524 510
If you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Freedom of Information Officer