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Dear London North West Healthcare NHS Trust,

I would like to make a request for the below information about the IT systems that you currently have in use please.

1. General
a) Number of Sites
b) Number of Employees
c) Number of IT Staff
d) Annual IT Budget

2. Datacentre
a) Location of datacentre(s)
b) Number of Servers
c) Number of Windows Servers
d) Number of UNIX/Linux Servers
e) What operating system do you use?
f) Percentage Virtualised
g) Virtualisation platform
h) Server Vendor
i) Server Refresh Date
j) Date Server Support contract ends
k) Value of contract

l) Volume of Data in TB
m) Storage Vendor
n) Storage Refresh Date
o) Date Storage support contract ends
p) Value of contract

q) What do you Backup to (hardware)?
r) What backup software do you use?
s) Backup refresh date
t) Date backup support contract ends
u) Value of support contract

v) What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre?
w) Refresh date
x) Date support contract ends
y) Value of contract
z) Do you use WAN optimisation? If so what product do you use?

3. Desktop
a) Desktop vendor
b) Number of Desktops
c) Do you use VDI? If so what platform do you use?
d) Desktop Refresh date
e) Date support contract ends

In addition, please could you provide a copy of your current IT Strategy?

Yours faithfully,

Tony Allen

FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Mr Allen

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which was received on 2nd June.
I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you should expect a response by the 30th June 2016

Your reference number is :- 373-16

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards,

Interim Freedom of Information Officer
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust
[email address]

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FOI (LONDON NORTH WEST HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST), London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Allen

 

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust is responding to your Freedom of
Information request received on 2^nd June.

 

FOI Ref 373-16

 

Please find our response as shown below taking your questions in turn:-

 

 

1.            General

a)            Number of Sites                                   
             -  42

b)            Number of Employees                                    -
Total no of whole time equivalent (WTE ) employees   8132.55

c)            Number of IT Staff                                
           -  195.82 Whole Time Equivalent staff .  This includes, IT,
medical records, clinical coding, information governance, data quality,
                                                                                                                               
                                information, telecommunications and ICT

d)            Annual IT Budget                                 
            -  £11,449,865 (to include department areas as stated in (c)
above)

 

2.            Datacentre

a)            Location of datacentre(s)                                 -
3

b)            Number of Servers                                           
 - 302

c)            Number of Windows Servers   2                     -  295

d)            Number of UNIX/Linux Servers                     -  The
Remaining

e)            What operating system do you use?           -    Linux,
Windows

f)             Percentage Virtualised                                     
-  90%

g)            Virtualisation platform                                    
  -  VMware

h)            Server Vendor
                                                     -  Mostly Dell

i)             Server Refresh Date
                                           -  Information not collected in
required format.

j)             Date Server Support contract ends              -  
Information not collected in required format.

k)            Value of
contract                                                 - Information not
collected in required format.

 

l)             Volume of Data in TB                                     
 -  200 TB available storage

m)          Storage Vendor
                                                  - EMC and Dell

n)            Storage Refresh Date                                       -
  Information not collected in required format

o)            Date Storage support contract ends       

p)            Value of contract

 

q)            What do you Backup to (hardware)?            -  Dell TL4000

r)             What backup software do you use?              -  Veeam

s)            Backup refresh date                                      
      -  None Scheduled

t)             Date backup support contract ends               -  2021

u)            Value of support contract                           

 

v)            What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre?

w)           Refresh date  
                                                    - Not Defined

x)            Date support contract ends                            -  Not
Defined

y)            Value of contract
                                              - Encompassed in Whole Trust
Network Support Contracts

z)            Do you use WAN optimisation? If so what product do you use? 
- None

 

3.            Desktop                                   

a)            Desktop vendor
                                               -  Mostly Dell

b)            Number of Desktops                                        
7165

c)            Do you use VDI? If so what platform do you use?        -
None

d)            Desktop Refresh date                                       
- Approximately 5yrs from purchase

e)            Date support contract ends                              -
Approximately 5yrs from purchase

 

 

In addition, please could you provide a copy of your current IT Strategy? 

 

·         Please find as attached a copy of the IMT Strategy - approved by
Trust Board in June 2015.

 

We trust this is now complete and thank you for your interest in London
North West Healthcare NHS Trust

 

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