Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment

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Dear Foreign and Commonwealth Office,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information about the
organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment:

1. What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016, 2017 & 2018?
2. What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
3. When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)? (Month/year)
4. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/year)
5. What is your estimated budget for the refresh?
6. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB?
7. The total number of IT staff employed by the organization:
8. Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior management team including
CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects if applicable:
9. Please confirm if you are utilising desktop virtualisation technologies and if so how
many users do you provide services for?
10. What backup software do you use?
11. How much data do you backup in TB?
12. Number of servers?
13. What operating system(s) do you use?
14. Number of virtualised servers?
15. What percentage of your environment is virtualised?
16. If you outsource your IT works, please provide who it is with and when the contract started and ends.
17. Please also name all of the IT re-sellers that you work with and buy from, as well as the frameworks that you use for the release of any tenders etc.
18. Please also approximate the time spent managing your IT systems, specifically storage, per week in the unit of man hours. Also approximate the amount of time taken carving out LUNs and/or Volumes.
19. Please list any and all pain points that the IT teams, and organisation as a whole, experience with regard to the storage and usage of the virtualised workloads.
20. How is your storage connected, i.e. via Fibre Channel, Ethernet (NFS or ISCSi). If your storage is currently connected via Fibre Channel, do you have access to 10 GB Ethernet, or 1 GB ethernet, and if so, please declare which.

Yours faithfully,

Julie Cornish

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Dear Julie Cornish,

Thank you for your FOI request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It has been assigned a unique reference number (above) and has been passed to the relevant section within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deal with. They will be in touch with you should your request need clarification.

We received your request on 20 February 2017 and will aim to respond within 20 working days, following date of receipt.

Yours sincerely

FOI and DPA Team
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Dear Julie Cornish,

 

Please see attached correspondence from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
pertaining your recent Freedom of Information Act Request.

 

Please note that the email address from which this email was sent is not
monitored and should not be used to correspond with the Foreign &
Commonwealth Office.

 

Regards

 

Knowledge & Technology Directorate,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Julie Cornish,

 

Please find attached the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s response to your
recent Freedom of Information Act request.

 

Please note that the email address from which this email has been sent is
not monitored and should not be used for communication with the FCO.

 

Kind regards

 

Knowledge & Technology Directorate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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