Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment

Julie Cornish made this Freedom of Information request to Homes England

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Dear Homes and Communities Agency,

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

Margaret Connolly,

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Dear Ms Cornish

Attached is acknowledgement of your recent request for information.

Kind regards

Mags
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Margaret Connolly
Legal Services
Telephone No: 0207 874 8283
Ext 5283
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Homes and Communities Agency
Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF

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From: Julia Roberts On Behalf Of ems
Sent: 06 March 2017 11:52
To: Margaret Connolly
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment

Many Thanks
Julia

Julia Roberts
HCA Enquiries Advisor
Homes & Communities Agency, Ist floor.Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW

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Naomi McMaster,

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Dear Ms Cornish

Attached is a response to your request for information.

Kind Regards,
Naomi

Naomi McMaster
Information and Complaints Officer
Homes and Communities Agency
Fry Building
2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
020 78748288 ext.5288
Switchboard: 0300 1234 500
Please forward any Freedom Of Information Act or Environmental Information Regulation requests to: [Homes and Communities Agency request email]

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