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Dear 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

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 Hatchard

Re: FOI 16/354

Dear Julie,

Thank you for your recent email which has been received and a response is being co-ordinated. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows 20-working days for the Trust to respond and the deadline for your request is 17 January 2017.

In certain cases, the Act allows for an extension to this deadline. We will notify you as soon as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. If you have any questions now or during the processing of your request, please contact us quoting the identifier in the subject line of this email.

Thank you.

Information Governance Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664485

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Re: FOI 16/354

Dear Julie,

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find attached the Trust’s response.

We would be grateful if you would provide feedback about your experience contacting the Trust and ask that you complete our short service satisfaction questionnaire, which is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X2QB9XV.

Thank you.

Information Governance Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664485

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