IT Environment Overview

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Dear University of Winchester,

Please could you provide the following information?

General
• Number of Sites
• Number of Employees
• Number of IT Staff
• Annual IT Budget
Desktop
• Number of Desktops?
• Do you use VDI?
• If so what platform do you use?
• Desktop Refresh date?
• Date support contract ends?
• VDI refresh date (if relevant)?

Datacentre
• Number of Windows Servers?
• Number of UNIX/Linux Servers?
• Server platform?
• Virtualisation platform?
• What operating system do you use?
• Virtualisation refresh dates?
• Percentage Virtualised?
• Server Refresh Date?
• Value of contract?
• Location of datacentre(s)

• Volume of Data in TBs
• Storage Vendor?
• Storage Virtualisation?
• Storage Refresh Date?
• Date Storage support contract ends?
• Value of contract?

• Tape vendor?
• Disk backup?
• What backup software do you use?
• Backup refresh date
• Date backup support contract ends
• Value of support contract
• Disaster Recovery contract renewal date?

• Network vendor?
• Network speed?
• Storage network?
• Network refresh date
• Value of contract
• Do you use WAN optimisation?
• If so what product do you use?
• Network virtualisation?

Applications
• Database vendors?
• Email provider?
• CRM Provider?
• ERP Platform?
• Database Archival?
• Email Archival?
• File Archival?

Cloud
• Are you using or are interested in AWS/Google or Azure for cloud services?
• Do you use any Cloud File Storage? If so, what?
• What automation tools do you use?
• Do you outsource?
• Outsource contract renewal date?

In addition please could you provide a copy of your IT Strategy for 2017 and an Organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Jim Thompson

Sue.Mullen, University of Winchester

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Dear Jim, please see our response attached.

Sue Mullen

Sue Mullen
Director of IT Services
University of Winchester
Sparkford Road
Winchester SO22 4NR

________________________________________
From: Jim Thompson [[FOI #344356 email]]
Sent: 07 July 2016 16:09
To: foi
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IT Environment Overview

Dear University of Winchester,

Please could you provide the following information?

General
* Number of Sites
* Number of Employees
* Number of IT Staff
* Annual IT Budget
Desktop
* Number of Desktops?
* Do you use VDI?
* If so what platform do you use?
* Desktop Refresh date?
* Date support contract ends?
* VDI refresh date (if relevant)?

Datacentre
* Number of Windows Servers?
* Number of UNIX/Linux Servers?
* Server platform?
* Virtualisation platform?
* What operating system do you use?
* Virtualisation refresh dates?
* Percentage Virtualised?
* Server Refresh Date?
* Value of contract?
* Location of datacentre(s)

* Volume of Data in TBs
* Storage Vendor?
* Storage Virtualisation?
* Storage Refresh Date?
* Date Storage support contract ends?
* Value of contract?

* Tape vendor?
* Disk backup?
* What backup software do you use?
* Backup refresh date
* Date backup support contract ends
* Value of support contract
* Disaster Recovery contract renewal date?

* Network vendor?
* Network speed?
* Storage network?
* Network refresh date
* Value of contract
* Do you use WAN optimisation?
* If so what product do you use?
* Network virtualisation?

Applications
* Database vendors?
* Email provider?
* CRM Provider?
* ERP Platform?
* Database Archival?
* Email Archival?
* File Archival?

Cloud
* Are you using or are interested in AWS/Google or Azure for cloud services?
* Do you use any Cloud File Storage? If so, what?
* What automation tools do you use?
* Do you outsource?
* Outsource contract renewal date?

In addition please could you provide a copy of your IT Strategy for 2017 and an Organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Jim Thompson

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