IT Infrastructure

James Henderson made this Freedom of Information request to East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I seek the following information about the organisations information technology team and infrastructure equipment:
1. The total number of IT staff employed by the organisation
2. Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior management team including CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects if applicable
3. Please confirm your current primary storage vendors and replacement/refresh dates
4. Please confirm your server vendor and replacement/refresh date
5. Please confirm data centre refresh date
6. Please confirm the amount of used storage and number of virtual / physical servers
7. Please confirm if you are utilising desktop virtualisation technologies and if so how many users do you provide services for?
8. Please confirm which hypervisor you are currently using?
9. Please name the resellers/partners you currently work with to deliver your IT infrastructure
10. Total available budget for IT infrastructure for FY16/17 and FY17/18 if available

Thank you in advance for assisting with this request and if you require more information or clarification please do not hesitate to contact me.
Kind regards,
James Henderson

Williams Matthew, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Ref: FOI/16/209

 

19 October 2016

 

Dear Mr Henderson

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 18 October 2016 requesting information
about our IT Infrastructure.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

 

If you have any queries about this request please do not hesitate to
contact me. 

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

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Williams Matthew, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

3 Attachments

Ref: FOI/16/209

 

15 November 2016

 

Dear Mr Henderson

 

We are writing further to your e-mail dated 18 October 2016 requesting
information about our IT Infrastructure.

 

The questions you raised along with their answers can be found below:

 

1.     The total number of IT staff employed by the organisation – The
IM&T Department employs a total of 36 staff.

 

2.     Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior
management team including CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects
if applicable.  The appropriate contacts are as follows:

·         Steve Bowyer, Head of IM&T, who can be contacted via our main
reception on 0115 8845000, or by e-mail to [1][email address].

·         Janette Kirk, Head of Information Governance, who can be
contacted on 0115 8845127, or by e-mail to [2][email address].

·         Alan Williamson, Technical Operations Manager, who can be
contacted on 0845 2206000, or by e-mail to [3][email address].

·         Isabel Slawson, Programme Manager, who can contacted via our
main reception on 0115 8845000, or by e-mail to
[4][email address].

·         Lucy Leese, Service Delivery Manager, who can be contacted on
0845 2206000, or by e-mail to [5][email address].

 

3.     Please confirm your current primary storage vendors and
replacement/refresh dates.  Our primary storage vendors are EMC SAN, and
the replacement/refreshment date is May 2017.

 

4.     Please confirm your server vendor and replacement/refresh date Our
current server storage vendors are Hewlett Packard VMWare, and the
replacement/refreshment date is March 2017.

 

5.     Please confirm data centre refresh date.  This is not applicable.

 

6.     Please confirm the amount of used storage and number of virtual /
physical servers.  We hold 26 physical servers and a further 190 virtual
servers.

 

7.     Please confirm if you are utilising desktop virtualisation
technologies and if so how many users do you provide services for?  We are
utilising desktop virtualisation technologies for a total of 3,487 users.

 

8.     Please confirm which hypervisor you are currently using?  This is
not applicable.

 

9.     Please name the resellers/partners you currently work with to
deliver your IT infrastructure.  We currently work with EMC, Cisco and
Hewlett Packard to deliver our IM&T Infrastructure.

 

10.  Total available budget for IT infrastructure for FY16/17 and FY17/18
if available.  The total IM&T Infrastructure Budget in the 2016/2017
financial year is £325,000, but for the 2017/2018 financial year this has
yet to be determined.

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

Notes:

 

We’re interested in your views on how we deal with Freedom of Information
requests and would welcome your feedback.  Please take a few moments to
complete our short questionnaire – available here at:
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If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be addressed to:

 

Matthew Williams, Records Manager, Information Governance and Compliance
Team, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire
Headquarters, Beechdale Road, Nottingham NG8 3LL.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:  Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

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From: Williams Matthew
Sent: 19 October 2016 12:53
To: '[FOI #365506 email]'
<[FOI #365506 email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IT Infrastructure

 

Ref: FOI/16/209

 

19 October 2016

 

Dear Mr Henderson

 

Thank you for your e-mail dated 18 October 2016 requesting information
about our IT Infrastructure.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

 

If you have any queries about this request please do not hesitate to
contact me. 

 

Yours Sincerely

 

Matthew Williams

 

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Matthew Williams
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East Midlands Description: Description: Description: Description:
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NHS Trust
Nottinghamshire
Headquarters

Beechdale Road

Nottingham

NG8 3LL

 

 

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