Dear Westminster City Council,

Under the freedom of information act 2000. I write to obtain the following information about the organisations information technology infrastructure equipment:

1. What is your annual IT Budget for 2018 & 2019?
2. Do you outsource your ICT Function and if so to which vendor(s)?

Storage Related
1. What storage vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
2. What is the raw capacity of the storage data in TB & how much of this is utilised?
3. What were the installation dates of the above storage vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
4. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/Year)?
5. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
6. What is your estimated budget for the storage refresh?

Server Related
1. What server vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
2. How many physical and how many virtual servers do you have?
3. What hyper-visor(s) do you currently use?
4. What were the installation dates of the above server vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
5. When is your planned (or estimated) server refresh date? (Month/Year)
6. What is your estimated budget for the server refresh?
7. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
8. Which operating systems are used?
9. Do you use VDI?
10. Which vendor(s) do you use for VDI? (Citrix, VMware, Microsoft)

Network & Security Related
1. What network vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
2. What are the quantities of the Edge, Core and MP used in your network?
3. What network architecture is currently used?
4. What security solutions are being utilised?
5. What were the installation dates of the above network vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
6. When is your planned (or estimated) Network refresh date? (Month/Year)?
7. What is your estimated budget for the Network refresh?
8. What WI-FI vendor(s) and models to you currently use?
9. What were the installation dates of the above WI-FI vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
10. When is your planned (or estimated) WI-FI refresh date? (Month/Year)?
11. What is your estimated budget for the WI-FI refresh?
12. Do you use two-factor authentication?
13. What vendor(s) supply your two-factor authentication?

End User Device Related
1. How many desktops/laptops are deployed by the Council?
2. What vendor(s) supply your desktops/Laptops?
3. How many mobile devices [Phones & tablets etc] are deployed by the council?
4. What were the installation dates of the above desktop/laptops?
5. When is your planned (or estimated) desktop/laptop refresh date? (Month/Year)

Backup, DR and BC:
1. What device/system do you use for your daily backups (e.g tape or disk)
2. What backup software do you use?
3. How much data do you backup, in TB?
4. Do you use a third party to provide a Business Continuity service (e.g. office workplace recovery or infrastructure ship-to-site solutions)?
5. Does your current recovery solution meet your stakeholder’s expectations?
6. Do you already backup into the cloud?
7. Do you have a documented disaster recovery & business continuity plan in place?

Cloud
1. Do you have a cloud strategy if so what is it?
2. Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?
3. Do you use or are you planning to use MS O365?
4. Are you actively moving any applications/infrastructure into a cloud environment? If so who is responsible for this?

Systems Management & Monitoring
1. What systems management tools / software do you currently use?
2. What was the costs of the systems management tools / software you use?
3. What were the installation of the systems management tools / software (Month/Year)
4. What warranty / support contract do you have for your systems management tools / software and when does this end / expire (Month /Year)

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Mercer

Westminster City Council

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Our reference: 7078033

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Dear Sir/Madam
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 14 March
2018.
 
Request summary
1. What is your annual IT Budget for 2018 & 2019?

2. Do you outsource your ICT Function and if so to which vendor(s)?

Storage Related

1. What storage vendor(s) and models do you currently use?

2. What is the raw capacity of the storage data in TB & how much of this
is utilised?

3. What were the installation dates of the above storage vendor(s)?
(Month/Year)

4. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/Year)?

5. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?

6. What is your estimated budget for the storage refresh?

Server Related

1. What server vendor(s) and models do you currently use?

2. How many physical and how many virtual servers do you have?

3. What hyper-visor(s) do you currently use?

4. What were the installation dates of the above server vendor(s)?
(Month/Year)

5. When is your planned (or estimated) server refresh date? (Month/Year)

6. What is your estimated budget for the server refresh?

7. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?

8. Which operating systems are used?

9. Do you use VDI?

10. Which vendor(s) do you use for VDI? (Citrix, VMware, Microsoft)

Network & Security Related

1. What network vendor(s) and models do you currently use?

2. What are the quantities of the Edge, Core and MP used in your network?

3. What network architecture is currently used?

4. What security solutions are being utilised?

5. What were the installation dates of the above network vendor(s)?
(Month/Year)

6. When is your planned (or estimated) Network refresh date? (Month/Year)?

7. What is your estimated budget for the Network refresh?

8. What WI-FI vendor(s) and models to you currently use?

9. What were the installation dates of the above WI-FI vendor(s)?
(Month/Year)

10. When is your planned (or estimated) WI-FI refresh date? (Month/Year)?

11. What is your estimated budget for the WI-FI refresh?

12. Do you use two-factor authentication?

13. What vendor(s) supply your two-factor authentication?

End User Device Related

1. How many desktops/laptops are deployed by the Council?

2. What vendor(s) supply your desktops/Laptops?

3. How many mobile devices [Phones & tablets etc] are deployed by the
council?

4. What were the installation dates of the above desktop/laptops?

5. When is your planned (or estimated) desktop/laptop refresh date?
(Month/Year)

Backup, DR and BC:

1. What device/system do you use for your daily backups (e.g tape or disk)

2. What backup software do you use?

3. How much data do you backup, in TB?

4. Do you use a third party to provide a Business Continuity service (e.g.
office workplace recovery or infrastructure ship-to-site solutions)?

5. Does your current recovery solution meet your stakeholder's
expectations?

6. Do you already backup into the cloud?

7. Do you have a documented disaster recovery & business continuity plan
in place?

Cloud

1. Do you have a cloud strategy if so what is it?

2. Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?

3. Do you use or are you planning to use MS O365?

4. Are you actively moving any applications/infrastructure into a cloud
environment? If so who is responsible for this?

Systems Management & Monitoring

1. What systems management tools / software do you currently use?

2. What was the costs of the systems management tools / software you use?

3. What were the installation of the systems management tools / software
(Month/Year)

4. What warranty / support contract do you have for your systems
management tools / software and when does this end / expire (Month /Year)
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000and we aim to send a response by 13 April 2018.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000may restrict the release of some or all
of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment and
if any exemptionsapply to some or all of the information then we might not
provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is the case
and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and to
complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours faithfully
 
Information Management Team
Westminster City Council
Information Services
Tel: 0207 641 3921
Email: [1][Westminster City Council request email]
Web: [2]www.westminster.gov.uk
 
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Thank you for your request for information received on 14 March 2018.
 
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Yours faithfully
 
 
Information Management Team
Westminster City Council
Information Services
Tel: 0207 641 3921
Email: [2][Westminster City Council request email]
Web: [3]www.westminster.gov.uk
 
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