Dear Abingdon and Witney College,

Please could you provide the following information?
General
• Number of Sites
• Number of Employees
• Number of IT Staff
• Annual IT Budget

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

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

• What do you Backup to (hardware)?
• What backup software do you use?
• Backup refresh date
• Date backup support contract ends
• Value of support contract

• What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre?
• Refresh date
• Date support contract ends
• Value of contract
• Do you use WAN optimisation?
• If so what product do you use?

Desktop
• Desktop vendor
• Number of Desktops
• Do you use VDI?
• If so what platform do you use?
• Desktop Refresh date
• Date support contract ends

Applications:
• Database vendors
• Email provider
• Number of mail boxes
• ERP Platform
• CRM Provider
• Database Archival
• Emaill Archival
• File Archival

In addition please could you provide a copy of your IT Strategy for 2015 and an Organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Sue Crowe

Ruth Reavley, Abingdon and Witney College

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Our Reference: 2015/16 05

 

Dear Sarah Crowe

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 27 November 2015 and
received on 27 November 2015 concerning Abingdon and Witney College.

 

This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

I regard to your questions, I can neither confirm nor deny that Abingdon
and Witney College holds some of the information you requested.  A full
response, including indications of any exemptions claimed, will be
provided in my next email.

Yours sincerely

 

Ruth Reavley

Clerk to the Corporation Governors

Abingdon & Witney College

 

Tel: 01235 216369

 

Abingdon Campus

Wootton Road

Abingdon

Oxon OX14 1GG

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Our Reference: 2015-16 06

 

Dear Sarah

Thank you for your request for information dated 27 November 2015 and
received on 27 November 2015 concerning Abingdon and Witney College.  This
request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

I am able to provide information as follows:

     General

     • Number of Sites – 10 Sites

     • Number of Employees -

     • Number of IT Staff – 11 IT Services Staff

     • Annual IT Budget – n/a

    

     Datacentre

     • Location of datacentre(s) – Abingdon and Witney campuses.

     • Number of Servers – 10 Physical Servers, 6 Windows, 4 MAC servers,
40 VM’s

     • Number of Windows Servers – 6 Servers

     • Number of UNIX/Linux Servers - None

     • What operating system do you use? – Windows and OS X

     • Percentage Virtualised – 100% Windows

     • Virtualisation platform – VM ware

     • Server Vendor - DELL

     • Server Refresh Date – July 2016

     • Date Server Support contract ends – July 2016

     • Value of contract – n/a

     • Volume of Data in TBs – in use 10TB in house.

     • Storage Vendor – Net App and Office 365 Cloud

• Storage Refresh Date

     • Date Storage support contract ends – July 2016

     • Value of contract – n/a

    

     • What do you Backup to (hardware)? – Disk and Tapes

     • What backup software do you use? - VEEAM

     • Backup refresh date – Full Daily

     • Date backup support contract ends – July 2016

     • Value of support contract – n/a

    

     • What networking equipment do you use in the Datacentre? – Cisco

     • Refresh date – 5 Years from now

     • Date support contract ends – 5 years

     • Value of contract – n/a

     • Do you use WAN optimisation? - None

     • If so what product do you use? – n/a

     

     Desktop

     • Desktop vendor – Viglen, DELL, Stone

     • Number of Desktops - 1200

     • Do you use VDI?- No

     • If so what platform do you use? – n/a

     • Desktop Refresh date – percentage each year of total amount

     • Date support contract ends – 5 years

    

     Applications:

     • Database vendors – Oracle and SQL

     • Email provider – Office 365

     • Number of mail boxes - 10000

     • ERP Platform – n/a

     • CRM Provider – ACT

     • Database Archival - None

     • Emaill Archival – None due to O365 space allowance, not needed

     • File Archival - None due to O365 space allowance, not needed

 

If this information does not address your requirements under the Freedom
of Information Act or you wish to complain about any aspect of the
handling of this request, then you should contact the undersigned in the
first instance. Should you remain dissatisfied, then you may apply for an
internal review by contacting The Principal,  Abingdon and Witney College,
Abingdon Campus, Wootton Road, Abingdon Oxon OX14 1GG (email
[2][email address]).  Your request for internal review
should be submitted to us within 40 working days of receipt by you of this
response. 

During the independent review the handling of your information request
will be reassessed by staff who were not involved in providing you with
this response. If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your
request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information
Commissioner at The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF. Further contact information and
details of the role and powers of the Information Commissioner can be
found on the Commissioner's website: [3]http://www.ico.org.uk/ 

Please note that the Information Commissioner is unlikely to investigate
your case until the College’s internal review process has been completed.

Yours sincerely

 

 

Ruth Reavley

Clerk to the Corporation Governors

Abingdon & Witney College

 

Tel: 01235 216369

 

Abingdon Campus

Wootton Road

Abingdon

Oxon OX14 1GG

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and recommends that the addressee check for viruses before opening any
attachments.

Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not
necessarily represent those of Abingdon and Witney College. The college
does not accept legal responsibility for those views.

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