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Dear Woking Borough 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 2017, 2018 & 2019?
2. Storage:
a. What storage vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB & How much of this is utilised?
c. What were the installation dates of the above storage vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
d. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/Year)?
e. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
f. What is your estimated budget for the storage refresh?
3. Server/Compute:
a. What server vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What were the installation dates of the above server vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
c. When is your planned (or estimated) server refresh date? (Month/Year)
d. What is your estimated budget for the server refresh?
e. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
f. Which operating systems are used?
4. Network & Security:
a. What network vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What are the quantities of the Edge, Core and MP used in your network?
c. What network architecture is currently used?
d. What security solutions are being utilised?
e. What were the installation dates of the above network vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
f. When is your planned (or estimated) Network refresh date? (Month/Year)?
g. What is your estimated budget for the Network refresh?
h. When did you install your current Wi-Fi environment?
5. End User Devices:
a. How many desktops/laptops are deployed by the Council?
b. How many mobile devices [Phones & tablets etc] are deployed by the council?
c. What were the installation dates of the above desktop/laptops?
d. When is your planned (or estimated) desktop/laptop refresh date? (Month/Year)
6. Backup, DR and BC:
a. What device/system do you use for your daily backups (e.g tape or disk)
b. What backup software do you use?
c. How much data do you backup, in TB?
d. Do you use a third party to provide a Business Continuity service (e.g. office workplace recovery or infrastructure ship-to-site solutions)?
e. Does your current recovery solution meet your stakeholder’s expectations?
f. Do you already backup into the cloud?
g. Do you have a documented disaster recovery & business continuity plan in place?
7. Number of Physical servers?
8. Number of virtualised servers? & Which Virtualisation platform do you use?
9. Do you have a cloud strategy if so what is it?
10. Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?
11. Do you use or are you planning to use MS O365?
12. Please also name all of the IT re-sellers that you work with and buy from, as well as the frameworks utilised.
13. Do you have a Software Asset Management Policy? If so what is it?
14. Who is responsible for your Software Asset Management?
15. How much did you pay in the last financial year for software licenses?
16. If applicable, how many people are using Office 365?
17. Who are your top three software vendors by revenue?
18. What are the contractual renewal dates for those three vendors?
19. Have you been audited by those three vendors? If so the date of the audit.
20. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased?
21. Do you use a software asset management and/or software inventory tool? If so which one(s)?
22. Are you actively moving any applications/infrastructure into a cloud environment? If so who is responsible for this?
23. Do you have contract for IT asset disposal?
24. When is the contract due for renewal?
25. Who is responsible for your IT Asset disposal?
26. What is the total number of IT staff employed by the organization: Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior management team including CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects if applicable.
27. Who is Head of IT? – Please provide contact details
28. Who is Head of Procurement? – Please provide contact details
29. Do you have a managed/shared service with any other councils?
30. Do you normally purchase equipment and services as a capital investment (Cap-Ex) or ongoing operational charges (Opex).

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Shaw

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Comments, Woking Borough Council

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Kind regards
Customer Services

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Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6YL
Phone: 01483 755855 | Fax: 01483 768746 | Web: www.woking.gov.uk

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From: Daniel Shaw [[FOI #490781 email]]
Sent: 12 June 2018 09:28
To: Comments
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IT Infrastructure

Dear Woking Borough 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 2017, 2018 & 2019?
2. Storage:
a. What storage vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB & How much of this is utilised?
c. What were the installation dates of the above storage vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
d. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/Year)?
e. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
f. What is your estimated budget for the storage refresh?
3. Server/Compute:
a. What server vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What were the installation dates of the above server vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
c. When is your planned (or estimated) server refresh date? (Month/Year)
d. What is your estimated budget for the server refresh?
e. Do you have any extended warranties, if so, with which supplier?
f. Which operating systems are used?
4. Network & Security:
a. What network vendor(s) and models do you currently use?
b. What are the quantities of the Edge, Core and MP used in your network?
c. What network architecture is currently used?
d. What security solutions are being utilised?
e. What were the installation dates of the above network vendor(s)? (Month/Year)
f. When is your planned (or estimated) Network refresh date? (Month/Year)?
g. What is your estimated budget for the Network refresh?
h. When did you install your current Wi-Fi environment?
5. End User Devices:
a. How many desktops/laptops are deployed by the Council?
b. How many mobile devices [Phones & tablets etc] are deployed by the council?
c. What were the installation dates of the above desktop/laptops?
d. When is your planned (or estimated) desktop/laptop refresh date? (Month/Year)
6. Backup, DR and BC:
a. What device/system do you use for your daily backups (e.g tape or disk)
b. What backup software do you use?
c. How much data do you backup, in TB?
d. Do you use a third party to provide a Business Continuity service (e.g. office workplace recovery or infrastructure ship-to-site solutions)?
e. Does your current recovery solution meet your stakeholder’s expectations?
f. Do you already backup into the cloud?
g. Do you have a documented disaster recovery & business continuity plan in place?
7. Number of Physical servers?
8. Number of virtualised servers? & Which Virtualisation platform do you use?
9. Do you have a cloud strategy if so what is it?
10. Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?
11. Do you use or are you planning to use MS O365?
12. Please also name all of the IT re-sellers that you work with and buy from, as well as the frameworks utilised.
13. Do you have a Software Asset Management Policy? If so what is it?
14. Who is responsible for your Software Asset Management?
15. How much did you pay in the last financial year for software licenses?
16. If applicable, how many people are using Office 365?
17. Who are your top three software vendors by revenue?
18. What are the contractual renewal dates for those three vendors?
19. Have you been audited by those three vendors? If so the date of the audit.
20. Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of licenses purchased?
21. Do you use a software asset management and/or software inventory tool? If so which one(s)?
22. Are you actively moving any applications/infrastructure into a cloud environment? If so who is responsible for this?
23. Do you have contract for IT asset disposal?
24. When is the contract due for renewal?
25. Who is responsible for your IT Asset disposal?
26. What is the total number of IT staff employed by the organization: Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior management team including CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects if applicable.
27. Who is Head of IT? – Please provide contact details
28. Who is Head of Procurement? – Please provide contact details
29. Do you have a managed/shared service with any other councils?
30. Do you normally purchase equipment and services as a capital investment (Cap-Ex) or ongoing operational charges (Opex).

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Shaw

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Adele Devon, Woking Borough Council

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Adele Devon | ICT Business Manager

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Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey,
GU21 6YL

Web: [3]www.woking.gov.uk

 

For general enquiries please call Woking Borough Council's Contact Centre
on 01483 755855

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Subject: Freedom of Information request - IT Infrastructure

 

Dear Woking Borough 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 2017, 2018 & 2019?

2.      Storage:

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

b.      What is the capacity of the storage data in TB & How much of this
is utilised?

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

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

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

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

3.      Server/Compute:

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

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

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

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

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

f.      Which operating systems are used?

4.      Network & Security:

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

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

c.      What network architecture is currently used?

d.      What security solutions are being utilised?

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

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

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

h.      When did you install your current Wi-Fi environment?

5.      End User Devices:

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

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

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

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

6.      Backup, DR and BC:

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

b.      What backup software do you use?

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

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

e.      Does your current recovery solution meet your stakeholder’s
expectations?

f.      Do you already backup into the cloud?

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

7.      Number of Physical servers?

8.      Number of virtualised servers? & Which Virtualisation platform do
you use?

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

10.     Do you use Azure or Amazon Web Services?

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

12.     Please also name all of the IT re-sellers that you work with and
buy from, as well as the frameworks utilised.

13.     Do you have a Software Asset Management Policy? If so what is it?

14.     Who is responsible for your Software Asset Management?

15.     How much did you pay in the last financial year for software
licenses?

16.     If applicable, how many people are using Office 365?

17.     Who are your top three software vendors by revenue?

18.     What are the contractual renewal dates for those three vendors?

19.     Have you been audited by those three vendors? If so the date of
the audit.

20.     Do you currently measure software usage versus the number of
licenses purchased?

21.     Do you use a software asset management and/or software inventory
tool? If so which one(s)?

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

23.      Do you have contract for IT asset disposal?

24.     When is the contract due for renewal?

25.     Who is responsible for your IT Asset disposal?

26.     What is the total number of IT staff employed by the organization:
Please list and provide contact details for the IT senior management team
including CIO, IT Director and Infrastructure Architects if applicable.

27.     Who is Head of IT? – Please provide contact details

28.     Who is Head of Procurement? – Please provide contact details

29.     Do you have a managed/shared service with any other councils?

30.     Do you normally purchase equipment and services as a capital
investment (Cap-Ex) or ongoing operational charges (Opex).

 

Yours faithfully,

 

 

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