Francois Charles

Dear University of Salford,

In line with FOI legislation please could you kindly furnish me details for the below?

Number of Desktops? 
Do you use VDI? 
If so what platform do you use? 
Desktop major Refresh date? 
Date existing support contract ends?
VDI refresh date (if relevant)?

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 current server support contract? 

Volume of Data in TBs 
Storage Vendor? 
Storage Virtualisation? (ie Tintri, Nimble, etc) 
Storage Refresh Date? 
Date Storage support contract ends? 
Value of annual storage support 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 network SUPPORT contract? 
Network virtualisation?

• 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?

Yours faithfully
Francois Charles

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Francois Charles

Dear Mr Matthew Stephenson

Please can you provide an update on my earlier request for this IT Infrastructure information as it is now overdue

Many thanks
Francois Charles

FOI, University of Salford

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Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request has been considered.  Please find the University’s response attached. I apologise for the delay in providing you with this information.

Yours sincerely

Matthew Stephenson FIRMS
Head of Information Governance
Legal & Governance Directorate
620 Maxwell Building, University of Salford, Salford  M5 4WT
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Dear Mr Stephenson
Thank you for the information
Yours sincerely,

Francois Charles

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