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Brian Foulds made this Freedom of Information request to East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide me with the following information with regards to your ICT structure;

1. What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016 & 2017?

2. What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
a. When was the installation date of above storage vendor(s)?
b. When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date? (Month/year)
c. What is your estimated budget for the refresh?
d. What date does your storage support contract end? (Month/year)
e. What is the value of your storage support contract?
f. What is the capacity of the storage data in TB?

3. What backup software do you use?
a. How much data do you backup in TB?
b. When is your planned (or estimated) backup software refresh date? (Month/year)
c. What is the estimated budget for your backup software refresh?
d. When does your backup support contract end? (Month/year)
e. What is the value of your backup support contract?

4. What compute vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
a. Number of servers?
b. What operating system(s) do you use?
c. What percentage is virtualised?
d. Virtualisation platform?
e. When is your planned (or estimated) compute refresh date? (Month/year)
f. When does your compute support contract end? (Month/year)
g. What is the value of the compute support contract?

5. If you outsource your IT works, please provide who it is with and when the contract started and ends.

In addition, please provide a copy of your current IT Strategy and an organisation chart depicting the IT department with contact names and telephone numbers.

Yours faithfully,

Brian Foulds

FOI REQUESTS (RDE) Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Tr,

Dear Brian

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, received on 25/8/16. Your enquiry has been logged and forwarded to the appropriate department for action. Please note that the Act allows 20 full working days to provide a response although we will endeavour to do so before then. The deadline is calculated to be 26/9/16.

If you have any queries regarding your request, please do not hesitate to contact me on this email address or 01206 745205.

Regards

Freedom of Information Team
Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI REQUESTS (RDE) Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Tr,

 

 

Dear Brian,

 

Further to your request made to Colchester Hospital University NHS
Foundation Trust for information relating to the above and pursuant to the
Freedom of Information Act 2000, please see the Trust’s response below.

 

You requested:

 

1.       What is your annual IT Infrastructure Budget for 2016 & 2017?
£386,388

2.            What storage vendor(s) and model do you currently
use? Nimble        

a.            When was the installation date of above storage
vendor(s)? March 2016

b.            When is your planned (or estimated) storage refresh date?
(Month/year)  5 year 2021

c.             What is your estimated budget for the refresh?  Unknown at
this stage, 

d.            What date does your storage support contract end?
(Month/year)  2021

e.            What is the value of your storage support contract?  Locked
in with 5 year Storage  purchase

f.             What is the capacity of the storage data in TB?  45TB
Uncompressed

3.            What backup software do you use?  VEEAM

a.            How much data do you backup in TB?  25TB

b.            When is your planned (or estimated) backup software refresh
date? (Month/year)  2021

c.             What is the estimated budget for your backup software
refresh?  Unknown at present.

d.            When does your backup support contract end? (Month/year)
 2018

e.            What is the value of your backup support contract? Unknown
at present

4.            What compute vendor(s) and model do you currently use?
 Nimble, Dell HP, IBM on the Server Hardware side.

a.            Number of servers? 11 Storage Hosts

b.            What operating system(s) do you use? VMware / Windows Server
2012

c.             What percentage is virtualised?  80 %

d.            Virtualisation platform?  VSphere / VMware

e.            When is your planned (or estimated) compute refresh date?
(Month/year)  2021

f.             When does your compute support contract end? (Month/year)
 2021

g.            What is the value of the compute support contract?   Locked
in with 5 year Storage  purchase

5.            If you outsource your IT works, please provide who it is
with and when the contract started and ends.  In House IT ONLY

 

 

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Freedom of Information Team            

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

 

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