University IT Infrastructure information

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 may I kindly request the following information about the Universities IT Infrastructure Information. The information needed is as follows:

IT Compliant Route to purchase
What Frameworks are used for IT Procurement? (ie. SSSNA, NEUPC, Janet, CCS, CPC)?

Network vendor?
If you use Cisco, do you use Smart Collector?
How many switches?
How many routers?
How many wireless controllers/ AP’s?
Network speed?
Network contract start date?
Date Network Support ends / is refreshed
Value of existing Network support contract ?
Do you use Network virtualisation?

IT Security vendors used?
IT Security Support renewal date?
Do you use 2FA?
What web and email filtering is used?
What DLP is in place?
What SIEM solution is used?
What intrusion prevention is used?
What endpoint security is used?

Are you using or are interested in AWS/Google or Azure for cloud services?
Do you use any Cloud File Storage? If so, what?

Data Destruction
Is there a Data Destruction Policy in place?
Do you destroy HDD onsite or outsource the service?
Current Supplier of HDD destruction services?
Is the HDD wiped / degaussed before leaving your datacentre? If, yes, how do you ensure that the data has been completely erased
Approx. Number of drives destroyed/wiped per annum?

Yours faithfully,

Francois Charles

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