Dear Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I write to obtain the following information about the organisation’s information technology infrastructure:

1. What is your annual IT Budget for 2021, 2022 & 2023?

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. 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 RTO/RPO expectations?

f. Do you already backup into the cloud?

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

5. Number of Physical servers?

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

7. Security:

a. What security solutions are being utilised?

b. Do you have a SIEM?

c. Do you have a SOC? If so, is it in house or outsourced?

d. Is it 24/7?

e. Name and role for IT Manager(s) / Officer(s) primarily responsible for cybersecurity

f. Names of all cyber security vendor(s) you us

g. Cost, duration and end date for the above contract(s)/license(s)

8. How far are you in your cloud strategy?

A. Not considering Cloud for the foreseeable future

B. Interested in Cloud, but have not started looking into it

C. Research Stage

D. Meeting with Suppliers

E. Consultancy

F. Started to integrate

G. Fully integrated

9. Which public cloud provider do you use?

10. Which IT services do you outsource? When do the contracts end?

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

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

13. 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.

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

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

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

Yours faithfully,

Emily Blundell

FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST),

 

 

Dear Requester, 

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information
(FOI) Act, and you can expect the Trust’s response on or by 03/09/2021. 

 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

IG/FOI Coordinator 

 

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Kempston Rd | Bedford | MK42 9DJ 

 

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From: Burnett Donna (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT
<[Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Sent: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 3:01 PM
To: FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST)
<[email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Estate Infrastructure
 

Donna Burnett
Trust Board Secretary
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 07812 493447
Visit: [1]www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk

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FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST),

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Good afternoon
FOI 795...Please accept the team's sincere apologies for the delay in
providing a response.
Kind Regards
FOI Team

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From: FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST)
<[email address]>
Sent: Thursday, August 5, 2021 5:13 PM
To: [FOI #779420 email]
<[FOI #779420 email]>
Subject: Response 795: Freedom of Information request - Estate
Infrastructure
 

 

 

Dear Requester, 

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information
(FOI) Act, and you can expect the Trust’s response on or by 03/09/2021. 

 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

IG/FOI Coordinator 

 

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Kempston Rd | Bedford | MK42 9DJ 

 

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From: Burnett Donna (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT
<[Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Sent: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 3:01 PM
To: FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST)
<[email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Estate Infrastructure
 

Donna Burnett
Trust Board Secretary
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 07812 493447
Visit: [1]www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk

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