Dear University of Leeds,

I would be grateful if you could please provide the following information at your earliest convenience:
Do you use SAP as your ERP system?
Do you have any plans to move away from SAP?
Do you have any plans to upgrade SAP?
Do you plan to move to S4 Hana?
Which of the following do you currently use?
· Human Resource Management (SAP HRM), also known as Human Resource (HR)
· Material Management (SAP MM)
· Financial Supply Chain Management (SAP FSCM)
· Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)
· Project System (SAP PS)
· Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO)
· SAP NetWeaver
· Exchange Infrastructure (SAP XI)
· SAP Solution Manager
· SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM)
· SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM)
· SAP Product Life cycle
· SAP HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance)
· Government, Risk and Compliance (SAP GRC)
· SAP Compliance Management for SOA
· SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW)
· SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO)
· Internet Transaction Server (ITS)
Can you provide details of the version and enhancement pack levels for the following?
· SAP ERP
· SAP SRM
· SAP NetWeaver
· SAP XI
· SAP BW
Do you have a support contract with an external provider for SAP support?
If you have a support contract for SAP support with a third party who are they?
If you have a support contract with an external provider for SAP support what is the contract renewal date?
Do you work in partnership with other Local Authorities to provide SAP services or to receive SAP support services? If so which other local authorities do you work with?
Do you have other entities for who you provide use of your SAP systems? Including Fire or Police authorities and any other associated bodies. If so can you please list them?
Where is your SAP infrastructure located? (e.g. own premises, third party data centre, cloud etc)
Is your SAP infrastructure supported and maintained by a third party? If so who?
When is the contract for third party support for your SAP infrastructure due for renewal?
Who is the main contact for your SAP estate?
Where do you advertise tender opportunities?

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer Brown

Tracey Crombie,

Please note I am away from the University, returning Wednesday 29 May - if
your query is urgent contact Helen Pickersgill on ext 34036
([email address]).

 

Freedom of Information, University of Leeds

Dear Ms Brown

I can confirm receipt of the request below, dated 24 May 2019.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days. As such, you should expect to hear from the University in response by 25 June 2019, if, in the meantime, you have any queries about the request, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Lucy Scott

The Secretariat
11.68 EC Stoner Building
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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Freedom of Information, University of Leeds

Dear Ms Brown

 

Further to your FOI request regarding ERP systems, please see below:-

 

Do you use SAP as your ERP system?     

                Yes

Do you have any plans to move away from SAP?              

                Not at present

Do you have any plans to upgrade SAP?

                Yes

               

Do you plan to move to S4 Hana?            

                Under consideration

Which of the following do you currently use?    

· Human Resource Management (SAP HRM), also known as Human Resource (HR)
Yes

· Material Management (SAP MM) Yes

· Financial Supply Chain Management (SAP FSCM) No

· Sales and Distribution (SAP SD) Yes

· Project System (SAP PS) Yes

· Financial Accounting and Controlling (SAP FICO) Yes

· SAP NetWeaver Yes

· Exchange Infrastructure (SAP XI) Yes

· SAP Solution Manager Yes

· SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM) No

· SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) No

· SAP Product Life cycle No

· SAP HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance) No

· Government, Risk and Compliance (SAP GRC) No

· SAP Compliance Management for SOA No

· SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) No

· SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) No

· Internet Transaction Server (ITS) Yes

 

Can you provide details of the version and enhancement pack levels for the
following?

· SAP ERP· SAP SRM

· SAP NetWeaver

· SAP XI

· SAP BW

We cannot release this information as it may compromise our IT security
and is therefore exempt under section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act

 

Do you have a support contract with an external provider for SAP support?
No

If you have a support contract for SAP support with a third party who are
they? N/A

If you have a support contract with an external provider for SAP support
what is the contract renewal date?       No

Do you work in partnership with other Local Authorities to provide SAP
services or to receive SAP support services? If so which other local
authorities do you work with?     

                We are not a local authority

Do you have other entities for who you provide use of your SAP systems?
Including Fire or Police authorities and any other associated bodies. If
so can you please list them?

                No

Where is your SAP infrastructure located?           (e.g. own premises,
third party data centre, cloud etc)

                Own premises

Is your SAP infrastructure supported and maintained by a third party? If
so who?

                Oracle

When is the contract for third party support for your SAP infrastructure
due for renewal?

                September

               

Who is the main contact for your SAP estate?    

                All queries of this nature should be directed to our
procurement team

Where do you advertise tender opportunities?

                EU Journal

I hope this is helpful in resolving your query. If you have any questions
about this email, however, please don't hesitate to contact me.

 

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exhausted the review/complaints procedure provided by the University.  The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:  Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Best wishes,

 

 

Tracey Crombie
PA to the Legal Adviser
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
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Fax:  0113 343 3925

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