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Dear Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

1.Does the organisation use Oracle E-Business Suite(EBS)or any
oracle
ERP software? How many users are using EBS?

2. Which version of Oracle EBS are you currently using (eg 11.5.10,
11i, R12.1.3, R12.2 ETC )?

3. When was your last upgrade completed?

4. When are you planning your next upgrade/patching project and to
what version will you be upgrading?

5. Do you currently outsource your Oracle EBS upgrade / patching
projects/services and to which supplier (Oracle Partner)?

6. What is the value of the contract and when does the contract
expire?

7. Who is the person responsible for the Oracle EBS system - please
provide full name, title and contact information (if possible)

8. What are you running on the EBS? (eg Finance? HR? Payroll? ETC)

9. If you are not use the Oracle E-Business Suite please could you advise what software you are using? (eg SAP, Agresso, JD Edwards, Microsoft…ETC)

10. Which Tender portal does your organisation use?

11. When is the Oracle support and Maintenance licence due for renewal and what was the value of the last invoice?

Yours faithfully,

carly winchcombe

InformationRights@walsall.gov.uk, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Winchcombe,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Oracle EBS, our
ref:
RFI0986/15.                                                                                     

 

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InformationRights@walsall.gov.uk, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Winchcombe,

 

Freedom of Information Request RFI0986/15

 

Further to your request for information about Oracle EBSI can tell you the
following:

 

1.Does the organisation use Oracle E-Business Suite(EBS)or any oracle ERP
software? How many users are using EBS?

Yes - Oracle E-Business Suite

·         278 Core Financials Users

·         1100 iProcurement Users

 

2. Which version of Oracle EBS are you currently using (eg 11.5.10, 11i,
R12.1.3, R12.2 ETC )?

Oracle E-Business Suite 11.5.10.2

 

3. When was your last upgrade completed?

2010

 

4. When are you planning your next upgrade/patching project and to what
version will you be upgrading?

We are currently in the process of upgrading to Release 12.1.3.

 

5. Do you currently outsource your Oracle EBS upgrade / patching
projects/services and to which supplier (Oracle Partner)?

Yes Upgrade and Support – Bramble Hub / Version 1

 

6. What is the value of the contract and when does the contract expire?

£480k  - 31st December 2017 - with an option to extend for two Years (1 +
1)

 

7. Who is the person responsible for the Oracle EBS system - please
provide full name, title and contact information (if possible)

At present there is no single individual responsible for the ERP / Finance
system. Finance and ICT are responsible for individual aspects of the
systems.

 

8. What are you running on the EBS? (eg Finance? HR? Payroll? ETC)

Financials and  iProcurement

 

9. If you are not use the Oracle E-Business Suite please could you advise
what software you are using? (eg SAP, Agresso, JD Edwards, Microsoft…ETC)

Not Applicable

 

10. Which Tender portal does your organisation use?

Walsall Council use Intend

[1]https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil...

 

11. When is the Oracle support and Maintenance licence due for renewal and
what was the value of the last invoice?

Renewal due 01 December 2015; renewal notice is £65,066 for main
components £2,022 for additional iProcurement users, £20,557 for
additional database licences. Total £87,647

 

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Yours sincerely

 

James Sparrock

 

James  N A Sparrock

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

Walsall Council

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