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Dear Institute for Apprenticeships,

Here is an FOI Request from Support Revolution:

Are you running an Oracle or SAP ERP solution?
If so, what version are they currently running on and which modules are you using?
Are you planning to upgrade in the next 12-18 months?
Do you have plans to move to a SAAS model?
Do you have plans to migrate our current ERP to a cloud Solution?
Do you run Oracle Databases?
If so what versions, are you planning an upgrade in the next 12 – 18 months?
Do you own perpetual Oracle Licences, do you Pay Oracle directly or through a shared service or other framework?
Do you own Perpetual SAP Licences, do you Pay SAP directly or through a shared service or other framework?
What is the value of the SAP Support contract and when does it renew?
What is the value of the Oracle support contract and when does it renew?
Who is commercially responsible for looking after the contract for the Oracle and/or SAP renewals?
Do you currently work with any SAP or Oracle third party support providers?

Yours faithfully,

James Couldwell

IFA, Enquiries, Institute for Apprenticeships

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Dear James

 

Thank you for your request for information received by the Institute on
the 21 February.

 

You have asked the following questions:

 

 1. Are you running an Oracle or SAP ERP solution?
 2. If so, what version are they currently running on and
 3. which modules are you using?
 4. Are you planning to upgrade in the next 12-18 months?

 

 5. Do you have plans to move to a SAAS model?
 6. Do you have plans to migrate our current ERP to a cloud Solution?

 

 7. Do you run Oracle Databases?
 8. If so what versions,
 9. are you planning an upgrade in the next 12 – 18 months?

 

10. Do you own perpetual Oracle Licences,
11. do you Pay Oracle directly or through a shared service or other
framework?
12. Do you own Perpetual SAP Licences,
13. do you Pay SAP directly or through a shared service or other
framework?

 

14. What is the value of the SAP Support contract
15. and when does it renew?

 

16. What is the value of the Oracle support contract
17. and when does it renew?

 

18. Who is commercially responsible for looking after the contract for the
Oracle and/or SAP renewals?
19. Do you currently work with any SAP or Oracle third party support
providers?

 

We are currently handling your request under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Under the Act we have 20 working days (excluding
weekends and bank holidays) to respond.

 

We will respond on or before the 20 March 2020.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information and Enquiries Manager
Level 2, Cheylesmore House, 5 Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT

 

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IFA, Enquiries, Institute for Apprenticeships

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Dear James

 

We write in response to your requests for information received on 21
February 2020.

 

We must advise that requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(‘the Act’) are requests for information held by an organisation rather
than a set of questions. Under the Act, there is no requirement for a
public authority to write/produce information in order to provide a
response. However, we are keen to assist and so have responded to your
questions outside of the Act.

 

We have responded below to each of your questions:

 

 1. Are you running an Oracle or SAP ERP solution?

The Institute uses SOP, an Oracle solution /platform provided to us by
SSCL. However, the related contract is between SSCL and the Department for
Education (DfE).

 2. If so, what version are they currently running on and

The Institute does not hold information in relation to this question.

 

 3. Which modules are you using?

The Institute does not hold information in relation to this question.

 4. Are you planning to upgrade in the next 12-18 months?

Yes, from 30 April 2020 the Institute will not be using SOP.

 

 5. Do you have plans to move to a SAAS model?
Yes.
 6. Do you have plans to migrate our current ERP to a cloud Solution?

Yes.

 

 7. Do you run Oracle Databases?
No.
 8. If so what versions,
N/A.
 9. are you planning an upgrade in the next 12 – 18 months?
N/A.
10. Do you own perpetual Oracle Licences,
No.
11. do you Pay Oracle directly or through a shared service or other
framework?
Please see our response to question 1 above.
12. Do you own Perpetual SAP Licences,
No.
13. do you Pay SAP directly or through a shared service or other
framework?

N/A

14. What is the value of the SAP Support contract
N/A
15. and when does it renew?
N/A.

 

16. What is the value of the Oracle support contract

The Institute does not hold information in relation to this question.

17. and when does it renew?

The Institute does not hold information in relation to this question.

 

18. Who is commercially responsible for looking after the contract for the
Oracle and/or SAP renewals?
The DfE is responsible for the contract with SSCL. (see question 1
above)
19. Do you currently work with any SAP or Oracle third party support
providers?

No.

 

 

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me, quoting the reference Couldwell 76 in any future communications.

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If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint to the
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Yours sincerely

 

Information and Enquiries Manager
Level 2, Cheylesmore House, 5 Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT

 

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From: IFA, Enquiries <[5][email address]>
Sent: 24 February 2020 12:43
To: [6][FOI #648667 email]
Cc: IFA, Enquiries <[7][email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Oracle or SAP ERP Solutions

 

Dear James

 

Thank you for your request for information received by the Institute on
the 21 February.

 

You have asked the following questions:

 

 1. Are you running an Oracle or SAP ERP solution?
 2. If so, what version are they currently running on and
 3. which modules are you using?
 4. Are you planning to upgrade in the next 12-18 months?

 

 5. Do you have plans to move to a SAAS model?
 6. Do you have plans to migrate our current ERP to a cloud Solution?

 

 7. Do you run Oracle Databases?
 8. If so what versions,
 9. are you planning an upgrade in the next 12 – 18 months?

 

10. Do you own perpetual Oracle Licences,
11. do you Pay Oracle directly or through a shared service or other
framework?
12. Do you own Perpetual SAP Licences,
13. do you Pay SAP directly or through a shared service or other
framework?

 

14. What is the value of the SAP Support contract
15. and when does it renew?

 

16. What is the value of the Oracle support contract
17. and when does it renew?

 

18. Who is commercially responsible for looking after the contract for the
Oracle and/or SAP renewals?
19. Do you currently work with any SAP or Oracle third party support
providers?

 

We are currently handling your request under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Under the Act we have 20 working days (excluding
weekends and bank holidays) to respond.

 

We will respond on or before the 20 March 2020.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information and Enquiries Manager
Level 2, Cheylesmore House, 5 Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT

 

[8]Title: LinkedIn - Description: LinkedIn  [9]Title: Twitter -
Description: Twitter  [10]Title: GOV.UK - Description: GOV.UK

 

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