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Information in relation to cloud hosting: FOI release

Published: 14 Dec 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
14 Dec 2021
Information in relation to cloud hosting: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100251515
Date received: 28 Oct 2021
Date responded: 15 Nov 2021
Information requested

For the different types of hosting services, can you provide me with the following information:
1. Type of hosting – Dedicated, Co-Location, Cloud Hosting, Other?
2. Who is the supplier of the contract? If possible can you also provide me with the name of the vendor, if applicable?
3. What is the annual contract value for each contract?
4. What type of cloud environment?
Private Cloud- a distinct and secure cloud based environment in which only the specified client can operate.
Public Cloud - where cloud services are provided in a virtualized environment, constructed using pooled shared physical resources, and accessible over a public network such as the internet.
Hybrid- integrated cloud service utilising both private and public clouds to perform distinct functions within the same organisation.
5. What is the original start date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the start date for each contract.
6. What is the actual expiry date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the expiry date for each contract.
7. When will the organisation plan to review this contract? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the review date for each contract.
8. What is the contract period in years? Please include whether the agreement has any extension periods?
9. What services are provided under the contract? Please do not put hosting information such as web hosting, file storage, hosted application. The more information the better.
10. Can you please provide me with the contract officer responsible for this contract? Complete contact details if possible name, title, contact email and number.

Response

I include below the information in response to your questions.
1, Type of hosting – Dedicated, Co-Location, Cloud Hosting, Other?
Cloud Hosting
2. Who is the supplier of the contract? If possible can you also provide me with the name of the vendor, if applicable?
Oracle
3. What is the annual contract value for each contract?
Variable, dependant on hours SPPA decide to have Apex services open. Expected to be no more than £18,000 per year
4. What type of cloud environment?
Public Cloud
5. What is the original start date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the start date for each contract.
August 2021
6. What is the actual expiry date of the contract agreement? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the expiry date for each contract.
28th February 2023
7. When will the organisation plan to review this contract? If there are more than one contract please provide me with the review date for each contract.
December 2022
8. What is the contract period in years? Please include whether the agreement has any extension periods?
Perpetual 1 year
9. What services are provided under the contract? Please do not put hosting information such as web hosting, file storage, hosted application. The more information the better.
SaaS – Provision of Oracle Apex Software and hosting
10. Can you please provide me with the contract officer responsible for this contract? Complete contact details if possible name, title, contact email and number.
Mr Andre Morelli, Head of IT and Digital Transformation, Andre.Morelli@gov.scot, 01896 893000

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