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Oracle licence agreement: guide

Published: 9 Apr 2013

Guidance for participating public bodies.

9 Apr 2013
Oracle licence agreement: guide
Contract status: expired 8 April 2013 - annual support agreement commenced on 9 April 2013 and is renewed annually
Category: ICT services and software - national


The unlimited licence agreement (ULA) with Oracle UK Limited expired on 8 April 2013. 

All organisations that participated in the ULA are now included in an annual support agreement which commenced on 9 April 2013. This agreement is renewed annually. The latest renewal in April 2019 has extended the support agreement till April 2021.

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the UK Government and Oracle. This provides a number of benefits to all Scottish public sector bodies.

For more information about the MoU please see the secure Knowledge Hub site.

What is in scope

Technology database products that were included in the Oracle ULA.

What is out of scope

All other Oracle licences.

Who is this available to

Scottish public sectors in scope are participating organisations within central government and local authorities.

All organisations participating in the Oracle support agreement have received regular communications from Scottish Procurement and have declared all the licences that they wish to be included in the agreement.

No new organisations can be added to the support agreement.


By signing up to the new two year support agreement this grants all participating organisations free extended support for all products included in the SG support agreement.

This is part of the MoU arrangement.

Other benefits of the MoU (for all Scottish public sector bodies):

  • Over 73% discount on new licences/support
  • Software as a Service (cloud) options - 70% discount


Oracle UK Ltd

Information about pricing and terms and conditions for frameworks and contracts can be found on the Knowledge Hub.

If you are not registered to access this and are eligible to use the framework please complete the registration form and send it to the Scottish Procurement contact listed below.


Andy Scott
Digital Commercial Team
Phone: 0141 242 5920