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Tender Oracle won by SoftwareONE

The tender for Oracle products has been completed. SoftwareONE will now supply the perpetual licenses and the associated support. Thanks to the participating institutions, we completed the tender in record time and the orders have now been placed. The total value of the contract will be at least 8 million euros in 2021.
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Contract for an indefinite period

Perpetual campus licenses were chosen in this tender because Oracle stopped providing term licenses (these are licenses for a specific period) in September 2020. For institutions that did not wish to use perpetual licenses, SURF was able to place one more order for term licenses. The conditions of the previous agreement will remain. 

Ready for the future

In addition to very good conditions for the initial purchase of licenses, good agreements have also been made with a view to the future. For example, the price of support is fixed for the next 5 years and the rates for future purchases are also fixed in a price holding. This price holding is valid for 4 years and may increase by a maximum of 5%. In addition, the licenses can be taken to the Oracle cloud or deployed in another cloud environment, for example Microsoft Azure. 

All this ensures that the institutions have made a future-proof investment in Oracle licenses.

Read more about joint tendering with SURF