UK government signs new savings deal with Oracle

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The Memorandum of Understanding builds on a 2012 agreement

The government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Oracle have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will “deliver additional savings for the taxpayer over the next three years”.

Larry Ellison, OracleThe new MoU builds on the previous agreement signed in 2012, and extends the scope to additional public sector bodies, including the NHS, and more products and services.

Sally Collier, chief executive of CCS, said: “The enhanced MoU will deliver savings across government and allow easier and more effective procurement of Oracle products and services. It lays the foundation of a more collaborative relationship between government and Oracle.”

Oracle senior VP and UK country leader Dermot O’Kelly said: “We are delighted to demonstrate our commitment to the agenda of the new government in saving money and delivering leading-edge information technology to help transform public services.

We look forward to continued productive and mutually beneficial relationships with our public sector customers.”