Fresh Oracle deal to “deliver savings across government”

It has been announced that the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Oracle – one of government’s strategic suppliers – have agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will provide further taxpayer savings over the next three years.

The updated MoU adds to their former agreement, signed in 2012, and introduces more public sector bodies, including the NHS, as well as other 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.”

Dermot O’Kelly, Oracle Senior Vice President and UK Country Leader, said of the deal: “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…”

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