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Reseller and IT services outfit SCC has won a two-year hosting deal for the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) troubled universal credit programme for a sum worth "over six figures". The deal was awarded through the G-Cloud and is part of the DWP's next "digital service" phase of the programme, which is currently being …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Commercial confidentiality....

    Ah, the civil service. Open, transparent, and honest with what's happening to our money as ever. Commercial confidentiality, national security, any old excuse to not talk about embarassing stuff.

    Sir Humphrey: How are things at the Campaign for the Freedom of Information, by the way?

    Sir Arnold: Sorry, I can't talk about that.

  2. Richard Taylor 2

    What could be easier? Hosting a nonexistent service with imaginary cycles and storage. Sounds right for a govrnment partner.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Well played.

    Signed just before an election, after which the entire program could be in jeopardy....

    Now how's that old rope holding up for you...

  4. Gareth Morgan

    I'd have expected the disaster recovery to cost more than that (or am I misunderstanding something?)

    1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

      What do you mean: disaster recovery? It is a disaster.

      1. jonathanb Silver badge

        And the disaster needs to be recovered from.

  5. seacook

    Read that as 'credit hosing contract'. May yet be true ;-)

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    more Fat Pigs just got their noses deeper in the trough

    Turd rate project with a turd rate partner.

    Shite everywhere

    Happy days for the little piggies

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