back to article UK Home Office awards Oracle a deal extension worth tens of millions

The UK Home Office has awarded Oracle a £31.47 million ($39.5 million) contract to continue to run its HR and finance systems in the cloud. The four-year software-as-a-service deal for Oracle's Fusion ERP system has been renewed to run from May 2022 to May 2026. According to a tender notice, the award will provide "SaaS, …

  1. elsergiovolador Silver badge

    Choo Choo

    All aboard the gravy train!

  2. Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

    They're probably also assuming that they now don't need to do backups or have DR, like so many businesses which assume that it all happens by magic in the cloud. It'll all end in tears after the first ransomware attack.

    1. steviesteveo

      I think I will always remember the OVHCloud customers on twitter asking how to enable those disaster recovery features on the web interface, while the building was on fire

  3. Abominator

    £800 per civil servant.

    1. JamesTGrant

      Actually, £250 per person per year… sounds almost reasonable!

      £35 million - 4 years, 35000 staff… £250per person per year?

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