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UK competition watchdog probes school software contract revisions

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>> Their new cloud product appears to be a remote desktop server connection over HTML.

IIRC the old cloud product (available in 2014 for sure) was a citrix session in to a remote server... plus ca change...

>>the private equity firm who bought it will pay the price for poor due dilligence

We can only hope; sadly I expect that many schools will not have the expertise required to extract themselves from the SIMS ecosystem - and very few will have been able to do that effecitvely in the 6 months notice that ESS gave.

The local authority here is looking at a move to another product (which, I do not know but Bromcom is a word drifting on the ether)

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