Renewal of Red Hat Linux Software Subscription

Renewal of Red Hat Linux Software Subscription

UK SBS IT150046 Red Hat Linux Academic Site subscription and supporting infrastructure for Linux systems.


Contract summary


Computer and Related Services, Technology and Equipment

Location of contract

OX11 0QX

Value of contract (£)


Published date

25 August 2015

Closing date

28 August 2015

Contract start date

01 September 2015

Contract end date

31 August 2016


Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) requires a 1 year renewal of its Red Hat Linux Academic Site subscription and supporting infrastructure to ensure continued access to upgrades and security updates for its Linux systems. – Red Hat Enterprise Linux Academic Site Subscription (server, desktop, workstation, POWER HPC) standard with Smart Management per FTE – Quantity 1723 -Red Hat Network Satellite (Academic Edition) 1 year – Quantity 1 -Red Hat Satellite Proxy 1 year – Quantity of 1

About the buyer


North Star House

North Star Avenue





Other information


IT1 Terms and Conditions

IT1 – software licence V.2.pdf

AW5.2 Price Schedule

AW5.2 Price schedule.pdf

Bidder Logging onto Emptoris for the First Time

Bidder – Logging into Emptoris for the first time V1.0.pdf

IT150046 Invitation to Quote

IT150046 ITQ Invitation to Quote.pdf

IT150046 Invitation to Quote Questions

IT150046 ITQ Invitation to Quote questions.pdf

Bidder Training

Bidder Training V1.0.pdf

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How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.