The Home Office has signed Oracle UK in a four-year, £31.5 million deal to continue work on its Metis programme for shifting applications to the company’s government cloud.
Under a contract that went into operation in the middle of May, the company will provide software-, infrastructure- and software-as-a-service products for the department.
The Metis programme, which began in 2017, has involved moving processes such as those in HR, payroll, finance and customer support to the Oracle cloud to serve over 35,000 users.
The Home Office is now looking to deliver improvements with the aim of integrating and sharing data more effectively, streamlining its business processes and improvement system functionality.
It also has an on bringing other government departments into the Metis arrangement.