Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (725)

Catherine Murphy


725. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the amount expended on the renewal of licences (details supplied) by her Department since 2009 to date in 2019; the amount projected to be spent on the renewal of such licences by her Department over the next five years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [35334/19]

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Written answers (Question to Business)

The amount spent by my Department on Lotus Notes license subscription and support renewals since 2009 is as follows:- 

2009        €74,715.05

2010        €62,666.46

2011        €60,908.37

2012        €70,257.60

2013        €71,659.80

2014        €57,195.00

2015        €63,040.58

2016        €70,921.80

2017        €63,258.90

2018        €64,845.60

2019        NIL

My Department has been engaged in a program of moving legacy Lotus Notes systems to newer platforms.  As a result, it is not intended to renew support for these licences in 2019 or subsequent years.