Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (725)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

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.