Expenditure on proprietary software vendors across University

Dave Lane made this Official Information request to University of Otago

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From: Dave Lane

Dear University of Otago,

I would like to have an account of total expenditure for proprietary software (end user and client access) licenses and subscription fees (e.g. for cloud services) over the past 5 years, broken down by year totals.


Dave Lane, President
NZ Open Source Society

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From: University of Otago Registrar
University of Otago

Dear Mr Lane,

The total expenditure for proprietary software licenses and subscription fees over the past 5 years broken down by year totals is:

2010 $3,097.216.43
2011 $4,194,852 43
2012 $4,723784.78
2013 $4,139,843.52
2014 $5,503,656.93


Jan Flood

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