Victorian Government Purchasing Board
Achieving Excellence in Government Procurement


Further to negotiations between CenITex and Micro Focus, the Rosetta contract has been extended by 2 years. The contract is thereby extended to 14 December 2019, with an option to extend for an additional 12 months. 


The Victorian Government has a contractual relationship with Micro Focus for the provision of licenced software and support. The contract has an "Open Standing Offer Agreement" between Micro Focus and the Victorian Government, for the purchase of identity management and security software products and services.

Lead Agency
Conditions of Use
Reference Number
Sole supplier
Start Date
End Date
Primary Contact
Stuart Tatchell
Telephone: (+61 3) 8688 1323
Secondary Contact
Cameron Male
Ph: 03 8688 1306

Who can access this SPC?

Mandated Departments

Refer to VGPB scope of policies.

Mandated Agencies

Refer to VGPB scope of policies.

Departments and agencies bound by Victorian Government Purchasing Board policies must procure from the SPC if the arrangement is mandated. Refer to above.

Subject to approval by the lead department, other government owned or supported organisations such as not-for-profit, councils and other government bodies may access the SPC on a discretionary basis. Consult the category manager to confirm eligibility.

Departmental Contract Managers

Please contact the following:

Stuart Tatchell
Telephone: (+61 3) 8688 1323

Cameron Male
Ph: 03 8688 1306

Supplier Details

 Company Name Micro Focus
 Contract to supply Identity Management and Security Products and Services
 Address Level 4, 12 - 14 Claremont Street
South Yarra, VIC 3141

03 9825 2300
0434 076 106

 Website external site icon

Sue Spinks
Account Manager


What you can buy from this SPC

The Rosetta contract is accessible by the following State Government entities:

  1. a department of the State;
  2. any entity satisfying the definition of the term "Agency" in the Public Sector Management and Employment Act 1998 (Victoria);
  3. a statutory authority of the State;
  4. a State-owned enterprise within the meaning of the State Owned Enterprises Act 1992 (Victoria);
  5. a corporation limited by shares of which more than half are owned beneficially by the State;
  6. a company limited by guarantee the majority of members of which are appointed by or on behalf of the State; and
  7. any municipal authority or agency in Victoria,
  8. except, in the case of paragraphs (d), (e), (f) or (g) where the entity already has an intellectual property licence for the Product(s) with the Contractor as at the date of this Contract (2 August 2004).

Access to the Open Standing Offer Agreement will be by execution of a Deed of Confidentiality and Memorandum of Understanding by the Victorian Government Entity requesting access.

For details of the Memorandum of Understanding and Deed of Confidentiality, please see the Rules of Use section.

Product licence use

The contract offers unrestricted use, except as detailed below, of the 'Rosetta Bundle' and Open Standing Offer Agreement (OSOA) Products for Identity Management and Security when purchased under the Rosetta contract.

Unrestricted use means use of the Products for purposes other than the Rosetta Solution.

All Products are to be purchased with maintenance.

The Victorian Government acknowledges that Micro Focus are the owners of the software available under the contract arrangement.

Product licence restrictions

Use does not include reverse engineering, disassembling, decompiling, renting, leasing, or on-selling of the software Products.

The use of the licenced Product is restricted to the licence type, eg. per user, per instance, per device as described in the Amending Agreement.

RULES OF USE: How to use this SPC

Who can access contracted Products and Services

The contracted Products and Services can be accessed by all Victorian Government Departments, Agencies, Authorities, Municipalities, State Owned Enterprises, and those organisations listed in the what you can buy section.

Access to the Confidential Information and / or access to purchasing provisions of the OSOA will require completion of documents contained in the attached Rosetta Access Package (Access Application Form, Checklist, Entity Information Form, sample Deed of Confidentiality, and sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

The Rosetta access package has been temporally removed for updates. Please email the Rosetta Category Manager to request access.

Technical enquiries on the Rosetta suite or Micro Focus products can be referred to the following:

Technical Contact CenITex

Keith Cullen
Ph: 03 8688 1496

Confidential Information

Information regarding pricing information and contract details can be viewed or downloaded from the Confidential Information.

Access to Confidential Information of this contract is only available in this Confidential Information section external site icon

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