CSA Fixed Price 3.24.3 fixpack is scheduled to deploy on February 24, 2016 (Wednesday), from 6:00am - 4:00 pm EST. This deployment is non-disruptive and CSA Fixed Price will be available during this period. While not expected, there may be periods of performance degradation during this change depending on the amount of user volume.
CSA T&M 3.25.1 fixpack is scheduled to deploy on May 05, 2016 (Thursday), from 6:00am - 4:00 pm ET. This deployment is non-disruptive and CSA will be available during this period. While not expected, there may be periods of performance degradation during this change depending on the amount of user volume.
Requestors / Initiators of GBS & GTS CSA T & M requests.
Please be aware that on the 23rd May 2016 there is the introduction globally
of a mandatory management approval step within the process for all NON CORE transactions.
NOTE : You will be required provide justification for any NON CORE source selection and
requests will not proceed to the Procurement sourcing buyer without this management
approval being granted.
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