SpectraCloud’s (SPECTRA TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED) Service Level Agreement (“SLA”) applies to all Virtual / Cloud Servers, Dedicated Hosting Servers, Shared Servers and Co-location clients. The Client agrees that measurements via our “Self Service” portal establish the eligibility for any applicable Performance Credits. In the event that the Client determines a discrepancy in such measurement, Client shall promptly notify SpectraCloud (Spectra Technologies India Private Limited) and SpectraCloud and Client will mutually agree upon the validity and accuracy of the measurement, and upon Client’s eligibility for any applicable Performance Credits
SpectraCloud (Spectra Technologies India Private Limited) reserves the right to add, modify, or delete any aspects of the Service Level Agreement at any time at its sole discretion
“Actual Uptime” (“A”) means the aggregate percentage of hours (vis a vis the Coverage Hours) in a month during which theService is actually available for use by Customer /or its client.
“Coverage Hours” shall mean 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days in a year.
“Credits” shall mean such free service as are more particularly detailed herein in Section 7, to which the Customer would be entitled on account of deviations in the quality of Service Levels.
“Downtime” (“D”) shall mean the duration of the Service Outage, calculated in aggregate number of hours in any month,beginning when a Trouble ticket is initiated and ending when the trouble ticket is closed by SpectraCloud subject to due confirmation from the Customer of resolution of the outage. If one service is down for ‘x’ minutes and after sometime, another service is down for ‘y’ minutes, the total downtime would be ‘x+y’. The time periods calculated for events covered under Section 8 to this SLA shall not, for the purposes of this SLA be included while measuring Downtime.
“Emergency Maintenance” shall mean maintenance carried out under a condition or situation which poses danger to the system,equipment, network, facilities required for rendering the Service, danger to life etc. as the case may be and has to be attended immediately. SpectraCloud shall try to notify the Customer about the emergency maintenance in advance, however depending upon the demands of the situation; SpectraCloud may do so at earliest opportunity after the performance of the emergency maintenance.
“Exceptions” shall mean either an event or a set of events as are more particularly detailed in Section 8 hereto, the occurrence and the duration of occurrence of which shall not constitute a Service Outage or Downtime for the purposes of this SLA.
“Excused downtime,” (“E”) means the agreed aggregate number of hours in any month that SpectraCloud shall seek to carry outtroubleshooting or upgrade to the equipment, with intent to better the Services. This downtime will be subject to prior written consent and confirmation from Customer. The Emergency Maintenance is part of the Excused Downtime.
“SpectraCloud Helpdesk” shall be the location where the Customer should report a fault. Details of the same are mentioned in the clause 9 of this SLA, or if changed, may be intimated from time to time by SpectraCloud to Customer.
“Scheduled Downtime” (“S”) means the aggregate number of hours in any month during which the Services downtime isrequested by SpectraCloud to carry out checks, configuration changes, preventive maintenance of SpectraCloud material
(a) Of which Customer is notified 48 hours in advance and
(b) that is performed during a standard maintenance window from 11 PM to 6 AM local time of SpectraCloud IDC at which SpectraCloud Material is located or
(c) Performed during a non-standard maintenance window at a time approved by Customer’s designated point of contact (as per Section 9) by a method chosen by SpectraCloud (telephone, e-mail, fax or pager).
Nothing herein shall restrict SpectraCloud from conducting Emergency Maintenance on an as needed basis. The Customer may at their discretion ask for Scheduled Downtime to repair the Customer Material.
Examples of activities covered under Scheduled Downtime include (but not limited to):
“Service Outage” shall mean an unscheduled disruption/failure in any Service offered by SpectraCloud, due to which Customer’s server is un-accessible to customer and/or its client. The outage of Services due to, but not limited to the following shall be a Service Outage
“Total time” (“T”) in hrs during the month (example 30×24 hours in a 30 days month)
“Trouble Ticket” shall mean the issue of a ticket bearing an identification number confirming logging in of the Customer complaint to SpectraCloud in relation to a Service Outage upon the Customer reporting a fault by a method set out herein.
All capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the same meanings ascribed to them in the Agreement.
2. CUSTOMER OBLIGATIONS
3. ACTUAL UPTIME / AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES
3.1. SpectraCloud will provide each part of the Service with service availability for the Coverage Hours out of the IDC.
3.2 The Service shall have an Actual Uptime “A” of 99.00% averaged over a monthly basis and the same shall be calculated as per the following formula:
3.3 SpectraCloud shall ensure that the Downtime (excluding Scheduled Downtime and the Excused Downtime for the Services) does not exceed 4 hours for a single occurrence.
4 PERFORMANCE REVIEWS
On a monthly basis, a list of reports including a ‘Downtime/ Availability’ report (as shown in Exhibit A), as mutually agreed between both the parties as a part of Services offered by SpectraCloud, would be provided to the Customer by SpectraCloud if asked.
Based on the reports or otherwise, the performance would be reviewed every month between SpectraCloud and the Customer’s technical and User teams. Customer may ask for clarifications on the same, which shall be provided by SpectraCloud. SLA’s would also be reviewed if any new Business or operational changes are to be effected.
5. FAULT REPORTING, TROUBLE TICKETING AND CALL CLOSURE PROCEDURE
6 .ESCALATION PROCEDURE
In case where the Customer encounters Service Outage, the following escalation procedure shall be followed;
7. CREDITS AND CREDIT CLAIM PROCEDURE
|A >= 99.00%||No Penalty|
|98%||=< A < 99.00%||2 days equivalent of Charges for the Service affected calculated on a prorata basis|
|97%||=< A < 98%||3 days equivalent of Charges for the Service affected calculated on a prorata basis|
|96%||=< A < 97%||4 days equivalent of Charges for the Service affected calculated on a prorata basis|
|95%||=< A < 96%||5 days equivalent of Charges for the Service affected calculated on a prorata basis|
|A < 95%||6 days equivalent of Charges for the Service affected calculated on a prorata basis|
Customer shall not receive any Credits in connection with any Service Outage that is caused by or pursuant to or associated with:
LIST OF CONTACT POINTS FOR ENFORCING THIS SLA
9.1 SpectraCloud Contact point:
Name: SpectraCloud Helpdesk
E-mail ID: email@example.com
9.2 Customer Contact points:
9.3 Parties shall promptly inform any change in details of the above contact points to the other Party in order to facilitate proper communication of messages. Any such change shall be effective within 24 (twenty four) hours of receipt of a written notice by the party to whom it is communicated.