This Service Level Agreement (shall hereinafter referred to as SLA) is between
___________ (hereinafter referred to as the Service provider) and
___________ (hereinafter referred to as the customer).
The parties herein agree to enter into this SLA willingly and acknowledge being
bound by the terms set hereinafter.
The purpose of the SLA is to provide software hosting and any related services due
to the service provider providing the hosting services.
- CONTRACTUAL PERIOD.
The parties herein agree that this SLA shall be for one (1) year.
Suppose any party is desirous of extending or of renewing the contractual period. In
that case, they should give one (1) month’s notice in writing before the date of expiry
requesting renewal of the SLA or a new SLA, a request which shall be considered by
the Service provider and a fresh SLA signed by both parties.
- SERVER HOSTING.
The service provider shall provide web hosting services stored in servers that offer
internet and email connectivity, domain name, space to hold the files.
The service provider shall provide software and credentials to the customer to
access these sites.
- NETWORK AVAILABILITY.
The service provider guarantees that the amount of uptime and downtime in the
provided network system shall be _________________________
- SERVICE INTERRUPTION.
The hosting software service will have scheduled downtimes to perform the
necessary maintenances on the serves.
The scheduled downtime shall be communicated to the customer ten (10) days prior
to the customer to make any necessary arrangements and take necessary
The service provider shall provide Tier 1 support during the maintenance. The
customer shall need to shut down operations completely to enable the power and
cooling capacity of the total IT load.
- MANAGEMENT ESCALATION PROTOCOL.
The service provider shall provide the following methods to deal with potential
In performing services under the SLA, the customer agrees to indemnify and hold
blameless the service provider from any liability arising from the performance of
services under this SLA and against any claims, loss, injury, or damage from any but
not limited to the breach of security of the servers, malware or any theft.
The Customer shall not hold the service provider liable against any outage, security
breaches, malware, service interruption, or network unavailability.
Either party to this SLA can terminate the services by giving a thirty (30) days prior
written notice stating the reason for termination of the SLA.
This SLA can only be terminated by either party when one violates the terms
provided herein, which violation shall be clearly and precisely indicated on the written
Any information that any party to this SLA shall have access to is confidential
information. The same shall not be disclosed to any third parties unless required by a
court order or by consent of the other party.
Failure to comply with this clause shall be deemed as a breach of terms of this SLA.
- GOVERNING LAW.
This SLA shall be governed and interpreted by the Laws of the state of Florida.
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION MECHANISM.
Any conflict or dispute that arises from the performance of this SLA, parties will seek
suitable resolution through an agreed mediator who shall assist the parties in
reaching a favorable solution to the dispute.
- FORCE MAJEURE.
In any event to which a diligent party could not have reasonably avoided in the
circumstances, which are unforeseen and beyond the control of a party and includes
but are not limited to civil disorder, earthquake, storm, flood, riots, or other actions.
Any circumstances that hinder a party’s ability to fulfill its obligation under this SLA
shall not be considered a breach, provided that all reasonable parameters were
This SLA shall not be modified or amended except in writing and signed by both
parties and specifically referring to this SLA.
HOWEVER, the SLA shall take priority over any other document providing
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereunto agree to be bound by the terms
(The duly authorized representative of the Service Provider’s Signature)
(The duly Authorized Representative)
(The Customer/Duly Authorized Representative Signature)
(The Customer/Duly Authorized Representative Name)
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