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Rimini Street Accelerates Staff Expansion to Meet Growing Demand for Its Independent Support Services

6/5/2007

Software Vendor-Neutral Provider Continues to Attract and Hire Top Industry Experts

LAS VEGAS, June 5, 2007 - Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent maintenance and support provider for Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards (NASDAQ: ORCL) software, today announced that it is accelerating its 2007 and 2008 hiring plans to keep up with growing demand for its services. The firm has been hiring continuously since its launch in late 2005.

"We continue to see growth in our sales pipeline for immediate and future quarters and need to accelerate our staff hiring to keep pace with demand," said Seth Ravin, president and CEO of Rimini Street. "Our reputation for client-centric service, knowledgeable and dedicated staff, quality deliverables, and innovative next-generation support programs continue to attract clients and the best talent in the industry to Rimini Street."
Recent hires include senior veterans of PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, and other leading software and service firms. Joel Derby, Rimini Street's newest Support Services Team Member, recently joined several of his former colleagues from PeopleSoft who brought their top industry expertise to Rimini Street. In addition to PeopleSoft, Joel's career includes senior roles with KPMG and Cap Gemini.

"I've watched Rimini Street's rapid growth and success, and I wanted to be a part of bringing Rimini Street's innovative, industry-leading solution and service excellence to clients", said Mr. Derby. "Rimini Street's independent, vendor-neutral position allows its clients to trust that their significant investment in enterprise software will be maximized without any concern that they are being positioned by their support provider for a future migration to other software products."

"Joel is just one example of how the best engineers, consultants, and product support specialists in the industry are making the move to Rimini Street", said Dennis Chiu, vice president, Support Services for Rimini Street. "As the best of the best, our experienced and talented support team is passionate about providing the highest level of support in the industry.

"Designed to deliver value and responsiveness to clients at a significant cost savings, Rimini Street Support Services for Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards licensees is a next-generation support model that includes premium features, such as a dedicated Primary Support Engineer and 24x7 support with a 30 minutes or less response time for serious issues at a savings of more than 50 percent in annual support costs.

About Rimini Street Inc.

Rimini Street is the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services. The company is redefining the market with an innovative, next-generation support program that enables Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards licensees to remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for ten years or more. In addition to a higher service-level commitment, Rimini Street provides customers with an average savings of more than 50 percent in annual support fees when compared to Oracle. To learn more, please visit www.riministreet.com or call (702) 839-9671.

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