Do You Really Need that Costly Oracle Upgrade?
Enterprise software customers continue to defer upgrades that no longer deliver a convincing business case. Absolute R&D investments by software companies are shrinking, and enhancements to current systems offer little functional value. In fact, according to a recent survey by the Oracle Application User Group, Oracle users said the number one reason for performing an upgrade was simply “end of support” — in other words, they had to1.
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Get off the forced upgrade treadmill. By switching to Rimini Street for support of your Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) applications and/or Oracle Database, you can:
- Time upgrades according to your needs and funding demands
- Take the time you need to choose the vendor that delivers the next-generation application software most appropriate to your organization's specific business requirements
- Save 50% on annual support fees
- Enjoy award-winning, premium-quality, ultra-responsive support services
Oracle Database releases supported by Rimini Street:
- 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c
Oracle EBS releases supported by Rimini Street:
- 10.7 and later
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- Reduce risk. Rimini Street Support lets you maintain flexibility and keep future options open to select the system that best fits your business. Also, you avoid the risk of paying now for untested future releases you may never use. New platforms and enhancements may not meet your needs or may have quality issues.
- Save up to 90% on total support costs. Rimini Street Support clients accrue savings year over year from four primary categories: 1) 50% savings on annual support fees. 2) No forced expensive upgrades. 3) Support for customizations. 4) More efficient support processes. Calculate your savings.
- Avoid vendor lock-In. Unlike Rimini Street, the big software vendors force upgrades, reduce support over time, charge penalty fees, utilize vendor lock-in strategies that gradually infiltrate your technology stack and offer new releases with limited ROI.
- Enable innovation. When you stabilize on your current release with Rimini Street Support, you free up funds to enable strategic investment in innovative IT initiatives. More on enabling innovation.
We can help you gain a better understanding of how to get more from the investments you’ve already made, what the possibilities are and how Rimini Street support services for Oracle products fit into your overall postmodern ERP strategy. If you are ready to make a real difference in your organization and redirect your IT budget dollars to true innovation, then contact us today!
1OAUG Research Line, "ERP Upgrades: What's Your Philosophy? 2012 OAUG Survey on Enterprise Application/ERP Suite Upgrade Strategies," February, 2012, pp. 11, 16.