Rimini Street White Papers

Five Upgrade Strategies for ERP Customers to Consider

This white paper can help you choose the software upgrade strategy that's best for your organization.

Five Upgrade Strategies for PeopleSoft Customers to Consider

Read this exclusive white paper to understand various PeopleSoft upgrade strategies and determine the best plan for your organization.

Real-World Client Savings: With Rimini Street, Savings on Annual Maintenance Fees are Only the Tip of the Iceberg

This report explains how three real-world Independent Support clients have leveraged funds formerly used to "keep the lights on" with legacy ERP vendor maintenance and are now investing in innovations such as mobility, eProcurement, eCommerce, cloud, clinical information technology, and globalization projects.

Survey Report: SAP Application Strategies for 2015 and Beyond

Rimini Street recently conducted a global survey of 233 SAP Business Suite applications licensees representing a variety of industries, company sizes and regions to better understand the implications of choices regarding S/4HANA and how they affect application strategies for 2015 and beyond.

Seven Reasons Why Companies are Moving to Independent Software Support

Switching to independent support typically saves organizations 50 percent on annual support fees. But there are six other key reasons to make the move.

Myths, Pitfalls and Realities around Enterprise Software Support

This easily digestible brochure dispels that myth and others, looking at some of the misconceptions that may have prevented companies from pursuing independent support, and contrasting these lingering objections with the actual facts and realities, along with specific practical guidance.

Rimini Street Survey Report: Oracle Applications Strategies for 2015 and Beyond

Rimini Street surveyed Oracle application customers to determine their views on a range of strategic issues. This report summarizes the results of that research. In general, survey respondents wanted more product roadmap clarity from Oracle, and cost-prohibitive upgrades were cited as a top concern.

White Paper: Why Oracle E-Business Suite Payroll Customers Choose Independent Support

A survey of the state of the Oracle E-Business Suite Payroll application today, this white paper analyzes the strategic roadmap ahead, evaluates the support options available, and provides actionable recommendations for EBS Payroll customers.

Research Report: Assessing the Business Case for Independent Oracle Software Support

This report reveals in-depth research on how Oracle customers have successfully assessed the true value of vendor support vs. third-party support, and by switching to Rimini Street Premium Independent Support, realize savings beyond 50% on annual maintenance fees.

Research Report: Assessing the Business Case for Independent SAP Software Support

This report reveals in-depth research on how SAP customers have successfully assessed the true value of vendor support vs. third-party support, and by switching to Rimini Street Premium Independent Support, realize savings beyond 50% on annual maintenance fees.

Future-Proofed, Not Frozen: The Independent Support Model Comes of Age

Rimini Street provides a holistic approach to future-proofing an organization’s ERP applications, hardware, operating systems and middleware, enabling organizations to drive greater return on investment from their expensive Oracle and SAP applications.

Why Oracle Database Customers Choose Independent Support

This detailed white paper will help you understand your Oracle Database annual support options as it covers the Oracle Lifetime Support Policy including Oracle's Virtualization, the strategic roadmap ahead for Oracle Database applications by release and actionable recommendations to consider when planning your database budget and strategy.

Mobility Solutions for ERP

Mobile devices can extend the reach and usability of ERP, but enterprises worldwide are struggling with the best way to manage the explosion of mobile devices in the business environment. This white paper explains how Rimini Street provides technology roadmap advisory services to help its clients evaluate mobile technologies -- so they can choose solutions that enable them to incorporate mobile devices into their technology stack without risking an expensive ERP upgrade.

Why CIOs Should Consider Independent Support

Understand the perceived risks, from a CIO's point of view, of dropping vendor support; and explore the proven benefits of independent support — including receiving better service for less.

Why CFOs Should Consider Independent Support

Understand the perceived risks, from a CFO's point of view, of dropping vendor support; and explore the proven benefits of independent support — including receiving better service for less.

Five Upgrade Strategies for Oracle® E-Business Suite Customers to Consider

Read this exclusive white paper to understand various Oracle E-Business Suite upgrade strategies and determine the best plan for your organization.

Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Software Support

It’s important to understand your options when choosing a support provider. The Rimini Street Buyer’s Guide to Enterprise Software Support is designed to help you compare the risks and rewards of vendor support vs. premium third-party support.

Take Back Control of Your ERP Investment

Many ERP customers feel they have lost control over their own IT destiny as software vendors have positioned themselves to call all the shots — including the timing of upgrades, prioritization of enhancements, and forced increases in annual maintenance fees. This white paper will guide you through the choices you can make to avoid chasing upgrades that rarely offer true functional benefits and verifiable ROI.

Weathering the Oracle Fusion HCM Storm (PDF)

Veteran Oracle consultant Frank Reneke explains his view of Oracle’s overall HCM cloud strategy and Fusion HCM roadmap -- and what they mean for your support strategy and IT road map.

Why JD Edwards Customers Choose Independent Support (PDF)

A survey of the state of JD Edwards applications today, analyzying the strategic roadmap ahead, explaining support options, and providing actionable recommendations for JD Edwards customers.

Why Oracle E-Business Suite Customers Choose Independent Support (PDF)

A survey of the state of Oracle E-Business Suite applications today, analyzes the strategic roadmap ahead and support options, and provides actionable recommendations for EBS customers.

Why PeopleSoft Customers Choose Independent Support (PDF)

A survey of the state of PeopleSoft applications today, analyzes the strategic roadmap ahead and support options, and provides actionable recommendations for PeopleSoft customers.

Why Siebel Customers Choose Independent Support (PDF)

A survey of the state of Siebel applications today, analyzes the strategic roadmap ahead and support options, and provides actionable recommendations for Siebel customers.

Why SAP Customers Choose Independent Support

A survey of the state of SAP applications today, analyzes the strategic roadmap ahead and support options, and provides actionable recommendations for SAP customers.

Reducing SAP and Oracle Software Costs with Independent Support

Rising annual maintenance fees for enterprise software have been under intense scrutiny, with fees taking an increasing bite out of already tight IT budgets and leaving little money for innovation. Today's procurement and asset management professionals are exploring third-party support as a means of cutting their SAP and Oracle maintenance costs.

Global Tax, Legal and Regulatory Updates (PDF)

Learn more about how Rimini Street’s dedicated tax, legal and regulatory practice helps organizations of all sizes keep their applications up-to-date and compliant with the latest tax and regulatory changes.

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