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IT Hero: Systems Administrator
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IT Hero: Systems Administrator
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

The systems administrator’s job is Nonstop As a lead systems administrator with Rimini Street, Dustin Jaeger, is part of an infrastructure team that serves internal customers almost exclusively. Its job is to ensure business continuity every second of every day, especially in case of a disaster. The team’s buzzword is “high availability” as represented by […]

How IT Leaders are Coping with 2022 Recession Concerns
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How IT Leaders are Coping with 2022 Recession Concerns
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
4 min read

With a war raging across the ocean, a looming European energy crisis this winter, and inflation numbers refusing to subside, the macroeconomic environment has caused enterprise IT leaders to rethink their strategies. Earlier this summer, we wrote on the impact that an economic recession and ongoing technology talent shortage can have on organizations, and according […]

Filling the Need For Non-Cloud ERP Managed Security Services
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Filling the Need For Non-Cloud ERP Managed Security Services
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

Where are the managed security services providers for non-cloud ERP? It’s not difficult to locate a managed services provider (MSP) eager to pull you into the latest versions of Oracle’s and SAP’s cloud-based ERPs and business applications suites. But it’s a different situation entirely to try finding a managed security services provider (MSSP) capable of […]

Prioritizing and Cutting Costs to Meet Transformation Challenges
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Prioritizing and Cutting Costs to Meet Transformation Challenges
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

Rimini Street CEO provides global perspective to Brazilian executives Businesses worldwide are pressing their IT departments to accelerate digital transformation, but few are providing sufficient funds to support those efforts. That was the message that Rimini Street CEO and Chairman, Seth Ravin, delivered to executives in Brazil recently as he explained how they can fund […]

IT Hero: Security Architect
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IT Hero: Security Architect
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

Security architects are broadly knowledgeable and highly valuable assets in the cybersecurity field. They secure the overall corporate environment with layered security by implementing defense-in-depth measures. When providing services, they make sure that all services to a customer are secured. Dwayne Thaele, principal product manager for information security at Rimini Street, has extensive experience in security […]

When tech talent shortage meets economic downturn
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When tech talent shortage meets economic downturn
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

“Businesses are moving full-speed toward a collision,” warns Pat Phelan, Rimini Street VP, Market Research. “Companies are going to need people during a time of historically low unemployment but at the same time are going to suffer budget cuts due to economic recession.” How CIOs and application leaders manage those two waves will have significant […]

IT Hero: SAP HR Support Guru
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IT Hero: SAP HR Support Guru
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

David Melling, principal support engineer for SAP HR/UK payroll on the Rimini Street team, has specialized experience that clients depend on as they navigate the frequently changing UK regulatory environment. It’s expertise like his that contributes to Rimini Street’s 4.9/5.0 average customer satisfaction score and creates a loyal client base. Melling has been implementing SAP […]

Hostage No Longer: Break free of rising IT vendor prices
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Hostage No Longer: Break free of rising IT vendor prices
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
4 min read

IT vendor price increases are coming Many experts are predicting software price increases, including higher support service costs. Reports show that some increases are already here. According to The Register, “Oracle support prices are set to rise by 8% in the U.S., and the company will also impose increases commensurate with inflation in other regions.” […]

IT Hero: PeopleSoft Third-Party Support Guru
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IT Hero: PeopleSoft Third-Party Support Guru
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
3 min read

Prasad Pinnamaraju, a senior PeopleSoft support engineer at Rimini Street, is one of the hard-working professionals who contributes to the company’s average overall 4.9/5.0 client satisfaction rating. He applies an extensive background working to provide PeopleSoft third-party support to companies who need assistance with issues ranging from payables to inventory. How it all began Pinnamaraju […]