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Decoding SAP’s Cloud Strategy: Cloud-Washing
Cloud, ERP, HANA database 4 min read
Decoding SAP’s Cloud Strategy: Cloud-Washing
Frank Reneke
4 min read

There’s a buzzword floating around for how some enterprise software vendors are hyping their cloud capabilities to customers, IT analysts and Wall Street. “Cloud washing” is when you reposition an existing software product as cloud software without transitioning it to native cloud architectures and business models. This practice often takes the form of rebranding older […]

Video: Draw Your Own Roadmap to Avoid the Risks of SAP’s Fast Road to S/4HANA
Business Driven Roadmap, Cloud, ERP 5 min read
Video: Draw Your Own Roadmap to Avoid the Risks of SAP’s Fast Road to S/4HANA
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
5 min read

Over many years, SAP has built a reputation as a safe bet among enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Today, however, following SAP’s roadmap may be riskier than many business and technology leaders appreciate. The potential risks apply to SAP S/4HANA in the data center or in the cloud – and even to organizations that delay […]

Strategies for Supporting SAP S/4HANA From “Wait And See” To “Full Speed Ahead”
Business Driven Roadmap, Client story, Cloud 5 min read
Strategies for Supporting SAP S/4HANA From “Wait And See” To “Full Speed Ahead”
David Rowe
5 min read

Clients of Rimini Street’s support for SAP have the freedom to make independent decisions about S/4HANA – but that doesn’t necessarily mean they reject SAP’s reinvention of its ERP software. Some are moving forward with S/4HANA, while continuing to rely on Rimini Street for high quality and cost effective support of their existing SAP Business […]

5 Reasons to Kill (or Rethink) a Pilot Project
Business Growth, Custom Code, Innovation 7 min read
5 Reasons to Kill (or Rethink) a Pilot Project
Rimini Street Staff
7 min read

Once they get a foot in the door, enterprise software vendors will predictably start pushing pilots of their latest and greatest wares, from hybrid cloud to in-memory databases. For customers, testing these extensions and enhancements can make sense, provided there’s a strong business case, supportive leadership, and the right success metrics. Innovative organizations are always […]