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Video: How Does Functionality Mapping Analysis Answer the Question “Should We Upgrade Our ERP?”
Cost of Maintenance, ERP, Functionality mapping 2 min read
Video: How Does Functionality Mapping Analysis Answer the Question “Should We Upgrade Our ERP?”

Rimini Street’s Functionality Mapping tool was developed to enable clients to make data-driven decisions when it comes to value in an ERP upgrade. In a visual and quantitative way, we have evaluated changes that the major ERP Suites (SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft) have undergone over the past 10 years. Our Functionality Mapping approach breaks down […]

What Can Oracle And SAP Customers Be Doing Instead Of Upgrading?
Cloud, ERP, Innovation 2 min read
What Can Oracle And SAP Customers Be Doing Instead Of Upgrading?

Are you facing a decision to upgrade your ERP? When meeting with businesses across the globe, the most common question I receive is “Is there value in upgrading my ERP application?” And my answer is this: 20 years ago, upgrades were important because new features and functionality were being introduced all the time based on […]

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

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

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 […]

Updating And Securing Java Under Oracle’s Latest Rules
Audits, Java, Open source 3 min read
Updating And Securing Java Under Oracle’s Latest Rules

Clients who rely on Rimini Street for support of Oracle enterprise software have been asking us how we can help support their Java applications after the end of January 2019. That is the date after which Oracle says it will stop providing updates to publicly available versions of Java SE 8 to users without a […]

Debunking the Top 4 Myths of SAP Software Support
ERP, SAP, Support 3 min read
Debunking the Top 4 Myths of SAP Software Support

Enterprise software support is a multi-billion dollar source of revenue for SAP and other ERP software vendors with operating margins as high as 95 percent for some companies. Software vendors have been known to aggressively protect this revenue stream and dissuade customers from exploring third-party support alternatives. As you evaluate if third-party support is right […]

What Do You Really Get For Your ERP Support Dollars?
Cost of Maintenance, ERP, Support 4 min read
What Do You Really Get For Your ERP Support Dollars?

I’ll cut to the chase: Most companies running ERP software are overpaying for software support and are not receiving complete or sufficient coverage. How does this happen? Consider Oracle’s ERP platform as a prime example. At this writing, the current version is 12.2.7. Yet according to a recent survey, nearly 40 percent of Oracle EBS […]

Why SAP Will Likely Extend ECC6 Maintenance Beyond 2025
ERP, SAP, Support 3 min read
Why SAP Will Likely Extend ECC6 Maintenance Beyond 2025

On February 4, 2020, SAP had announced mainstream support for SAP Business Suite 7 until 2027 We’ve seen it happen before and we will probably see it happen again. Within the next two years, it is increasingly likely that SAP will extend the maintenance window for ECC 6/Business Suite beyond 2025. In 2014, SAP announced […]

How to Achieve a Healthy, Balanced Relationship with Your ERP Provider
ERP, Oracle, SAP 4 min read
How to Achieve a Healthy, Balanced Relationship with Your ERP Provider

Observing the enterprise software market today is like observing a major relationship crisis where one side is failing to listen to the other. It appears that suppliers are unrelentingly pushing their customers to move to the cloud. Their customers want to move to the cloud too, but not to rip and replace their perfectly functioning […]

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