MEDIA ALERT: Rimini Street Announces Extensive Presence at COLLABORATE 14 Conference


Company Welcomes COLLABORATE 14 Attendees to its Las Vegas Hometown; “Transform Business Value of IT” Conference Theme Highlighted by Multiple Educational Client Presentations

LAS VEGAS - COLLABORATE 14 Conference, April 8, 2014 - Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of  enterprise software support for SAP AG's (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation's (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that, as in previous years, it will have an extensive presence at COLLABORATE 14, a leading educational forum for Oracle users taking place in Las Vegas this week, April 7-11. Rimini Street executives and multiple Rimini Street clients will be presenting in a variety of sessions throughout the conference. In addition, Rimini Street will be hosting a private VIP dinner on Wednesday evening and sponsoring the closing party for the conference on Thursday. Rimini Street's world headquarters is located in Las Vegas.

Rimini Street's theme at COLLABORATE 14 is "Transform the Business Value of IT." At the conference, Rimini Street and its clients will discuss how companies can redirect a significant portion of their IT budget from maintaining current operations to new, innovative projects that drive business value by switching to Rimini Street Support. Conference attendees can learn more by attending Rimini Street's presentations with clients and by visiting Rimini Street's conference booth #1325.  

Session details for Rimini Street's executive and client presentations, which will educate Oracle licensees about the Company's entire product line of support for Oracle products, including Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Hyperion and Oracle Retail, are as follows: 

  • Title: "Independent Software Support - How It Works" - Quest Theater Session (Session 110340)
  • When: Tuesday, April 8, 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Booth 338, Theater 2
  • Speakers:
    • Joel Gibbons, IT Director, Corporate Compliance Officer, Future Farmers of America 
    • Mark Saneholtz, Director of IT, Enterprise Software, Select Family of Staffing 
    • Hari Candadai, Vice President, Product Marketing, Rimini Street
  • Title: “Assessing Your Oracle EBS Upgrade and Annual Support Options” - OAUG Theater Session (Session 15847)
  • When: Wednesday, April 9, 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • Where: Booth 332, Theater 1
  • Speakers:
    • SK Mohanty, Senior Director, Information Systems, Nagravision 
    • Craig Mackereth, Group Vice President , Global Application Support, Rimini Street
  • Title: “Independent Support Client Panel - Real World Experience and Feedback with Q&A” - VAS Session (Session 109940)
  • When: Wednesday, April 9, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Level 4 Marcello - 4503
  • Panelists:
    • SK Mohanty, Senior Director, Information Systems, Nagravision 
    • Ramana Adibhatla, Director of IT, Rochester City School District 
    • Shawn Leviski, Director of IT, Enterprise Solutions, Select Family of Staffing 
    • Dominique Barbieri, IT Director, Financial Systems, The Aldo Group 
    • Beverly Annand, Planning Solutions Manager, Bell Aliant 
    • Hari Candadai, Vice President, Product Marketing, Rimini Street (Moderator)

Live Broadcast on RadiOAUG

Several interviews with Rimini Street executives Craig Mackereth, Group Vice President, Global Application Support, and David Rowe, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, will be broadcast live on RadiOAUG during COLLABORATE 14. Their first appearance will take place on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:15 p.m. They will appear again on Wednesday, April 9, at 12:45 p.m. You can listen in live at the OAUG membership booth #1039.

To learn more about Rimini Street at COLLABORATE 14, visit the Company's booth at #1325. Conference attendees also can meet the Rimini Street Transformer at the booth on Thursday, April 10, for a photo opportunity. The first 100 visitors will receive a Transformer gift.

About Rimini Street, Inc.

Rimini Street is the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services. The company is redefining enterprise support services with an innovative, award-winning program that enables Oracle and SAP licensees to save up to 90 percent on total support costs over a decade, including saving 50 percent on their annual support fees. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for at least 15 years after switching to Rimini Street. Hundreds of clients, including global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector organizations from across a broad range of industries have selected Rimini Street as their trusted, independent support provider. To learn more, please visit, or call within the USA 888-870-9692 or internationally +1 702-839-9671.

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