Rimini Street Expands Global Availability with New Channel Partners in Europe
Strategic Alliances Meet Growing Demand in EMEA for Companies Seeking Value-Driven Support Services for SAP and Oracle Products
LAS VEGAS, JUNE 23, 2011 - Rimini Street, Inc., the leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including Oracle Corporation's (NASDAQ: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and E-Business Suite software, and SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) software, today announced that it has expanded its global sales reach through 10 new partnerships across eight countries in response to growing worldwide demand for Rimini Street's award-winning enterprise software support program. Together, Rimini Street and its new partners offer clients premium-level support, ultra-responsive service and significant cost savings of at least 50 percent off the vendor's annual support fees. Rimini Street's new partners include: Blu Strand, Italy and Spain; Crossinfo, Hungary; ExD, Pakistan; Green Triangle, United Kingdom; Linea Stargazer, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic; MoveItalia, Italy; Poscimur, Germany; Softline Group, Germany; Strategic Computing, Ireland; and Teme, United Kingdom.
New Partnerships Expand Global Availability of Rimini Street Support Services
Since launching international service in 2006, Rimini Street has experienced accelerated global growth, propelled by increasing worldwide demand for value-driven enterprise software support solutions. The new channel partners will help Rimini Street meet this demand and expand the Company's coverage across the EMEA region. Several new clients have joined Rimini Street already as a result of the new partnerships.
To date, Rimini Street has signed more than 400 clients, including 12 of the Global 100 and 39 of the Fortune 500. The Company currently employs approximately 180 employees in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific regions dedicated to supporting client operations in more than 60 countries, with the capability of supporting clients in over 190 countries.
"Rimini Street has experienced tremendous momentum in EMEA, with many deals closed and in-process as a result of our strategic partnerships," said Nigel Pullan, group vice president, EMEA and APAC, Rimini Street. "As we continue to execute against our global expansion strategy, Rimini Street has joined with these premier partner organizations to serve the growing global demand for third-party support services for Oracle and SAP products. Rimini Street offers software licensees a better overall support value and looks forward to working closely with these partners to bring the benefits of third-party support to an expanded set of global clients."
About Rimini Street, Inc.
Rimini Street is the leading third-party 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 at least 50 percent in annual support fees and save up to 90 percent in total support costs over a decade. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for at least ten years. Hundreds of global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector organizations from virtually all industries have selected Rimini Street as their trusted, independent support provider. To learn more, please visit http://www.riministreet.com/ or call within the USA (888) 870-9692 or internationally +1 (702) 839-9671.
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