Leading global car manufacturer anticipates significant cost reduction and benefit from a specialized support model for mass database instances
LAS VEGAS, July 15, 2019 – Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that it has been selected as the software support services provider to global auto manufacturer Hyundai-Kia Motors.
By providing efficient, timely, and cost-effective database maintenance and support, Rimini Street plans to actively support Hyundai-Kia Motors in their endeavor to implement a business-driven IT roadmap.
Cost Optimization and Desire for Quality Support
To support response to paradigm shifts in the automobile industry and active technology innovation, Hyundai-Kia Motors set out a new IT strategy that strives to maximize value across the IT landscape.
Hyundai-Kia Motors has been exploring options to reduce their reliance on the existing software vendor database support and achieve cost optimization by identifying alternative solutions.
After extensive multi-dimensional feasibility analyses and due diligence, Hyundai-Kia Motors selected and contracted with Rimini Street as their database maintenance and support services provider.
"Rimini Street has been demonstrating its competitiveness by offering robust and responsive database support along with cost saving benefits" said Mr. Lee Beom Tae, Head of Hyundai-Kia's Cloud Infrastructure Team. "On the basis of the partnership that has begun with Rimini Street, we will work to actively push forward innovation and offer greater value to our customers," he added.
Proven Track Record of Successful Database and Application Support
Today, Rimini Street provides support to clients operating in more than 100 countries, including hundreds of database clients and many thousands of database instances worldwide, and serves clients with database architectures that range from single global instances to large, complex landscapes that include thousands of mission-critical instances.
"We are pleased to welcome Hyundai-Kia Motors to our fast-growing Rimini Street family of global and Korean clients, and we look forward to working together in the years ahead as their trusted partner for mission-critical software support," said Seth A. Ravin, CEO and chairman of the board, Rimini Street. "Hyundai has achieved its strategic objectives with a switch to Rimini Street support. They are now saving significant costs, getting more robust and responsive service, avoiding costly updates, and able to re-invest the financial, labor and time savings in technology innovation and other initiatives that create competitive advantage to support growth."