Rimini Street Appoints Enterprise Software Support Sales Veteran to Manage Sales Team
New director of sales helped successfully grow third party maintenance and support market
LAS VEGAS - January 17, 2006 - Rimini Street, Inc., a third-party alternative maintenance and support provider for Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL) software licensees, today announced that Michael Davichick has been appointed to lead the company's sales of its Support Services for Siebel Products. Davichick joins Rimini Street directly from TomorrowNow, Inc., where he was the firm's first and most successful sales representative. The appointment of Davichick is another milestone in Rimini Street's launch momentum.
"Michael is the most experienced sales professional in the third party enterprise support market. He is a respected and trusted advisor to clients with years of experience helping Fortune 500, public sector and SMB organizations achieve the benefits they sought in selecting a third party support option," said Seth Ravin, Rimini Street president and CEO. "Michael has a deep knowledge of what enterprise software licensees need and expect from their software support provider. We are pleased to welcome him to the Rimini Street team."
Davichick is a 15-year sales veteran who has spent the last six years in enterprise software support sales at PeopleSoft, Inc. and most recently, TomorrowNow, Inc. "I was the first employee to join TomorrowNow in 2002 when Seth Ravin launched his first generation third party support program for PeopleSoft and later JD Edwards products, and I am excited to team up with him again at Rimini Street to deliver an innovative, next generation third party support program for Siebel licensees," said Davichick. "With client customization, system performance, and interoperability coverage included as part of our standard service and a fee structure that provides clients with a 50 percent or more annual support cost savings, Rimini Street is offering the type of value-driven support program enterprise software licensees tell me they want."
About Rimini Street, Inc.
On January 5, 2006 Rimini Street announced the immediate availability of its anticipated Support Services for Siebel Products. Rimini Street is redefining enterprise software support and providing a next generation support program that enables Siebel 5.x (99), 6.x (2000), and 7.x licensees to remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for years to come, and at a significant annual savings of 50 percent or more.
Rimini Street, Inc. is the only enterprise software support provider with a proven, experienced third party maintenance management team with a long track-record of delivery, and exclusively focused on the needs of Siebel software licensees. Rimini Street is headquarted in Las Vegas, with Global Support Centers in Foster City, Calif. and Durham, NC. For more information, visit www.riministreet.com or call (702) 839-9671.
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