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Gartner Seeing Steady Increase in Inquiries about Cancelling Maintenance Agreements with ERP Vendors

New Gartner report details the increasing maintenance cancelation inquiries and the alternative support options being explored

LAS VEGAS, August 5, 2015 Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail, today announced that Gartner recently released a new report titled, “What to Consider Before Cancelling Your ERP Vendor’s Maintenance Agreement and Switching to Third-Party Support.” In this report, Gartner presents the Key Challenges and Recommendations for ERP leaders evaluating ERP maintenance and support options.

Complimentary Report Access

Rimini Street is providing complimentary access to this new Gartner report at the following link: http://info.riministreet.com/Gartner-What-to-Consider.html?src=pr&src_dt=rsi.

Guidance for Assessing All Your Support Options

A growing number of enterprise software licensees are considering alternatives to annual maintenance from the enterprise software vendor. IT organizations are increasingly being asked to shift spending away from maintaining the status quo to supporting core business growth objectives. While the market for independent support options has matured, there are still many questions and misperceptions regarding the cancelling of vendor maintenance agreements which are addressed in this new Gartner report.

“Enterprise software licensees are struggling with the low value and poor service received from increasingly expensive vendor annual maintenance fees and this report verifies that many licensees are actively considering independent support options,” said Seth Ravin, CEO, Rimini Street. “Rimini Street offers Oracle and SAP licensees a more robust service offering, a more responsive service model, exceptional client value and the ability to free up funds to drive innovations the business needs today. We are proud to have already helped nearly 1,100 clients, including more than 100 Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 100 organizations, achieve maximum value from their IT investments.”

About Rimini Street, Inc.

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is 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. The Company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. Over 2,000 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider. To learn more, please visit http://www.riministreet.com/, follow @riministreet on Twitter and find Rimini Street on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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