Many IT teams are evaluating their enterprise software roadmaps, particularly as vendors like Oracle shift more of their innovation focus away from the core systems that organizations have spent years customizing and building their business around. To understand how IT teams are evaluating their options, Rimini Street conducted the 2019 Oracle Application Survey. More than 200 IT leaders and practitioners provided feedback about their relationship with Oracle, their satisfaction with the support, spend, and impact Oracle provides, as well as their plans for the future. This infographic, based on the 2019 Oracle application study outlines how organizations are rethinking their relationship with Oracle.
Many JD Edwards customers plan to run their highly-customized, highly-efficient systems for as long as they can, despite Oracle announcing that all JD Edwards internally-deployed software will be entering sustaining support by 2025. Check out this infographic for a side-by-side view of JD Edwards support options, one that relies on a vendor-dictated model and one that lets you get the most value from your existing investments and fund your future roadmap, wherever that might lead.
Demand for third-party enterprise software support, also known as independent support or third-party maintenance, is exploding as converging factors drive companies to leave original vendor support and seek a better value. Annual support and maintenance fees continue to rise as software vendors fund new product development and aggressively expand profit margins. At the same time, many licensees are content with their current software releases, see little business value in upgrading and are often dissatisfied with the responsiveness of software vendor support. This has created a software maintenance value gap between the cost of annual support and the value received in return. This eBook explores seven reasons why organizations have chosen third-party support and why it may be a smart move for your business.
You’ve invested a lot in your JD Edwards software over the years. It’s paid off with a more efficient and competitive business. But innovation in the product roadmap has seemingly slowed down. How will your business continue to thrive as Oracle increasingly looks to push JD Edwards closer to the Oracle Cloud? This eBook explores how leading enterprises such as Dean Foods have liberated valuable resources and achieved the agility and control needed to innovate.
You’ve spent millions of dollars and countless hours implementing, customizing and tuning your SAP Business Suite. It’s mature, robust and strategic to your business. Is moving to S/4HANA right for you? Or would it mean unnecessary cost, risk and disruption without a reasonable assurance of value? Read this eBook to review your strategic alternatives so you can jump-start IT projects that will impact your business today.
Most ERP customers are very happy with their enterprise software the way it is. It works — and works well. SAP delivers reliable, mature solutions that need only two things: customization and great support. This eBook explores how leading global enterprises such as Color Spot and Kumagai Gumi have liberated valuable resources and achieved the agility and control needed to innovate.
This is the era of business transformation. Your IT team is expected to deliver innovation that disrupts the status quo within your industry and build a competitive advantage for your business. Yet Oracle seems to be delivering less value to you than ever before. Instead of continuing to make massive investments in an enterprise application system that already works, maybe it’s time to rethink your strategy.
This is the era of business transformation. Your IT team is expected to deliver innovation that disrupts the status quo within your industry and build a competitive advantage for your business. Yet your ERP vendor is delivering less value to you than ever before. There’s a better way. Adopt a strategy of innovation agility and create opportunities for your organization today.
You run your financials, sales, production, human resources and more on your enterprise software. In some cases having your system down can bring your company to its knees and cost millions of dollars per hour. So quality, professional support is vital. Traditionally major enterprise software vendors, have simply tacked on support and maintenance as a percentage of your license costs. With these fees, the vendor has promised to deliver fixes, patches, certifications and upgrades. But is it delivering on that promise? Increasingly, companies are examining this enterprise software support model more closely. This eBook looks at some of the myths and pitfalls that may have dissuaded companies from actually making the move away from their original vendor, sacrificing significant savings and innovation opportunities in the process. We contrast these lingering doubts with the facts and realities, along with some practical guidance about the choices available to you.
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