Oracle Siebel software applications are robust and proven, yet can present several pain points for licensees, including: no full support for Siebel software releases earlier than 8.1/8.2 currently no new major Siebel release on Oracle’s roadmap plan uncertainty around future Siebel product roadmaps as Oracle encourages cloud solutions expensive to operate, maintain, and upgrade applications, with perceived new value from Oracle support decreasing as costs increase So how can Siebel licensees help maximize the total cost of their stable, customized systems? Minimize or eliminate upgrade/update costs and disruptions? Enable a strategic IT roadmap and fund digital transformation? Third-party support addresses these, and more. Read this white paper for valuable insights on optimizing support for Oracle Siebel software, including: a review of Siebel software releases a look at the financial and logistical realities of Oracle’s Continuous Innovation support model recommendations for regaining control of your IT roadmap and paying for innovation with newly available funds from your existing IT budget
Manufacturing CIOs need to take advantage of technology to drive efficiencies across internal production processes and to improve customer experience. These differentiators drive competitive advantage in a crowded marketplace. Yet, they’re struggling to achieve the digital transformation needed to harness AI/ML, IoT, cloud, and other advanced technologies. “Going digital” requires a new approach to IT management and operations. In this clever infographic, you’ll see why 70% of manufacturers are stuck in the first stage of digital transformation and what it takes to navigate the path to achieve successful digital transformation in manufacturing. To learn more about the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation in manufacturing, read “Going Digital – Digital Transformation in Manufacturing.”
Every year, you’re probably paying approximately 22% of your annual licensing fee for Oracle support services, but how do you know you’re getting your money’s worth? It’s normal to expect that the people who manufacture a product will offer the best support. However, if you knew the facts about ERP software support services, you’d know that in this case that’s not a valid assumption. Independent, third-party support actually provides more comprehensive coverage than Oracle does. Oracle premier support … Oracle premium support … Extended, Sustaining, De-support, End-of-Life, and Market Driven support—what do all these terms even mean and why should you care? How does third-party support compare? For many companies, 22% of licensing fees is a multi-million-dollar annual decision. Watch this webinar and find out what you do and don’t get with each level of Oracle support, along with important transition dates. Get all the facts about Oracle and find out how to make the best decisions for your company when choosing where to invest your support budget. You might be surprised by what you learn.
According to the global IDG survey of SAP licensees, nine out of 10 respondents reported being happy with their current releases.1 Yet, they’re facing SAP S/4HANA migration pressure combined with the pressure to innovate, recovery from a global pandemic, and tightening budgets. Given these challenges, IT leaders need to make strategic choices that drive competitiveness and value. If you’re debating a migration to S/4HANA or maintaining your current release, the white paper, “How Organizations Can Minimize Risk by Reviewing Their SAP S/4HANA Migration Strategy,” can help you sort through the decision. From evaluating risk through post-migration planning, this white paper covers the major considerations of making the move or staying put in four steps: Evaluating your current environment and whether making the move is financially and strategically sound Designing your ideal environment around SAP or choosing SaaS-based options to augment your existing release Preparing for an SAP S/4HANA migration and ensuring your environment is ready to take advantage of new capabilities Customizing the new environment to your business needs amid the post-migration budget challenges Download a complimentary copy of the full white paper to guide your SAP S/4HANA migration strategy. 1 IDG Communications, Inc., “Navigating the Future of SAP: How IT leaders are accelerating innovation while maximizing ERP investments,” 2021
Oracle is offering a new Support Rewards Program, to help its customers spend less on support. In reality, this much-ballyhooed program is unlikely to help anyone spend less on Oracle support; rather, it seemingly locks customers into Oracle cloud and increases their yearly support spend. Find out more about the new Oracle Support Rewards Program and what it means for your Oracle cloud infrastructure cost. View this lively on-demand webinar discussion, featuring a panel of experts from Palisade Compliance and Rimini Street. They’ll answer wide-ranging questions about the Oracle Support Rewards Program, including: What are its pros and cons? Who really benefits? What’s not included in the program? Does it actually lower your support spend? This informative on-demand webinar delivers the facts about the Oracle Support Rewards Program. Want to actually lower your Oracle costs? Contact the independent, third-party support experts at Rimini Street.
In this on-demand webinar, learn how IT leaders are funding retail industry digital transformation, unlocking working capital to drive growth and improve security. Up to 90% of an enterprise’s IT budget can be consumed by ongoing operations and enhancements, leaving just 10% for strategic innovation. So how can CIOs pay for the retail digital transformation that can help give them a competitive advantage? Rimini Street’s Anne Plese explains how these CIOs can successfully implement digital transformation in the retail industry through the savings and operational efficiencies of unified support services for ERP applications and databases. Watch the on-demand webinar now.
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