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The Pros and Cons of the Oracle Support Rewards Program

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.

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Craig Guarente
Craig Guarente
CEO and Founder
Palisade Compliance

Craig is the CEO and founder of Palisade Compliance. Founded in 2011, Palisade Compliance is the leading independent provider of Oracle licensing, contracting, audit defense, and cost reduction services. Prior to launching Palisade, Craig worked at Oracle for more than 15 years, serving as Global Vice President of Contracts, Business Practices, and Migrations. He was also the Global Process Owner for Oracle’s customer audit teams (LMS), a member of the company’s CIO advisory board, and a representative on the Oracle User Group’s contract and licensing advisory board.

Michael Bathon
Michael Bathon
VP, Cloud Services
Rimini Street

Michael Bathon leads Rimini Street’s rapidly expanding Cloud Services practice. Michael has more than 30 years of experience in telecommunications, managed services, and cloud technologies. Since launching his career at EDS, he has worked at Nextel, Sprint, and Convergys, where he led the development, production, and customer-facing organizations. Prior to joining Rimini Street, Michael led the IT organization at Goodman Networks. Michael is also a former Rimini Street client with two different organizations, where he leveraged our services to achieve more cost-effective support for the company’s Oracle applications.

Dan Ashton
Dan Ashton
Sr. Director, Product Marketing
Rimini Street

Dan Ashton has an extensive marketing background, with more than 17 years in enterprise product marketing and corporate marketing management, along with sales management roles. Mr. Ashton is Senior Director of Product Marketing and is responsible for Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Technology at Rimini Street. Prior to his current role, he served as Principal Product Director, Procurement Marketing at Oracle and held key product marketing roles at SAP/Ariba. He was also a marketing team director at Chemdex / Ventro, the first B2B market exchange to go public in 1999.

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