Free Up IT Funds for Top Strategic Priorities
Rimini Street independent, third-party support services and comprehensive support solutions save energy and utilities organizations 50% on annual software support fees and up to 90% on total maintenance costs. This helps protect margins, maximize the value of current systems, and free up funds for capital investment and investment in innovation to improve customer value.
Find stability with expert software support for the energy and utilities industries
Managing volatility and market shifts is critical for energy and utility providers, but when it comes to application support for core ERP software, instability can't be part of the equation. Rimini Street Support Services include a better enterprise software solutions model to help power client success. Unlike software vendor support, there are no forced upgrades to stay fully supported, and no incident escalations or delays. Rimini Street delivers integrated application management services and ERP support, and is the trusted, single-source partner of many in the energy and utilities industries.
Advance energy and utilities investment strategies
Energy and utilities organizations face substantial challenges. They include changing competitive threats; complying with increased government, environmental, security, and safety regulations; and funding significant capital investment requirements on thinning profit margins — all while adapting to and driving new digital technologies. Maintaining the status quo is simply not an option. To survive and then thrive, energy and utilities organizations are leveraging third-party software support from Rimini Street, saving millions of dollars in ERP maintenance and enabling investment in more strategic initiatives. By optimizing enterprise software and support, they can focus on digital innovation, a key priority for success during continual industry volatility and market shifts.
Regain control of the IT budget and ERP roadmap
Rimini Street replaces software vendor support for energy and utilities enterprise applications and databases, delivering significant annual cost savings and the flexibility to upgrade or migrate to a new platform when there is clear business value and ROI. Leveraging a seasoned team of experts, Rimini Street provides world-class, ultra-responsive enterprise software solutions and application support, including support for customizations at no extra charge, to help clients craft a Business-Driven Roadmap rather than follow a software vendor-dictated roadmap.
The one-stop shop for support for Oracle Database
Maintain the current SAP implementation; includes support for SAP Utilities
SAP HANA Database
Receive personalized support services and strategic advisory services
Oracle E-Business Suite
Experience ultra-responsive support for Oracle EBS products
Experience personalized support for PeopleSoft and global TLR update services
Drive growth with Siebel working in concert with the latest cloud solutions
Get personalized application support for JD Edwards software
Get support for Hyperion software by itself or with other applications and Oracle Database
Application Management Services (AMS)
Integrated AMS for SAP or Oracle applications and ERP support
Why Rimini Street
Rimini Street comprehensive support solutions deliver tailored, unified services that leverage a global support model to help drive business results. The Rimini Street mission to help clients extract the greatest possible value from their enterprise software has helped save over $6B to date.
Rimini Street premium support is vendor-agnostic, ideal for evolving and hybrid IT environments. Value-added services such as strategic advisory services and fast Legislature-to-Live™ global TL&R updates are included at no extra cost. Expert interoperability and security solutions help clients keep existing software releases for at least 15 years.
Rimini Street Support Services are led by Primary Support Engineers (PSEs), backed by an always-available network of global experts who average 20 years of professional IT experience. A singular focus on client success has earned Rimini Street an overall 4.9/5.0 client satisfaction rating.
Rimini Street enterprise software solutions help maintain stability for ERP systems, maximize system uptime, and minimize outages. Immediate cost reductions in software support liberate IT funds that can be reallocated to portfolio modernization.
Without the right people, you have nothing. In the end, it’s all about the people you have on your team, and we have a great team.
One of the key components to realizing the vision was identifying a services provider that had a great track record of providing quality support and be willing to help take on the challenge of revitalizing MWRD’s environment. Rimini Street was that partner.”
We turned to independent support to help reduce costs and improve service. With a virtual patching strategy recommended by Rimini Street Global Security Services, we found we could also significantly boost database security and reduce overall risk.”– Ron Traub Senior Operations Manager
Rimini Street support allows us to focus our workforce on what's important instead of making huge internal investments.”– Amir Barmatz Director of Information Technology
Improve Operational Efficiency and Fund Innovation with ERP IT Solutions for the Energy and Utilities Industry
Energy and utilities organizations are under increased pressure to do more with less. Stricter regulations, more competition, and price fluctuations fuel budget decisions and resource allocation. IT teams are looking for ways to optimize IT budgets and invest in technologies that support sustainable operations, portfolio modernization, and business model transformation to remain competitive. In this e-book, you’ll meet four clients from the utilities and energy industry who regained control of their IT roadmaps by partnering with Rimini Street. By replacing ERP vendor support, they immediately saved 50% on annual maintenance fees, accessed more responsive support, and have more flexibility over when, or if, they choose to upgrade. The e-book covers: Stories from Suburban Propane, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), BrandSafway, and an Australian mining company Benefits achieved by moving from vender ERP support to third-party support, beyond cost savings Ways that funds were reinvested, like advanced security with patching and monitoring, improved training across the company, and the implementation of cloud and mobile solutions Download the e-book to see how these energy and utilities organizations achieve operational efficiency and fund innovation.
What Would You Do with an Extra $5 Billion in ERP Software Maintenance Savings?
Gartner Research Report: Predicts 2022: Postpandemic Recovery Optimism and New Strategic Growth to Fuel Investment in ERP
Interest in ERP modernization and replacement is increasing as post-pandemic optimism grows. So how can organizations make smarter investments to help ensure that the next ERP technology meets their most pressing business needs? In this research report, Gartner® provides findings that can help inform IT decisions in a variety of areas such as ERP initiatives and composable ERP. The discussion on key findings notes: the increased interest in composable ERP approaches and the importance of business composability the rise of remote implementations the growing percentage of ERP initiatives that deliver specific business capabilities rather than replacing applications wholesale The report also includes insights on why clients of ERP megavendors may be looking for alternative options, makes predictions on ERP strategy trends, and offers recommendations on how to prepare for those trends. For the complete analysis and market implications, read the full report. Reference: Gartner, Predicts 2022: Postpandemic Recovery Optimism and New Strategic Growth to Fuel Investment in ERP, Denis Torii, Tim Faith, Greg Leiter, 14 December 2021. Gartner is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.
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