Data is growing in volume and complexity, forcing companies to scale resources to manage this information. Many companies don’t have a business reason to upgrade databases and are instead looking for opportunities to modernize and keep essential database environments stable to meet demands. Database managed services help keep things simple, streamlining operations for better data management. Rimini Street Database Management Services complement existing Rimini Street software support and include a wide variety of capabilities for coordinating, consulting, and managing database environments.
Exceptional flexibility in maintaining and managing database environments. By leveraging Rimini Street Database Management Services, clients benefit from:
Rimini Street is vendor agnostic, with a primary objective to support clients, not identify unnecessary project or development work. Rimini Street can help further simplify operating models to retain system stability through integrated maintenance including application and database management services focused exclusively on support.
Expert engineers deliver consistent incident and root cause resolution and accountability with fewer escalations ― resulting in better database management service levels for the business.
Focusing on client success rather than closing tickets, clients receive more value with Rimini Street as their database management partner. And with the savings delivered, clients can unlock budget and resources to help fuel digital transformation and high priority needs.
Oracle Database licensees are approaching a crossroads. December 2020 marks the end-of-full-support for specific Oracle Database instances.
Rimini Street Advanced Database Security is a next-generation database security solution enhanced with technology from McAfee that protects databases from known and unknown vulnerabilities by monitoring and analyzing database memory, and blocking attempted attacks using virtual patching before they reach the database.
Proactive database health assessments
With end of full support for Oracle Database 11.2 here, licensees are facing critical decisions around database strategy. How do licensees feel about the value of Oracle Database? In 2020, Rimini Street conducted a survey, asking IT leaders, C-level executives, and database professionals across diverse industries in 18 countries about their plans for and attitudes about the value of Oracle Database and where open-source and cloud fit into their roadmaps. Benchmarked against the 2017 Rimini Street survey, “The Hidden Truths About Oracle Database,” the new survey report also provides a look at the evolution of attitudes around the system. In this infographic, you’ll find the biggest takeaways from the survey and recommendations on how to approach your database strategy.
In this report, you will find dozens of insights around the challenges of pursuing digital growth while controlling costs. Among predictions and recommendations in the report: Prediction: “SaaS vendors foster application ecosystems to increase the availability of niche, add-on functionality, resulting in increased lock-in for existing customers buying from these partners.” Prediction: “Each year, support costs for legacy software increase, while the benefits gained from that support decrease, leading to more organizations seeking lower-cost third-party support options.” Recommendation: Enterprises that have identified applications that they do not yet wish to move to the cloud should evaluate third-party support as an alternative to direct vendor support in order to maintain high-performing, existing software Recommendation: Evaluation of third-party support as an alternative to vendor’s support in order to help fund future innovation while avoiding SaaS vendor lock-in and their increasing support costs This must-read from Gartner enables IT leaders and sourcing/procurement/vendor management personnel to identify the trends and impacts of pursuing digital transformation in tandem with cost control. Reference: Gartner, Inc. “Predicts 2020: Negotiate Software and Cloud Contracts to Manage Marketplace Growth and Reduce Legacy Costs.” December 18, 2019. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
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