Tags: Support

Higher Education turns from Oracle road to Rimini Street

Rimini Street has announced that Open Universities Australia (OUA) has moved support for its PeopleSoft Campus Solutions platform from Oracle to it. OUA faced a challenge that is familiar to many organisations. It has a legacy product on a release that was no longer fully supported by Oracle. The budget for upgrading was either not existent…

NASDAQ welcomes Rimini Street

Rimini Street has completed its merger with GP Investments Acquisition Corp. First announced back in May the deal sees further investment in the global support and maintenance company. It also brings Rimini Street a listing on Nasdaq without the pains of an IPO. They formally withdrew their IPO filing on completion of the merger. Rimini…

Superior Uniform Groups extends ERP life with Rimini Street

Rimini Street has announced that Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) has switched support for its SAP solution to them. Superior Uniform went live with SAP R/3 ERP system in 2000. It now uses both SAP’s ECC 6 system and SAP’s Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS) module. The problem with legacy ERP solution Like many other companies…

Rimini Street knocks back SAP in Japan

Rimini Street has won the support agreement in Japan for Saison Information Systems (SISCO) SAP ERP implementation. This is a boost for Rimini Street as it looks to expand its operations significantly outside the North American market. It has already had success in Latin America and Eastern Europe. It is now seeing success in other…

Rimini Street announces new home in Sao Paulo

Rimini Street has announced the opening of a new larger office in Brazil. The company has seen good success in LATAM with more than 140 customers in the region. These are not just satellite offices for US multinationals but also local companies. They recently completed the switch over of support for Petrópolis Group who continue to use…

SAP Expert Chat is free, faster and the future

SAP is trying to re-energise the use of its SAP Expert service amongst its customers in a new announcement. The announcement links to a new Gartner report by Derek Prior and Duy D Nguyen that analyses the service which was first launched in June 2016. Gartner reveals that while the free service has significant benefits…

Why do some vendors live in the past

Rimini Street looks back at NCI Building Systems success Rimini Street announced this week that NCI Building Systems “switched to Rimini Street for support of its Oracle E-Business Suite systems.” What is frustrating is that this is not new news but what happened in 2014. So why is it important now? Sensibly the press release does…

How BrightSource found the funds to invest in hybrid IT

BrightSource Energy will use Rimini Street for future support of four Oracle products. Additionally Rimini Street announced that they will support Oracle EBS, Database, Fusion Middleware and Agile PLM products rather than Oracle. The savings generated by the deal will enable BrightSource Energy to invest in a hybrid IT architecture, mixing on-premises with cloud-based solutions. Shimi Ben…

Telstra invests in Boomtown for support tech

Telstra Ventures has announced an investment in Boomtown. Boomtown is a US based company that provides a solution for delivering software and technical services support to SME’s. According to Crunchbase Boomtown received $2.3 million in investment as recently as June 2016. This latest investment should see the company expand into Australia as Telstra are trialling…

Infor makes it easier to do business

Infor has announced the availability of the Infor Services Marketplace. The website enables customers to request consultancy services direct from Infor. Darren Saumur, Executive Vice President, Infor Services commented: “Customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance to Infor and Infor Services strives to locate and solve pain points for customers. With that goal in mind, we…