Welcome!

News Feed Item

Rimini Street Launches Cloud Services

COLLABORATE 14 Conference Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s (NYSE: SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that it has launched Rimini Street Cloud Services, a new service designed to help Oracle and SAP licensees integrate Cloud applications into their IT landscape. The Company also announced today the availability of the first two Cloud Support Packages for Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) and Workday (NYSE: WDAY) products.

Rimini Street Supports the Transformation to a Hybrid IT Landscape

Rimini Street believes successful IT landscapes will transform from large, integrated single-vendor product suites to a hybrid IT landscape of core transaction “systems of record” integrated with best-of-breed software applications, and will include a combination of on-premise and Cloud application delivery models. With the launch of Cloud Services, Rimini Street expands its support offering to help clients more rapidly and cost-effectively integrate Cloud solutions into their IT landscape, while providing comprehensive support for their mission-critical Oracle and SAP core transaction systems.

For example, a client may wish to implement Salesforce.com as a front-end to a large, highly-customized Siebel CRM system that forms the core of a global CRM infrastructure, or replace part of its Siebel deployment with Salesforce.com in certain divisions or business units. Another example may be a client who wants to move to Workday Human Resources, while continuing to use their fully-featured and stable PeopleSoft Financials and SAP Supply Chain and Manufacturing applications. In both scenarios, Rimini Street would provide support for any Oracle and SAP applications being migrated to the Cloud applications through the transition, and would then continue with support for the remaining on-premise components.

Due to their maintenance policies, Oracle and SAP leave licensees who are moving to hybrid IT environments in the difficult and complex position of potentially having to pay expensive maintenance for products no longer being used. Rimini Street can help licensees save significant IT dollars by cutting Oracle and SAP annual maintenance fees by 50 percent and helping them navigate around these vendor support policy complexities and related costs.

Rimini Street Cloud Services

Rimini Street Cloud Services is a packaged service offering designed to help Oracle and SAP licensees transform their current on-premise, single-vendor IT model into a hybrid IT landscape with the successful integration of Cloud software components.

Rimini Street Cloud Services include:

  • Oracle and SAP Application Support – Full support for the Oracle or SAP applications being migrated to a Salesforce.com or Workday application up through the go-live transition date. Rimini Street will also offer support for core Oracle and SAP applications continuing in operation as part of core transaction systems of record.
  • Migration and Integration Planning Assistance – Assist the project team with data and operations migration planning for any applications being migrated from Oracle or SAP to Salesforce.com or Workday applications, as well as data and process integration with Oracle or SAP applications.
  • Legacy System Reporting – Support on any Oracle or SAP products that have been migrated to a Salesforce.com or Workday application, allowing the de-commissioned system to remain live and available for reporting and data look-up purposes for as long as an organization needs such data access.

Rimini Street Cloud Services offers the following benefits:

  • Use savings from switch to Rimini Street support to fund new Cloud implementation projects
  • Gain competitive advantage by deploying innovative, best-of-breed Cloud solutions
  • Increase flexibility in how and when Cloud solutions are adopted without the limitations and high costs associated with software vendor support policies
  • Stabilize the core hybrid IT environment by continuing to run and leverage stable ERP on-premise components for at least 15 years after switching to Rimini Street, and avoiding forced upgrades

“As the IT landscape transforms to a hybrid model, Oracle and SAP licensees are looking for cost-effective enterprise software support models that work in this new paradigm and will let them integrate and take advantage of Cloud application benefits while continuing to run and leverage their long-term investments in core, mission-critical Oracle and SAP applications,” said Seth Ravin, Rimini Street CEO. “Rimini Street has already supported client integrations of Salesforce.com and Workday into their IT landscapes, and we are looking forward to helping many more organizations quickly and cost-effectively execute on their Cloud strategies.”

About Rimini Street, Inc.

Rimini Street is the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services. The company is redefining enterprise support services with an innovative, award-winning program that enables Oracle and SAP licensees to save up to 90 percent on total support costs over a decade, including saving 50 percent on their annual support fees. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades or migrations for at least 15 years after switching to Rimini Street. Hundreds of clients, including global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector organizations from across a broad range of industries have selected Rimini Street as their trusted, independent support provider. To learn more, please visit www.riministreet.com or call within the USA 888-870-9692 or internationally +1 702-839-9671.

Rimini Street and the Rimini Street logo are trademarks of Rimini Street, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2014. All rights reserved.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Real IoT production deployments running at scale are collecting sensor data from hundreds / thousands / millions of devices. The goal is to take business-critical actions on the real-time data and find insights from stored datasets. In his session at @ThingsExpo, John Walicki, Watson IoT Developer Advocate at IBM Cloud, will provide a fast-paced developer journey that follows the IoT sensor data from generation, to edge gateway, to edge analytics, to encryption, to the IBM Bluemix cloud, to Wa...
What is the best strategy for selecting the right offshore company for your business? In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, will discuss the things to look for - positive and negative - in evaluating your options. He will also discuss how to maximize productivity with your offshore developers. Before you start your search, clearly understand your business needs and how that impacts software choices.
Enterprises are moving to the cloud faster than most of us in security expected. CIOs are going from 0 to 100 in cloud adoption and leaving security teams in the dust. Once cloud is part of an enterprise stack, it’s unclear who has responsibility for the protection of applications, services, and data. When cloud breaches occur, whether active compromise or a publicly accessible database, the blame must fall on both service providers and users. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben Johnson, C...
Most of the time there is a lot of work involved to move to the cloud, and most of that isn't really related to AWS or Azure or Google Cloud. Before we talk about public cloud vendors and DevOps tools, there are usually several technical and non-technical challenges that are connected to it and that every company needs to solve to move to the cloud. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Stefano Bellasio, CEO and founder of Cloud Academy Inc., will discuss what the tools, disciplines, and cultural...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fusic will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Fusic Co. provides mocks as virtual IoT devices. You can customize mocks, and get any amount of data at any time in your test. For more information, visit https://fusic.co.jp/english/.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Massive Networks, that helps your business operate seamlessly with fast, reliable, and secure internet and network solutions, has been named "Exhibitor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. As a premier telecommunications provider, Massive Networks is headquartered out of Louisville, Colorado. With years of experience under their belt, their team of...
21st International Cloud Expo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Me...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enroute Lab will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Enroute Lab is an industrial design, research and development company of unmanned robotic vehicle system. For more information, please visit http://elab.co.jp/.
SYS-CON Events announced today that MIRAI Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MIRAI Inc. are IT consultants from the public sector whose mission is to solve social issues by technology and innovation and to create a meaningful future for people.
With the rise of DevOps, containers are at the brink of becoming a pervasive technology in Enterprise IT to accelerate application delivery for the business. When it comes to adopting containers in the enterprise, security is the highest adoption barrier. Is your organization ready to address the security risks with containers for your DevOps environment? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Chris Van Tuin, Chief Technologist, NA West at Red Hat, will discuss: The top security r...
IBM helps FinTechs and financial services companies build and monetize cognitive-enabled financial services apps quickly and at scale. Hosted on IBM Bluemix, IBM’s platform builds in customer insights, regulatory compliance analytics and security to help reduce development time and testing. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Lennart Frantzell, a Developer Advocate with IBM, will discuss how these tools simplify the time-consuming tasks of selection, mapping and data integration, allowing devel...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mobile Create USA will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Mobile Create USA Inc. is an MVNO-based business model that uses portable communication devices and cellular-based infrastructure in the development, sales, operation and mobile communications systems incorporating GPS capabi...
There is huge complexity in implementing a successful digital business that requires efficient on-premise and cloud back-end infrastructure, IT and Internet of Things (IoT) data, analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Applications. In the data center alone, there are physical and virtual infrastructures, multiple operating systems, multiple applications and new and emerging business and technological paradigms such as cloud computing and XaaS. And then there are pe...
Today traditional IT approaches leverage well-architected compute/networking domains to control what applications can access what data, and how. DevOps includes rapid application development/deployment leveraging concepts like containerization, third-party sourced applications and databases. Such applications need access to production data for its test and iteration cycles. Data Security? That sounds like a roadblock to DevOps vs. protecting the crown jewels to those in IT.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interface Corporation will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Interface Corporation is a company developing, manufacturing and marketing high quality and wide variety of industrial computers and interface modules such as PCIs and PCI express. For more information, visit http://www.i...