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Rimini Street: Third-party ERP Support Is an Idea Whose Time Has Come


What has made Rimini Street a leader in the third-party enterprise software service and maintenance (S&M) cottage industry? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic offers up some reasons and speaks with Rimini Street’s senior VP Dave Rowe on the company’s winning product and service line capabilities and future moves, and gets Dave’s interesting perspective on the need for and explosive growth of third-party support.

rimini street  Come What has made Rimini Street a leader in the third-party enterprise software service and maintenance (S&M) cottage industry? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic offers up some reasons and speaks with Rimini Street’s senior VP Dave Rowe on the company’s winning product and service line capabilities and future moves, and gets Dave’s interesting perspective on the need for and explosive growth of third-party support. Read More

Color Spot Nurseries Expands SAP Footprint with Rimini Street


Third-party software service and maintenance providers continue to peel off lucrative maintenance contracts from large vendors one customer at a time. Color Spot Nurseries has been successfully expanding its SAP footprint while leveraging Rimini Street Inc. for maintenance and support. Rimini Street is a leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP’s

rimini street  Expands SAP Footprint with Rimini Street Third-party software service and maintenance providers continue to peel off lucrative maintenance contracts from large vendors one customer at a time. Color Spot Nurseries has been  successfully expanding  its SAP footprint while leveraging Rimini Street Inc. for maintenance and support. Rimini Street is a leading third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP’s Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle ’s Read More

Infor Strikes Again (at Long Last): Getting “Soft” While Flexing Its Muscles? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Infor’s latest acquisition of SoftBrands Inc., a company with a somewhat complicated history and lineage, and formerly called Fourth Shift and AremisSoft. The post concluded that, from a higher level overview, Infor has a good synergistic opportunity with the SoftBrands Hospitality solutions but some serious tweaking to do with the SoftBrands Manufacturing

rimini street  and maintenance providers like Rimini Street , netCustomer , Spinnaker , Eclipse Total Solutions (ETS) , etc., seem to be having a ball recently, especially in this economy. The main premise of these providers is at least 50 percent cheaper service compared to those of the original vendor. For more information on Rimini Street, as the most established and vocal third-party service provider, see TEC ’s previous article, “Latest Developments for a Vendor-neutral Third-party Support and Maintenance Read More

Automotive Oracle ERP Customer Switches to Rimini Street’s Maintenance


Rimini Street, Inc., a vocal third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP and Oracle Corporation’s Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite (EBS), Oracle Database, and Hyperion software, recently announced that UCI International has selected Rimini Street to support its Oracle EBS applications to save substantial annual support fees. UCI International

rimini street  UCI International  has selected Rimini Street  to support its Oracle EBS applications to save substantial annual support fees. UCI International is a manufacturer and supplier of vehicle replacement parts and car care products in North America, with facilities and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China. Its brands include Airtex Products, ASC Industries, Autolite, FRAM Filtration, Holts, Prestone , and Wells Vehicle Electronics . Like many companies in these times of economic Read More

Is There a Street Corner for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider?


Although Rimini Street's client base is still budding, the third party provider of support and maintenance has been quite bullish, owing to the accelerating demand for its service lines; healthy win ratios; and solid execution of its aggressive business plan.

rimini street  to the likes of Rimini Street ( http://www.riministreet.com ). Such third party S&M providers are enabling, at this stage, mostly some of the disconcerted Siebel , PeopleSoft , and JD Edwards licensees that want to improve the return on their existing software investments through alternative support programs. These programs promise to significantly reduce annual support fees while eliminating forced upgrades, delivering services not available with standard vendor support, and guaranteeing a much better Read More

i2 Bleeds In Shark-Infested Waters


What a difference a year makes. Two months after the Nike debacle, more than a dozen class action lawsuits for securities fraud are now pending in federal and state courts. Will the SCM vendor find a safe harbor, sink to the bottom, or tread water through 2001?

rimini street  Bleeds In Shark-Infested Waters i2 Bleeds In Shark-Infested Waters S. McVey - May 8, 2001 Event Summary i2 Technologies deflated investor confidence last month when it announced lower than expected first quarter earnings. The once infallible vendor of supply chain management solutions warned the Street that pro forma earnings would miss the projected $0.04 per share by two cents. License revenues of $211.1 million fell from an all-time high of $244 million in the fourth quarter of 2000 while services Read More

Social CRM-¡Viva la Revolución!


Customer relationship management (CRM) has had a great impact on the social media revolution. Or was it the other way around? Of the many types of software solutions catering to businesses, CRM software has been the most attuned to the rise of social platforms. CRM resides in the attitudes and perception of people and what they acquire, individually or as a group. Social media is the place where

rimini street  CRM-¡Viva la Revolución! Customer relationship management (CRM) has had a great impact on the social media revolution. Or was it the other way around? Of the many types of software solutions catering to businesses, CRM software has been the most attuned to the rise of social platforms. CRM resides in the attitudes and perception of people and what they acquire, individually or as a group. Social media is the place where people pride themselves with what they can afford. The marriage between social Read More

HP “Medals” In U.S. PC Olympics


In the U.S. desktop PC market, Hewlett Packard and Gateway have been closely embroiled for the #3 position in the market. This trend will not continue. TEC forecasts a widening lead for HP throughout 2000.

rimini street  “Medals” In U.S. PC Olympics HP Medals In U.S. PC Olympics C. McNulty - May 26, 2000 Introduction Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] and Gateway [NYSE:GTW] have both become consumer driven PC businesses. However, when IBM [NYSE:IBM] chose to exit the retail market, HP was poised to take over - since an HP Pavilion was usually already one shelf over at CompUSA or Best Buy. (For a broader overview of the market, please see TEC''s article Desktop PC''s: Meet the New Boss .) Gateway and HP have tracked general Read More

Asuret, Inc.


Asuret is a consulting firm focusing on IT analysis and advice. It was founded by analyst Michael Krigsman, a contributor to The Wall Street Journal.

rimini street  Inc. Asuret is a consulting firm focusing on IT analysis and advice. It was founded by analyst Michael Krigsman, a contributor to The Wall Street Journal. Read More

Never Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco


The complex maneuvers involved in RJR’s divestiture of Nabisco will prove simple compared to the efforts required to join Kraft and Nabisco in a way that ensures future success.

rimini street  Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco Never Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco S. McVey - August 2, 2000 Event Summary Like a farmer hurrying to gather crops before the onset of locusts, R. J. Reynolds recently sold its Nabisco food subsidiary to Philip Morris, rival and co-defendant in the Florida lawsuit. Philip Morris will merge Nabisco with Kraft Foods, its $17 billion subsidiary, and expects the combination to produce $600 million in cost-savings over the next Read More

Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's "Best Kept Secret"?


Support and maintenance (S&M) contracts mean very different things to vendors and to users. With user enterprises' growing awareness of how these S&M agreements affect their bottom lines, vendors need to reassess their pricing and value proposition strategies.

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Interview with Joe Cowan


"Manugistics is not a software company." This was among many of the interesting statements that Joe Cowan shared in our interview during Manugistics user conference, Envision 2005, in Atlanta, GA.

rimini street  with Joe Cowan SH: My first question is, as one of the pioneers who helped create the supply chain technology market space, how do you think the market has changed? JC : I actually come at this thing from a different perspective. I''m not a supply chain expert. If you look at my background, it is a lot of markets in software. So I looked at Manugistics from the standpoint of a very strategic person with a strong set of operating skills who knows what it takes to create a really good software Read More

SAP Posts Solid Q499, but Warns of Q100


On January 24, SAP announced its preliminary year-end results and warned that the costs of its new employee stock option plan and marketing and staff additions for its mySAP.com Internet software system would likely outpace sales in the first quarter of 2000.

rimini street  Posts Solid Q499, but Warns of Q100 SAP Posts Solid Q499, but Warns of Q100 P.J. Jakovljevic - February 7th, 2000 Event Summary On January 24, SAP announced its preliminary year-end results and warned that its new employee stock option plan and marketing and staff additions for its mySAP.com Internet software system would likely outpace sales in the first quarter of 2000. However, strong fourth quarter 1999 and year-end results announced on the same day gave SAP a very good standing entering the New Read More

Oracle Flying High on Q3 Report: Is Gold All That Glitters?


On March 15, shares of Oracle surged after the company plowed past Wall Street estimates and reported strong database software sales fueling a solid third-quarter profit. However, Oracle has also confirmed that it is refocusing its European applications division and has hinted that it may reduce the unit's workforce.

rimini street  Flying High on Q3 Report: Is Gold All That Glitters? Oracle Flying High on Q3 Report: Is Gold All That Glitters? P.J. Jakovljevic - April 24th, 2000 Event Summary On March 15, shares of Oracle surged after the company plowed past Wall Street estimates and reported strong database software sales fueling a solid third-quarter profit. Shortly after the opening bell, Oracle shares jumped $3.69, or nearly 5 percent, to $80.69, on heavy volume of 12.7 million shares. The company also got an early boost Read More