Blog Posts by: Dan Griffin

e3zine – The End Of ERP History?

Written by: Dan Griffin

23rd November 2018

Is this the end of ERP history? Innovation of on-premise ERP software has slowed, but why? Vendors such as Oracle and SAP just don’t want to sell it anymore as it’s no longer their flagship product. So are we witnessing the end of innovation in ERP? Our CEO, Mark Smith argues that vendors need to… Read more »

Confused by SAP indirect licences? You’re not alone

Written by: Dan Griffin

19th November 2018

Diageo fined £millions by SAP, but are you still at risk? Indirect access – when referring to SAP – is when you use third-party or custom applications to access data held in SAP systems. SAP’s indirect licences and access became (in)famous last year when SAP won a legal battle against long-time customer Diageo. It turned… Read more »

18 months since WannaCry – what’s your patching strategy?

Written by: Dan Griffin

8th November 2018

Was WannaCry a one-off incident? Last year’s WannaCry ransomware attack affected many organisations from both the public and private sectors across the globe. It targeted an exploit in IT systems (EternalBlue) by encrypting data and then demanded ransom payments. WannaCry is thought to have hit over 300,000 computers in organisations as powerful and diverse as… Read more »

Amazon plans a speedy getaway from Oracle?

Written by: Dan Griffin

9th October 2018

Amazon is a long-time user of Oracle and its technologies, but for how long? Since Amazon launched AWS and its own provision of data centre technologies, it’s been turning lots of its longtime suppliers (like Oracle) into heated rivals. And as Amazon’s own technologies began to match the usual lineup, rumours started circulating about which… Read more »

Our visit to the Gartner London 2018 IT Summit

Written by: Dan Griffin

3rd October 2018

We’re back from the Gartner London 2018 IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit. We’d like to thank everyone who came to talk to us at this highly energetic event, and for all the questions and interest you had in 3rd party support for Oracle and SAP. So what were the highlights of the… Read more »

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