On the face of it, upgrading your Oracle applications and databases may seem an easy choice. Upgrading means you’re on the vendor’s top tier of support, and so won’t see such steep price increases, and you’re generally keeping yourself in the vendors’ good books. Some may argue that you’re also keeping up with the latest technology, and so therefore, the newest benefits (although most innovative changes we’ve seen have been mostly cosmetic in recent …Read More
Some organisations may view Oracle Support as their ‘lifeline’ and are unwilling to give it up. But consider how valuable that ‘lifeline’ actually is, and how it compares to the services available from a third-party support provider, such as Support Revolution.
Compare our support service against Oracle’s, and identify three distinct reasons why organisations should consider the switch.
2021 hasn’t improved for most industries, including travel and transport. Organisations still face difficult decisions to cut costs. We can reduce Oracle/SAP support bills and help save critical budget – read our customer case study to find out how.Read More
In the lead up to Easter, we have some sage advice for all Oracle customers, specifically ones that are devoted to the brand. These are what some might refer to as an Oracle house. Our Easter message to you is this: don’t put all your eggs in one basket. The all-or-nothing approach doesn’t always win. What is an ‘Oracle house?’ …Read More
Since Oracle announced a new Oracle Database will be released on a yearly basis, we’ve considered just how much innovation Oracle can cram into just 12 months. Are the vendor’s efforts worth organisations undergoing an upgrade every year? See what you think.Read More
Oracle has a longstanding rival in the form of third-party support. The mega-vendor also has a track-record of accidentally validating its competitor. The most recent faux pas is called Oracle Applications Unlimited.Read More
With recent new stories of Oracle trying, and failing, to steal some of SAP’s bigger customers, we question Oracle’s motives. Does the vendor honestly believe it can offer a product better than SAP; or is Oracle more interested in adding points on the scoreboard?Read More
Beware mega-vendors bearing gifts. Oracle Market Driven Support may sound like an ideal offering, but MDS is Oracle’s trojan horse of sales tactics. Find out how to avoid this trap.Read More
For many organisations, Oracle support costs are a background expense, something that simply keeps happening because it always has done and always will. But it isn’t until you put the figures down on paper – namely how much your costs have increased, and how quickly – when you realise that changes need to be made.Read More
What should you be doing with your Oracle Database? Hundreds of thousands of organisations across a variety of industries use Oracle Database. This is why Oracle Database is widely accepted as one of the top software databases in the world, having first started back in 1979. Since then, Oracle Database has gone through numerous developments and new versions, including Oracle …Read More