Why security should be a priority for an ERP ecosystem

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Information Age recently published an editorial by our CEO, Mark Smith. It discusses the important of security for an ERP system. With an increasing amount of important data stored in various databases, and organisations reliant on ERP software, it has never been more important for CTOs and CIOs to remain vigilant and educate themselves on ERP security. They need to …

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Support Revolution founder is ‘Tech Leaders Awards’ finalist

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Mark Smith is the Founder and CEO of Support Revolution, a third-party support and maintenance provider of Oracle and SAP systems. Mark has been named a finalist in this year’s Tech Leaders Awards as ‘Disruptive Leader of the Year.’ Founded in 2012, Support Revolution is the only UK-headquartered, third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP systems. The organisation provides first-class …

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Renew SAP Support contract or cut support costs in half

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Want to cut your fees in half and improve the level of support you receive? Then before you renew SAP Support, read on… As December rolls along, SAP customers are about to renew SAP support contracts. These customers will be locked in to their 2018 agreement with the vendor for another year. If customers want to move away, they need …

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WannaCry highlights Oracle and SAP security patching failings

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The recent ransomware attack named ‘WannaCry’ affected many organisations in the public and private sectors across all continents. It targeted IT systems by encrypting data, then demanded ransom payments in Bitcoin which can’t be traced. The attacks were thought to have infected over 230,000 systems in over 150 countries. The UK’s NHS was widely affected with reports of 70,000 devices …

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SAP’s ability to resell Oracle licences due to expire

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Back in December 2014, SAP and Oracle extended their agreement for a further three years. The agreement was to allow SAP to resell Oracle licences to its customers. However, what they also did as part of this deal was to increase the cost of these licences. They went up from 15% of SAV (SAP Application Value) to 19%. SAP responded …

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The smooth transition from Oracle or SAP to Support Revolution

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Ever wondered how we carry out your transition from Oracle or SAP to our service? Here’s how…  We treat each transition from Oracle/SAP as a project, run by a professional and experienced member of our project management team. We use a standard methodology and standard project plan. This is adjusted to meet the needs of each customer. The plan identifies …

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Support Revolution reports record growth of 62% in one year

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Support Revolution is the UK-based provider of third-party software support for Oracle and SAP systems. Recently, the organisation has announced record Support Revolution growth across two successive years. A record Support Revolution growth of 62% This is a slight rise from last year’s growth of 60%. The company’s growth has been driven by a huge number of organisations leaving Oracle …

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How can the public sector save on Oracle and SAP support bills?

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Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, set out the Government’s spending plans in November 2015. It was clear that public sector executives were facing a challenging five-year period. It would need to carry out some drastic changes by 2020. The spending review outlined average cuts of 19% across unprotected government departments. There were predictions that 100,000 public sector jobs …

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