Oracle’s recent messaging seems to be Cloud-obsessed and indifferent to their legacy customers; our latest blog questions whether their profitable past is enough to hold up their optimistic future?
A comparison between our SLAs, Oracle’s and SAP’s, and other third-party support providers. Which one provides the best level of service?
Try before you buy! Oracle’s Always Free” products and “30 day free trial” may be tempting, but are their offers worth your time and effort?
We investigate why Amazon decided to free themselves from Oracle’s support; and how you can make the same change for your organisation.
What is Making Tax Digital? Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a UK government initiative with the aim of making tax administration more effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. It requires that any VAT-registered business with a taxable turnover above the threshold (£85,000) will need to keep tax records digitally and use software to submit their VAT returns for VAT periods … Read More
Everyone is talking about Cloud at the moment, especially major ERP providers Oracle and SAP, who are doing everything they can to win the Cloud war. This is important because both Oracle and SAP are putting their customers on a deadline to upgrade to their Cloud products and repeating the same mantra to their customers of ‘move now or lose … Read More
Cloud ERP platforms are all the rage right now. Or… are they? Is anyone actually upgrading, or would the providers just like us to believe they are? It turns out that Oracle’s cloud platform (and revenues) might not have been quite as robust as we were all led to believe. So much so that Oracle went to extreme lengths in … Read More
JEDI? Like the Star Wars film? Yes, we rolled our eyes too, but the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure) contract is no laughing matter, it is a significant $10bn US government contract for Cloud services that will last for ten years. JEDI aims to provide “enterprise-level, commercial cloud services” to the Pentagon and its partners – all US military branches … Read More
SLAs are an established (and essential) component of any business-to-business relationship. Organisations rely on the SLAs offered by their ERP provider in particular, because these systems are so critical to daily operations. Unfortunately, the support SLAs offered by Oracle aren’t quite what they seem. In this series, we’re taking a look at some of the most common dirty tricks used … Read More
When it comes to IT solutions, there’s a tendency to assume that newer equals better. After all, the latest iPhone always outperforms its predecessor. Laptops and desktop PCs undeniably get a bit “tired” after a few years, and need replacing. Even printers and fax machines need to be replaced from time to time. But ERP systems aren’t like mobile phones. … Read More
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