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Gartner Presentation: How a financial services organisation de-risked their Oracle support and saved millions

Written by: Mark Smith

28th September 2017

A week ago, on 21st September 2017, it was my great honour to speak to a gathering of Gartner’s clients at the IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit in London. Many organisations turn to Gartner when they need independent expertise and advice on the latest trends and their recommended suppliers, and so it was… Read more »

About to renew your SAP support & maintenance?

Written by: Marketing

19th July 2017

Want to Cut Your Fees in Half and significantly improve the level of support you receive? Then read on… As December approaches, SAP customers are about to renew their support and maintenance contracts and become locked in to their 2018 agreement with the vendor for another year. If, however, customers want to move away from… Read more »

Public Sector: Find us on these frameworks…

Written by: Mark Smith

11th July 2017

Good news! If you are a Public Sector customer and would like to take advantage of the fantastic levels of service and massive cost savings available from Support Revolution, you can now access our services in any number of ways. Our services are now available on the latest version of G-Cloud, via the Crown Commercial… Read more »

Oracle & SAP security patching failings highlighted by ‘WannaCry’

Written by: Kiran Gorajala

3rd July 2017

The recent WannaCry ransomware attack affected many organisations from both the public and private sectors across all continents. It targeted IT systems by encrypting data, then demanded ransom payments in untraceable Bitcoin. May’s attacks were thought to have infected over 230,000 computerised systems in over 150 countries, with the UK’s NHS widely affected and reports… Read more »

SAP ability to resell Oracle DBMS licenses – due to expire 31 December 2017

Written by: Kiran Gorajala

29th June 2017

Back in December 2014, SAP and Oracle extended their agreement for a further 3 years to allow SAP customers to buy Oracle runtime DBMS licenses from SAP. However, what they also did as part of this deal was to increase the cost of these licenses from 15% of SAV (SAP Application Value) to 19%. SAP… Read more »

How the smooth transition from Oracle or SAP to Support Revolution really works

Written by: Marketing

5th June 2017

Ever wondered how we move a customer away from Oracle or SAP to our service? Here’s how . . .  We treat each and every migration as a project, run by a professional and hugely experienced member of our Project Management Team. We use a standard methodology and standard project plan, adjusted to meet the… Read more »

OBIEE – not the only alternative for disappointed Discoverer users

Written by: Marketing

15th May 2017

I have been out visiting customers again this week – for those who know me well, you might think, ‘what exotic parts of the world has he been to this time?’ I didn’t get to leave our shores, but did have a very interesting customer meeting in London. So where am I going with this… Read more »

How can the Public Sector save on Oracle and SAP Support Bills?

Written by: Mark Smith

2nd May 2017

When 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 and would need to carry out some drastic changes by 2020. With the Spending Review outlining average cuts of 19% across unprotected government departments, there… Read more »

Quality of service . . . and great coffee!

Written by: Kiran Gorajala

19th April 2017

I bought a new car over 15 years ago, it was a trusty machine that served me and my family well. The car naturally needed regular servicing and maintenance to keep it working reliably, and thinking it was the right thing to do, I booked the car’s first service with the manufacturer dealership. Yes, it… Read more »

OUG Ireland 2017: E-Business Suite customers looking to Oracle Cloud

Written by: Victoria Molloy

27th March 2017

Ireland’s Oracle community came together last week to discuss issues facing the industry, grow their connections and gain insight to assist them in forming a successful partner strategy for 2017. The two-day event also provided the opportunity to give thoughtful feedback and hear about emerging trends. As the business landscape changes and more organisations are… Read more »

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