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Don’t risk the brand damage of unpatched systems

Written by: Ken Metcalfe

18th October 2018

“More than 4,000 known bugs in SAP and 5,000 in Oracle software pose security threats” In July this year the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert citing this study by security firms Digital Shadows and Onapsis that highlights the risks posed to thousands of unpatched business systems from software makers Oracle and SAP. The… 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 »

Have you applied the Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2018-11776 yet?

Written by: Bryan Couch

4th October 2018

Oracle release security alerts in-between their quarterly Critical Patch Updates to shore up issues in their systems. These are NOT automatically applied for you though meaning that you could be vulnerable. The latest Oracle security alert (a vulnerability in Apache Struts 2) was released on the 31st August meaning you could have been at risk… 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 »

SAP: “The End of Innovation”?

Written by: Ken Metcalfe

13th September 2018

With many IT budgets being squeezed, it is worth examining the validity of one of the most common reasons SAP customers give for remaining with SAP support; access to software upgrades that provide new functionality. When SAP released version ECC 6 of their ERP software in 2006, they introduced the concept of Enhancement Packages (EHP),… Read more »

Public Sector Customers: Save Up To 90% on G-Cloud 10

Written by: Mark Smith

10th September 2018

Did you know that you could save up to 90% on your Oracle & SAP support and maintenance fees on G-Cloud 10? If you are a Public Sector organisation, you could join customers such as UK Shared Business Services, the National Audit Office and the Bank of England who have already made massive savings on… Read more »

Gartner 2018 IaaS Magic Quadrant: See which Cloud offerings are the best…

Written by: Mark Smith

11th June 2018

Gartner publishes it’s “Magic Quadrant” every year detailing their findings on various hot topics. One of the hottest from May 2018 is which Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) suppliers are viewed as the best choice. In their wisdom, Gartner suggests that Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are way out in front, with Oracle… Read more »

Wirral Council reveals £336,000 cost savings with Support Revolution will underpin move to become more agile.

Written by: Mark Smith

15th March 2018

Three-year saving on Oracle support costs will feed into IT transformation project. Support Revolution, UK-headquartered provider of third-party software support and maintenance for Oracle and SAP systems, today announces that Wirral Council has saved £336,000 since it switched from Oracle support three years ago. Wirral Council, which employs 3,500 people, uses Oracle’s E-Business Suite to… Read more »

Are you ready with your new tax year payroll patches?

Written by: Kiran Gorajala

11th January 2018

Christmas has come and gone, the New Year is well underway, and the end of the financial year is looming. This is an important time, with preparations for the start of the new tax year beginning on 6th April, when new payroll tax legislation comes into force. That’s only 3 months away – have you… Read more »

Gartner Symposium – Barcelona here we come

Written by: Jordan Smith

25th October 2017

It’s been a busy summer for the Support Revolution Marketing team, with no rest as we come in to autumn and the exhibition season. We have Halloween to look forward to at the end of the month – we hope you’re not experiencing too many nightmares with Oracle or SAP support at the moment, but… Read more »

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