Bluekeep security threat

Bluekeep – The latest threat our customers are already protected from

What is Bluekeep, and why is it dangerous? For the past few weeks, security professionals have been getting louder and louder about the latest security threat facing Windows users. A recently patched Windows vulnerability called Bluekeep (CVE-2019-0708) has the potential to trigger attacks not seen since the WannaCry worm, a vulnerability that was thought to have cost roughly $4 billion …

Support Revolution Moscow Office

Support Revolution opens new Moscow office

We’re pleased to announce our latest office opening in Moscow, Russia today on June 1st 2019. This new office is the centre of our operations in the region and will be home to the new members of our regional support and sales teams. “Russia is a fantastic opportunity for Support Revolution, many of the organisations we’ve been speaking to have …

Oracle SAP Security Missing Pieces

SAP’s ‘latest’ threat shows why you need to rethink your ERP security

In April, security firm Onapsis posted about a new threat facing SAP customers that they have called ’10kBLAZE’, an exploit that their researchers have estimated could impact over 50,000 companies worldwide – enabling hackers to access, steal or edit any data that sits in your SAP system. These exploits can be executed by a remote, unauthenticated (no username and password) …

Cancel Oracle Autorenewal Payments

ITProPortal: One compelling reason to cancel your Oracle Support auto-renewal

In this article for ITProPortal, Support Revolution’s CEO, Mark Smith, writes about Oracle’s auto-renewal policies and how they are a raw deal for organisations: As consumers, we expect some services to auto-renew, and others to wait for our approval. Calling or filling in an online form to re-confirm our broadband or streaming TV subscription every month would certainly give us …

ERP Survey Analysis

Benchmark your ERP strategy using our latest research

What our latest survey reveals about how organisations like yours are approaching ERP in the age of Cloud We’ve written before about the misinformation and ambiguity surrounding ERP and the Cloud. Vendors, consultants and the media all have their views on the various different approaches, but provide very little actual information provided on what organisations are really doing about it. …

Cancel Oracle auto renewal blog

You need to cancel your Oracle Support auto-renewal now

We’ve written before about the dangers of Oracle’s recent contractual changes to its support agreements (auto-renewals, matching service policies, etc.) – but now we’ve got one clear reason to tell you to cancel your auto-renewal: Auto-renewals mean automatic price rises. You read that right. We’ve been trying to find out why so many Oracle customers have been talking to us …

Oracle Security Blog

Oracle Security Update: CVE-2019-2725

On Friday 26th April 2019, Oracle released a new “out of band” security alert for WebLogic Server, affecting versions 10.3.6 and 12.1.3: CVE-2019-2725. “Out of band” updates and alerts are usually critical as they occur outside of Oracle’s usual update/patching schedule. This is because Oracle thinks that the corresponding issue is important and damaging enough that you need to do …

Oracle Price Rises

Oracle increase support and maintenance charges by 4%

So what are you getting from Oracle’s price rises? We’ve spoken to many companies worldwide who were shocked to see their annual support bill increase by a whopping 4%. This price rise has come as a surprise to many people who have previously only seen smaller (but still significant) increases to their annual bills. “Customer outrage at these price hikes …

Oracle Job Cut Impacts

Oracle job cuts: Will anyone be there to pick up the phone?

Last month Oracle laid off a large section of their workforce at short notice and with no warning. But what will Oracle job cuts mean for your ERP support? They haven’t revealed how many employees have been cut, but various posters on theLayoff.com, (a site for people affected by layoffs) have been giving insider info and tips, indicating that the …