Has Oracle and SAP’s Cloud war become a cold war?

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Oracle and SAP enjoy a long game of one-upping one another, but their rivalry in Cloud offerings has plateaued to what is essentially a Cloud Cold War. Whatever the vendors offer, organisations are hesitant to move, so neither of them can ‘win.’
Meanwhile, organisations can remain neutral to the vendors’ rivalry, save money on support costs, and still get the benefits of the Cloud without the hassle.

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The secret competitor of Oracle and SAP

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Oracle & SAP are engaged in a Cloud war, and more than confident to address their competitors – but on the subject of third-party support, they’re much quieter. We explain why that might be, and unravel the claims that Oracle has (quietly) made against third-party support.

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Are Oracle and SAP too reliant on support fees?

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The article below is based on a recent post from Mark Smith, CEO of Support Revolution, who spoke to Enterprise Times about whether Oracle and SAP are too reliant on support fees. Oracle and SAP’s money-makers Did you know that Oracle and SAP make roughly 90% profit on their support services? It is this money that fuels each organisation’s drive to the Cloud and …

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Oracle & SAP are waging a secret war against third-party support

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The article below is based on a recent post from Mark Smith, CEO of Support Revolution, who spoke to ITProPortal about how vendors are waging a war against third-party support. Oracle and SAP have been two formidable forces in the ERP market for a long time now. But things are changing fast. Competitors are rising to meet them (and arguably overtake them). It’s …

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E-3 Magazine: Why are organisations worried about SAP S/4HANA?

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The article below is based on a recent post from Mark Smith, CEO of Support Revolution, who spoke to E-3 Magazine about why customers are worried about SAP S/4HANA. Why are SAP’s customers hesitant in moving onto S/4HANA? What’s holding them back? What should you, and your organisation, bear in mind before making your mind up? It recently emerged that …

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