OracleDB

Dec 5, 2019

Oracle Premier and Extended Support Deadline Roundup for Q4 2019

2019-12-11T10:30:52+00:00

Oracle updates its Lifetime Support Policies on a regular basis, and the Oracle product lists are extensive and comprehensive. As we close out 2019, it’s good practice to review your Oracle products and understand when your application,...

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Nov 6, 2019

Ticket Example: How A Support Provider Familiar with Your Systems Can Solve More Problems, Faster

2019-11-26T12:29:49+00:00

The example below demonstrates how we resolved not one, but two interoperability issues using a similar technology solution for Oracle Database and E-Business Suite. The story is based on two real support tickets in 2018 and 2019,...

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Sep 12, 2019

eBook: 10 Organizations Using Third-Party Oracle Database Support

2019-12-10T09:43:42+00:00

We are often asked, “What exactly is third-party support?” A simple definition is: the replacement of publisher-provided support by a company that is not the original software publisher....

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Aug 14, 2019

7 Steps to Evaluating a Third-Party Software Support Vendor

2019-08-14T08:35:02+00:00

  At Spinnaker Support, we hold that third-party software support isn’t just a service, it’s a partnership. To achieve that state, both parties – customer and vendor – must be comfortable committing to a working relationship that c...

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Aug 8, 2019

What Is the Difference between Software Support and Managed Services?

2019-08-14T13:07:15+00:00

For companies researching alternatives for Oracle and SAP support and services, the market can be a confusing place. Vendors use interchangeable terminology, defining their services in very non-standard ways and making one-to-one comparisons nearly ...

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Jul 26, 2019

How Third-Party Software Support Helps You to the Cloud

2019-08-08T10:08:19+00:00

Published in “Digital Transformation” supplement distributed by The Times on 25 July 2019 IT professionals are deploying third-party Oracle and SAP support to help fund digital transformations, accelerate innovation and assist with the migration...

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Jul 16, 2019

Roadblocks to Leaving Oracle and SAP Support #4: Leaving Publisher Support Means Punishment Upon Return

2019-08-08T09:57:51+00:00

Our ongoing “Roadblock” blog series describes the tactics favored by SAP and Oracle account managers as they attempt to dissuade inquiring customers from switching to third-party support. Here,...

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Jul 2, 2019

Roadblocks to Leaving Oracle and SAP Support: #3 The Legality of Third-Party Support

2019-08-08T09:58:39+00:00

Challenging the Legality of Third-Party Support Our ongoing Roadblock blog series describes several of the tactics favored by SAP and Oracle account managers as they attempt to dissuade unhappy customers from switching to third-party support....

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Jun 12, 2019

Roadblocks to Leaving Oracle and SAP Support: #2 Security Claims

2019-08-08T10:02:25+00:00

Last week, we opened our Roadblock series by discussing the tactics that may be deployed by SAP and Oracle sales account managers to keep you locked into their own cloud product roadmap....

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Jun 7, 2019

Roadblocks to Leaving Oracle and SAP Support: #1 Sales Tactics

2019-08-08T10:03:19+00:00

Annual Oracle and SAP support revenues measure in the billions, with profit margins ranging from 75-90%. That’s a tremendous return for what has become largely self-service support models. To retain these revenues and their massive...

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