Leading Manufacturer in the Automotive Aftermarket Chooses Rimini Street to
Support Oracle E-Business Suite
Cuts Annual Support Fees and Extends Life of Stable Oracle EBS R11
LAS VEGAS -- April 16, 2013
Rimini Street, Inc., the leading third-party maintenance and support provider
for enterprise software, including SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) software and Oracle
Corporation’s (NASDAQ: ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite,
Oracle Database and Hyperion software, today announced that UCI International,
a leading U.S. manufacturer in the automotive aftermarket, has Selected Rimini
Street to support its Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) applications and is saving
substantial annual support fees while enjoying premium-level service. In
addition to the savings and service benefits of Rimini Street Support, UCI
International selected Rimini Street based on the ability to continue running
its mature and stable Oracle E-Business Suite R11 release for up to 10 years
or longer without any required upgrades. In terms of strategic value, the
savings from moving to Rimini Street is helping UCI International to meet its
budget goals while focusing resources and staff on key strategic business and
UCI International Leverages Rimini Street to Cut Support Costs and Continue
Running Stable Oracle EBS R11 Release
UCI International is a leading manufacturer and supplier of vehicle
replacement parts and car care products in North America, with facilities and
offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and China. Its brands
include Airtex Products, ASC Industries, Autolite, FRAM Filtration, Holts,
Prestone and Wells Vehicle Electronics. Like many companies in these times of
economic uncertainty, UCI International has developed a cost-conscious culture
focused on achieving savings at all levels throughout the company.
UCI International’s I/T team led by chief information officer Mark Wikingstad,
determined that its current Oracle E-Business Suite R11 release was mature and
able to continue supporting mission-critical business operations for the
foreseeable future. Upon switching to Rimini Street, UCI International began
realizing savings on annual support fees in addition to support and
upgrade-related costs and resources. The company is also benefiting from
Rimini Street’s ultra-responsive support services and maximizing the return on
investment in its stable Oracle E-Business Suite system.
“Selecting Rimini Street to support our R11 environment was an easy decision,”
remarked Wikingstad. “The Oracle E-Business Suite R11 applications are
full-featured and stable and can support our business operations for many
years to come. We are very pleased with the benefits we are receiving from
Rimini Street Support for our Oracle E-Business Suite applications, including
significant savings, premium level of service, and strategic value.”
UCI International also receives support for its customizations at no
additional cost, as well as support for interoperability, performance and
interfaces also included at no additional fee, as part of Rimini Street’s
Support Services for Oracle E-Business Suite.
Oracle E-Business Suite Licensees Save up to 90 Percent in Total Support Costs
with Rimini Street
Dozens of Oracle E-Business Suite licensees, ranging from Fortune 500 and
Global 100 companies to mid-market organizations around the world, have turned
to Rimini Street to better manage their ERP release strategy. Rimini Street
helps drive significant reductions in related support and maintenance costs
with savings of up to 90 percent in total overall support costs. Clients
achieve cost reductions beyond the 50 percent savings in annual support fees
by running their current software releases without any required upgrades for
at least 10 years and gaining support for customizations, interoperability,
performance and interfaces at no additional fee. Rimini Street also provides
clients with a 24X7X365 premium-level service model with an assigned Primary
Support Engineer (PSE) that eliminates the need for extra maintenance
resources and headcount associated vendor support processes and policies.
“Rimini Street is committed to being a trusted partner to UCI International
and our hundreds of other clients around the world,” said Seth Ravin, Rimini
Street CEO. “We help each client drive maximum value from their existing ERP
software investments, providing total support cost savings of up to 90
percent, a more innovative, concierge-level service and no forced upgrades.
Increasingly, Oracle E-Business Suite licensees are realizing that in addition
to saving 50 percent in annual support fees, they can defer costly upgrades
for many years by utilizing Rimini Street’s industry-leading support
About Rimini Street, Inc.
Rimini Street is the leading third-party provider of enterprise software
support services. The company is redefining enterprise support services with
an innovative, award-winning program that enables Oracle and SAP licensees to
save up to 90 percent on total support costs over a decade, including saving
50 percent on annual support fees. Clients can remain on their current
software release without any required upgrades or migrations for at least 10
years. Hundreds of global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector
organizations from virtually all industries have selected Rimini Street as
their trusted, independent support provider. To learn more, please
visitwww.riministreet.comor call within the USA 888-870-9692 or
internationally +1 702-839-9671.
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