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Monday’s Musings: Why Users Must Preserve Their Third Party Maintenance Rights

Apps Users Seek Third Party Maintenance For Cost, Value, and Service Updated surveys from inquiries, client conversations, and user group meetings show a 113.8% increase in interest in third party maintenance (3PM) services from Q3 2009 to Q1 2010 (see Figure 1).  Key factors stem from (see Figure 2.): Continuing cost pressures. Budgets continue to […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 22, 2010

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News Analysis: Oracle Waives Fees On Extended Support Offerings

Oracle President Charles Phillips pleasantly surprised Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) Collaborate 09 attendees this morning during his keynote with the decision to waive Extended Support fees for a number of product lines through 2010 and 2011. As customers and prospects face one of the worst global economic crises, proactive relief on support and maintenance […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on May 4, 2009

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User Group Event: COLLABORATE 09 – Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community

Title: User Group Event: Oracle Collaborate Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL Link out: Click here Description: Survive and Thrive with COLLABORATE 09 — OAUG Forum Where on earth can you find: * 1,000+ User-Led Sessions Packed with Best Practices and Case Studies * 19 Educational Tracks * 8 Deep Dive Workshops * Peer-to-Peer […]

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Posted by R "Ray" Wang on February 2, 2009

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