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Jun 21, 2017

Top 6 Questions About JD Edwards Third-Party Support

And Why We Were Named One of the Most Promising Oracle Solution Providers June 21, 2017 | Karen Blazek | Director, Product Marketing At the end of 2016, Spinnaker Support was recognized as one of the 100 Most Promising Oracle [...]

May 23, 2017

For SAP customers, the push to the cloud probably should NOT be your biggest concern!

May 23, 2017 | Karen Blazek | Director, Product Marketing A cloud strategy is top of mind for most companies, but a more pressing concern is your database support.  Do you have a database problem? With the possibility of SAP [...]

May 16, 2017

The Intersection of Third-Party Maintenance (3PM) and Information Security

Security is usually a hot topic for those who are considering a switch to third-party SAP or Oracle support. Organizations that utilize software vendors for software support feel they might be exposed from a security perspective should they transition to [...]

May 4, 2017

How Spinnaker Support is Helping Customers Embrace Digital Technology Transformation

May 4, 2017 | Karen Blazek | Director, Product Marketing Most Spinnaker Support customers are transforming their businesses at a rapid pace to retain or gain competitive advantage. This is putting much pressure on IT resources, who are often expected [...]

Apr 25, 2017

Spinnaker Support Launches in South Korea!

At Spinnaker Support, we are excited to unveil the next chapter of our extensive global expansion rollout - the official launch of our newest operations center in Seoul, South Korea. From Seoul, we will deliver cutting edge third-party Oracle and [...]

Apr 19, 2017

JD Edwards Customers – now is the time to consider third-party maintenance and support!

April 19, 2017 | Karen Blazek | Director, Product Marketing The author of this blog is Karen Blazek, who just joined Spinnaker Support as a Director of Product Marketing. Previously, Karen spent the last 15 years in leadership roles within [...]

Mar 30, 2017

Q&A: Yoav Wilder on Spinnaker Support in Israel

Michelle Wilkinson | Senior Director, Marketing Spinnaker Support is thrilled to welcome Yoav Wilder, Israel Country Manager and Vice President, Sales for EMEA. Mr. Wilder is an accomplished business leader who brings nearly twenty years of experience to the position. [...]

Mar 29, 2017

Oracle Cloud Adoption – Is Oracle’s Application Managed Cloud Service Really “Cloud”?

March 29, 2017 | Kurt Moydell | Vice President, Sales – Americas My answer is no . . . but here’s a little background on the question and my thoughts on the matter. I work to stay in tune with [...]

Mar 16, 2017

Third-Party Maintenance & Support in the Middle East: Back to the Future

March 16, 2017 | Lee Mashburn | Vice President, Marketing Spinnaker Support recently exhibited in Dubai as a Platinum sponsor at Gartner’s Symposium/Itxpo, which targets CIOs. Almost 600 delegates attended the event, representing organizations of all sizes and industries. Many [...]

Feb 22, 2017

Technology Advisory Services as a Key Component of Annual Maintenance Fees at No Extra Charge

Spinnaker Support provides more comprehensive support for less cost; our customers save on average more than 60% per year in maintenance fees. As part of our standard support offering, we integrate four distinct services under the one annual fee: Break [...]

Feb 1, 2017

Join Spinnaker Support at the Dubai Gartner Symposium

February 1, 2017 Spinnaker Support is pleased to announce that we are a platinum exhibitor at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Dubai, running February 28 to March 2, 2017. If you or your colleagues are attending the symposium, don’t forget to stop [...]

Jan 17, 2017

Momentum Continues to Build for Spinnaker Support’s Unique Blend of Siebel CRM Services

January 17, 2017 | Bob Harland | Vice President, Global Oracle Services Introduction Last May, Spinnaker Support posted a blog featuring an interview with our very own Anthony Cefola, who leads the Siebel CRM Services practice. Anthony outlined why organizations [...]

Jan 10, 2017

SAP Cloud is Fueling SAP Third-Party Support Revenue Growth

January 10, 2017 | Lee Mashburn | Vice President, Marketing In the early days of SAP third-party software support, most adopters were either financially distressed (and couldn’t afford to upgrade to new releases or pay high vendor support fees) or [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Why utilize so many database support vendors, when all you need is one?

Spinnaker Support recognized for power of one-stop Oracle Database managed services and Oracle Database support January 5, 2017 | Iain Saunderson | Director, Oracle Support Services When there’s an issue with your Oracle database, how does it affect the day-to-day [...]

Oct 14, 2016

Spinnaker Support: A Long Term Solution for Third-Party Support

October 14, 2016 | Michelle Wilkinson | Director, Marketing Gartner has built a powerful brand as the independent research voice in the IT space. So it comes as no surprise that the pros at Gartner have recognized third-party software support [...]

Oct 11, 2016

Why Spinnaker Support is one of the most unique and respected JD Edwards application services companies in history

What Employees Are Saying October 11, 2016 | Mark Kreutz | Vice President of JD Edwards Global Services  Our newest JD Edwards services advertisement makes a bold proclamation. There is no doubt that, since inception in 2008, our JD Edwards [...]

Sep 21, 2016

Recognizing the Contribution of Administrative Professionals

      September 21, 2016 | Bonnie Schutz, PACE | Executive Assistant to the CEO It is my pleasure, along with the support of my fantastic company, Spinnaker Support - a proud recipient of Denver’s 2016 Top Workplaces award, [...]

Aug 25, 2016

A CFO’s Guide to Taking a SAP Maintenance Vacation

Managing risk and containing costs are two CFO responsibilities that intersect when it comes to SAP maintenance contracts. SAP charges customers up to 22% of the original licensing fee each year for support and maintenance, and in some cases, annual [...]

Aug 10, 2016

Maintenance Vacation: Funding SAP Cloud Migration Strategy

August 9, 2016 | Kurt Moydell | Vice President, Americas In a new webinar, featuring Forrester Research’s Duncan Jones and yours truly, we discuss how organizations can find and fund the right cloud migration strategy for their enterprise applications. Cloud [...]

Aug 3, 2016

7 Reasons to Consider Third-Party SAP Software Support

August 3, 2016 | Michelle Wilkinson | Director of Marketing SAP charges between 18-22 percent of the costs of its software licenses for annual support, compelling many companies to consider the benefits they actually receive from SAP. For some companies, [...]