Rimini Street Announces Next Phase of Growth Strategy for Japan, Appoints New Country Leadership
15.9.2015 22:00 | Business Wire
Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP) Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced that Yorio Wakisaka has been appointed country manager of Japan, effective September 15th. In this role, Wakisaka is responsible for leading the next phase (Phase III) of growth for Nihon Rimini Street, including strengthening Rimini Street’s presence outside of Tokyo, building out the service delivery engineering team and expansion of operations to support the Company’s fast-paced growth in Japan.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150915005860/en/
SAP executive and industry veteran Yorio Wakisaka appointed country manager of Japan for Nihon Rimini Street. (Photo: Business Wire)
Wakisaka joins Nihon Rimini Street from SAP Japan, where he served most recently as vice president and senior business development executive for the Automotive Business Unit. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing the growth and operations for SAP’s largest automotive company accounts on a global basis. During his 18-year tenure at SAP, Wakisaka held various roles of increasing engineering and executive responsibility, including VP and head of Pre-Sales, Value Engineering and Industry. Prior to SAP, Wakisaka was an engineer at NEC Office System Co. As a veteran of the enterprise IT industry, he brings proven experience in the growth and execution of global business development capabilities and operations in enterprise applications in Japan.
“The adoption of independent support in the Japanese market continues to rise as enterprise leaders place more scrutiny on the high costs of maintaining enterprise software and the value they receive in return,” said Wakisaka. “Rimini Street helps companies in Japan and around the world save up to 90 percent on total maintenance costs for their ERP software and enables them to run their current systems without required upgrades for at least 15 years. With these significant savings, IT leaders can become business enablers, helping to fund more strategic initiatives that drive growth and innovation.”
Rimini Street Continues Strong Momentum 18 Months After Launch
Nihon Rimini Street, K.K., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rimini Street, Inc., launched its Japanese headquarters in Tokyo in 2014. The Company provides support to organizations across a wide range of industries, and now supports nearly 40 clients with operations in Japan, including local Japanese companies CMK Corporation, Kumagai Gumi Co, Ltd. and Nishimatsu Construction Co., Ltd.
A recent forecast report1 from Gartner shows that 2016 ERP software spend in Japan will be 194 billion Yen, a growth of nearly eight percent over 2015. As a leading independent support provider, Rimini Street helps clients save hundreds of millions of Yen in annual savings compared to vendor software maintenance fees, by providing premium-level support, including support for customizations and Japanese tax, legal and regulatory updates at no additional fee. In addition, Rimini Street clients benefit from a 24x7x365 support model with an assigned Primary Support Engineer (PSE) and ultra-responsive service with average urgent case response times of less than five minutes.
“Driven by companies in Japan seeking more value from their software maintenance budgets and a better support model, Rimini Street is embarking on ‘Phase III’ of its growth in Japan, and I am confident that Mr. Wakisaka is the right person to lead Nihon Rimini Street forward,” said Seth Ravin, Rimini Street CEO. “Rimini Street remains committed to excellence and to providing the most relevant services and responsive, high-quality support for our clients’ mission-critical Oracle or SAP systems in Japan, as well as across the globe.”
About Rimini Street, Inc.
Rimini Street is the global leader in providing independent enterprise software support services. The company has redefined enterprise support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables Oracle and SAP licensees to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for at least 15 years. Over 1,100 global, Fortune 500, midmarket, and public sector organizations from a broad range of industries have selected Rimini Street as their trusted, independent support provider. To learn more, please visit http://www.riministreet.com.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements. The words “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “expect,” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, and are based on various assumptions. If the risks materialize or our assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the results implied by these forward-looking statements. Rimini Street assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or information, which speak only as of the date of this press release.
Rimini Street and the Rimini Street logo are trademarks of Rimini Street, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2015. All rights reserved.
1 Gartner, Inc. “Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2012-2019, 2Q15 Update.” June 11, 2015.
Rimini Street, Inc.
Alma Park, +1 323-229-7282
Om Business Wire
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
Tech21 Announces New Collection Designed to Protect the Samsung Galaxy Note8 Drop After Drop.23.8.2017 17:30 | Pressemelding
Tech21, the leader in impact protection for mobile devices, today announced a new collection of innovative cases and screen shields for the Samsung Galaxy Note8 made of unique, patented impact protection materials that guarantee the most effective drop protection on the market. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170823005888/en/ Evo Tactical for Samsung Galaxy Note8 (Photo: Business Wire) Tech21 products are designed to protect, drop after drop. The company does this by using scientifically proven impact materials, innovative design and a rigorous testing methodology developed in partnership with the National Physical Laboratory. Tech21 cases are drop tested 20 times to ensure durability and long lasting protection able to withstand the multiple drops that occur in the everyday
2018 AQR Insight Award Call for Papers23.8.2017 15:45 | Pressemelding
AQR Capital Management, LLC (“AQR”) today began accepting submissions for the seventh annual AQR Insight Award. The AQR Insight Award recognizes and rewards exceptional academic papers that have practical applications and offer original, intelligent approaches to issues in the investment world. Up to three papers share a $100,000 annual prize. Winners are chosen by the AQR Insight Award Committee, a panel of senior members of the firm, many of whom are leading academic finance experts from top universities. AQR will accept papers on any investment-related topic as long as they deliver clear, significant insights. Papers must not be published before October 1, 2017. The deadline for entries is November 1, 2017. The Committee will then narrow the finalists to five papers, and the authors of those papers will be invited to present their research to
ANA Announces New Online Content "IS JAPAN COOL? DOU"23.8.2017 15:00 | Pressemelding
Today, All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA), Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, is proud to announce the launch of its new online content “IS JAPAN COOL? DOU,” which illustrates traditional Japanese culture through the use of cutting-edge technology. This content can be seen on “IS JAPAN COOL?,” a website that promotes tourist destinations and popular Japanese cultures to the world. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170823005024/en/ "IS JAPAN COOL? DOU" TOP (Graphic: Business Wire) While Japan is widely known for its unique pop culture, “IS JAPAN COOL?,” which launched in 2012, has put much of its focus on promoting Japan’s modern culture. As the number of tourists visiting Japan exceeded 24 million people as of 2016, the project aims to provide a deeper understa
Emailage Receives $10 Million Growth Equity Investment to Accelerate Global Expansion23.8.2017 14:00 | Pressemelding
Emailage, the leading provider of global fraud prevention and identity verification using email address scoring, today announced that it has received a $10 million growth equity investment. Anthos Capital led the investment, with participation from Radian Capital, Wipro Ventures, Mucker Capital and Tallwave Capital. Emailage will use the funding to expand existing partnerships, further advance its powerful email address-based predictive scoring system, and accelerate growth in North America, EMEA, LATAM and other key markets. “This investment will allow us to continue our rapid growth, enhance our leadership position in the online fraud detection market and deliver significant fraud prevention capabilities to businesses around the world,” said Emailage CEO Rei Carvalho. Emailage’s Software-as-a-Service solution delivers powerful, real-time risk intelligence by leveraging the
Westinghouse to Provide Fuel to PSEG’s Salem Nuclear Generating Station Through Continued Partnership23.8.2017 12:15 | Pressemelding
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a nuclear fuel contract extension with PSEG, a major supplier of nuclear power in New Jersey, to continue providing fuel assemblies for both units at the Salem Nuclear Generating Station. “Westinghouse has been the single-source fuel provider for PSEG’s Salem plant since its start of operations more than 40 years ago, and we are pleased to continue to support this important and long-standing customer through the delivery of safe, reliable high-performance fuel,” said David Howell, president, Americas Region, and chief growth officer at Westinghouse. “This continued partnership is recognition of our reliable fuel performance and confirmation of the important trust PSEG has in Westinghouse.” Under the terms of the contract, Westinghouse will deliver its 17x17 Robust Fuel Assemblies, known as RFA-2. The design of
GN Hearing Announces Availability of Rechargeable Solution for the Recently Launched ReSound LiNX 3D23.8.2017 12:00 | Pressemelding
GN Hearing introduces a rechargeable battery option for the revolutionary ReSound LiNX 3D hearing aids. Available in North America and other major markets from September 1, the rechargeable battery solution gives ReSound users even more options to choose from. The rechargeable option is also available for Beltone Trust in North America, and from September 1 this will be extended to other major markets. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170823005211/en/ GN Hearing has made a rechargeable battery option available for the revolutionary ReSound LiNX 3D hearing aids. (Photo: Business Wire) ReSound LiNX 3D Rechargeable – More Than Just Another Rechargeable Hearing Aid The rechargeable battery option is made available based on a deep understanding of user expectations
I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.Besøk vårt presserom