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2017-11-16T15:31:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for Oracle E-Business Suite?

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We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Top 20Reseller

Oracle prices are better in Vietnam and more flexible. If we need to customize something in Oracle, it's very flexible and easy to customize.

2021-10-20T20:32:18Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The price would be better if it were lower.

2021-08-30T11:11:45Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This is an expensive solution but it's to be expected because ERPs are expensive.

2021-05-31T18:04:00Z
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Real User

If you're buying a license, support is roughly 22% of the price of the whole product. So, in the first year, you'll definitely get support. Some companies, over a period of time, try to knock off the Oracle support costs because it just keeps growing. Every year, according to their published price, it will increase from three to five percent from the last year. Now, imagine you bought a product worth 1.5 billion; what would be the support cost in the first year? And then plus 5%, plus 5% — it goes on, and on. You'll come to a point where you feel you're wasting money because support is support whether I am paying for five users or 500 users. There is a solution for all of your current problems in Oracle E-Business Suite, but the constraint is the license. I'll give you a live example. Let's say I bought an employee self-service. What I would get is a bunch of licenses that I can use on the web version on my local internet. But with the current model of digitalization, you know that the employees would prefer to have some sort of mobile app or at least a desktop site. So, if I want that to happen, then I'd need to buy another set of licenses. The same self-service on the mobile version. These are the pain points with Oracle. The license is normalized or broken down to such a level that it becomes a pain. Regarding a new customer, unless he's been using this solution for two or three years, he won't get used to these licenses. There is a good chance that he'd become exploited by Oracle's account managers in terms of licenses. Oracle's licenses are not straightforward. Personally, I have worked on several projects where I have had to help customers understand Oracle licensing — it's not simple in SAP either. There are pros and cons to both solutions. Sometimes it could be beneficial and sometimes it's troublesome. That is something I feel that Oracle should try to simplify.

2021-04-29T15:52:35Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Licensing is on a yearly basis. There is an initial cost, and the standard fee is 22% per year.

2021-02-18T11:24:51Z
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Top 20Real User

The pricing for us, being based in Zimbabwe, is expensive. The exchange is not so good. While we have some constraints now, we don't foresee this being an ongoing problem.

2021-02-03T11:51:46Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This product is more expensive if you compare it to SAP.

2020-11-02T19:24:48Z
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Real User

The pricing of the solution is at about $700-$750 per year.

2020-11-02T18:29:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Considering the market at the moment, Oracle needs to adjust the pricing of this solution.

2020-10-30T22:01:33Z
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Top 20Real User

We are satisfied with the pricing of Oracle E-Business Suite. Pricing is pretty much okay if you consider the products and the service that you are getting. A quality product never comes at a cheap price. Oracle is costly, but they support you. If you are looking for pricing, then I would say not to go for Oracle.

2020-08-09T07:20:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

I can not say much about the price, because that's more of a question for management, and who deals with that directly. However, I am aware that the licenses are sometimes difficult for customers to understand. The pricing is a little bit expensive sometimes and how they come to the pricing is complex.

2020-07-14T08:15:53Z
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Top 20Real User

The licensing costs for E-business Suite depends upon what modules you're using, the number of users, core database components and things like that. I believe we pay around USD $100,000 annually. There are no additional costs unless you opt for additional products or components.

2020-06-21T08:08:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

In order to minimize the implementation and consultancy costs, business lines should have proper definitions. They need to have a proper way of retrieving their data, which should be structured well. Both the current projects and future projects should be defined well. Licensing should be done according to current and near future plans. Customer should do their sizing and understand their computational resource needs. They need to start sales negotiations according to their actual needs. Customers should evaluate the partner who is responsible for implementing the project. The better the partner, the higher the success rate of the project.

2020-03-19T14:24:00Z
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Real User

It costs too much.

2018-12-13T11:34:00Z
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Real User

The cost is high for this product.

2018-12-12T10:23:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Licensing and costing of Oracle EBS is very complex. We recommend to use a system integrator during the negotiation process since Oracle sales representatives sometime do not know the actual minimum requirements and may oversell the necessary licenses through ignorance.

2018-05-17T07:16:00Z
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Consultant

Do not enable any module that you do not use. Check them and disable, if necessary.

2017-11-16T15:31:00Z
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