just note, by the book, your u2 licenses which are sold as embedded product are nontransferable - by the book.
that's not to say you can't outright go buy new u2 licenses - but again, (depending on Epicor's VAR agreement with Rocket, IBM, et all) you may not have transferable u2 licenses. m On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Mecki Foerthmann <mec...@gmx.net> wrote: > I can understand your concern and also the reasoning of your boss. > Since you are dealing with Epicor cancelling the maintenance for ManFact > will most likely mean that they will cancel your U2 support too. > > The company I work for went through the same drama. > 'You cancel the support contract for Avante and you can't have support for > UniData anymore', is what Epicor said. > Since Avante had been heavily modified (mainly by Epicor themselves) every > call was charged unless we could prove that it was a genuine bug. By the > time I found the bug and could prove that this was in the original code too > I could as easily just fix it myself. > What good is paying for support only to get charged nearly every time you > have a problem? > So management decided to cancel the contract. > > But they went to another VAR to have at least Unidata and SB+ under > support and a resource of experienced programmers that can help out if the > IT department can't solve a problem with Avante. > Management is happy because they save a substantial amount of money and I > don't care because I didn't get any help from Epicor anyway and the guys > working for our new VAR are much better. > So if you ask me - go for it - find another Rocket VAR so your database is > still supported and give Epicor the boot. > > > > On 29/06/2012 16:46, John Varney wrote: > >> I have a potential issue coming up. Our CFO seems to want to be more penny >> pinching than normal and is trying to get us to discontinue our support >> from >> our main vendor (We currently use ManFact from EpiCor). This seems like a >> REALLY bad idea, but it keeps coming up. Can I get some outside opinions >> on >> why we should keep the support going? I'd like as many as possible because >> I'd like to put an end to this once and for all. All comments would be >> welcome. >> >> >> ______________________________**_________________ >> U2-Users mailing list >> U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org >> http://listserver.u2ug.org/**mailman/listinfo/u2-users<http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users> >> >> > ______________________________**_________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/**mailman/listinfo/u2-users<http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users> > _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users