Sounds like a standard negotiating ploy to me. Maybe they dont really want your business? On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Freeman, Donald <dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote: > Same thing happened to us. If we decide to drop anything they readjust > the price of support for all the rest. Needless to say it won’t be > downward. > > > > Donald Freeman > > Database Administrator II > > Commonwealth of Pennsylvania > > Department of Health > > Bureau of Information Technology > > 2150 Herr Street > > Harrisburg, PA 17103 > > dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx > > > > *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: > oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Thomas Roach > *Sent:* Monday, February 08, 2010 4:10 PM > *To:* Oracle Discussion List > *Subject:* Oracle Support renewal > > > > Hi, > > > > This is an Oracle support renewal question. > > > > We wanted to drop support for a couple of products, but were told that if > we did that, the other items purchased in the same order would get bumped to > list price and we would have to pay 22% of that for support. Has anyone > heard of this? > > > > Is there any way to get discounts on Oracle support renewals? Is there any > option to prepay a few years in advance in exchange for a discount? > > > > We reached out to some of our contacts from Oracle but they are pretty firm > that there are no options unless we want to try and buy newer licenses at a > steeper discount (but that would mean throwing our existing licenses away). > > > > I know this is a somewhat taboo subject, but was hoping to get some > pointers as our renewal is coming up. > > > > Thanks! > > > > Tom > -- Andrew W. Kerber 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'