Column: Automation vacation – technology driving change in the Kenyan travel industry

By Corine Mbiaketcha Nana, Managing Director Kenya Hub covering East, Central and West Africa at Oracle. It is often said we live for the holidays, and perhaps proof of that is the fact that today, the tourist industry is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, with a business volume equal to […]

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Corine Mbiaketcha Nana: Three early industry adopters of autonomous technologies

Automation has already transformed industries in which complexity and performance demands must meet the challenges of fewer available resources, narrower profit margins and expanding product volumes. Examples include the car manufacturing industry, online reservation systems in the travel industry, the introduction of ATMs by the banking industry and more recently, automated mobile money kiosks. Now […]

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Oracle Appoints Andrew Sordam New Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa

Oracle today announced the appointment of Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect. Andrew Sordam takes over from Cherian Varghese who has been named as the Regional Managing Director and Vice President for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and South Asian Growing Economies at Oracle, based out of Singapore. Sordam […]

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Cloud computing can improve local realities in Kenya

Corine Mbiaketcha Nana, Managing Director Kenya Hub covering East, Central and West Africa at Oracle Kenya has distinguished itself as a hotbed of technological innovation and creativity. The challenge now is how to consolidate these gains and leap forward as a country– to enhance the quality of life for all.  Cloud computing in layman’s terms […]

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IDC, Oracle to Host Exclusive Roundtable for Banking Executives in Johannesburg

Oracle and International Data Corporation (IDC) are to jointly host a Banking Executive Roundtable later this month at the Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in Johannesburg. Running under the theme ‘Enabling Digital Transformation in an Age of Disruption’, this pioneering half-day event will begin at 8.30am on September 21 with a dedicated breakfast and networking […]

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Oracle and KCB to hold a developers forum to help drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

In an effort to grow the adoption of cloud services efficiently across Africa, Oracle , has partnered with Kenya Commercial Bank to together to hold a three-day developers day targeting the firm’s ecosystem of customers, partners, independent software vendors, user groups and innovation hubs. The four-day event will entail focused and in-depth sessions with experts […]

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Janusz Naklicki, Oracle Vice President of the Russia, Africa and Central Europe region, welcomed customers to the 2-day Oracle Africa Innovation Summit in Mauritius this week

Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle  customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive Summit’ that concluded today in Mauritius. Dozens of Oracle customers gathered to understand various aspects of the cloud adoption process including capacity building, innovation, security and […]

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#MCW16: Oracle unveils its new Oracle Communications Network Service Orchestration Solution

Cloud applications and platform services provider company Oracle has unveiled its new version of Oracle Communications Network Service Orchestration Solution at the Mobile World Conference 2016 in Barcelona. According to Oracle, as communication service providers (CSPs) continue to evolve their networks to take advantage of new technologies to deploy innovative services such as voice over […]

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Oracle Cloud Day: CEOs should help drive business transformation

Oracle Kenya last week held its annual Cloud Day event at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. The event attracted customers; partners, stakeholders and government officials from various industries to discuss how Cloud is transforming business today. According to Oracle, the event sought to bring together private and public sector players, creating a platform for networking […]

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Thousands of schools in Africa to benefit from Oracle Academy and Raspberry Pi Foundation program

Oracle Academy and the Raspberry Pi Foundation  have today officially launched Oracle Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools. The program is an ambitious project to join thousands of schools in Africa and around the world in a global science experiment. Participating schools will receive a Raspberry Pi hardware kit for students to build and operate […]

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Oracle launches Capacity-Building Programme to close IT Skills Gap in Africa

The four-pronged program was devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and businesses in Africa, exacerbating the shortage of suitably skilled practitioners to use the systems to best advantage

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#OracleOpenWorld2014: Oracle unveils `Oracle Analytics Cloud’ for data analysis

Oracle today announced Oracle Analytics Cloud, a comprehensive portfolio of analytics offerings built for the cloud; deployed in the cloud; and enabling data analysis for cloud, on-premises, traditional, and big data sources. The Hindu Business Line has reported In its ongoing Oracle OpenWorld conference in SanFrancisco, the company has made this announcement in the backdrop […]

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