Oracle Powers Cloud Led Business Transformation at GITEX Africa 2023
Oracle will showcase its latest cloud innovations to help boost Africa’s digital economy across key industry verticals at GITEX Africa 2023 in Marrakech.
“Oracle has been present in Africa for more than two decades and our technologies are at the heart of some of the most inspiring business transformations across the continent”, said Nick Redshaw, senior vice president – Tech Cloud, Middle East and Africa, Oracle. “We continue to invest in Africa by establishing cutting edge digital infrastructure, expanding local presence, enabling the local IT ecosystem, and strengthening the continent’s digital talent pipeline. GITEX Africa will serve as a platform for our customers, partners, and visitors from across Africa to explore the numerous growth possibilities that can be achieved with Oracle Cloud.”
Oracle in Africa:
To meet the rapidly growing demand for enterprise cloud services in Africa, Oracle has launched its first cloud region in Johannesburg, South Africa. This region is playing a key role in accelerating the adoption of latest digital technologies while also helping African businesses achieve better performance and drive continuous innovation.
The Johannesburg region is built on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), which enables customers to easily migrate IT workloads and data platforms to the cloud or build new cloud native applications. In addition, Oracle offers a wide range of application modernisation and cloud strategies to help African organisations operate with global competitiveness.
With 12 dedicated offices including two each in Nigeria and Egypt and one each in South Africa, Algeria, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Morocco, and Mauritius, Oracle has been continuously expanding its presence to service customers across the continent.
Preparing Africa’s Next Generation for the Digital Economy
Research and Development Lab: Morocco
Oracle has opened a new research and development lab at Casanearshore Park in Casablanca that plans to house up to 100 researchers who will use Oracle’s cloud, AI, and machine learning technologies to tackle the most pressing challenges facing business, science and the public sector.
Taking advantage of its new state-of-the-art facility, the team will collaborate with Morocco’s vibrant technology sector to support the identification, exploration, and transfer of new technologies that can advance Oracle’s customer’s businesses worldwide.