Recent reports from tech analysts and firms, including Sage, and Frost and Sullivan, translates that technology and Internet is driving change in businesses across the African continent.
Focusing more on cloud computing, the ‘Africa Executive Summit’ which was held in Mauritius focused on how to drive awareness and highlight the impact of Oracle Cloud Solutions for business growth in Africa. At the event were numbers of clients from Oracle who had come together to seek knowledge on the diverse aspects of cloud adoption process. The knowledge sharing event included capacity building, innovation, security and the ability to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) for driving business growth with Oracle cloud solutions. The mix of specialists, practitioners, high profile cloud strategists, and customers gave the event a good outlook as there was sharing and learning of excellent practices during the two day event.
At the two days event were graced with keynote speakers like Janusz Naklicki; and Cherian Varghese, Cluster Leader, Sub Saharan Africa, Oracle.
Janusz Naklicki, who is the Vice President of the Russia, Africa and Central Europe, Oracle said that: “Cloud adoption in Africa is growing at a rapid pace as organizations now realise that cloud offers them speed, value and better ROI. Africa is a priority market for us and the Africa Executive Summit is in line with our commitment to further drive this interest and support our customers in Africa in their journey to the cloud”.
Cherian Varghese also added, “Cloud technology will undoubtedly drive the next phase of growth for businesses in Africa and and with our completely integrated cloud platform that spans all layers of the cloud, we are uniquely poised to help SMEs, large organisations and governments in Africa transition to the cloud”.