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  • Adventist Health has selected Oracle Application cloud in a bid to modernize their IT systems and transform the performance of key business functions including HR and Finance

    Adventist Health Cures Aging Legacy IT Systems with Oracle Cloud

    September 26, 2016 • Cloud Computing, HealthcareComments (0)

    Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system, has selected Oracle Applications Cloud as part of an end-to-end Cloud deployment to modernize its IT systems and transform the performance of key business functions including HR and Finance....

  • Oracle's Larry Ellison takes aim at Amazon. (image credit: Oracle)

    “Amazon are decades behind Oracle”- Larry Ellison

    September 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Top StoriesComments (0)

    According to Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison, Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud. In his keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone...

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    How ‘the rise of the machines’ is being driven by Cloud

    September 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

    From robotics to artificial intelligence, businesses view the cloud as a blank canvas upon which to build their innovation strategies. The technologies defining the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’, more commonly referred to as Industry 4.0, are being...

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    DIY or Buy? Weighing up Infrastructure Options for Big Data

    May 24, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on DIY or Buy? Weighing up Infrastructure Options for Big Data

    Choosing how to implement your Big Data capabilities is critical; buying a complete solution could reap rewards. Building your own big data capabilities from scratch does seem tempting to many companies. They see it as a way to tailor the technology to their...

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    Oracle reveals initiative to up IT skills in Africa

    October 9, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle reveals initiative to up IT skills in Africa

    Oracle has revealed an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. The four-pronged program has been devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and businesses in Africa,...

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    Oracle e-campus goes live

    June 27, 2014 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle e-campus goes live

    The University of Djibouti has implemented a new software system to help it achieve its ambition to deliver tertiary education to students in countries on the horn of Africa. Sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, the University of Djibouti e-campus...

  • Botswana's Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi (image: file)

    Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    October 5, 2013 • EventsComments Off on Connecting Industry to Government and Civil Society

    Industry giants HP, Google, Oracle & IBM are just some of the high profile global organisations attending Innovation Africa 2013 in Botswana this month. The summit, being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre this October 15-17, will also...

  • BlackBerry, Oracle’s SA mobile app challenge

    July 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BlackBerry, Oracle’s SA mobile app challenge

    BlackBerry® and Oracle are bringing a Mobile Apps Challenge to South Africa with the goal of inspiring local developers to build mobile business solutions that can help customers boost productivity and efficiency in their mobile workforces. The Mobile Apps...

  • Oracle to support Java’s future in Africa

    July 11, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on Oracle to support Java’s future in Africa

    Oracle Corporation has this week announced a series of programs and activities for Java developers and aspiring developers around the world. These programs set to run under the tagline ‘Make the Future Java’ will enable developers to share their...

  • Bill Gates once-again world’s richest

    May 17, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Bill Gates once-again world’s richest

    Microsoft creator Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person, as an upsurge in Microsoft’s stock price pushed him beyond former number one Carlos Slim. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates is valued at $72.7 billion (an increase...

  • EMEA Businesses struggling to protect their value chains

    April 26, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on EMEA Businesses struggling to protect their value chains

    A research study launched by Oracle revealed that the majority of businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have been unable to protect their value chains against unforeseen events. The report ‘Managing the Value Chain in Turbulent Times’...

  • Oracle’s Digital Store helps meet demand

    September 23, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Oracle’s Digital Store helps meet demand

    Software and hardware systems company Oracle has said its Communications Digital Store would help service providers meet growing demand for digital content. The company made the introduction on Thursday. “With the addition of Oracle Communications...

  • James Gosling joins Google

    March 30, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on James Gosling joins Google

    Google has hired James Gosling, the man who created the Java programming language. It is not clear what Gosling’s responsibilities will be, but speculation is rife that he will advise Google in a lawsuit against Oracle Corporation. “I don’t...

  • Avnet appointed Oracle distributor in MENA

    March 3, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on Avnet appointed Oracle distributor in MENA

    Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., added another major brand to its portfolio in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by acquiring the value added distribution rights for the full range of Oracle software  and Oracle...

  • Oracle acquires ATG

    January 10, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on Oracle acquires ATG

    Oracle has completed the acquisition of Art Technology Group (ATG), Inc. With the addition of ATG, Oracle can now provide cross-channel CRM, Retail and Commerce that enables unified marketing, merchandising, service and order management, supply chain, and a...

  • Oracle unveils new SPARC Supercluster

    December 6, 2010 • EnterpriseComments Off on Oracle unveils new SPARC Supercluster

    Oracle’s SPARC Supercluster is a complete infrastructure solution for running Oracle database RAC environments. Based upon the architecture used in Oracle’s new TPC-C world record, the SPARC Supercluster solution utilises new SPARC servers,...