Oracle, in collaboration with Redington, a leading value added distributor operating across East, West, French West Africa and Middle East and a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, today launched a Cloud Center of Excellence in Lagos to enable knowledge share and ready availability of Oracle’s full stack of services to help Oracle partners develop and implement transformative cloud projects across Africa.
“Cloud led digital transformation is on the rise across Africa, and with this acceleration comes the demand for improved services and solutions from local partners”, said Adebayo Sanni, Country Leader, Oracle Nigeria. “The new Cloud Centre of Excellence will allow Oracle partners to focus on continuous skills development and education of their employees, empowering the Nigerian IT ecosystem to grow, while better servicing customers who are embarking on their cloud journey.”
“The new Cloud Centre of Excellence aims to provide a variety of enablement, engagement and development resources in Nigeria; delivering technical training workshops aimed at developing partner skills. Supporting the digital transformation strategy of customers in the region; the hub will also rollout a Digital and Cloud accelerator programme to help partners align and transform their business model in the era of cloud,” says Cherian John, Vice president Redington Value.
Located at the Oracle office in Ikoyi, Lagos, the Cloud Center of Excellence can be accessed by all Oracle partners in the region, interested in furthering their understanding and ability to implement cloud-led solutions and services.