Oracle and Redington open cloud centre of excellence
Cloud Centre of Excellence will support Oracle Partner Network in cloud delivery
Oracle and value-added distributor Redington have opened a Cloud Centre of Excellence, to help Oracle partners to develop their cloud skills.
The centre will be open to Oracle Partner Network (OPN) members to enable knowledge sharing and to help OPN members to develop their own cloud projects.
The CCoE is located at Redington's Dubai office, and will bring together Oracle best practice, insight and cloud strategy with the service offerings, professional services and marketing support of Oracle - an OPN member.
"Cloud adoption in the UAE and wider Middle East is on the rise and in order to help our customers achieve maximum value and unprecedented growth, it is important for us to invest in empowering our partners with the right skills," said Orfhlaith Ni Chorcora, Vice President, A&C Leader - Technology and Cloud Systems, South Europe and ECEMEA, Oracle.
"The Cloud Centre of Excellence will allow partners to focus on continuous skills development and education of their employees thus empowering the partners to provide better service to customers that are embarking on their cloud journey."
Ramkumar Balakrishnan, President - IT Value Distribution, Redington Gulf, commented: "This new CCoE will provide a variety of enablement, engagement and development resources that will help the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) partners drive cloud adoption across the Middle East. In addition to delivering technical training workshops aimed at developing partner skills to support the digital transformation strategy of customers, the CCoE will also rollout a Digital & Cloud accelerator program to help partners align and transform their business model in the cloud era."