DUBAI, UAE, 1st April, 2021: Mindware, today announced that it has been appointed a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) for Oracle in 14 countries across the Gulf, Levant and North Africa regions. As per the agreement, Mindware will market and distribute Oracle’s entire portfolio of market leading solutions including databases, applications, storage, servers, and Cloud technologies to empower and accelerate modern businesses. Mindware is a member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN).
Providing an insight into the relationship, Philippe Jarre, CEO at Mindware Group said, “As one of the region’s leading value-added distributors, we are constantly looking to bolster our vendor portfolio and provide new and exciting technologies to the market through our channel ecosystem; technologies that advance the digital transformation aspirations of regional enterprises. Oracle is a global tech innovator that has been a leader in database software for more than three decades. Oracle has been steadily expanding this leadership to the entire technology stack through relentless product development and strategic acquisitions of best-of-breed technology vendors. It has a very strong Cloud vision and is helping organisations drive forward their digital strategies by developing integrated Cloud technologies, offering both choice and flexibility and making the customer’s transition to Cloud-based IT environments easier”.
“We are excited about the collaboration and are confident of the rapid uptake of Oracle’s solutions by regional organisations, especially in today’s context where Cloud computing is gaining momentum with the shift to remote working”, he added.
Mindware today has a large and highly skilled team of engineers with experience across various technology domains to support its partners. Naturally, the distributor will employ a dedicated team of professionals fully certified on Oracle’s technologies to ensure that they both practice and preach such extensive knowledge across all of the vendor’s products and solutions. This team will work closely with Oracle to deliver exceptional value to partners and to their end customers.
In the Middle East, Oracle’s second generation cloud regions are now live in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Oracle has a unique dual region strategy that enables customers to deploy resilient applications in multiple geographies for disaster recovery and compliance requirements. Customers that want to run critical systems of record in the cloud need fully independent cloud regions for disaster recovery purposes.
As a leading provider of cloud solutions, Oracle has long supported the cloud-led digital transformation efforts of the public sector, large private corporations and mid-sized businesses in the Middle East. There are several examples of Oracle Cloud helping businesses and government organisations drive business continuity, deliver vital citizen services, enable remote working and accelerate growth.
“The Gulf, Levant and North Africa are strategic markets for Oracle as we look to accelerate the adoption of Oracle Cloud in the region by supporting our partners”, said Abiy Yeshitla, Vice President, Technology, Gulf region, Oracle. “Mindware’s deep experience in developing channel partners and extensive reach across the region will further help us deliver innovative cloud solutions to customers across diverse sectors”.