Emirates News Agency – Accenture, Etisalat Digital and Oracle team up to drive digital transformation





ABU DHABI, Oct. 13, 2021 (WAM) — Accenture, Etisalat Digital and Oracle have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide SMEs and large enterprises in the Middle East with a seamless digital transformation and journey to Oracle cloud solutions with infrastructure as a service, platform as a service and software as a service.

By providing a one-stop shop for Oracle solutions, the new partnership enables Accenture, Etisalat Digital and Oracle to create a joint value proposition for customers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, and the wider region.

Under the agreement, Etisalat Digital will assume responsibility for managed services, security and operations, with Oracle as cloud provider and Accenture responsible for cloud-enabled transformation, deployment and migration services. Businesses eager to anchor their cloud journeys into Oracle cloud offerings get the best Oracle cloud hosting, as well as delivery and operations services.

The MoU was signed by Gerardo Canta, Senior Managing Director at Accenture in the Middle East; Salvador Anglada, Group Chief Business Officer of Etisalat; and Leopoldo Boado, Senior Vice President – Business Applications, ECEMEA Region, Oracle, in the presence of senior representatives from these organizations.

Within the scope of the agreement, Etisalat Digital and Accenture will shape Oracle-powered cloud transformation journeys and deliver on-premises deployment of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications deployment services in the UAE and KSA. The parties will leverage their global scale, industry expertise and local knowledge to provide the best cloud solutions for digital transformation and unleash the full potential of what technologies can do for organizations and customers in the Middle East. In addition, the partnership will accelerate and enhance the power and integration of Oracle solutions for customers, enabling them to win faster as they transform their business.

The agreement aligns closely with the national visions of the governments of the GCC, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia, to ensure and drive a sustainable digital agenda while enabling a cloud-based transformation that supports easy customer journeys in consistent with the unprecedented changes brought about by the pandemic.

The integration of capabilities will help the region’s public and private entities to strategy, design and implement their IT and digital roadmaps, leveraging the unique blend of experience from global and local markets and strong references in technology-enabled business innovation.




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