Local Oracle partners have recorded over 100 per cent incremental revenue through Oracle technology and application implementations in the Sri Lankan market over the past two years.
Country Manager, Sri Lanka and Maldives Oracle Dr. Vickum Senanayake said the Sri Lankan market has achieved the set targets of the Oracle Corporation with the current economic condition in the country driving companies to invest in information technology.
Partners such as Millenium IT, MTI, DMS, Interblocks have reported being able to increase their Oracle practices by up to 100 per cent by recruiting skilled Orcale Certified professionals to service customers in Sri Lanka.
"For the first time in Sri Lanka, Oracle is organising Oracle PartnerNetwork day (OPN) to recognise our local partners. Through this OPN, we expect to consolidate our local partners and recruit new partners," Senanayake said.
"At the moment Oracle has 25 local partners in the country. Partners like MTI develop their own solutions using Oracle technologies targeting local and global companies. Sri Lanka has high growth potential in this segment. Our partners play a vital part in our local operations," he said.
Regional Director SAGE West Oracle Corporation Samina Rizwan said Oracle will be looking into industries where real technology is needed in Sri Lanka with their partners.
"We will be focusing on the public and the export sector in Sri Lanka.
"There is a lot of growth potential in middle market companies in the manufacturing and retail sector. Regional Managing Director - ASEAN Managing Director - Oracle Thailand Oracle Asia Pacific Natasak Rodjanapiches said Oracle will collaborate with local universities for using Oracle technologies for their assignments as their CSR initiative.
"The main objective of this is to make local future IT workers more competitive in the global arena," he said.
Author: Anjana Samarasinghe @ www.dailynews.lk
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