Niral Patel
Aug 10, 2021

Ex-Oracle SA MD Niral Patel to lead Google Cloud business in Africa

Google Cloud announces the appointment of former Oracle SA MD, Niral Patel as regional director for Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Jan 13, 2020

Cloud ‘land grab’ to descend on SA this year

With multinational companies planning to open data centre facilities locally, the country is set to witness intense competition in the cloud space.

Oct 10, 2019

Oracle’s aggressive hiring to boost SA’s job market

To expand its cloud offerings, Oracle will create new roles, including software development, cloud operations and business operations.

Jul 23, 2019

Oracle SA bets on Autonomous Database

The company is pinning its hopes on its database platform to take on the likes of Microsoft and AWS in the highly competitive cloud computing market.

Nov 23, 2018

Is IaaS on the way out?

The global cloud industry is really gaining momentum, and with this growth comes a few changes.

Nov 6, 2018

Oracle customers can test emerging tech in new innovation hub

Oracle is opening an innovation hub in Johannesburg next week for customers to experiment with emerging tech.

Aug 16, 2018

Cloud Computing: Can you do without it?

Cloud computing has seemingly become the silver bullet of the digital age. It has laid the foundation for new types of businesses like Uber and Airbnb to come from nowhere, to reshape industries. But does the cloud live up to the hype? Is it worth the effort for these businesses to make the switch? What are the hidden costs and threats of them moving to the cloud?

Apr 16, 2018

SA's political shake-up brings new hope, says Oracle

The enterprise software giant says there is new hope for growth in SA following the political leadership changes.

Jul 21, 2017

Oracle SA appoints new MD

Niral Patel takes up the management role to grow the software company's local business operations.


Ex-Microsoft exec lands HDS top job in Africa

Hitachi Data Systems appoints Niral Patel as general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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