0
IT

Dark Fibre Africa selects APPSolve to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Services for ERP

Thursday 14 June 2018 | 10:52 CET | News

Connectivity provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has partnered with APPSolve to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Services as its new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform. APPSolve is an IT services company specialising in Oracle Technologies and advisory services. DFA CIO Mmakgosi Mosupi says that the new software platform will manage all the company’s business processes related to finance, supply-chain management, assets, projects, and human resources.

Mosupi says that for a number of years, DFA has experienced significant growth as an open-access fibre-connectivity provider. She adds that at this stage in DFA’s evolution, there is a pressing need to implement a capable ERP system that can be tailored to meet its requirements and easily integrate with other core systems. A major requirement of such an ERP system, she says, is that it must be scalable to support future growth.

Oracle Fusion Cloud Services, a cloud-based ERP system, was selected as the system that most closely matched the company's criteria. APPSolve director Kevin Lubbe says that this is a landmark project in South Africa, not only in the telecommunications industry but also for Oracle and APPSolve. The project begins in June and is due for completion by March 2019.


 



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Dark Fibre Africa / Oracle
Countries: Africa
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Dark Fibre Africa sees 5G as big growth opportunity

Published 18 Jun 2018 10:27 CET | South Africa
Dark Fibre Africa sees 5G broadband as a big growth opportunity, as the infrastructure needed to power these networks will ...

Dark Fibre Africa owner CIVH buys 34.9% of Vumatel, plans to buy rest

Published 11 Jun 2018 10:12 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH) has acquired 34.9 percent of Vumatel for an undisclosed amount and ...

Dark Fibre Africa declines to comment on report of Vumatel acquisition talks

Published 28 Sep 2017 09:42 CET | South Africa
South African company Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is in talks to buy fibre-to-the-home broadband infrastructure provider Vumatel, ...

Dark Fibre Africa obtains ZAR 1.25 bln in debt funding

Published 31 May 2017 10:07 CET | South Africa
South African open access fibre telecommunications specialist Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) said it has raised more than ZAR 1.2 ...

DFA picks Ciena to automate, virtualise service offerings

Published 01 Dec 2016 12:18 CET | South Africa
Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is deploying Ciena's Blue Planet orchestration software to automate the delivery of Ethernet services ...

DFA picks Sigfox for IoT network in South Africa

Published 15 Nov 2016 10:13 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has announced the roll-out of a dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) network. SqwidNet, a ...





82.7 million
mobile SIMs
Italy  |  2017 Q4