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.


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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Dark Fibre Africa / Oracle
Countries: Africa
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