Deloitte earns Global Cloud Elite status in new Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program

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Deloitte earns Global Cloud Elite status in new Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program

Deloitte is first OPN member to receive top cloud designation

Singapore, 23 March 2016 — Deloitte has been named the first Global Cloud Elite partner in the new Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud Program. The global distinction means that the designation applies to the local market activities of all Deloitte member firms (“Deloitte”). In order to qualify for Global Cloud Elite status, OPN partners must have demonstrated full investment in the depth and breadth of Oracle Cloud solutions as well as a dedication to delivering them to joint customers.

“We’ve been steadily gaining momentum in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace since its inception, receiving a number of recognitions along the way, such as being named the Cloud Transformation Global Partner of the Year in the 2015 Oracle Excellence Awards,” observed Jeffrey Davis, Deloitte U.S. principal , Deloitte Consulting LLP, and global Oracle leader. “But, the OPN Global Cloud Elite designation is a crowning achievement, since it recognizes Deloitte’s ongoing investments in cloud training and tools as well as our commitment to building cloud-focused practices around the world. After all, wherever Deloitte clients operate, the cloud market is fast becoming a place where they need to act with conviction if they are to realize business value in the future.”

“Deloitte’s designation in our new OPN Cloud Program recognizes their global capabilities and their substantial investments in helping our joint customers navigate their transitions to the cloud,” commented Shawn Price, senior vice president, Oracle Cloud. “The OPN Cloud Program will equip Deloitte even further to assist Oracle customers in doing what they must do to remain competitive: move swiftly to more modern business models enabled by a portfolio of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS technologies.”

Jacob Mathew, Executive Director of Deloitte Consulting in Southeast Asia said, “Digitization of business and cloud computing have come of age, accelerating the need for new generation applications. Deloitte is working with our clients to define their transition to the Cloud, while transforming business processes to respond to business disruptors and leverage the Cloud advantage. We have been recognized by Oracle as their first Global Cloud Elite partner.”

“Higher cost of ownership, upgrades, extensibility and keeping up with leading business practices are real business challenges. Cloud solutions are here and it is the time now that customers are taking note of it. Organizations (big or small) are starting to take the leap and cloud Journey does not have to be a one big giant leap. Customers have multiple models to choose from for e.g. on-premises, hybrid, private or public cloud. Deloitte has been on fore front of helping clients to walk this journey and also help decide what is best for them. Oracle ‘Global Cloud Elite’ partner status is an evidence and acknowledgement of Deloitte commitment towards cloud focused solutions and value it brings to its customers,” added Joydeep Sinha Roy, Director, Deloitte Consulting in Southeast Asia.

As used in this press release, “Deloitte” refers only to the DTTL member firms.

Press contact:

Carie-Anne Bak
Deloitte Singapore
Marketing & Communications
+65 6531 5203
cabak@deloitte.com

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle's partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners.

About Deloitte’s Global Oracle Alliance
Deloitte recently earned top honors in the 2015 Oracle Excellence Awards for Cloud Transformation Global Partner of the Year. The award recognizes innovation through cloud technology, acknowledging Deloitte’s impact in the market and the importance of global collaboration. Additionally, Deloitte is a Diamond-level member of Oracle’s PartnerNetwork and has worked with Oracle for more than two decades. Deloitte member firms throughout the world provide access to over 14,500 professionals who collectively possess deep industry and functional knowledge across Oracle’s full line of applications and technology. Reflecting its commitment to client satisfaction, Deloitte has been consistently recognized by analysts as a leader in Oracle implementation-related services.

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