The Oracle Systems Advantage Forum is now on-demand!

Register to watch and learn from experts and industry leaders as they share best practices on how Oracle IT Infrastructure solutions can bring your data performance to a new level. All delivered in bite-sized sessions. Future innovations are data-driven. Join us on-demand today!

Why attend

Key points from the event

  • Keynotes
    Towards the future enterprise: Fast forward to the next normal & Oracle Data Management Strategy

  • Real life success stories
    Union Bank, Li & Fung and Serco will be sharing how Oracle Infrastructure is helping them to achieve innovation in their business.

  • Four tracks to choose from
    Join our array of engaging sessions on the future database infrastructure platform, cybersecurity, business continuity, multi cloud and edge computing

  • Solutions demos
    Converged Database, Recovery to the last transaction from cyber security attack, Datacenter Integration with Cloud, Deploying at the Core and Edge

Witness the future of unbound change, data-driven, seamless pathways to innovation with Oracle & Intel

Featured Speakers

Andrew Mendelsohn

Andrew Mendelsohn

Executive Vice President, Oracle Database Server Technologies

Andrew Mendelsohn is executive vice president for database server technologies at Oracle. He’s responsible for products and services centered around Oracle Database, including development, test, and product management of much of the core Oracle Database product. In addition, Mendelsohn’s responsibilities encompass cloud services, including Autonomous Data Warehouse and Autonomous Transaction Processing on shared infrastructure, Cloud SQL, Data Safe, and Big Data; developer tools such as Application Express (APEX) and SQL Developer; and database security products including Key Vault and Audit Vault/Database Firewall. Finally, Mendelsohn also runs customer support for Oracle Database Cloud Services and Oracle Database on Exadata.

Mendelsohn began his career at Oracle as a developer on Oracle Database 5.1 in 1984. Prior to joining Oracle, he worked at HP and ESVEL.

Mendelsohn holds a BSE in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University and did graduate work in computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Reinier van Grieken

Reinier van Grieken

Vice President, Oracle Cloud Systems EMEA

Reinier van Grieken is the vice president for Cloud Systems in EMEA and is responsible for the hardware (systems, storage, and appliance) and engineered systems business. In this role he works with sales teams and business leaders to develop a culture committed to transforming organisations by simplifying IT.

Van Grieken has had a career of over 23 years with Oracle where he has held many different roles. Within the Systems organization he was vice president Server, Storage and ODA EMEA and prior to that UKI, BeNeLux and Iberia Systems Lead. Before that, he was managing director of Oracle Netherlands.

Van Grieken attended the London Business School.

Charles Arabome

Charles Arabome

Head IT Operation, Information Technology, Union Bank

Charles Arabome is the current Head, IT Operations at Union Bank of Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s most respected Banks. In his role, he manages the UNIX estate infrastructure team responsible for the overall systems operations of the Bank. Prior to taking on this role, He worked at United Bank for Africa (UBA) where he headed both the Systems Administration team as well as the Global Datacenter team.

Charles prides himself as a strategic thinker and leader with a strong desire for excellence. In his spare time, Charles prefers to do a lot of research.

Martha Bennett

Martha Bennett

Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester

Martha serves CIOs and other tech leaders, helping them understand the impact of emerging technologies on their business. Martha provides in-depth coverage of blockchain technology and business intelligence (BI), as well as analytics and artificial intelligence at a strategic level. In her blockchain research, Martha focuses on demystifying this emerging technology, helping CIOs and strategy teams identify appropriate use cases and navigate the broad ecosystem of startups and established providers offering software and services. In her BI research, Martha analyzes the effect of emerging technologies and business pressures on the way BI capabilities are managed and delivered, and she helps CIOs and their business partners develop data and analytics strategies fit for the digital age.

Ask the expert

Visit the "Ask the Expert" section of the event to download multiple resources shared by Oracle, Intel and industry specialists in our 8 dedicated areas.

    The platform for data management

    Database consolidation best practices

    Data Security & Business Continuity

    Next-generation security for your data

    Implementation best practices

    Project experience from the best ACS experts

    Intel data center technologies

    Future innovations and technical updates

    Oracle Cloud at Equinix

    Implement a True Hybrid Cloud Solution

    Arrow CCoE & Engineered Systems

    Solution center & professional services

    Tech data: Cloud & security

    Ask the cloud and on premises experts

    Cloud ready IT with Redington

    Plan your tomorrow with a Cloud-ready IT Infrastructure from Oracle

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    Event experience

  • Will I have access to materials shared at the event?

    By each webcast session you’ll find handouts filled with relevant materials and inspiration. Please also visit the Ask the Expert as well as the Resource center for a larger selection of resources.

  • Will the event be recorded and available on-demand?

    All who register to the event can view sessions and download material from the virtual event environment for the next 12 months. You only have to log-in using the email address you registered with.

  • Will I have subtitles in my local language?

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