Tech deals: Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Sabre

Oracle Cloud, VFS Global, Microsoft, Oracle NetSuite, IBM, SAP, Sabre, among others, have announced their technology deal or technology deployments.
Tech deals

VFS Global

VFS Global said it signed eight contracts with existing and new client governments, to extend their visa service network. VFS Global plans to open an additional 97 Visa Application Centres to meet the requirements of the new contracts in these additional countries. The rollout of new operations is expected to be completed by mid-2019.

Oracle Cloud

Oracle Cloud announced a new win. San Bernardino Community College District and San Joaquin Delta College are using Oracle Cloud Applications to transform and standardize business systems to drive cost reductions, provide insights through real-time analytics and improve services for students, faculty, staff and vendors.


Microsoft announced a proof of concept cloud partnership with SWIFT, a provider of financial messaging services, to host its infrastructure and native payments on Microsoft Azure.

Oracle NetSuite

BARK has selected Oracle NetSuite to help support its delivery of the products, services, and content targeting dogs community.


IBM today announced that it will deliver IBM Cloud-based services to manage the mission-critical applications for KYOCERA Document Solutions America.


Biopharmaceutical company UCB has implemented cloud-based SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM) to help facilitate an intelligent, digital working environment for 7,500 employees across 35 countries.


Sabre, a technology provider to the travel industry, announced that partner China Eastern is the first airline to adopt Strategic Fare Analyzer, a new Sabre technology developed from a collaboration between China Eastern and the Sabre Operations Research and Data Science Consulting team. Strategic Fare Analyzer can assist decision makers at any airline in evaluating different fare strategies and their estimated impacts.