Milestone and Acutech announce joint venture to provide unique services to Oracle Primavera customer base in South Africa
Posted on Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Milestone South Africa (SA) is a new Joint Venture in Johannesburg which will deliver the same quality service that Milestone’s customers in the UK and elsewhere have come to expect. The partners in the Joint Venture are Milestone, a leading Oracle Platinum Partner with a history going back over 20 years, specialising in the Oracle Primavera solution; and Acutech in Johannesburg, a BBBEE-registered Oracle partner with a strong reputation for delivering Project Management skills.
Both partners have significant accreditations in addition to their Oracle Partner status. Acutech is an Oracle Primavera certified Partner and has international accreditation in PRINCE2 and MSP. Milestone holds Oracle Specialization Platinum Partner status, has full ISO 9001 certification and is also an Oracle University Partner.
It is believed that the combination of competence from the participating companies will enable Milestone SA to deliver a unique service to the existing and prospective Oracle Primavera customer base throughout Southern Africa.
Mario Sanvitale, Managing Director of Milestone, said:
‘‘We have been working together with Acutech for some time to make sure that we can deliver the same high quality service through Milestone SA that we have always delivered through Milestone. South Africa is a vibrant country with an emerging need for the benefits delivered by Oracle Primavera, and we are delighted to be partnering with Acutech to deliver against those needs’’
Tilson Manyoni, Managing Director of Acutech added:
‘‘Acutech’s partnership with Milestone brings value added services to South Africa and the rest of the African market. After a long due diligence process , we believe that we have found the right business and strategic partner to form and grow Milestone South Africa . We are very proud of our associations with Milestone and this represents a new era in the South African Oracle Primavera market ”
1st Milestone Ltd (Milestone) is a UK based specialist provider of portfolio, programme and project management consultancy, software and training, since 1994.
As a Specialized Oracle Platinum Partner, Milestone develop solutions utilising the Oracle Primavera suite and other industry-leading complementary products such as; Deltek Acumen, LoadSpring, Hard Dollar and Legare. These solutions supply multi-project visibility, accurately manage and forecast costs, risks, schedules and resources, which fulfils the evolving needs of project-based organisations.
In addition to delivering software solutions, Milestone offers a complete range of consultancy services complementing the solutions; installation, integration, configuration and implementation, health checks, Oracle Accelerate and Oracle University and bespoke training. For more information visit www.milestoneuk.com
+44 (0) 208 991 3305
Acutech Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd trading as Acutech is a deeply rooted and proudly South African business. We offer portfolio, programme and project management turnkey services supported by change management practices, training services and technology solutions aligned to best practice methodologies. We are an entity that is not only futuristic but pay homage to the history that shaped the way we do business.
The year 1994 was the dawn of a democratic society in South Africa, which prompted the beginning of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE). A decade later gave rise to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) which saw the emergence of Black business taking shape. Acutech represents this new pioneering breed of Black professional businesses, which are reshaping the South African economic landscape. For more information visit www.acutech.co.za
+27 11 315 7392/84
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