Oracle OpenWorld Europe

Meet Colt at Oracle OpenWorld to discover how cloud computing connectivity will power digital transformations of the future.

Colt is a platinum sponsor of Oracle Open World in London on 12th-13th February and will be hosting an expert speaker session to reveal the connectivity challenges associated with the migration of mission critical workloads to the cloud.

Colt provides connectivity solutions for Oracle customers looking to migrate to Oracle CIoud Infrastructure (OCI). Colt’s secure, flexible, high bandwidth, on-demand network offering will help your business to mitigate the risks of performance loss, downtime and privacy when connecting to the cloud.

Driving faster and more successful migrations to OCI , Colt is ideally positioned to help you prepare for tomorrow’s connected world.

Visit us on our stand or book a meeting with us to discuss how we can help you get your network ready for the next decade.

Breakout session

Why move to OCI & solving connectivity challenges of on premise to OCI migrations

Wednesday, Feb 12 | 15:20 - 15:55 | Arena I - Zone 4 
Thursday, Feb 13 | 09:00 - 09:35 | Arena D - Zone 4 

With cloud today still only accounting for circa 20–25% of company based workloads, the growth of public cloud adoption is set to increase in terms of mission-critical, core applications and systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Database Management Systems (DBMS). Building on a heritage of enterprise reliability and trust, you will hear how Oracle’s Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) second-generation, security-first cloud, represents Oracle’s capabilities in delivering the levels of higher security, performance, availability, and reliability that its customers expect and require for Enterprise critical workloads.  Colt Technology Services will reveal the connectivity challenges associated with the migration of mission-critical workloads to OCI, with a focus on its market leading On Demand platform. Colt On Demand provides flexible high bandwidth connectivity from 25,000 enterprise customer locations to the Oracle Cloud, all enabled in near-real time.

View the full program here.

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12- 13 February 2020


ExCel London



Michael South

Director Network On Demand, Product Management, Colt Technology Services

Mike South is a product manager at Colt Technology Services, and is responsible for Colt’s SDN-enabled On Demand portfolio which provides customers with a real time networking experience via an interactive portal or API.

Mike was previously responsible for launching and growing Colt’s cloud connectivity portfolio, and has experience managing pan-European private line, wavelength, low latency and small cell services.

Prior to joining Colt, Michael worked at Global Crossing where his responsibilities included network design & architecture, representation at regulatory events and strategic cost reduction initiatives.

Michael started his career as a graduate trainee at British Rail Telecom. He holds an honours degree in Electrical Engineering from Sheffield University, and is based in London.

Clive D'Souza

Clive D’Souza

Senior Director, Product Management at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Oracle

Clive D'Souza is the Head of Product Management & Business Strategy at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

His team of Product Managers lead the definition of the Gen 2 OCI services. Clive also leads a Global Solutions Architects Org which drives enterprise migrations for OCI Gen 2 Cloud.

Clive has 20+ years of experience in leading product & services developments with prior leadership roles at AWS, Intel, Honeywell and Start-ups.

He has a Masters in Computer Systems Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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