Catalyst: Global, yet Local
Date: Friday , November 02, 2012
Today, business leaders around the world undisputedly consider Africa as the future market for products and services. Catalyst envisioned 10 years ago the implementation of reliable IT systems in Africa being the precursor of encouragement for investment in Africa, which would in turn fuel growth in the continent.
Founded in 2002 by Anupam Awasthi and Amol Awasthi in San Jose, CA Catalyst is a Technology consulting company focusing on emerging markets in Africa and Middle East.
Catalyst is an Oracle Platinum Worldwide Partner, a reseller of Oracle Applications and Technology products in Africa and Middle East and provides technology Education & trainings in Centers at Senegal, Cameroon, Egypt & United Arab Emirates. Catalyst envisionment remains firm to its initial mission and today we strive to fulfill the vision with our unique offshore/nearshore model through Catalyst centers in USA (California, Atlanta), Morocco, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Tunisia, Mauritius, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, France, Cameroon, Egypt, UAE and India.
Catalyst offers deep expertise in implementation, upgrade, maintenance, and training for the Oracle applications, technologies and embedded (sensor based) technology applications & solutions. Above all- we offer business solutions with constant customer support which was quite unseen in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The company progresses with its faith in a ‘Glocal’ workforce which enables its clients to leverage local presence with our global experience for building localized solutions. The company’s proven and fast-prototype methodology makes us deliver a rapid return on investment while ensuring a successful completion of projects on time, within budget - consistently.
"Our full offering of IT services can make Catalyst your single solution provider for application, data center, and training requirements," says Anupam Awasthi, CEO, Catalyst.
The Catalyst solution portfolio has increased with time and today the offerings range from providing Packaged Services for Vertical Business Applications supported by Oracle Applications - Middleware - Database- Hardware, ERP for SME, Data Centers, Oracle Approved Education Centers, Embedded Technologies and Pearson Vue Authorized Centers. Today, Catalyst delivers end to end services including Healthcheck, Implementation, Education, Support, Disaster Recovery-Business Continuity, SaaS, License Resell - Support - Management. Catalyst owns and provides data center services to its customers using its ISO 27001 certified Tier 3++ Data Center based in India and is actively trying to bring the next wave of Cloud Computing to the continent of Africa.