Trucking Wellness – the highway to health

Transport by trucking is the backbone of Africa’s trade infrastructure. So, the importance of maintaining the health of our thousands of drivers cannot be underemphasized. The Trucking Wellness programme aims to provide a primary health system to truckers and their families at 22 mobile wellness centres country-wide, as part of the Corridor Empowerment Project  Key … Continue reading “Trucking Wellness – the highway to health”

Management of 30TB Data Warehouse

One of SA’s leading financial institutes required specialist support for their 30TB Production Warehouse environment.  Key Objectives Management of Operational Tasks on  a 30 TB Warehouse 99.8% Uptime required Monthly reporting to EXCO Performance Tuning of SQL queries  Client Benefits Proactive Support Increased efficiency Reduced downtime and risk Data Warehouse capacity planning  Scope of Engagement … Continue reading “Management of 30TB Data Warehouse”

100 TB ODS Implementation

Vodacom requested the support of Falcorp to migrate their Sybase IQ ODS to Oracle Exadata to provide a more cost effective system. The team was further required to enhance the functionality of the existing system.  Key Objectives To decommission the existing system. To add additional data sources. To improve operational functionality in terms of performance … Continue reading “100 TB ODS Implementation”

SOA Application integration at MTN

Our client who is one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Africa required Falcorp to develop services that allows efficient integration and cooperation between various internal and external applications.  Key Objectives Integration of key internal and external applications through Fusion Middleware and the Enterprise Service Bus Enhance the robustness and/or flexibility of internal applications To … Continue reading “SOA Application integration at MTN”

Digital Application Development

Since 2006 Falcorp has been developing bespoke consumer and enterprise applications for one SA’s leading Telecoms. To date our team has developed 120+ applications for our client.  Key Objectives Identifying requirements and scope of applications Compiling of Use Cases and other required documentation Design & prototyping of applications Development of applications Application code verification & … Continue reading “Digital Application Development”

Performance enhancements on Mobile Top-up app

Our client’s mobile Top-up and billing app that’s used by 3 million+ users encountered periodic performance issues, users were unable to view their balances and Top-up. Our team had to identify the issue and provide a plan on how the issue will be resolved.  Key Objectives Create a task team to troubleshoot the problem Identify … Continue reading “Performance enhancements on Mobile Top-up app”

Weblogic & Java app Performance Assessment for Liberty

Our client who is a leading insurance company in SA contacted Falcorp Technologies to assist in identifying and resolving a performance problem that they experienced on their Life and Funeral policy claims system.  Key Objectives Complete a performance assessment on the Java apps and the Weblogic Servers Identify performance bottleneck Provide a document with the … Continue reading “Weblogic & Java app Performance Assessment for Liberty”

Release & Environment Management for Telkom

Our Release and Environment Management team need to manage releases and changes on 43 Servers and 451 Oracle homes at one of the most complex, integrated and dynamic Telco’s in the country.  Key Objectives Daily release management of 100+ apps over Dev, QA , Pre-Prod and Prod environments Management of 25 Non Prod and 18 … Continue reading “Release & Environment Management for Telkom”

Support of 120+ Web & Mobile applications for Telkom

One of South Africa’s leading Telecoms companies required high-quality support for their Oracle Middleware and online environment. The sales and self-service online landscape consists of 120+ web/mobile applications. Falcorp have been supporting the Telecoms primary online environment since 2006 and have been involved in multiple iterations of enhancements.  Key Objectives 99.6% Uptime 24/7/365 Support 120+ … Continue reading “Support of 120+ Web & Mobile applications for Telkom”

Rollout of Banking Database Security for ABSA

Our clients in the banking industry have to adhere to regulatory requirements, to ensure they comply the Falcorp team has to implement controls on 200 databases to address the requirements and mitigate any risk.  Key Objectives To be compliant and mitigate risks To address shortfalls in processes and procedures To standardize and define processes To … Continue reading “Rollout of Banking Database Security for ABSA”

Support of 800+ Banking Database and RAC instances for Barclays

Reliable quality support is imperative for our clients in the Banking industry. Our Falcorp Data Management team supported  800+ Database and RAC instances across 17 African countries.  Key Objectives 99.7% Production Uptime Support of 800+ Oracle DB and RAC instances Support of Core, Internet and Mobile Banking High availability configurations to reduce downtime Incident , … Continue reading “Support of 800+ Banking Database and RAC instances for Barclays”

100TB Operational Data Store Implementation & Support for Vodacom

One of the leading International Telco’s requested Falcorp to migrate a 100TB Sybase IQ Operational Data Store to an Oracle Exadata to provide a more cost effective system. The team was further required to enhance the functionality of the existing system.  Key Objectives Migrate a 100TB ODS from Sysbase to Oracle Decommission the existing system. … Continue reading “100TB Operational Data Store Implementation & Support for Vodacom”