Posted on April 7, 2017
Virginia Beach VA – April 7, 2017 /PRnewswire/ - Mythics, Inc., an award winning consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that Erik Benner was recently named as the first Oracle ACE Director for Cloud. Benner is an Enterprise Architect and distinguished engineer at Mythics. This recognition honors Benner for his technical excellence and the many contributions he has made to the Oracle user community.
"Erik has incredible expertise and a great passion for sharing his knowledge of the value of the Oracle Technology platform,” said Sloan Frey, Vice President, Federal Systems and Cloud Infrastructure of Mythics. “Given his history as an Oracle ACE in Solaris this transformation to an ACE Director for Oracle cloud technologies is a reflection of Erik’s understanding of what customers want, need and the future of the industry as Oracle’s cloud offerings are adopted. He will continue to help customers leverage all Oracle technologies to solve complex business problems while continuing to passionately educate the Oracle community. Erik is truly a thought leader and we are happy he is being recognized with this distinct honor.”
The Oracle ACE program highlights excellence within the global Oracle community by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated both technical proficiency and strong credentials as community enthusiasts and advocates. To earn an Oracle ACE designation, you must not only be an Oracle expert, but you must also share your knowledge and insight with others. The Oracle ACE Director is the top tier of the ACE program, given to community members with a track record of major contributions to the Oracle community.
Erik is currently an Enterprise Architect serving as a lead strategist for Federal, State and Local Government and Commercial customers throughout the United States. These customer engagements include enterprise cloud transformations, data center consolidation and modernization efforts, Big Data projects and implementations of Oracle Engineered Systems.
Benner is a board member of the DC metro area National Capital Oracle User Group, a board member of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), Cloud Computing Special Interest Group (SIG) and he is actively involved with the Oracle Enterprise Manager SIGs. Erik presents frequently at conferences, including Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle FedForum, COLLABORATE and other user groups and conferences around the United States. Erik maintains a personal blog http://www.talesfromthedatacenter.com and is a major contributor to the Mythics blog - The Daedalus.
Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork representing Oracle product lines across cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems and appliances. Mythics delivers technology solutions serving the Federal Government, State and Local Governments, Commercial, Higher Education, Utilities and Healthcare sectors and is a trusted partner to organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.mythics.com or @mythics on LinkedIn and Twitter.