Turnkey Africa has been named the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Partner of the Year in Kenya and East Africa. The award was presented at this year’s Oracle Partner Award Ceremony and recognized the insurance technology firm for successfully implementing specialized cloud computing for the region’s insurance sector.

Shikoli Makatiani, Turnkey Africa Chief Technology Officer, said in a statement following the award, that the citation by Oracle was an illustration of the firm’s drive over more than two decades to build homegrown, yet globally recognized insurance cloud technology.

“Through our flagship solution – TurnQuest Insurance Suite – Turnkey is enabling clients’ digital transformation using Oracle’s core technologies.” said Makatiani.

The TurnQuest Insurance Suite, he noted, offers a structured path to digital insurance; building up channels of service delivery and customer engagement and thus reducing the amount of time spent between quoting to a customer and closing the sale. The system, he explained, offers a major leap in the Know Your Customer (KYC) process, by providing a single platform for the entire operation.

The Partner of the Year awards are part of the Oracle Excellence Awards, which recognizes the Oracle partners’ commitment to delivering innovative solutions and business achievements. Turnkey Africa, which has been an Oracle partner for the over 20 years, has put a great amount of work and effort in building best-in-class solutions to enable clients realize benefits and efficiencies.

Turnkey Africa is a leading pan-African technology and services provider that develops end-to-end business software solutions for the insurance industry. Turnkey’s flagship product TurnQuest Insurance Suite is provides a set of applications built on a common platform that covers the entire insurance life-cycle.