Hotels powered by Oracle Hospitality OPERA now have access to Hapi’s innovative data streaming, integration and enrichment platform to accelerate innovation.
MIAMI – Hapi, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Hospitality OPERA 5.5. A disruptive new data streaming, integration and enrichment platform designed to solve the hotel industry's rapidly expanding data management challenges, Hapi's comprehensive platform aggregates data that is collected by disparate hotel systems and acts as a central hub for these hospitality data streams. The data is converted into a standardized data format and can be merged to create insights for more actionable data.
To achieve Oracle Validated Integration, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customers. Through the new integration, both hoteliers and solution providers can access a set of simple APIs and connectors that allow them to innovate and deploy solutions faster and more efficiently.
"Oracle collects and stores a wealth of knowledge about hotel guests within Oracle Hospitality OPERA, and there are incredible opportunities to unleash new customer value by exposing this data with two-way Hapi connectors," said Luis Segredo, Hapi CEO. "Hotel companies, as well as solution providers, can develop and deploy innovations, creating new customer value in a fraction of the time."
"The Hapi platform is scalable to help hotel groups of any size take control of their data," added Nikolai Balba, Hapi CTO. "It also improves confidence with GDPR compliance of downstream systems."
"Achieving Oracle Validated Integration gives our customers confidence that the integration between Hapi and Oracle Hospitality OPERA 5.5 is functionally sound and performs as tested," said David Hicks, vice president, Worldwide ISV, OEM and Java Business Development, Oracle. "For solutions deployed on-premises, in the cloud, or both, Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical review and test process that helps to reduce deployment risk and improves the user experience of the partner's integrated offering."
Developed by a team led by hotel technology innovators Luis Segredo and Nikolai Balba, the Hapi data streaming platform is based on the most advanced and robust technologies available, including Apache Kafka, the same proven technology that runs some of the world's largest social media and security-conscious business services, such as LinkedIn, PayPal, Cisco and many others. To this proven foundation, multiple layers of encryption, authentication and governance are added to ensure maximum data security and efficiency.
"Working with the Oracle team to move the industry forward has been an incredible experience," continued Segredo. "Their willingness to partner with a young company and their desire to accelerate the pace of innovation in the industry is really refreshing."
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