OPN Webcast: SPARC M6-32 & Supercluster M6-32 Channel Sales Training

Join us for
this informative session to hear
about Oracle’s new SPARC M6-32
server and SuperCluster M6-32. In
this session you’ll learn about
the new products and more
importantly, how to position and
sell them. We will also cover
important information pertaining
to resell rights, Specialization
and Sales & Marketing
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ZBA & Snap Management Utility Engineered Systems Attach Promotion

Oracle’s Engineered Systems are designed to reduce the cost and complexity of mission critical IT infrastructures whilst delivering un-paralleled  levels of productivity and performance. An effective data protection solution should be an integral part of every Engineered System implementation. To further assist our partners in positioning the ZFS Storage Appliance  (more...)

Save The Date: FY14 Oracle PartnerNetwork Kickoff — June 25, 2013 – 17:00 UKT, 18:00 CET

Join us live online for FY14 Oracle Partner Kickoff. Oracle executives will address the needs of today's IT buyer and share how to sell effectively to CTO's, CIO's, CMO's and more. Mark your calendar for June 25, 2013 at 17:00 UKT, 18:00 CET. Register Now.

Announcing Oracle General Product Support Specialization Training

Oracle is pleased to announce the availability of the new General Product Support Specialist Guided Learning Path (GLP) for Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members. The General Product Support Specialist GLP is applicable to all Oracle products, and will provide you with a core understanding of Oracle Premier Support components, support best (more...)

Oracle Database Appliance- Revised Last Order Date

Read here the announcement.

New Analyst Report: ZFS Is Application Integrated Storage

Industry analyst Marc Staimer, frequent speaker and author for TechTarget , recently issued a new research report that highlights how the era of general purpose storage such as NetApp FAS and EMC VNX is coming to an end, while Application-Integrated Storage led by Oracle’s ZFS Storage Appliance is addressing the (more...)

Monday Oracle VAD Enablement Webcasts – Engineered to Sell Together: Presentations Now Available

Presentations from the three webcasts:
  • How VAD’s can drive new revenues by helping partners moving up the Software stack from a Hardware base and compelling events for hardware partners to do this.
  • How VAD’s can help partners drive Middleware sales by understanding customer’s Apps environment.
  • How VAD’s can help partners (more...)

Changes to the Demo Equipment Purchase Program Process

Effective immediately, Oracle will no longer require the end customer on demo orders to have “Demo” in the name. Please follow the below process when placing demo orders.

  • VAD buying for own use = VAD will be the end customer (no demo in the name)

Oracle SPARC T5-­‐‑2 with Oracle Solaris 11 versus IBM Power 750 Express with AIX 7.1

The Edison Group conducted research and in-depth analysis to quantify cost differences between running Oracle and IBM. Click here to access the document.

New Exam In Production–Oracle Cloud Application Foundation Essentials

Become certified in Oracle Cloud Application Foundation. The exam is now in production and the details can be found here.

Oracle SOA Suite 11G Essentials Exam Is Now In Production

Partners now have the opportunity to become specialists in Oracle SOA Suite 11g. The exam is in production and can be accessed here for more details.

eSTEP TechCast – June 2013

Join our next eSTEP TechCast on Thursday 6th of June. Please see below the details for the next TechCast.

Date and time:
Thursday, 06. June 2013, 11:00 - 12:00 BST (12:00 - 13:00 CEST; 14:00 - 15:00 GST)

Abstract:
With Oracle-on-Oracle you get not only features and (more...)

OPS Training and Testing team

The Oracle Partner Order Automation Team (OPOAT) has implemented the OPS Testing and Training Team. This team will cater to all internal and external needs relating to OPS testing, training and documentation.

Partners/VADs can register for OPS trainings sessions held by the training team via OPS Home or our OPN (more...)

Refreshed Oracle Support Services Partner Collateral Now Available

Visit the Oracle PartnerNetwork website for the latest, updated collateral and presentations on Oracle Premier Support for Systems, Oracle Premier Support for Software, and Oracle Platinum Services. These materials are available for use when talking with your end users about the value of Oracle support to help you increase your (more...)

Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld San Francisco

Early bird registration period is in effect through July 19! Register now to maximize your savings and take advantage of group pass purchase program.

Oracle Midsize Indepth Newletter

Find out when midsize organizations should consider upgrading their ERP, how to simplify IT with Oracle Database Appliance X3-2, the top five benefits of Oracle Optimized Solution for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, customer and partner successes, and more. Read the Oracle Midsize InDepth Newsletter.

Beta Exam Available For Oracle Webcenter Sites 11g Implementation Specialists

Invite your partners to become an implementation specialist in Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g (1Z1-462). The exam is now in Beta and can be attended for free by requesting your voucher here: OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form. If there are any questions or concerns about the process please (more...)

On Demand Webcast Replay: How To Manage Your Data Center With Oracle Virtual Networking

Learn how to improve infrastructure performance, significantly reduce costs and complexity, and simplify storage and server connectivity with Oracle Virtual Networking products. View a demonstration of the Oracle Fabric Manager and find out how the Oracle Fabric Interconnect, the core of the data center fabric solution, simplifies data center management (more...)

SAP Hana And Exadata Weblogic Replay

Did you know that Exadata, Exalogic, Database Appliance, and SPARC SuperCluster are all SAP certified? Here is a customer testimony on how SAP applications run faster on Oracle Engineered Systems.

OPS and XML EMEA VAD Calls

Monthly update calls to all EMEA VADs to talk about OPS and XML/EDI enhancements (as appropriate) and other topics that are relevant in regards to online / electronic ordering. These calls are also an open platform to answer questions and hear feedback or suggestions in regards of the online orderings (more...)