Simplified IT Drives Better Business

This Oracle-sponsored IDC study found that as companies reduce IT complexity, they free up resources for strategic business projects. Share how less complexity leads to more innovation!

Redesigned OPN Syndicated Oracle Showcase!

The recently redesigned OPN Syndicated Oracle Showcase enables partners to embed Oracle solution content that automatically updates to their websites with timely, compelling and rich web content. Watch the Oracle & SharedVue webinar replay to learn more about the redesign + customization capabilities.

Attention Partners In Brazil: Registration Now Open For Oracle SRM Implementation Boot Camp!

Just because the World Cup is over doesn’t mean we can’t still have a good time! Join OPN’s boot camp and learn the skills required to implement Oracle Social Relationship Management. Each student will discover key points in each topic area, and will learn how the product should be set-up, configured, and implemented in various different situations. Don’t miss out!

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Ending July 25

  • Language I/O's LinguistNow® Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service – Read more
  • Smart E-Verify Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM –Read more
  • TazWorks Announces Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service – Read more

Mirantis Announces Support For Oracle Linux & Oracle VM

We are pleased to hear that Mirantis will offer Oracle Linux and Oracle VM as part of their supported operating systems and hypervisors options. Right from the beginning, we stated that our approach to OpenStack will be open and collaborative; and we were right. Read more!

Video Interview: Oracle Linux Overview For Partners

Uncover the key features and benefits of Oracle Linux as well as why you should choose to sell Oracle Linux in this 10 minute video!

Oracle Linux 7 Now Available!

This week, Oracle introduced Oracle Linux 7; an open source operating platform that gives customers and partners the capabilities, tools, and features needed to innovate, collaborate, and create solutions across traditional, cloud-based, and virtual environments. As with previous releases, Oracle Linux 7 is easy to download, free to distribute, and the only major enterprise Linux distribution that publishes all bug fixes and security errata publicly, providing more flexibility and choice than other commercial Linux (more...)

New Video: Oracle And Intel Collaboration

We just published a webcast discussing the technical collaboration between Oracle and Intel. The panel highlights the recent collaborations on elastic computing, Oracle Database In-Memory, and the newly announced products Exadata Database Machine X4-8 and Sun Server X4-8. In addition, panelists reflect on the specific technical advances that have resulted from over twenty years of partnership.

How To: Modernize IBM AIX/Power To Oracle Solaris/SPARC

Learn how to leverage the Modernizing IBM AIX/Power to Oracle Solaris/SPARC Program, to assist you in migrating IBM AIX/Power customers to the Oracle Solaris/SPARC platform.  Customers will find Oracle Solaris/SPARC solutions an ideal long-term platform, providing greatly significantly reduced capital and operational cost savings and greatly improved performance and productivity.

Partnercast Replay Now Available: Oracle Database Technology And Specialization Update

Sad you missed our live PartnerCast? Have no fear! The on-demand segments are now available. Topics we covered include: Oracle Database In-Memory, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 and ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization.

Automated Database Services in the Cloud

Businesses have no choice but to compete in today’s high-speed, always-on world, where customers require more than ever.
That’s easier said than done, especially when decision-makers must wait hours – sometimes days – to extract vital information from terabytes of data deep within the enterprise. That disconnect – fast business yet unhurried analytics – can force a tough choice: make a less informed decision right when it’s needed, or put the business on hold until (more...)

Partner Webcast – Oracle Database 12c Recovery Manager (RMAN): Next Generation Backup and Recovery

Oracle is offering a comprehensive set of Database High Availability capabilities that seamlessly work together to help reduce both planned and unplanned downtime. Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) provides with a best practices blueprint that can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of database high availability deployments. In our webcast we will provide an overview of the latest technologies for backup and recovery of the Oracle Database, guiding you through Oracle Recovery Manager, common configuration (more...)

Oracle and Mirantis Collaborate on OpenStack Support

Oracle will continue to collaborate with OpenStack solution providers to allow them to offer Oracle Linux and Oracle VM as part of their solution. Read more here!

Watch Replay: Oracle Database Technology and Specialization Update PartnerCast

Missed the live PartnerCast? On-demand segments are now available! PartnerCast: Oracle Database In-Memory PartnerCast: Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 PartnerCast: ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization

Specializations Catalog Updates – Week Ending July 18

The Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. More specializations and exams are now active and available. The Catalog can be downloaded from the OPN Get Started and Get Trained pages, and from the bottom sections under OPN Resources and Key Links.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Ending July 25

  • Added Insight’s In-site Assessment Testing Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service – Read more
  • BEAM Test Achieves Oracle Validated Integration for PeopleSoft 9.2 – Read more
  • cut-e achieves Oracle Validated Integration – Read more

Video: Run Your Java Application Faster

Check out this new video which demonstrates how to run your Java applications faster on SPARC. Key points include how Java 8 is built around multi-core features to run applications faster, as well as how Java leverages multi-core/multi-thread architecture of Oracle SPARC servers to run applications fastest.

Oracle IT Architecture BPM 2013 Essentials Is Now In Production

Didn't have a chance to take the Oracle IT Architecture BPM 2013 Essentials exam in beta? No problem! You now have the opportunity to take it in-production. The exam is available on Pearson Vue to all worldwide locations.

New! ACS Whitepaper On Migrating Oracle Databases

A new customer-facing ACS whitepaper entitled, “Migrating Oracle Databases” featuring (ACS’) Oracle Migration Service is now available. Review it today!

Oracle 12c: Modern Platform For The Modern Business

Oracle 12c BPM, 12c SOA and 12c In-Memory are here, making it easier than ever to deploy and manage reliable, high-performance database platforms while seamlessly extending and integrating applications. Evites now available for 12c Database and Fusion Middleware events!