OMM Deal Registration Partner Policy Update

Effective August 1, 2015, several important changes will be made to the Oracle Open Market Model ("OMM") Global Policies.  These changes are being made to standardize the Policies worldwide and recognize partners for bringing business to Oracle.  Details of these changes will be published in the OMM Policy effective August 1, 2015.

Highlights of some of these changes are summarized as follows:

–    Partners are now required to request their OMM fee payment (more...)

Specializations Catalog Updates – Week of July 15

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations. Headlines: Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 no longer qualifying; Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Fusion Talent Management Cloud and Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service expected in Q2.

Replay: FY16 Cloud First & OPN Incentive Program VAR Update

If you were not able to attend the FY16 Cloud First & OPN Incentive Program VAR Update event and are interested in the latest news, the replay is now available!

Now open: Call for partner/customer reference nominations

We are looking for partner and/or customer reference nominations in the following product categories: HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, ERP Cloud, EPM Cloud, other cloud areas (excluding Managed Cloud and Private Cloud), engineered systems and big data. Learn more about the partner/customer reference program and view published success stories here. We look forward to your nominations!

Deadline approaching! 2015 Oracle Excellence Award nomination – July 15

The nomination process for the 2015 Oracle Excellence Award for Cloud Transformation Global Partner of the Year ends on Wednesday, July 15. You can visit the Awards landing page to download their nomination here.

Oracle Database 12c PRAGMA UDF and WITH clause enhancements

Here are two interesting enhancements in Oracle database 12c PL/SQL. PL/SQL subprogram defined using WITH clause of a subquery – Oracle database 12c allows PL/SQL declaration section in the WITH clause. One can define PL/SQL function or procedure into a WITH clause. Functions declared in the PL/SQL declaration section can (more...)