Thursday Mar 28, 2013

Announcement: Pillar Axiom Data Protection Manager

Announcing the availability of Pillar Axiom Data Protection Manager Version 3.0!

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End-of-Life: SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers

Announcing the End-of-Life for the SPARC Enterprise M4000, M5000, M8000 and M9000 servers as well as the External I/O Expansion Unit. In addition, we are releasing new

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Product Update Bulletin Oracle Solaris Cluster March 2013

Announcing new qualifications and general news for the Oracle Solaris Cluster product.

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Wednesday Mar 27, 2013

Benchmark-Results of new SPARC servers (T5 & M5)

Find below a short overview to the already excisting public benchmark-results for the new announced SPARC servers T5 and M5.

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Oracle Unveils SPARC Servers with the World's Fastest Microprocessor

On March 26th we announced the availability of the new SPARC T5 and M5 Servers with the world’s fastest microprocessor. Read the press release.

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Monday Mar 25, 2013

eSTEP Newsletter March 2013

Dear Partners,

We would like to let you know that the February '13 issue of our Newsletter is now available.
The issue contains information on the following topics:

Corp News

CERN and Oracle celebrate 30 years of collaboration
General info about the company
The SPARC Difference - Reduce Risks, Cut Costs, Power Innovation - Make your IT a force for change
Grow Your Business with Oracle
Cultivating Business-Led Innovation
An Economist Intelligence Unit research program sponsored by Oracle
Latest Analyst Reports

Tech Section

Oracle Releases Oracle Solaris 10 1/13

New ODA – platform + disks + SW
SnapManager for Oracle DB for ZFSSA Now Available
Product Update Bulletin Oracle Solaris Cluster - February 2013
Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 3/13 available
Oracle Produces World Record SPECjbb2013 Result with Oracle Solaris and Oracle JDK
SPARC T4 Digest and Crypto Optimizations in Solaris 11.1
Implementing Root Domains with Oracle VM Server for SPARC
How to survive inevitable cloud failures
OVN Impact on Oracle's Storage Solutions
Oracle Partitioning Policy - Topic: Server/Hardware Partitioning

Learning & Events

Planned TechCasts

Guided Learning Paths for new SPARC servers available
March 26 Webcast: "Breakthrough with Extreme Performance"
JavaOne 2012 Videos Posted on OracleLearning YouTube Channel
Oracle VM step-by-step hands-on labs now available on Oracle Technology Network
Oracle Solaris on Oracle x86 Systems Webcast Replay

How to

What it takes to Deploy and Manage a Private Cloud with Oracle VM

How to Multiply the Capacity of Oracle Storage Systems
Tuning an Oracle Exalogic System
Higher Productivity form Embracing HTML5 with Jave EE7
How to Avoid Erroneous Results in Performance Testing
How to: Build a Private Virtual Network with Zones in Solaris 11
Using IPS to Configuire a Basic DNS Server + Client in Solaris 11

How to - Linux dedicated section

How to Configure the Linux Kernel out of Memory Killer
Preventing Silent Data Corruption in Oracle Linux
How to Update a Linux Kernel without Rebooting


University of Oxford Reduces E-mail Queries 22%, Trims 13 Weeks from Inquiry
PhotoBox Drives 200% Growth, Delivers Superb Customer Experience to 24 Million Members
ARTstor Adds Thousands of New Images Cost-Effectively Each Month While Reducing Support Costs by 30% to 40% with Storage Appliance
Garmin Deutschland Resolves 40% of Customer Inquiries Online, Boosting Productivity and Effectiveness of Customer Service Representatives

Extra this month

Selling the Oracle Database Appliance is easier with Oracle Financing

You can find the Newsletter on our portal under eSTEP News ---> Latest Newsletter. You will need to provide your email address and the pin below to get access. Link to the portal is shown below.


Previous published Newsletters can be found under the Archived Newsletters section and more useful information under the Events, Download and Links tab. Feel free to explore and any feedback is appreciated to help us improve the service and information we deliver.

Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA

Tuesday Mar 19, 2013

Announcement new releases of Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and more ....

Recently several, announcements regarding Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure solutions have been made.

Oracle VDI 3.5 -, Sun Ray 5.4 -  and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 3.2 are now released.
Lot of work has been done to enhance the different products, not only new features, also the combination of Oracle hardware (VDI in a Box) should be interesting for our customers.

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Monday Mar 18, 2013

Guided Learning Paths for new SPARC servers available

Since  Friday, March 15th the GLPs and Assessments for the new SPRAC servers are available to partners.

The material covers the content for Sales and PreSales Specialist.

For more details please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center (PBC).

Wednesday Mar 13, 2013

Announcement Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 3/13 available

On March 13th 2013, Oracle is pleased to announce the availability of Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 3/13, delivering the most advanced high availability and disaster recovery solutions to protect our Oracle Solaris 10 customers' mission-critical application deployments.

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Announcement: Oracle Linux 6.4 available

On February 28th the fourth update release of Oracle Linux 6 was announced.

With Oracle Linux 6.4 two kernels are supported:

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