Monday Nov 11, 2013

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Delivers Advanced Self-Service Automation for Oracle Database 12c Multitenant

Broadens Support for Managing Full Lifecycle of New Pluggable Database as a Service

Redwood Shores, Calif. – November 4, 2013

News Summary

Database as a Service (DBaaS) offers organizations accelerated deployment, elastic capacity, greater consolidation efficiency, higher availability and lower overall operational cost and complexity. Oracle Database 12c provides an innovative multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases that makes it easy to offer DBaaS and consolidate databases on clouds. To support customers’ move to this model, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c adds new automation capabilities to enable quick provisioning of database clouds through self-service, saving administrators time and effort. These new capabilities can help customers adopt Oracle Database 12c faster and pave the way to a DBaaS delivery model.

News Facts

Oracle today announced a new release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, which provides a turnkey, full lifecycle DBaaS management solution for Oracle Multitenant, an option for Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition.

Read full press release here

Friday Sep 06, 2013

Internet Partner Seminar: Oracle Database 12c Manageability

Oracle Database 12c Manageability
September 17, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (60 Minutes)
Register Here!

This Internet Seminar will provide an overview of the new manageability features in the Oracle Database 12c release. Learn new features for managing and monitoring your Oracle Database 12c multitenant databases. Hear first-hand how to support the entire consolidation lifecycle from planning, testing, migrating, and tuning multitenant databases.

Friday Aug 09, 2013

Oracle Database 12c Partner Internet Seminars

Learn about Oracle Database 12c from your desktop in this exclusive partner series of 1-hour live webcasts from Oracle Database Product Management. Oracle Database 12c is Oracle's new release of the Oracle Database with features for consolidation and cloud deployments.

Upcoming topics:

  • Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization - August 20, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (90 Minutes) -  Register Here!
  • Oracle Database 12c Manageability - September 17, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (60 Minutes)  - Register Here!
  • Oracle Database 12c Application Development - October 15, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (60 Minutes) - Register Here!


  • Wednesday Aug 07, 2013

    Quinnsight report on Oracle Database 12c

    Quinnsight has published a report that rates Oracle Database 12c 92/100 with strong capabilities in consolidation, DBaaS, multitenancy, private cloud, SaaS.

    Quinnsight states:

        "Oracle Database 12c puts Oracle immediately at the forefront of databases for multitenant clouds."
        "Competitors will be forced to go back to drawing board to unseat 12c's new "Database as a Service" capabilities."
        "12c is differentiated because it gives customers a chance to evolve towards multitenancy without making wholesale changes."

    Read full report here

    Monday Jul 08, 2013

    Oracle Database 12c: Launch Webcast - Thursday, July 11, 2013

    Join Oracle executives including President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, and Architect Tom Kyte for an introduction to the world’s first database designed for the cloud—Oracle Database 12c.

    Attend the Webcast to learn about Oracle Database 12c’s new multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases. This innovative capability makes it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service. Be the first to learn how to:

    • Simplify database consolidation
    • Automatically compress and tier data
    • Improve database and application continuity
    • Redact sensitive data

    And as an added bonus, hear Tom Kyte’s “Top 12 Features of Oracle Database 12c.”

    Register today for the video Webcast, and see how these innovations, combined with major enhancements in availability, security, and big data support, make Oracle Database 12c the ideal platform for private and public cloud deployments.

    Friday Jul 05, 2013

    Database 12c Technical Training for Partners by PTS

    See below the schedule for the Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow that will be delivered by PTS (Partner Technology Solutions) starting in September in a number of cities in EMEA.

    More cities will be added to the list along the next weeks.

    The Technical Briefing consists of 2-day technical sessions. It is targetted to technical staff of Oracle partners.

    For registration contact your channel rep or your local Oracle Partner Enablement leader.

    In the meantime remember that you can already start using the online material from the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Paths for Sales, Presales and Implementation Specialists.

    Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow for Partners 

    • September 3-4, 2013: Utrecht, Netherlands
    • September 10-11, 2013: Baden-Dattwil, Switzerland
    • September 11-12, 2013: London, United Kingdom
    • September 17-18, 2013: Colombes, Paris, France
    • September 17-18, 2013: Prague, Czech Republic
    • September 17-18, 2013: Kista, Sweden
    • September 24-25, 2013: Munich, Germany
    • October 1-2, 2013: Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain
    • October 1-2, 2013: Moscow, Russia
    • October 7-8, 2013: Brussels, Belgium
    • October 8-9, 2013: Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Italy
    • October 9-10, 2013: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • October 15-16, 2013: Dubai, UAE
    • October 22-23, 2013: Vienna, Austria
    • October 24-25, 2013: Warsaw, Poland


    Wednesday Jul 03, 2013

    Ovum report: Oracle Database 12c offers new take on multitenancy

    Ovum has published a positive research note on Oracle Database 12c.

    Ovum concludes that Oracle Multitenant will provide significant productivity and resource savings for Oracle customers considering database consolidation, on- or off-premise.

    The multitenant features of Oracle Database 12c support not only cloud deployment, but also database consolidation.

    Oracle has purchased electronic distribution rights to this research note and posted it to The full research note can be downloaded here.  

    Monday Jul 01, 2013

    Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Database 12c, the First Database Designed for the Cloud

    REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – July 1, 2013

    News Summary

    As organizations embrace the cloud, they seek technologies that will transform business and improve their overall operational agility and effectiveness. Oracle Database 12c is a next-generation database designed to meet these needs, providing a new multitenant architecture on top of a fast, scalable, reliable, and secure database platform. By plugging into the cloud with Oracle Database 12c, customers can improve the quality and performance of applications, save time with maximum availability architecture and storage management and simplify database consolidation by managing hundreds of databases as one.

    Read full press release

    Thursday Jun 27, 2013

    Now available on-demand: Get ready for the next generation of the Oracle Database!

    The following webcasts for partners on Oracle Database 12c are now available on-demand:

    Wednesday Oct 17, 2012

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Essentials Exam is in production

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Essentials exam has just been launched into Production and partners are first invited to pursue their Certification in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. This is the exam needed to become an Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Certified Implementation Specialist.

    View the Specialization criteria here, and the Knowledge Zone here.


    Monday Sep 03, 2012

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Essentials Exam is in production

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Essentials Exam has just been launched into Production and partners are invited to pursue their Certification in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. This is the exam needed to become an Implementation Specialist for Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c.

    View the Specialization criteria here, and the Knowledge Zone here.

    Monday May 14, 2012

    New marketing kit for partners - Enterprise Manager 12c

    Check the new marketing kit to help you generate sales around Enterprise Manager 12c:

    Enterprise Manager 12c - Improve Service Delivery and Lower Costs

    Wednesday Apr 25, 2012

    Enterprise Manager 12c Grand Tour Workshop for Partners - UK, May 29/30th

    Great opportunity for Manageability Partners to get a hands on immersion in EM 12c with the experts!

    Oracle Enterprise Manager
    April 24, 2012

    EMEA   |   Partner Workshop

    Manageability Partner Community

    Enterprise Manager 12c Grand Tour Partner Workshop

    The EMEA Oracle Solution Center (OSC) is hosting the "Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Grand Tour" workshop, in an exclusive one-day session for Partners. The workshop will take place at the Oracle Solution Center TVP, Reading, UK on 29th and 30th May 2012.

    The Workshop gives Partners a good insight into the latest release by highlighting several new functional areas of the product.

    The format of the day will provide lots of opportunity for discussion as well as various introduction presentations and exercises covering:

    • EM User Interface
    • Monitoring and Framework
    • Database Lifecycle Management
    • Database Management
    • Middleware Management

    Using comprehensive workbooks attendees will be able to follow step-by-step instructions, with OSC experts being on hand for any questions, to gain ‘hands on’ experience of EM12c functionality.


    29th and 30th May, 2012

    10:00 - 16:00 UK time

    Oracle Solution Center, Oracle 520 Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1RA, UK

    Space is limited. If you have are an OPN Implementation Specialist in Oracle Enterprise Manager or working towards specialization and you would like to attend, please REGISTER your details. Please note that this workshop is ONLY for Partners and no seats will be allocated to Oracle employees.

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    Friday Mar 02, 2012

    Key role of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 at Vodafone

    A word from Vodafone Group plc

    • "With the proactive support capabilities available through My Oracle Support—integrated into Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c—we have vastly improved our Oracle Database management. We have improved response times by more than 50% and are much more proactive, fixing issues before they become a problem for our customers." – Peter O’Brien, Manager of Technology and Infrastructure Services, Oracle Competence Centre, Vodafone Group plc

    Read full article: "Vodafone Group plc Embraces Proactive Support, Improving Pan-European Database Performance to Ensure Reliable Mobile Communications for 391 Million Customers"

    Wednesday Dec 07, 2011

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Extends Self-Management Leadership for Oracle Database

    The December issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available.

    Includes a nice article with the key new feature of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c for managing the Oracle Database. Read the full article here: "Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Extends Self-Management Leadership for Oracle Database"


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