Wednesday Feb 20, 2013

5th Partner Community Forum. Bucharest 21/22 March 2013




Dear partner

Oracle is pleased to invite you to the fifth EMEA Identity & Access Management

Partner Community Forum to be held in Oracle's Bucharest offices on the 21st

and 22nd March.

On the first day you will hear a detailed update on our Identity & Access

Management roadmap and on the second day we will focus on partners'

successes, commercial opportunities & business development propositions.

This is the complete Agenda:

Thursday March 21st

9:30 - 10:00

Registration at the Service Desk (get accreditations)

10:00 -10:15

Welcome - Agenda and Logistics
Christian Patrascu, Senior Group Manager Product Management EMEA &

Cesar Armengol, Senior Manager InfoSecurity Partner Programs EMEA

10:15 - 10:45

Event Opening Note -- Strategic view on Security & Oracle's overall view

Xavier Verhaeghe, VP Core Technology, Big Data & Security Solutions,

EMEA & Country Manager Oracle Belgium & Luxembourg

10:45 - 11:45

Global Identity Management Update 
Scott Bonnell, Senior Director, Product Management

11:45 - 12:00

Coffee Break (quick one!)

12:00 - 13:30

Identity Governance -- Update by Product management
Jim Taylor, Sr Director Product Management

13:30 - 14:30

Lunch & Networking

14:30 - 16:00

Access Management - Update by Product Management 
Lee Howarth, Senior Principal Product Manager

16:00 - 16:45

Directory Services - Update by Product Management
Etienne Remillon, Senior Principal Product Manager (45 min)

16:45 - 17:15

Coffee Break

17:15 - 17:45 

Registering R2 upgrades, deployments and working together

to ensure success.
Howard Steen, Principal Product Manager IAM EMEA.

17:45 - 18:00

Wrap up and logistics for the dinner


Networking & Fun in Bucharest at the Carucubere

Friday March 22nd

9:00 - 9:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

9:30 - 9:45

Welcome - Agenda and Logistics
Lars Kumples, Information Security Director EMEA & Cesar Armengol, 

Senior Manager BigData and InfoSecurity Partner Programs EMEA

9:45 - 10:30

Oracle Identity Management Partner Opportunities
Scott Bonnell, Senior Director, Product Management

10:30 - 11:15

Effectively selling and positioning Oracle Identity Management
Scott Bonnell, Senior Director, Product Management

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:15

PTS Keynote (Product Technology Solutions) -- Overview on PTS,

what are we here for? How can we help?
Kevin Li, Platform Product Director

12:15 - 12:45

Oracle Partner Network - IdM Specialization Program
Alejandro Casas, Sr. Technical Account Manager - IdM

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch & Networking

13:45 - 14:45

Breakout sessions, Demos (by PTS) and 1 to 1 meetings in the adjacent rooms.

  • Room 1  -  PTS Session
  • Room 2  -  Executive team meetings
  • Room 3  -  Specialization
  • Room 4  -  Oracle Consulting


Friday Feb 01, 2013

January Security Inside Out Newsletter

The January edition of the Security Inside Out Newsletter is now out. This month’s newsletter takes a look back at the top security stories from 2012 and captures experts’ opinions on security and identity management trends and predictions for 2013.

The newsletter features an interview with Graham Palmer, director of Information Security for Oracle’s EMEA Operations and Oracle’s resident expert on cyber security. In his interview, Graham discusses the top 3 security concerns that are shaping Security strategies for most organizations today. The high-profile security attacks in 2012 underscore a need for a holistic security approach. Graham shares nuggets on how best to optimize Security budget and efforts. Read the full feature here.

The writer also caught up with Vadim Lander to discuss the key trends that would shape Identity Management in 2013. Vadim is Oracle’s Chief Identity Architect and keeps the pulse on all things Identity Management. In his interview, Vadim discusses how IT trends like social, mobile and cloud are impacting Identity Management requirements. What is Vadim’s take on Identity as a Service, Authentication trends and more? Catch the full feature today.

As always, the newsletter captures both recent and upcoming Security and Identity Management events, conferences, training, industry reports, news and more. So, if you haven’t done so, we recommend you subscribe to the Security Inside Out Newsletter today.

Partner WebCast. Oracle Identity Management Indsutry Trends and more

The Alliances & Channel team along Product Management have made these very interesting videos about business opportunities using our Identity Management 11gR2 solution. The other videos discuss all the new features and advantages that 11gR2 brings along and how our Partners can benefit from it.