Thursday Jan 15, 2015

Have you registered yet for the Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast - Transforming our Business Priorities into Success?

Dear Partners,

If you are a regular reader of our blog, you might have seen that we have our next Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast coming up on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 10:30am UK/ 11:30 CET. So if you have not already done so, you can now register by following the link below.

This first edition of Oracle ‘In Touch’ in 2015 promises to be informative and exciting! David Callaghan and his studio guests will discuss  Oracle-on-Oracle and XaaS in more detail. Alistair Hopkins, Vice President, Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels Sales & Strategy, Technology Solutions, will give us his expert opinion and latest updates on Oracle-on-Oracle and newly appointed Valentine Viard, Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels XaaS Solutions Leader will share her wealth of knowledge on XaaS. Also, our regional sales leaders will review the past quarter and give us their opinion on the forthcoming year.

Stay tuned for further updates on this blog! If you haven’t already, get in touch with us on Twitter using the hashtags #OracleInTouch #OPN or e-mail Your comments and questions could be featured in the PartnerCast!

You can now Register for the cast here:

Register Now!

To add this event to your calendar, please click here.

To find out more information and to watch previous episodes on-demand, please visit our webpage here.

Best regards,
Oracle PartnerNetwork

Tuesday Oct 28, 2014

Join Us: New Oracle Cloud Services Launch Webcast for EMEA Partners on November 05, 2014 , 1pm UK / 2 pm CET

Dear Oracle valued Partner,


We are pleased to invite you to join the New Oracle Cloud Services Launch Webcast for EMEA Partners on November 5, 2014 at 1pm UK / 2 pm CET. The Partner cast is focused on Oracle’s Cloud Strategy across both the Technology and Middleware business at Oracle.

Many of you will have seen first hand or listened remotely to the Cloud announcements at Oracle OpenWorld 2014.

This is an exciting time for us at Oracle as we look to build capabilities and offerings in the Cloud that Partners and Customers can leverage.

During this session you'll find an opportunity to hear from Paul Thompson, Commercial Director, Oracle , Stephane Broquere, Business Initiative Director - Private and Hybrid Clouds, Oracle EMEA and Lionel Dubreuil, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle - the details behind the key services we have just launched, how and why you should be using them, and what’s the benefit for you as important Partners for Oracle.





Don't miss this unique opportunity and Join the Oracle Cloud Webcast on November 5, 2014.


For more information, please click here.


We look forward to your participation.


Best Regards

Oracle PartnerNetwork

Friday Oct 17, 2014

Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast – Available On Demand now!

Dear Partners,

We hope you were able to join the recent broadcast of Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast. A range of exciting topics was covered and David was joined by inspirational studio guests. In case you missed the cast we would like to encourage you to catch up on demand by following this link:

The cast includes fresh impressions from Oracle OpenWorld, exclusive footage of the EMEA Partner Awards as well as interviews with the A&C Regional Sales leaders who shared their successes of Q1 and their focus for the upcoming quarter.

Alex Louth, Managing Director e-DBA, who returned from San Francisco with an EMEA Award of Excellence and Global Award, joined David in the studio. Alex emphasized the importance of business partnerships and the potential for business growth.

A key message from Oracle OpenWorld was the huge opportunity that Cloud has to offer. David also welcomed Alan Hartwell, Vice President Security & Identity Solutions Oracle EMEA, who shared his views on Security and Oracle-on-Oracle as well as Conor Gleeson, VP Oracle Direct Applications Sales, who provided us with the latest news and information on SaaS and Oracle Direct.

For further information on some of the areas covered here are some useful links to guide you in the right direction.

Make sure you follow #OracleInTouch for news and updates around these topics. We would also welcome your feedback and comments which you can send us via e-mail at

Best regards,
Oracle PartnerNetwork

Wednesday Jul 09, 2014

Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast – Watch On Demand now!

Dear Partners,

Did you tune into the latest Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast on Tuesday, 1st July, 2014? 

It was a busy show as David Callaghan, Senior Vice President, Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, and his studio guests kicked off FY15 with the key message of growth and discussed topics such as SaaS, Oracle on Oracle and Cloud.

It really was a must-see cast as David was able to speak exclusively with Rich Geraffo, Senior Vice President, Oracle Global Alliances & Channels, about the Global Partner kick off and how it will effect EMEA in the upcoming year.

David also interviewed three new members of the A&C Global leadership team about what they hope to bring to their roles and where they think Oracle is looking to excel in FY15.

The regional leaders found out exactly what it is that creates a successful partner relationship with exclusive interviews with some of their regions highly acclaimed partners.

So if you were unfortunate to miss out on this PartnerCast there is no need to panic! You can still catch up on demand by using Watch on-Demand link:

If you haven’t quite got the time to watch the whole broadcast or if there is a specific part you would like to re-visit, you can now choose from shorter individual sections of the cast easily, on the Oracle 'In Touch' YouTube playlist, Or you can visit the Oracle 'In Touch' homepage for the quick links.

To help you stay up-to-date on some of the topics covered in this webcast here are some useful links:

We hope you enjoyed the latest PartnerCast. We will be in touch soon with more information on the next edition, where we will be sharing the best bits from Oracle OpenWorld!

Speak soon,

Oracle PartnerNetwork

Monday Feb 17, 2014

Oracle Partner Webcast: Oracle Mobility Strategy & Solutions for Partners (11th March, 11am CET)

Are you starting to hear your customers request mobile solutions for employees and end consumers alike? How do your solutions focus on this fast growing market? How can your Oracle based integration, client development and customer experience skills be used to address these mobile requirements?

The webcast will help Oracle Partners to address and plan for an increasingly diverse 'Bring Your Own Device' culture growing in many enterprises and will cover Oracle's Mobile Platform and how it affects Oracle technology-based applications.

Oracle Partners might want to join this Webcast to:

  • Discover comprehensive strategies and solutions for mobilising their applications
  • Understand how to drive additional value from their solutions to existing and new customers around the globe
  • Learn how Oracle's integrated Mobile strategy offers the most complete solution to satisfy the requirements of their customers today and into the future.

Agenda and Speakers

  • Oracle Mobility Strategy by Regis Louis, Vice President Product Management, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Introducing Oracle Mobile Suite by James Austin, Director Product Management, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Introducing Oracle Mobile Security Suite by John Waghorne, Principal Product Manager, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Why is this important for Oracle Partners? by Martin Cookson, Business Development Manager, Director for Mobility EMEA
  • How to Learn More and Call to Action by Martin Cookson, Business Development Manager, Director for Mobility EMEA

Delivery Format

This FREE online LIVE eSeminar will be delivered over the Web. Registrations received less than 24 hours prior to start time may not receive confirmation to attend.

Don't miss this opportunity and register now!

Thursday Jan 30, 2014

'In Touch' PartnerCast with David Callaghan (Shining the Spotlight on Oracle on Oracle Edition) Available on Demand Now!

Dear Oracle Partners,

We would like to say thank you to all of those who tuned in to watch the latest episode of ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast. If you didn’t catch the show, watch on demand now.

You missed David and the studio team emphasising the new commercial opportunities for partners in FY14 from the developments and successes in Oracle on Oracle solutions.

It was another great show! Highlights included Ali Hopkins, Vice President - Sales & Strategy, Technology Solutions and Eric Leroy, Managing Director of Nell’Armonia who discussed the benefits, additional rebates and partner perspective on the five new smart combos with David in the studio.

Andrew Sutherland, Senior Vice President Business Development - Technology License & Systems EMEA, also joined the team in the studio giving insight to the significance of his new role in recognising the performance and integration between Technology and Systems within the market place.

Plus the regional leaders from across EMEA sent updates on the results from H1 and focus for H2.

The latest episode is now available to watch on-demand via our YouTube playlist here.

We would love to know what you think of the ‘In Touch’ casts, so do send us an email with your thoughts and opinions to:

Kind regards,

Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels

Thursday Jan 23, 2014

Oracle ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast – don’t miss it!

Dear Oracle Partners

The ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast will go live next Monday, 27th January, so if you or your colleagues have not already registered, please do so now.

Registration is quick and easy, so Click Here to register and ensure you stay informed with the latest from the Oracle PartnerNetwork.

In Touch’ relies on your input, so let David Callaghan, Senior Vice President EMEA Alliances and Channels, know your thoughts and comments in advance of the Cast by emailing or getting in touch on Twitter using the hashtag #DCpickme.

Tune in for the Cast at 10:30am UK/ 11:30am CET as studio guests Andrew Sutherland, Senior Vice President Business Development - Technology License & Systems EMEA, Alistair Hopkins, Vice President - Sales & Strategy, Technology Solutions, and Partner, Eric Leroy, Managing Director of Nell'Armonia – France debate Oracle on Oracle.

To find out more information about the cast, including the full line up, please visit the ‘In Touch’ webpage here.

To watch the Cast on Monday, 27th January, at 10:30am UK/ 11:30am CET, you will need to use the following link:

Best regards,

Oracle PartnerNetwork

Wednesday Jun 12, 2013

Save the Date: FY14 OPN Incentive Program VAR Preview Webcast - June 26, 2013

Join this live webcast on June 26, 4pm GMT - 5pm CET, with Jeff Barteld, Senior Director, Worldwide Channel Strategy, for a preview of the latest OPN Incentive Program.

Jeff will discuss the value of partnering with Oracle, and how you can take advantage of the Oracle go-to-market strategy to increase revenue selling Oracle products.

For the details on how to join, please contact your Channel Manager.

Monday May 27, 2013

Partner Webcast: The Next Generation of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

Audience - VADs, VARs, and SIs

  • Partners selling and implementing BI, EPM, Endeca, and Exalytics
  • Database partners who plan to include BI in their solution offerings

What We Are Announcing

Join this live webcast, and learn what's new with the Exalytics In-Memory Machine.

Praveen Deshpande, Principal Product Manager, will discuss recent software updates, licensing, and the Flash upgrade kit; and how you can help your customers achieve extreme performance in the Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management applications.

You will learn how to:

  • Present Exalytics upgrade options to your customers
  • Create Exalytics opportunities in your BI/EPM install base
  • Help your customers gain competitive advantage with better analysis and planning

For webcast details, please contact your local Oracle Representative.

Monday Jan 07, 2013

Register Now! In Touch with David Callaghan: Live Webcast (11 January 2013)

OPN PartnerCastA very happy new year from everyone here at Oracle! We hope you are as keen as us to kick start 2013 with our new PartnerCast: In Touch.

Please make sure you have your diary booked for Friday 11th January at 11am (UK) and join David Callaghan (Senior Vice President EMEA Alliances and Channels) as he discusses the latest headlines from across the Oracle PartnerNetwork.

For the first broadcast, David will be joined by Alistair Hopkins (Vice President, Sales and Strategy) and Christian Von Stengel (Senior Director, A&C Sales & Strategy Applications) as they discuss the importance of Cloud and answer your questions LIVE!

David will also be selecting some of your questions before the broadcast, so get a head start and make sure yours gets answered by commenting on this post,  emailing us or sending your tweets with the hashtag #DCpickme.

To register for the cast, click here.


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