Monday Jan 19, 2015

Join the Cloud Platform Online Forum – January 28

Join Oracle and IDC as they kick off the Cloud Platform Online Forum on January 28 at 10:00am PT with a keynote led by IDC analyst Robert Mahowald. Learn how to rapidly build, deploy, manage, and secure rich applications while using an integrated cloud platform built on the industry’s #1 Database and Application Server. Register to attend this live online event according to your specialty or line of business: architect, DBA, IT manager, developer, or applications IT.

Database 11g Scheduled to Become Non-Qualifying

Inform your partners that Database 11g is scheduled to become non-qualifying beginning May 1. Are your partners planning accordingly to migrate towards the new version of Database 12c. Review Database 12c criteria and start working towards it now.

Larry Ellison on the Next Generation of Oracle Engineered Systems – January 21

What happens when extreme performance meets extreme savings? Encourage your partners to find out on January 21 as Larry Ellison unveils the datacenter of the future. Partners can register here and join the conversation by using #datacenter in tweets and posts.

Tuesday Jan 13, 2015

New Marketing Kit for MySQL

With more than 15 million active installs, MySQL Enterprise is the leading open source database solution behind many of today’s Web applications. Five of the five top websites are powered by MySQL – even Twitter, Facebook and eBay rely on the scalability and cost-effective nature of MySQL. Download this new marketing kit and learn why MySQL is the best choice for web and cloud applications.

Gain Early Access to Revolutionary Software in Silicon Technology

Software in Silicon Cloud is a new revolutionary technology with security, database and increased capacity benefits. ISV partners and enterprise developers can request early access to Software in Silicon by watching this short video. A live webinar is also being offered by ISV Engineering on January 21 at 8am PST. Encourage your partners to attend to learn how to use the new Software in Silicon Cloud to dramatically improve reliability and security and accelerate application performance. Register today!

New Videos - Share with your customers

Introducing Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones
A quick introduction to Kernel Zones, the newest type of Oracle Solaris Zones, which provides all the flexibility, scalability, and efficiency of Oracle Solaris Zones while adding the capability to have zones with independent kernels. 

Streamline Cloning Oracle Databases for Development and Testing
DBAs can get help streamlining the cloning process of a database for development and test efforts, using the Oracle Snap Management Utility (SMU) for Oracle Database.  The SMU software coordinates storage cloning from the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance with the process to mount the new clone to a database host from a single interface. Reduce cloning for development databases from weeks to minutes and accelerate dev/test with SMU.

Oracle FS1: The Most Intelligent Flash Storage System

Find out how Oracle FS1’s QoS Plus and Auto-Tiering intelligently delivers flash performance when you need it and reduces costs by moving data automatically to lower-cost media when you don’t—all driven by business priorities.

Oracle FS1: Transcending the Limitations of All-Flash Arrays
Bob Maness discusses the Oracle FS1 from its architecture purpose-built for flash, to business-priority driven quality of service, application profiles, and storage domains to secure data and manage resource contention in multi-tenant environments

Friday Jan 09, 2015

Oracle Value-based Project Registration (VPR) Initiative in EMEA

The Value-based Project Registration initiative is a complement to Oracle's existing Open Market Model (OMM) Resale Registration Initiative and provides partners a new option for registration at the project level.

Read more here.

Here the link to the training replay

Monday Dec 22, 2014

IDC White Paper: Total Cloud – What Does Complete Look Like for Oracle?

Read IDC's recent white paper, which examines opportunities and challenges related to cloud technology and services, the market situation from both customer and vendor perspective, and where Oracle excels.

Oracle Public Cloud – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – January 14

With the recent launch of new Oracle Cloud PaaS offerings, Oracle now enables ISVs to rapidly deploy + scale their applications in the public cloud leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of platform services. Attend this webinar to hear from Oracle Cloud strategy experts about how Oracle is delivering new, differentiated platform services, as well as related opportunities, resources and commercial models for ISVs.

Tuesday Dec 16, 2014

Save the Date: Exadata, Manageability and Servers & Storage Partner Community Forum

In 2015 the Exadata, Manageability and the Servers and Storage Partner Communities will celebrate a single joint Community Forum which will take place in Budapest, Hungary on April 14-16, 2015.

Oracle offers customers different alternatives for consolidation and modernization of the infrastructure to fulfill the requirements and needs of different types of customer, at the servers, storage, database and middleware layers.
At the same time customers have the option to build their DBaaS infrastructure on-premise, or use the Oracle Public Cloud.
During this Community Forum we will cover the different solutions and share experiences on a variety of customer cases and challenges.

Read here the complete announcement

Monday Dec 15, 2014

Exadata Storage Retrofit Promotion for Oracle EMEA Partners

We are pleased to announce the EMEA Oracle Exadata Retrofit promotion, now available until May 18, 2015 to Oracle Partners in EMEA. This promotion provides Oracle VADs with additional discount when selling Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance to existing Exadata customers. To read the complete announcement, click here.

For all details, click here

Oracle Fusion Middleware EMEA Partner Community Forum – March 3-4

Encourage your partners to register for the Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum that will be held in in Budapest on March 3 & 4, with hands-on training on March 5 & 6. Partners will learn how to sell the value of Fusion Middleware by combining SOA, BPM, WebLogic and ADF & MAF. Attendees will also have the chance to meet with Oracle SOA, BPM, WebLogic and ADF Product Management, and exchange knowledge and have access to competitive intelligence.

FREE Vouchers to Upgrade your SPARC & Solaris Certifications

OPN supports partners with an exclusive number of free vouchers to upgrade their Oracle Solaris or SPARC Server certification. Eligible partners should be certified in: Oracle Solaris 10; SPARC Enterprise Entry-Level and Midrange M-Series Servers; SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers. Encourage partners to request these limited supply vouchers for up to two different exams via the SPARC & Solaris Enablement Voucher Request Form.

Tuesday Dec 09, 2014

Get Certified and Receive a 90-day Free Trial of Oracle Learning Streams

Newly certified partners will now be eligible for a 90-day free trial of Oracle Learning Streams!  Oracle Learning Streams provides access to fresh, continuously updated video learning direct from Oracle experts, and can be viewed at any time during the trial. The 90-day trial begins once a candidate becomes certified at the Professional, Expert, Master or Specialist level. This new Oracle Certification benefit includes live webinars on the hottest topics, discussions with experts for live Q&A sessions and ongoing learning support. Check the Oracle University blog for more information on Oracle Learning Streams.

Encourage your Partners to Bookmark the OPN News Blog

The OPN News Blog is a valuable, external-facing resource that houses information for partners on Oracle product announcements, upcoming events, webinars, boot camps and more. Ensure your partners are aware of this resource and bookmark it for easy reference.



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