Monday Feb 09, 2015

How Big Data Will Evolve in 2015

“Data is the fuel that launches companies ahead of the pack—often far ahead.” Use the big data insights from this article to talk about big data themes and trends with business leaders.

Mark Hurd warns competitors on CNBC

In an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, Mark Hurd made no bones about it: Oracle has made the transition to the cloud and is leading against competitors: "We are laser focused on taking share, we are focused on growing."

Friday Feb 06, 2015

The Next-Generation of Oracle Engineered Systems Webcast Invitation: February 10th, 2015 at 13.30 CET - 12.30 UKT

On January 21st Larry Ellison announced the next generation of Oracle Engineered Systems as the cornerstone of the Oracle strategy for reducing customer costs and increasing value. The announcement included the sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 with virtualization capabilities, Oracle's new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, and Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System. This new generation of Engineered Systems not only delivers the highest performance in the industry but it also comes at the lowest purchase price for the data center core infrastructure, enabling Oracle partners to focus on delivering high-value services to help customers transform their businesses.

In this webcast, dedicated to Oracle Partners in EMEA, you will learn how the combination of highest performance and lowest cost expands the market for Oracle partners, providing the right entry- level point for mid-market customers and empowering our partners to compete in an extended market as it had never been possible before.


Wednesday Feb 04, 2015

Wikibon : Storage Analysis

Wikibon Storage Strategies for Oracle Customers
Wikibon IT analysts, Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman, discuss the available storage strategies for Oracle customers today and the possible applications of Oracle's new ZFS, FS Series and Tape storage solutions.

Wikibon Key Observations and Recommendations
Wikibon analysts Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman discuss key observations and recommendations in the storage industry today, including:

  • Replicating advantages of public cloud in your own IT environment
  • Data as the "new oil"
  • Data analytics driving new business value

Wikibon Monster Trends

Wikibon Monster Trends
Hear what IT industry analysts Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman from Wikibon have to say about the 4 monster trends in enterprise technology today, which are Cloud, Mobile, Social and Big Data.

Oracle's Storage Video

Oracle’s Storage Innovation Video
Find out how Oracle's storage innovations can help your organization conquer today’s business challenges.

New Oracle FS1 Customer Benefits Video
Learn how Oracle FS1 is specifically architected to exploit the power of flash for extreme performance with predictable latency, and better economics through Quality of Service-driven automated tiering of flash and disk.

Oracle SuperCluster – Oracle’s Most Powerful Engineered System

Oracle SuperCluster – Oracle’s Most Powerful Engineered System
Hear Michael Palmeter, Senior Director of Engineered Systems, discuss the latest enhancements to Oracle SuperCluster, including the newest Exadata Storage X5-2.

Specialized Bikes
"With Oracle SuperCluster we reduced its month end report from 20 hours to 20 minutes, increased performance 17 times, and deployed into production its new Oracle SuperCluster in just 65 days."

Monday Feb 02, 2015

Now available! Oracle HCM Cloud Marketing Kit

Generate new opportunities and increase sales with the ready to use Oracle HCM Cloud Marketing Kit. The video Using the Oracle HCM Cloud Marketing Kit provides an overview of the market and strategy, as well as how to use the resources in the marketing kit.

Oracle VM Powers More Oracle Engineered Systems and Appliances

The Oracle VM software that runs on Exadata also powers Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine. Check out the Oracle Virtualization blog posts here and here to learn more!

Tuesday Jan 27, 2015

Proof of Concept: Software in Silicon Cloud

Oracle's Software in Silicon Cloud lets OPN members test Oracle’s new SPARC technology, functioning as a beta test site for the upcoming SPARC M7 processor. More details.

Friday Jan 23, 2015

The Next Generation of Oracle Engineered Systems: X5 - Webcast Replay

If you missed the announcement, click here to access the live session replay

Thursday Jan 22, 2015

Announcing Oracle SuperCluster with Exadata X5 Storage Launch

Oracle announces Oracle SuperCluster with the new Exadata X5 Storage Server Extreme Flash and High Capacity options bringing lower cost savings and extreme performance to your customers.

For More Information:
Oracle SuperCluster
Oracle SuperCluster OTN

Converged Infrastructure – Powering a New Generation of Enterprise IT

Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance Sales Training

With the pace of change in today’s business environment accelerating so rapidly, data centre agility and flexibility have become business-critical.
To succeed, businesses must be able to deploy innovative applications and react to changes in market conditions at a moment’s notice.

Because of this, an increasing number of companies are realising the value of shifting to a Converged IT Infrastructure.  As an Oracle partner you need to be prepared to address this opportunity with your customers by being able to offer the right solution – Oracle’s Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA).
Engineered to consolidate Oracle and non-Oracle x86 workloads and deploy them in hours - not days or weeks – whether they run on Windows, Linux or Solaris for x86.

Imagine being able to offer your customers the ability to deploy a new cloud service for their business in an hour as well as optimise licensing. With the Virtual Compute Appliance, they can. It includes everything your customers would need – hardware, software, virtualization, networking, SDN and storage – all preconfigured, pre-integrated and pre-cabled.

A half-day VCA Sales Training is available, dedicated to OPN partners, that will cover:
»  Converged Infrastructure market and VCA’s position in it
»  VCA Opportunity for partners
»  How to sell the business value of VCA and lessons learned
»  Competitive positioning
»  Success stories

Target Audience
Sales Representatives, Sales Managers, Business Development Managers and Marketing Specialists – PreSales Specialists are also welcome to join.

Location and Dates of the VCA Sales Training
Madrid, Spain: 27th January 2015
Milan, Italy: 29th January 2015
Colombes, France: 3rd February 2015
Vilvoorde, Belgium: 4th February 2015
Dusseldorf, Germany: 5th February 2015
Utrecht, Netherlands: 6th February 2015
London, UK: 9th February 2015

Register Now!

Please indicate if your role is either Sales or Presales.
All Presales specialists will be invited to stay for an additional 1.5 hours to receive more technical content related to VCA.

Wednesday Jan 21, 2015

Oracle Cloud Integration Combos Webcast for Oracle EMEA Partners Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 13:00 UK / 14:00 CET

Join the webcast on Monday 26th. Click here for details on how to join.



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