Thursday Jul 31, 2014

VAD Discount Increased on ACS Services

Oracle Advanced Customer Support (ACS) recently announced an increase to the VAD discount for services on the ACS Resell Portfolio for Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) VADs. For more info on the discount, visit the tab Ordering on the EMEA VAD Resource Center.

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Now Live: Oracle Partner Store Updates

Click here to read the announcement.

Monday Jun 30, 2014

Live Webcast: FY15 OPN Incentive Program VAR Update – July 2

In FY15, the OPN Incentive Program will continue rewarding partners for selling multiple layers of the Oracle stack into the broad market, registering their business and selling Oracle Support. We are making exciting enhancements to the program to dramatically shorten the amount of time it takes us to make rebate payments and simplify the way that partners earn the Oracle on Oracle rebate. Join this live webcast to learn more.

Tuesday May 06, 2014

New Partner On-Boarding Training – Guided Learning Path

New to Oracle PartnerNetwork or need a refresher? If so, leverage this updated Guided Learning Path to learn about the OPN basics and the steps required to resell Oracle products.

Tuesday Mar 11, 2014

New Programs & Enrollments OPN Membership System

The Oracle PartnerNetwork is pleased to announce Membership Programs and Enrollments (P&E) are now live in the Oracle Partner Store (OPS). OPS now offers P&E processes that are streamlined, automated, and fully integrated with deal registration and ordering.

For more details and info on the training read the full communication here.

Tuesday Feb 11, 2014

New Program & Enrollments OPN Membership System

On March 10, 2014, the OPN Membership, Programs and Enrollments (P&E) System will be migrated into the Oracle Partner Store (OPS). Read the full announcement here. Please inform your partners and attend the training detailed in the communication.

Monday Dec 16, 2013

Systems Practice Update

Please view this Business Practice Update

Tuesday Dec 10, 2013

HOPE V Extended until December 31st 2013

The current version of HOPE (HOPE V) has been extended to December 31, 2013 to allow a few extra weeks to obtain approvals for its successor, HOPE VI. All other Details of the HOPE V announcement from June 6th (Products, Configurations, Discounts etc.) remain unchanged. 

Monday Oct 14, 2013

OPS Deal Registration – Processing Delays October 16th – October 22nd

Due to scheduled Fusion system downtime, partners will experience delays in receiving deal registration approvals from October 16 through October 22, 2013. OPS will remain available and partners can submit registrations during the Fusion downtime. Normal service levels will resume as soon as possible. Please ensure your partners have submitted any urgent deal registrations prior to October 15, 6pm pacific to allow for processing before system downtime. Please contact your OMM Deal Registration lead for further information.

Scheduled System Downtime Oct 16-21: Review And Be Prepared

We will be experiencing an internal system downtime from Wednesday, October 16 at 6pm PT until Monday, October 21 at 8:00am PT, which will have an impact on the Oracle Partner Store and XML ordering, deal registrations, the OPN Solutions Catalog, and the OPN Competency Center.

Deal Registration
You will experience delays in receiving deal registration approval.  Normal service levels will resume as soon as possible. Please ensure you have submitted any urgent deal registrations prior to Tuesday, October 15 at 6pm PT to allow for processing before system downtime.

Resell Rights
During this downtime, the Oracle Partner Store and XML will not be conducting the pre-placement resell rights validation.  All validations will be done post-submission.

Oracle Partner Store Carts
The Opportunity ID field in the Oracle Partner Store will not be validated during this downtime.  This field will still be updatable, but all validations will be done post order placement.

OPN Solutions Catalog and OPN Competency Center
These tools will be available, but any data additions or modifications will not be reflected until the data synchronization is completed, which may not occur until Monday, October 28.

Monday Oct 07, 2013

Oracle Master Agreement & License Definition Rules Update

All partner orders that reference a standard OMA (5 year term) or a Term OLSA must now include an End User LDR document executed by the end user. View the complete external announcement.

Thursday Sep 12, 2013

HOPE Program Update

Check the VAD Resource Center on OPN Portal for an update on the HOPE Program

This program allows us to sell specific Hardware configurations into the Higher Education Market at very attractive prices. These discounts are approved until November 30, 2013 .

Monday Sep 02, 2013

Now Available – Partner Tutorial For O-TOMA

A self-service training on the Online Transactional Oracle Master Agreement (O-TOMA) process is now available for partners. It can be found on the Transactional Oracle Master Agreement, Definitions and Online Process page on OPN. Partners can also link directly to it here.

Monday Jul 01, 2013

FY14 OPN Incentive Program Update

Oracle has updated its OPN Incentive Program for FY14. Please visit the OPN Incentive Program Resource Center to find out how you can maximize returns and increase margin with this program.

Oracle Partner Store Enhancements

Effective June 29th, the Oracle Partner Store (OPS) released multiple enhancements. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these changes.



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