Monday May 06, 2013

OPS Training Sessions

Partners/VADs can register for OPS trainings sessions held by the OPS training team via OPS Home or the OPN page. There are also training viewlets and documentations available on the OPS training center page  

Monday Jan 14, 2013

New to OPN Solutions Catalog: Search Partners by Resale Rights

With the latest release of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Solutions Catalog, OPN member profiles now include product resale rights. This designation is available to all partners who have a valid distribution agreement. Another new feature allows your company and its solutions to be searched regionally, down to the city level.

Additionally, we've made it mandatory for all partners to complete the "Industry" field for each of their solutions. This provides you with additional visibility to our customers, prospects and sales reps who search for solutions via industry in the Solutions Catalog.


Get a competitive edge on your competition. Maximize your presence on the OPN Solutions Catalog by:


Date Time Web Conference Details * Audio Details *
January 29 9am PT
Session Number: 591 771 355
Password: Session123
International Toll Free Dial-in
Conference ID: 88634790

Operator Assisted Toll-Free US/Canada Dial-In Number: (877) 376-9047

Operator Assisted International Dial-In Number: (706) 634-7953

(Toll-Free International Dial-In Numbers)

Thursday Dec 13, 2012

Extension of Validity of Non-standard Commercial Terms

The validity of non-standard commercial terms which were offered to an Oracle PartnerNetwork ("OPN") member between September 1, 2012 and November 30, 2012 for distributing the products and/or services listed below, to an end user customer pursuant to a valid Oracle distribution agreement, has been extended until February 28, 2013. Click here for the full communication.

Tuesday Nov 20, 2012

Partner Deal Registration has Officially Moved to the Oracle Partner Store

Effective November 19th, the Oracle Partner Store (OPS) now enables partners to easily register opportunities with Oracle.

Monday Nov 05, 2012

Remember: Deal Registration is Moving to Oracle Partner Store

In November 2012, Oracle Partner Deal Registration will move to the Oracle Partner Store (OPS).  Don't forget to remind partners and ask them to attend the training. All details on the OPN portal here.

Monday Oct 29, 2012

New Sales Kit – Enterprise Manager 12c

Check out the latest Quick Reference Guides for Enterprise Manager 12c in the Knowledge Zone. The two-page Quick Reference Guide is designed to help partners uncover additional revenue opportunity by positioning Enterprise Manager. Content includes elevator pitch for Enterprise Manager, tips on identifying target customers, qualifying questions to initiate customers discussion, supporting videos, references, and whitepapers for each customer scenario.

Enterprise Manager 12c for Application Partners
Enterprise Manager 12c for Hardware Partners

Enterprise Manager 12c for Database Partners

Oracle Partner Store – October Release

A lot of great enhancements have been added to the Oracle Partner Store this quarter. Please click here to see the latest communication sent to partners, providing an overview of all the new features.

Oracle Cloud Services Referral Program Now Available

Partners can now take advantage of the five different Cloud Services programs: The Cloud Referral Partner program allows partners to get rewarded for referring Oracle Cloud opportunities to Oracle. The Cloud Services Partner Referral program is an extension of Oracle’s existing referral program but offers a standard 10% referral rate paid on guaranteed revenue with $50K cap. For a limited time, Oracle is offering a 20% referral rate for [offering still being finalized]. Contact your partner manager for more details and click here for more information.

Friday Oct 26, 2012

Sales Kits on OPN Portal

Do you know that Oracle Sales Kits are available on the OPN portal?

Click here to access the page.

Tuesday Oct 23, 2012

VAD Training Dates for OMM Deal Registration Move to OPS

Attend Training – Oracle will offer multiple VAD and VAR training sessions beginning October 29, 2012. It is recommended that all users attend one of these important sessions. 

Detailed instructions on each of these tasks can be found on the OPS Information Page

Monday Oct 15, 2012

Attention - OPS Downtime

 Please note OPS will be unavailable on October 27th and 28th due to scheduled maintenance.

Friday Oct 12, 2012

Deal Registration is Moving to the Oracle Partner Store!

In November 2012, Oracle will unveil a new partner deal registration system within Oracle Partner Store (OPS). At that time, OPS will become the single source for partners to register deals, obtain deal status, and place orders. The new deal registration system will offer several enhancements, including:

  • Simplified Registration Form
  • Easier Product Selection
  • Expanded Browser Support
  • Shared Registration Visibility Between VAD and VAR
  • Pre-set Customer Selection from Partner Ordering Base

Read more here.

Thursday Oct 11, 2012

Exadata, Exalogic and Exalytics Partner Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative

Oracle is pleased to announce that as part of the Demo Equipment Purchase Program, until December 31, 2012, Oracle VADs may purchase Exadata, Exalogic and Exalytics configurations, for their own demonstration purposes or to distribute to a partner for the partner's demonstration use, at 25% off the list price.

In addition, purchasing partners will be eligible to receive 10% of list price (excluding support) in MDF funds to support the partner's Exadata/Exalogic/Exalytics demand generation activities. New units must be used for demo purposes for a minimum of 6 months before they may be resold to an end user.

For more info, visit the VAD Resource center here.

Wednesday Sep 12, 2012

Hardware Support & Warranty Start Date - Now based on Date of Delivery

Oracle announced that effective September 1, 2012, the start date for the Oracle Hardware Warranty, Premier Support for Systems and Premier Support for Operating Systems will be based on the date the hardware is delivered to the delivery location designated in the hardware order accepted by Oracle.

For further details, click here

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Partner Pricing and Business Practices Update September 5th, 2012

Click here to see the announcement and download the September 5, 2012 Partner Business Practices Update



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