Tuesday Mar 18, 2014

REMINDER: IBM Channel Win-Back: An Opportunity Not To Be Missed - Webcast on March 19, 2014

Don't forget to join our Webcast on Wednesday, 19th March 2014 at 12:00 UK / 13:00 CET to learn more about Oracle value proposition to win back key IBM partners

For details on how to join click here

Monday Mar 10, 2014

IBM Channel Win-Back: An Opportunity Not To Be Missed - Webcast on March 19, 2014

To learn more about Oracle value proposition to win back key IBM partners, we invite you to join our Webcast on Wednesday, 19th March 2014 at 12:00 UK / 13:00 CET.

For details on how to join click here

Tuesday Feb 18, 2014

Just Announced! Single Processor Configuration For SPARC T5-2S

Oracle announced a new configuration for the SPARC T5-2 server with one SPARC T5 processor, providing a new entry point to the T5 line of rack mount servers.

Tuesday Dec 17, 2013

SPARC T5 DEP Initiative Extended until Dec 31, 2013

The T5 DEP Initiative has been extended until Dec 31st. Check the Demo Equipment Purchase Program page on OPN

Monday Jul 29, 2013

EMEA SPARC T5-8 Acceleration Promotion

We are pleased to announce the EMEA T5-8 Acceleration Promotion, a price promotion that, for a limited time, makes the T5-8 server available to our EMEA partners at a very attractive discount.
Please find all the details on the EMEA VAD Resource Center under the tab Demand Generation.

Tuesday Jun 11, 2013

SPARC T5 Server Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative Extended until November 30, 2013

Oracle is pleased to announce that the SPART T5 Server DEP Initiative has been extended until November 30, 2013. As part of the Demo Equipment Purchase Program, Oracle VADs may purchase SPARC T5 Servers for demonstration purposes at a significantly reduced price. For more information, click here.

Tuesday May 21, 2013

Oracle SPARC T5-­‐‑2 with Oracle Solaris 11 versus IBM Power 750 Express with AIX 7.1

The Edison Group conducted research and in-depth analysis to quantify cost differences between running Oracle and IBM. Click here to access the document.

Monday May 06, 2013

Info Week Webcast: T5 Benchmarks: The Real Story

Watch this recorded webcast for Information Week for an in depth explanation of which benchmarks we ran for the T5 launch, why T5 is so much better than IBM Power 7, and very credibly refutes their FUD.

Send your partners, customers and prospects to this webcast if they want to better understand the 17 World Record T5 benchmarks and how they support our claims of superior performance and price/performance vs. IBM.

Tuesday Apr 16, 2013

Positive Analyst Paper from IDC on the New SPARC Servers

IDC has published a comprehensive and positive online article summarizing the SPARC T5 and M5 Launch/announcement, and their assessment of impact. Share the document with your partners and customers.

Click here to access the document.

Wednesday Apr 10, 2013

Resell Rights for SPARC T5 and M5

Please take note of the following information on the Resell Rights for the newly announced SPARC T5 and M5 systems.

SPARC T5 Resell Rights

  • The existing T-Series Knowledge Zone tabs have been updated with T5 content!
  • The “Sell” tab reflects the updated Sales and PreSales Guided Learning Paths (GLPs)
  • Important: Resellers already authorized to resell T4 can also resell T5, until their renewal comes up. In other words, if a partners can sell T-Series servers (ie, T-Series Server Knowledge Zone), then automatically they can sell the T5. 

At renewal, partners will need to complete the newly posted T5 Sales/PreSales GLPs as part of their renewal process

At renewal, partners will need to get T5 Resell Rights even if they just need to resell T4 servers

SPARC M5 Resell Rights

  • New product – new Knowledge Zone!
  • New criteria for Resell Authorization
  • In order to apply to distribute Oracle SPARC M5-32 Server products, you must meet the following criteria:

Be a Gold, Platinum, or Diamond member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork in good standing with a valid OPN Agreement.

Have confirmed acceptance from Oracle into the SPARC M5-32 Servers Knowledge Zone.

Have a valid Full Use Distribution Agreement (FUDA) v041610 or later with Oracle, be in the process of applying for one, or have a valid addendum to your existing Full Use Distribution Agreement with current hardware terms.

Have met the resale competency criteria set forth below:

SPARC M5-32 Servers Sales Specialists: 4

SPARC M5-32 Servers PreSales Specialists: 4

For all the details go to http://www.oracle.com/partners

Thursday Apr 04, 2013

SPARC T5/M5-32 VAR Training Replay NOW AVAILABLE!

Promote to your partners who were unable to attend the SPARC T5/M5-32 VAR Training session on March 28th or if you just want to review some of the content again the link is now available at:  SPARC T5/M5-32 Training

Tuesday Apr 02, 2013

SPARC T5 Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative

Oracle is pleased to announce that until May 31, 2013, Oracle EMEA VADs may purchase special SPARC T5 Servers configurations for demonstration purposes at a significantly reduced price. Find all the details of the program in the Global VAD Resource Center.

SPARC T5/M5 VAR Technical Training – April 4 2013, 4pm GMT, 5pm CET

You've seen the BIG SPARC Server Announcement, now SAVE THE DATE for the live WebEx SPARC T5/M5 Technical Training and get the scoop on the NEW SPARC Servers with the World's Fastest Microprocessor. Oracle has developed the fastest microprocessor on the planet and fastest systems in their class. Join this webex to go a level deeper and understand just what makes the new SPARC Servers tick! Who should attend: Channel Partner Technical Personnel (e.g., SE’s, Architects, etc.). When: April 4th, 2013. Learn more here.

Oracle Introduces New SPARC Servers - Missed the announcement?

On Tuesday March 26, Larry Ellison and John Fowler unveiled Oracle's newest generation of SPARC servers, with the speed and power to transform your customers' enterprise computing. Missed the live announcement? Watch the pre-recorded Webcast, and visit the SPARC homepage.

Monday Mar 25, 2013

Don't Miss The Next Live OPN Partnercast On SPARC Servers Update

Visit the Partner Portal on March 27th at 10:00 AM PT for a Live PartnerCast focused on Oracle SPARC Servers. Topics include SPARC Servers Partner Benefits and Background with Ravi Pendekanti, Virtualization on SPARC with Wim Coekaerts, SPARC Servers Services and Specializations with Nick Kritikos, and hosted by Judson Althoff, Senior Vice President of Worldwide A&C and Embedded Sales.



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