Thursday Jun 28, 2012

Introduction to Oracle’s New StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library

Join the product announcement webcast on Thursday July 12, 2012 at 3pm CET (2pm GMT).

This webcast will help you to understand Oracle's New StorageTek SL150 Modular tape library which is the first scalable tape library designed for small and midsized companies that are experiencing high growth.

Built from Oracle software and StorageTek library technology, it delivers a cost-effective combination of ease of use and scalability, resulting in overall TCO savings. During the webcast Cindy McCurley, from Tape Product Management will introduce you to the latest addition to the Oracle Tape Storage product portfolio, the SL150 Modular Tape Library.

This 60 minutes webcast will cover the product’s features, positioning, unique selling points and a competitive overview on StorageTek. You can submit your questions via WebEx chat and there will be a live Q&A session at the end of the webcast.

Register NOW!

How to Make Money Selling SPARC Webcast

Join the webcast on Tuesday July 10, 2012 at 3PM CET (2pm GMT)

The webcast will be hosted by - Rob Ludeman, from SPARC Product Management.

Agenda: To bring you and your partners timely, valuable information,to increase success in selling SPARC systems. The webcast will be focused and targeted on specific topics and will last approximately in 30 minutes.You can submit your questions via WebEx chat and there will be a live Q&A session at the end of the webcast.



Wednesday Jun 27, 2012

Learn more about SPARC by listening to our newly recorded podcasts

Please listen to our newly recorded series of four podcasts focused on SPARC. The topics are:

  1. How SPARC T4 Servers Open New Opportunities
  2. SPARC Roadmap and SPARC T4 Architecture Highlights
  3. SPARC T4 For Installed Base Refresh and Consolidation
  4. SPARC T4 – How Does it Stack up Against the Competition?

Rob Ludeman, from SPARC Product Management, and Thomas Ressler, WWA&C Alliances Consultant, are your hosts. The intent is to continue to help you understand how to position and sell SPARC/T4 into your customer architecture.

Details on how to access these podcasts can be found here.

SPARC Go To Market Webinar - Replay available

Missed the SPARC Go To Market  Webinar on June 21st?

Click here for the replay. Note that you will have to remove pop up blocker on your browser.

This webinar was focused on SPARC T4 marketing: a review of current assets and where we are going in FY13.

Stay tuned for future webinars!

Monday Jun 25, 2012

Making Room for Innovation — Oracle Interactive eBOOK

Innovation and complexity are two critical topics on the minds of business leaders. Innovation is what gives them a competitive edge; increased complexity is their greatest challenge. Learn how Oracle is helping customers change the game and make room for innovation by simplifying IT. Access the new Oracle interactive e-book, “Simplify IT and Unleash Innovation” by inviting partners to download it here.

Thursday Jun 21, 2012


Join us on June 26th, at 2 PM GMT,  for a live online event hosted by the Oracle PartnerNetwork team as we kickoff FY13. Hear messages from Judson Althoff, Oracle's SVP of Worldwide Alliances & Channels, as well as other Oracle executives, thought leaders and partners.

Click here for details and registration

Wednesday Jun 20, 2012

Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure

The 2012 Gartner MQ for x86 Server Virtualization has just published. 


- Oracle is in the “Challengers” quadrant.

- This is a significant “jump” above the x-axis (from the “Niche” quadrant) during previous years

- The move into the “Challengers” quadrant was possible for 3 primary reasons

- 1) strength of the Oracle VM 3.0 release

- 2) integrated management capabilities

- 3) solid customer momentum during past year

- Gartner even specifically states that Oracle VM use is growing amongst VMware customers

Read the full report here.

Tuesday Jun 19, 2012

New whitepaper, “Why Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance for Oracle Databases?” now available.

Databases are the backbone of today’s modern business providing transaction integrity for key business systems such as payment engines or providing the core of analytical data for decision-making. These diverse use cases require a flexible, high performance and highly available storage platform. The ZFS Storage Appliance is ideally suited with its architecture providing a platform flexible enough to meet the ever-changing availability, capacity and performance requirements from the business. In this just published white paper the authors provide both business and technical evidence of the suitability of the Oracle ZSF Storage Appliance as primary storage for Oracle Database 11gR2 environments.

Click here to download the whitepaper.

Partner Business Practices Update - June 1, 2012

Click here to see the announcement and download the June 1, 2012 Partner Business Practices Update.

Friday Jun 15, 2012

IMPORTANT - FY13 OPN Incentive Program VAD Webcast - June 21st @ 4PM GMT

Please mark your calendars for the FY13 OPN Incentive Program update webcast on June 21. The objective of this call is to share the updates to the OPN Incentive Program for FY13 with you.

Thursday, June 21st @: 4:00 PM GMT : 5PM CET

Click here for the details of the webcast.

Please plan to call in 5-10 minutes prior to the start to avoid delays.

We look forward to your participation on this call.

Monday Jun 11, 2012

On Demand Webinar: Extreme Database Performance meets its Backup and Recovery Match

Oracle’s Sun ZFS Backup Appliance is a tested, validated and supported backup appliance specifically tuned for Oracle engineered system backup and recovery. The Sun ZFS Backup Appliance is easily integrated with Oracle engineered systems and provides an integrated high-performance backup solution that reduces backup windows by up to 7x and recovery time by up to 4x compared to competitor engineered systems backup solutions. Invite partners to register to attend this webcast to learn how the Sun ZFS Backup Appliance can provide superior performance, cost effectiveness, simplified management and reduced risk.

Friday Jun 08, 2012


Please note OPS will be down on 7th and 8th July due to scheduled maintenance.

For any question on OPS, please contact

Thursday Jun 07, 2012

Oracle Marketing Services for Partners

To improve your marketing experience with Oracle, we are moving all marketing related materials from OMS4P to the Oracle Marketing Kits. Here you will find tools and resources created specifically for Oracle Partners around Database, Middleware, Applications, Server / Storage and Industries. OMS4P will be decommissioned soon so please bookmark this new link.

Wednesday Jun 06, 2012

Join the SPARC Go To Market Webinar on June 21st, 2pm GMT-3pm CET

Please join our second session in a series of new monthly webinars focused on everything SPARC and designed to provide insights and selling guidance for channel partners worldwide on Thursday, June 21, 2pm GMT - 3pm CET.

This month’s guest speaker will focus on SPARC / T4 Marketing: a review of current assets and where we are going into FY13. Our presenter will be Bud Koch, Sr Principal Product Marketing Director. Please plan to attend and join in the discussion.

Click here for the web conference details:

Please plan on joining 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

If you are not able to participate in real time, a replay will be available shortly afterward.




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