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 Database Appliance Product Development Webinar Series – Fridays

On November 2nd, Sohan DeMel, VP Product Strategy and Business Development, will be kicking off the next round of topics in this valuable webinar series. Encourage your partners to attend to learn about the latest tools and best practices to close more business with the Oracle Database Appliance. Click here for more information.

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.

OPN Diamond Level Criteria Update

On June 1, 2013, the criteria for Oracle PartnerNetwork members to attain the prestigious Diamond level will change and all members at the Diamond level at that point will be required to meet the new criteria. This change underscores the requirement for these elite partners to engage across Oracle’s broad product portfolio. Refer to the Diamond Level Requirements on the OPN Portal here for more detail.

Register to the Webcast: Virtualized Infrastructure Simplified with Oracle VM and NetApp

Deploying a virtual infrastructure can be costly, time-consuming, and error-prone. In this webcast, learn how Oracle VM and NetApp solutions can help solve these problems. Register here.

Register to the Webcast: Quantifying Application-Driven Virtualization with Oracle VM– Wednesday, November 7 - 2012

Did you know that Oracle VM enables you to deploy Oracle RAC 10 Times Faster than VMware vSphere 5? Join the webcast to find out how by registering here today.

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

Ten Critical Tech Trends for the Next Five Years

Read here the ten critical trends and technologies impacting IT in the next five years: these have been revealed at a Gartner Symposium 

eSTEP TechCast - Update on Solaris 11

Next eStep Techcast is scheduled on November 1st, 11:00-12:00 GMT (12:00-13:00 CET)

Click here for details on how to join 

Sales Kits on OPN Portal

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

Click here to access the page.

eStep Newsletter October 2012 Now Available

Click here to access the newsletter on the eStep blog.

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

Friday Oct 19, 2012

SL150 & ZFS Storage Appliance Sales Kits

See below Storage Appliance links to the Knowledge Zone of the OPN portal. You will need to scroll down to find the relevant info - look for the Sales Fast Start Kit and Sales Velocity Kits.

Click here for SL150: Look for the Sales Fast Start Kit & Sales Velocity Kit

Click here for ZFS Storage Appliance: Look for the Sales Fast Start Kit & Sales Velocity Kit

Positive Anaylist Infos on Solaris

Click here to access the reports.

Free Version of Oracle Application Development Framework

Now available, Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) Essentials enables the global developer community to leverage the core capabilities of Oracle ADF free of cost. Oracle ADF Essentials is standards-based and deploys on GlassFish Server Open Source Edition, giving developers the ability to adopt and extend Oracle ADF functionality to new environments.

Read the Press Release here.




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