Friday Jun 28, 2013

Now Live: New Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Web Site

The new OPN Web Site is now live including streamlined navigation allowing easy access to key partner processes and resources.

Oracle's FY14 Global Partner Kickoff Webcast Replay

In case you missed the live show, you can watch the replay and catch up on Oracle's strategy and objectives for the upcoming year.

2nd JULY 2013: Oracle Database 12c Technical Training Webcast

This session will focus on the specific needs of our Oracle partner community and developers. We'll provide insight into the many features and capabilities your customers will be looking to leverage in their own environments. Topics include:

  • Consolidation and Cloud Strategies
  • Deep dive into the key Database Options
  • Migrating to Oracle Database 12c

Click here for details on how to join the webcast.

Monday Jun 24, 2013

EMEA Hardware: Quarterly Partner Sales Update Roadshow

Starting July this year Oracle’s A&C, Partner Enablement and Hardware Teams will be organizing quarterly face-to-face sales training events to keep you up to date with Hardware sales news, latest products and solutions announcements, competitive positioning, sales tools -- all of this with an Oracle-on-Oracle approach.

We are pleased to invite you to attend the first Oracle EMEA Hardware Quarterly Partner Sales Update Roadshow running in 10 different cities across EMEA.

Click here for Dates & Location, Agenda and to Register.

Friday Jun 21, 2013

eSTEP Newsletter for June 2013 Available Now

Click here to access the Newsletter.

Thursday Jun 20, 2013

Register Now! 'In Touch' for EMEA Oracle Partners: Looking ahead to FY14 with Oracle

Dear partners

With the new financial year already upon us, now is the time to start thinking ahead and recognising the opportunities that the new year brings.

The ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast is your chance to get the latest headlines from Oracle EMEA and pose your questions to our studio guests. Join us for the next live broadcast on:

Tuesday 9th July at 10:30am UK/ 11:30am CET

In this cast we will be looking at how Oracle on Oracle solutions can benefit the Oracle PartnerNetwork and sharing best practices from across EMEA Alliances & Channels. Your host David Callaghan, Senior Vice President EMEA Alliances and Channels, is excited to pose your questions to his guests, so get in touch by commenting on this blog, posting on Twitter using the hashtag #DCpickme or by emailing

Under the spotlight and answering your burning questions in this cast will be:

  • Lindsay Johnston, VP, Commercial Operations for EMEA A&C
  • Paul Thompson, Senior Director, EMEA Solutions and Enablement
  • Janusz Naklicki, Vice President, ECEMEA
  • Silvia Kaske, Vice President, A&C WCE North
  • Eric Fontaine, Vice President, A&C WCE South
  • David Tweddle, Vice President, A&C UK & Ireland

To find out more information, including how to watch previous episodes on-demand, please visit out new webpage here.

We look forward to seeing you on July 9th!

Best regards,

Oracle PartnerNetwork

Monday Jun 17, 2013

OPN Partner Webcast Replay: Understanding & Leveraging the Value of Specialization

If you or your partners missed the live webcast, you can view the replay to learn more about the value of product version specializations and how partners can effectively leverage benefits associated with current specialization versions.

Online Transactional Oracle Master Agreement (T-OMA) Announcement

Effective June 29th, the Online Transactional Oracle Master Agreement (Online T-OMA) will be initiated by partners via the Oracle Partner Store (OPS). This means all Oracle Partners using the Online T-OMA must have an OPS account. Online T-OMA page on OPN. Actions: Please forward this External Communication to your partners and encourage them to attend one of our scheduled trainings.

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Launch Technical Training - June 20th, 4pm GMT-5pm CET

Join this webcast to go a level deeper and understand just what makes the NEW Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 tick! This session will be a technical session designed to provide System Engineers & Architects with technical knowledge necessary to position and support Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 sales. Who should attend: Channel Partner Technical Personnel (e.g., SE's, Architects). Click on this link for web conference details.

Thursday Jun 13, 2013

eSTEP TechCast - June 2013 Material available

Thanks to those of you who attended our TechCast on "Oracle license optimization: How to benefit from Oracle technology".

The materials (presentation, replay) from the TechCast are now available for all of you via our eSTEP portal.  You will need to provide your email address and the pin below to access the downloads. Link to the portal is shown below.


The material can be found under tab TechCast

Feel free to explore also the other delivered TechCasts and more useful information under the Download and Links tab.

Wednesday Jun 12, 2013

Save the Date: FY14 OPN Incentive Program VAD Preview Webcast - June 21

Join this live webcast  on June 21, 4pm GMT - 5pm CET, with Jeff Barteld, Senior Director, Worldwide Channel Strategy, for a preview of the latest OPN Incentive Program. Jeff will discuss the value of partnering with Oracle, and how you can take advantage of the Oracle go-to-market strategy to increase revenue selling Oracle products.For the details on how to join, please contact your VAD Manager.

Tuesday Jun 11, 2013

Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative Extended until November 30, 2013

Oracle is pleased to announce that the Oracle Database Appliance DEP Initiative has been extended until November 30, 2013. As part of the Demo Equipment Purchase Program, Oracle VADs may purchase the Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 for demonstration purposes at a significantly reduced price. For more information click here

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.

Webcast June 25th : Modernise Your Data Center with Complete Fabric Solutions

Join our live Webcast on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 11:00 GMT-12:00 CET, to discover how you can:

  • Cut costs by up to 50% with a unified, multiplatform data center fabric
  • Take control of networking and storage with a single management interface
  • Reduce infrastructure complexity by 70% with a secure, multitenancy virtual environment
  • Meet the most stringent SLAs by configuring application quality of service

Don't miss this chance to hear direct from Oracle experts and get real-world case studies showing how you can minimise costs and complexity in your data centre.

Register Now

Thursday Jun 06, 2013

Webcast June 20th : Storage and Applications Engineered Together, Oracle Has It, NetApp Doesn’t

Oracle is hosting an upcoming webcast titled: Storage and Applications Engineered Together, Oracle Has It, NetApp Doesn’t. Industry analyst and Tech Target speaker Marc Staimer will be joining the webcast to provide his independent perspectives. Thu. June 20th, 18:00 UKT, 19:00 CET. Registered participants can view this webcast later on demand.

Click here to register




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