Tuesday Dec 16, 2014

An Architect’s Guide to the Oracle Private Database Cloud

This white paper presents a reference architecture overview and Oracle product mapping for DBaaS in a private cloud deployment model. The approach and guidance offered is the byproduct of hundreds of customer projects and highlights the decisions that customers faced in the course of their architecture planning and implementations.

Download whitepaper here

Private DBaaS architecture

Monday Dec 15, 2014

Top Exastack ISV partner headlines: Temenos

Samba Financial Group deploys Oracle SuperCluster M6 Machine to support core banking process running with ISV Temenos software.

Samba showed 10X performance gains while reducing storage costs by 50% - a savings of $5.6 Million over five years - Read more

Monday Dec 08, 2014

Save the Date! - Partner Community Forum: Budapest, 14-16 April, 2015

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Save the Date: 14-16 April 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Innovate and Grow by Sharing Experiences!

In 2015 the Exadata, Manageability and the Servers and Storage Partner Communities will celebrate a single joint Community Forum which will take place in Budapest, Hungary on April 14-16, 2015.

In the journey to an agile, secure and high-performance data center infrastructure Oracle offers customers different alternatives for consolidation and modernization of the infrastructure to fulfill the requirements and needs of different types of customer, at the servers, storage, database and middleware layers.


  • Exadata Community
  • Servers & Storage Community
  • Manageability Community

14-16 April 2015,
Budapest, Hungary

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At the same time customers have the option to build their DBaaS infrastructure on-premise, or use the Oracle Public Cloud. During this Community Forum we will cover the different solutions and share experiences on a variety of customer cases and challenges.

As in previous editions, the most important part of this Community Forum is sharing experiences, best-practices and customer cases. Presentations by partners and networking among participants are the enablers for building a valuable learning experience for you.

Oracle executives driving the different product areas will share their insight on new products and market trends, and will be available for one-on-one meetings to discuss go-to-market plans and sales opportunities.

Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, will be the scenario for this Partner Community Forum. Detailed venue and hotel booking information will be sent to you in January.

Don't miss out on attending this key event! Save the date now – 14 to 16th of April 2015 -  and watch out for your formal invitation coming soon.

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Javier Puerta
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Giuseppe Facchetti
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Thursday Dec 04, 2014

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission gains extreme results with Oracle Engineered Systems

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission gains extreme results, improved performance, and an enhanced customer experience with Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, and Oracle Exalytics.

Watch video here

Accenture & Oracle Help CaixaBank Succeed with Big Data

CaixaBank achieves four Big Data goals, by teaming with OPN Diamond partner, Accenture, valuing their high-level solution knowledge and strategy definition, and selecting Oracle Exalytics, Oracle Big Data Appliance and Oracle Exadata.

Watch video here 

New Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics, ODA, VCA Public References


Teach for America (United States) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Enterprise Manager
Published: November 27, 2014

BT Spain (Spain) [Spanish] - Virtual Compute Appliance, Oracle Virtual Machine Server, Oracle Linux, Solaris, Oracle Fabric Interconnect
Published: November 25, 2014

Heuristics Informatics (India) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle Advanced Customer Support, Database as a Service (DBaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Published: November 21, 2014

Faw Car (China) [simplified Chinese] - Exalogic, WebLogic Server
Published: November 20, 2014

Centre Hospitalier EpiCURA a.s.b.l.Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Active Data Guard
Published: November 13, 2014

Yarra Valley Water (Australia) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle Webcenter Content, Oracle Primavera
Published: November 12, 2014

Kwik Fit (UK) - Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle Active Data Guard
Published: November 06, 2014

Starwood Hotels and Resorts (United States) – Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Partitioning, Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Linux, Oracle Advanced Customer Support, Oracle Solution Support Center, Oracle Advanced Monitoring and Resolution
Published: November 05, 2014

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (Japan) - Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics
Published: October 14, 2014


All customer reference collateral can be found on Oracle.com/customers. Search by content type, product, industry, region, and even keywords.

Tuesday Dec 02, 2014

Webcast Dec. 4th - Upgrade NOW! Get SMART and give your business an immediate advantage by upgrading to Oracle Database 12c today!


Oracle Database 12c is the latest generation of the world’s most popular database, and is the first database designed and developed to make it simple and seamless for your business to embrace Cloud. With Oracle Database 12c you can “Get SMART” - Simplify your technology with consolidation, manage many resources as one, become more Agile, leverage Real-time solutions and embrace a Technology platform that can meet your needs today and in the future.

Join this online webcast to hear about your peers' and competitors' Oracle Database Upgrade experiences, and to learn about some of the groundbreaking new features in Oracle Database 12c.

Watch our live webcast on December 4th, 14:00 CET (1pm UK) to hear Roy Swonger, Senior Director, Software Development, talk about why to upgrade now and the latest features of Oracle Database 12c.

Register here

Thursday Nov 27, 2014

Top Exastack ISV partner headlines: SAS

In this video, Paul Kent - Vice President of Big Data at SAS - discusses SAS strategy for Big Data analytics and how Oracle Engineered Systems simplify implementations for customers - Watch video

Specialization scheduled to become non-qualifying: RAC 11g

RAC 11g Specialization is scheduled to become non-qualifying on November 6, 2015. You can start working on the next level of certification (RAC 12c) to keep your credentials up to date. Planning in advance will save time for the last minute rush!

Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance: Introduction

Juan Loaiza, Senior VP of Oracle Database Systems, introduces the Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance, a ground-breaking data protection solution, integrated with Oracle Database, that eliminates data loss without impacting production cycles. 

Watch video here

Thinking Beyond the Box

Nice article just published in Profit Magazine. 

Discover how building a cloud strategy with engineered systems enables organizations to gain greater agility, become leaner, and realize benefits faster. "Thinking Beyond the Box", by Muneeb O. Ahsan, November 2014

Monday Nov 24, 2014

Over 10,000 Engineered Systems sold - Special report

A special report on Profit Magazine about Oracle Engineered Systems.

"Oracle CEO Mark Hurd recently announced Oracle sold its 10,000th engineered system. How significant is that milestone? “It’s very significant because it means that you’ve crossed over from being an early adopter product to a mainstream product in people’s infrastructure,” says John Fowler, Oracle’s executive vice president of systems." 

See full report here

Exastack program for ISVs - Update webcast

Join Milan Thanawala, João de Oliveira and Pedro Cerdeira for a webcast reviewing how the Exastack Program helps our ISV partners, sales teams and go-to-market activities + resources available in EMEA - watch the replay and download the slides

Friday Nov 21, 2014

Launch of Arrow new Oracle Solution Center in Switzerland

Arrow Switzerland successfully launched the Swiss Oracle Authorized Solution Center on Monday this week, with a wide range of Engineered Systems available for partners and customers.

This is a great resource for Arrow partners to drive POCs, demos, etc - let's exploit this fully!

More info here

The Economist Insights: Capitalising on data - Succeeding in the digital age

Interesting set of articles in The Economist:

"Every business is becoming a digital business—from pure online entities to traditional companies embracing mobile, social and cloud platforms. But how do businesses succeed in the digital age? This article looks at the way companies are refitting their organisations to capitalise on data"

The first article, 'Reffiting organisations to capitalise on data', explores the market, business and technology strategy issues that organisations must address to succeed on digital platforms.

The second article, 'Serving digital customers, empowering digital employees', focuses on how digital business has changed how companies must address people issues, both with customers and employees."

Read articles here 


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