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 

Monday Nov 17, 2014

RAC 12c specialization is now active!

Want to make a difference in the market with your RAC 12c specialization? Check out the RAC 12c specialization criteria and get prepared on the way to becoming a specialized partner.

Friday Nov 07, 2014

New Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics Public References


Atos (Austria) [Case Study] [German version]- Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle SuperCluster Installation Service, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, Oracle Advanced Customer Support
Published: October 15, 2014

Ziraat Bankasi (Turkey) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Advanced Customer Support, Oracle Exadata Start-Up Pack
Published: October 08, 2014

Guangzhou Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau (China) - Exalogic, Enterprise Mgr, Service Bus
Published: October 08, 2014

Daiwa House Industry (Japan) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Published: October 07, 2014

Jet Infosystems (Russia) [Russian] - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software
Published: October 07, 2014

Yapi Kredi (Turkey) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle SPARC T5-4, Oracle Solaris
Published: October 06, 2014


Specialized Bikes (USA) - Oracle SuperCluster, ZFS Storage, Oracle Platinum Services
Published: October 14, 2014
Daelim (Korea) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle Engineered Systems
Published: October 08, 2014


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


Press releases:
IDEXX Laboratories (United States) - Oracle Exadata, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Weblogic Server, Oracle Coherence
Published: October 31, 2014
Advania (Iceland) - Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Solaris, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database
Published: October 29, 2014
University of Cincinnati (United States) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
Published: October 29, 2014
Profit Magazine:
Hologic (United States) - Oracle Exadata, Oracle Agile PLM, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Fusion Middleware
Published: October 27, 2014

Wednesday Nov 05, 2014

New Engineered System Operational Management Page for Partners

Oracle EMEA Engineered Systems group has been working for some time on an initiative called ESOM - Engineered Systems Operational Management - to demonstrate that Engineered Systems are easier and cheaper to manage than traditional architectures, enabling to achieve 20-40% reduction in administration effort, 50% less Tier 1 Service Requests and 31% faster incident resolution times (on average for EMEA customers).

It is a pleasure to announce that ESOM webpage is now available for our partners! All Oracle Partners Gold and above will be able to access the site using their credentials.

The page contains most of the material posted in the ESOM internal webpage. It has very useful content to use in deals, proposals and projects The content will continue to be updated with new documents and presentations related to Operational Management of Engineered Systems.

Please visit the page at Engineered Systems Operational Management Partner Page

For questions or comments, you can contact the ESOM Core Team:


ESOM Partner Page

Specialized Bicycles gains huge advantage with Oracle Supercluster

Specialized Bicycles, with Oracle SuperCluster, reduced its month end report from 20 hours to 20 minutes, increased performance 17 times, and deployed into production its new Oracle SuperCluster in just 65 days, helping its CIO sleep much better.

Watch video here

Wednesday Oct 29, 2014

Top Exastack ISV partner headlines

  • Informatica's PowerCenter - a data integration and quality solution - achieves Oracle Exadata and SuperCluster Optimized. Additionally, Informatica's MDM Multidomain Edition - a master data management solution - has achieved Oracle Exadata and Exalogic Optimized - Watch here
  • Temenos UK, a banking solution, has achieved Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, SuperCluster and Oracle Database Appliance Optimized - Watch here

Friday Oct 24, 2014

Upgrading to Database 12c - Upcoming Workshops

"Upgrade, migrate & consolidate to Oracle Database 12c" workshops" in the coming weeks:

Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

SAP on Exadata Deep-Dive Training for Partners - Walldorf, Nov. 24-28th

“SAP on Exadata Deep-Dive Consultant Training” for Partners

Covering SAP Implementation/Migration/Deployment on Exadata

Nov. 24 – Nov. 28 2014 (5 days), Walldorf, Germany

Oracle Exadata is the best solution for running Oracle DB for SAP. Exadata is certified to run SAP applications and now it is right time to train more SAP Technical/BASIS consultants to do migrations, implementations, deployment based on this platform on proven Oracle technology.

Join this training in order to become an end-to-end expert and to learn how to deploy, migrate, install and run Exadata on SAP applications, sharing deep technical experience, joining demonstrations, and becoming real technical heroes on Exadata to join Oracle's strong journey for populating new upcoming SAP customers and applications.


SAP Technical/BASIS Consultants, SAP Migration Consultants, SAP Technical Associate Consultants, SAP Certified Technical/BASIS/Associate/Migration consultants who are willing to deploy technical infrastructure (BASIS, installation, migration, deployment, clustering, backup, monitoring, operations, etc.) staff for SAP on Exadata platform.

This training is free of charge for qualifying partners!

For complete details on prerequirements and registration process please download the training description document.


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