Monday May 11, 2015

Harvard Business Review: Cloud Computing Comes of Age

Oracle has sponsored a global study conducted by Harvard Business Review titled: "Cloud Computing Comes of Age." The report shows how organizations are under pressure to identify new business opportunities and innovate faster as cloud computing evolves. Download the report and discover how customers are using the cloud.

Wednesday May 06, 2015

New whitepaper: Accelerate the Journey to Enterprise Cloud with Oracle Database 12c, April 2015

Excellent new whitepaper examining the new features in Oracle Database 12c that will help you accelerate the your journey of your customers to the enterprise cloud. Download here.


Monday May 04, 2015

RWE Deutschland Gains Ability to Process 2.3 Billion Smart Meter Readouts in Under 24 Hours with Engineered Systems

RWE Deutschland AG deployed Oracle Exadata Database Machine to support its leading role in digital energy data management in Germany and its transformation into a data-driven organization..

For managing digital data measurement for corporate clients at RWE Deutschland subsidiaries, RWE Metering and Westnetz, RWE Deutschland relies on energy market suite robotron*esmart—developed by Oracle Platinum Partner Robotron Datenbank-Software—which serves as a central data hub for gathering, administering, and processing electricity consumption data.

Robotron tested Oracle Exadata’s performance based on the expected data volumes after a massive smart meter rollout, and demonstrated the machine’s ability to cover RWE Deutschland’s exponentially growing requirements for energy data management. 

Read full story here 

Updated Oracle Platinum Services Certified Configurations - Virtual Deployments Supported

Effective April 28, 2015, 2015, Oracle Platinum Services is now available with an updated combination of certified components based on Oracle engineered systems: Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic, and Oracle SuperCluster systems. The Oracle Platinum Services certified configuration matrix has been revised, and now includes the following key updates:
  • Addition of the X5-2 Oracle Exalogic system
  • Inclusion of the Oracle Exadata X5-2 virtual deployments
  • Revisions to various software component versions (OS,DB, Programs)
In addition, the Remote Patching Deployment Scope Document has been revised, and now includes the following key updates:
  • Clarifications and inclusion of patching scope for virtual deployments

Thursday Apr 30, 2015

EXPERT SUMMIT - Get to New Heights with Oracle Gurus, 22-25 June 2015, London, UK

Oracle technology gurus are coming together in London to provide you with expert insight and best practices. They will share tips and techniques accumulated from their many years of experience and specialization. This is real-world knowledge that you will be able to apply right away. Regardless of your level of experience with Oracle technologies, the event will enhance your knowledge and will fill in any missing pieces of the Oracle puzzle. Such learning goes far beyond the standard content of classroom training. This is a unique opportunity to interact with Oracle Gurus, get a first-hand deep dive, and discuss challenges with like-minded people. Elevate your knowledge of Oracle technology to new heights. This is a unique opportunity not to be missed!

View Full Summit Details – agenda and location

The event is open to customers and partners. - REGISTRATION HERE

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015

New IDC White Paper Evaluates Integrated Systems

Check out the new IDC white paper, "Assessing the Business Value of Integrated Systems," addressing increased IT productivity and cost reductions when certain measures are taken. It also features SuperCluster and a major Oracle on Oracle customer, Specialized Bicycles.

This brief leverages IDC’s research among users of integrated systems and quantifies the business benefits they reported, as follows:

  • 46.7% IT staff productivity improvement
  • 60.7% increase in speed of application deployment
  • 47.7% reduction in datacenter-related IT spending

Download the solution brief. In addition, a webcast based on these findings will be held on May 14 at 10am PT that will include both IDC and Specialized Bicycles. Register today.

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Call for Proposals Closing April 29th.

Attendees at the conference are eager to hear from experts on Oracle Database and Exadata. They’re looking for insights and improvements they can put to use in their own jobs - the best of best practices.

If you’ve got something special to share with other Oracle users and technologists, they want to hear from you, and so do we. Submit your proposal by April 29th for the opportunity to present at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.  Held Sunday, October 25 to Thursday, October 29, 2015 in San Francisco.

Find full details on Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Call for Proposals

Monday Apr 27, 2015

Private DBaaS & Consolidation Sales Tools

Some great collateral to educate customers on Private DBaaS solution benefits.

Review your RAC 12c specialization credentials

The RAC 11g Specialization version is six months away from becoming non-qualifying, so it's a good time for your partners to start reviewing the latest specialization criteria and prepare for the update.

RAC 12c online assessments of sales + presales material as well as the implementation exam are available today!

Top Exastack headlines: Information Mosaic

Financial Services ISV - Information Mosaic’s IMSecurities™ - an end-to-end securities-processing solution - achieves Oracle Exadata, SuperCluster and Oracle Exalogic Optimized Status - Read more

ZFS Storage Appliance Benchmark Assets

  • Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Extreme Enterprise Efficiency and Performance at an Incredibly Low Price - Read more
  • Realizing the Superior Value of Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance with particular focus on performance - Read more
  • ESG Lab Brief: Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Read more

Friday Apr 17, 2015

Thanks to all participants! Looking forward to next year event

Our Community Forum in Budapest has come to an end. Great real-time demo from FORS showing the database cloud they have now in place where partners can carry out proofs of concept and ISVs can test their applications with all the new DB12c Options (In-memory, Multitenant,...). We are all now ready to go to market with the sales plays presented by Olivier Tordo, equipped with the competitive information provided by Nick Drew and the modern marketing tools presented by Christian Peter.

The third award for top contributors to the Community went to Mark Revitt.


I look forward to meeting you all again next year!

Thursday Apr 16, 2015

Lots of interaction in the second day of the Community Forum

Great second day of the Partner Community Forum. Packed agenda and a lot of interactions and one-to-one meetings. 

Erik Cramer got the award as a Top Contributor to the community in this second day. 


Wednesday Apr 15, 2015

First day of Partner Community Forum in Budapest

Yesterday we kicked off the Partner Community Forum in Budapest. Great presentations by Julian Dontcheff from Accenture, Erik Cramer from Atos, and Mike Revitt from CSC.

Johan Doruiter, SVP for Oracle Systems, EMEA pitched the partner community with a clear message: Now is the time to engage together and transform the customer business the partner business!

The first of the three awards to the Top Contributors to the Partner Community was awarded to Julien Dontcheff for his contributions along the last four editions of the Community Forum in Istanbul, Vienna, Prague and Budapest.

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Friday Apr 10, 2015

All ready for the Partner Community Forum in Budapest next week!

Everything is now set for the Oracle Exadata, Manageability and Servers & Storage Partner Community Forum in Budapest, April 14-16th. 

We wish you a good flight to Budapest and look forward to welcoming you there! 


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