Friday Aug 16, 2013

Oracle Database 12c Marketing Kit for Partners - Now available!

This recently released "Oracle Database 12c: Plug into the Cloud!"  Marketing Kit includes a great selection of assets to help Oracle partners in their marketing activities to promote solutions that leverage all the new features of Oracle Database 12c.

In the package you will find assets (templates, invitation texts, presentations, telemarketing script,...) to be used for your demand generation activities; a full set of presentations with the value propositions for customers; and Sales Enablement and Sales Support material.

Review here and start planning your marketing activities around Database 12c.

Wednesday Aug 14, 2013

Save the date! Exadata EMEA Partner Community Session at Openworld

The Exadata EMEA Partner Community Session that we have traditionally hold in San Francisco around Oracle Openworld, this year will take place as part of the Oracle Partner Exchange:

  • Session Title: Engineered Systems and Manageability: EMEA Partner Community Session
  • Session ID: CON11029
  • Date and Time: 24-Sep-13, 12:00 - 13:00
  • Venue / Room: Marriott Marquis - Foothill G

To attend this session you must have registered to the Oracle Partner Exchange. Remember that if you register to Oracle OpenWorld then you can include Oracle Partner Exchange as an add-on package for just 100 US$!

The value of Engineered Systems for SAP - webcast now available on demand

Engineered Systems keep gaining momentum as an ideal platform to run and consolidate SAP instances.

If you could not attend the recent webcast "The value of Engineered Systems for SAP", you can now watch it on demand here

For more info on this topic go to Oracle Engineered Systems for SAP

Tuesday Aug 13, 2013

New Exadata and Exalogic Public References

Find in this post a collection of the latest public customer stories, videos and press releases on Exadata and Exalogic customer cases:


ProSyst Software (Germany) Exadata, Exalogic, Java Platform
Published:  July 30, 2013

Wm Morrison Supermarkets (UK) Exadata, Golden Gate, ACS
Published: July 17, 2013

Wm Morrison Supermarkets (UK) Exadata, Golden Gate, ACS, OBIEE, EBS, Oracle Retail
Published: July 17, 2013

Lion (Japan) Exadata, ACS
Published: July 15, 2013

Novation (US) Exadata, ZFS 7420
Published: July 9, 2013

JD Sports Fashion (UK) Exadata, OBIEE, OLAP
Published: July 3, 2013


Maldives Police - (Maldives) Exadata - The Back Story
Published: July 31, 2013

Maldives Police (Maldives) Exadata - Hassan's Story
Published: July 31, 2013

Media24 (South Africa) Exadata - Extreme Performance
Published: July 15, 2013

Media24 (South Africa) Exadata, DB - Out of the box
Published: July 15, 2013

UL (USA) Exadata, Exalogic, SOA, EBS, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS
Published on July 3, 2013

Decision Management Solutions (Big Data Platform – RTD)
Published: July 2, 2013


Profit Magazine - Fast Finance
Brown Brothers Harriman (USA) Exadata, DB11g, RAC
Published: August 2013 (USA) Exadata, Oracle Database Cloud Service
Published: July 24, 2013

Stephen F. Austin State University (USA) Exadata, WebLogic, EM
Published: July 10, 2013

Monday Aug 12, 2013

Internet Partner Seminar - Aug.20th:Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization

Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization
August 20, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (90 Minutes)

Register Here!

This Internet Seminar will provide an overview of the new Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization feature in the Oracle Database 12c release. The Oracle Database 12c use of Heat Maps track how data is being accessed for data optimization purposes and for information lifecycle management. Please join us and learn first-hand from the Oracle Product Management team about the Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization feature.

Friday Aug 09, 2013

Oracle Database 12c Partner Internet Seminars

Learn about Oracle Database 12c from your desktop in this exclusive partner series of 1-hour live webcasts from Oracle Database Product Management. Oracle Database 12c is Oracle's new release of the Oracle Database with features for consolidation and cloud deployments.

Upcoming topics:

  • Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization - August 20, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (90 Minutes) -  Register Here!
  • Oracle Database 12c Manageability - September 17, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (60 Minutes)  - Register Here!
  • Oracle Database 12c Application Development - October 15, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (60 Minutes) - Register Here!


  • Thursday Aug 08, 2013

    Quinnsight report on Oracle Database 12c

    Quinnsight has published a report that rates Oracle Database 12c 92/100 with strong capabilities in consolidation, DBaaS, multitenancy, private cloud, SaaS.

    Quinnsight states:

        "Oracle Database 12c puts Oracle immediately at the forefront of databases for multitenant clouds."
        "Competitors will be forced to go back to drawing board to unseat 12c's new "Database as a Service" capabilities."
        "12c is differentiated because it gives customers a chance to evolve towards multitenancy without making wholesale changes."

    Read full report here

    Wednesday Aug 07, 2013

    Upcoming PTS Exadata and Exalogic Technical Workshops

    The following Oracle Exadata Implementation Workshop delivered by PTS (Platform Technology Services) for partners' architects and technical staff  is scheduled for the following location and dates:

    • August 29-30, 2013: Munich, Germany
  • Oracle Exalogic Implementation Workshops
    • September 16-18, 2013: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • August 13-15, 2013: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • October 1-3, 2013: Colombes, Paris

    Contact your local Oracle Partner Enablement to register


    Also remember that PTS Technical briefings on Oracle Database 12c are planned for September and October. Please see calendar for scheduled trainings in many EMEA cities here.


    Database Insider - August 2013 issue: Special on Oracle Database 12c

    The August issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


    Quick Guide to In-Depth Information About Oracle Database 12c

    Get to know Oracle Database 12c. Explore a brief guide to the latest resources available—including Tom Kyte’s top 12 features.
    Read More

    Market Buzz: Analysts, Bloggers, and the Press on Oracle Database 12c

    Discover what analysts and experts are saying about Oracle Database 12c, the first database designed for the cloud.
    Read More

    Oracle Database 12c Launch Webcast on Demand: Plug into the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c

    Hear from Oracle executives and technical experts as they discuss Oracle Database 12c’s innovative multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases. Learn how the new capabilities make it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service.
    Watch the Webcast Replay

    Tuesday Aug 06, 2013

    Accenture on the Strategic Value of Oracle Platinum Services

    Julian Dontcheff, Global Database Lead at Accenture, discusses why Oracle Engineered Systems and Oracle Platinum Services are strategic to Accenture and the partnership, how Accenture is advising customers to improve operational efficiency and reduce cost with Oracle Platinum Services, and some of the tangible benefits that customers are achieving. Watch the video: full length | short clip 

    Monday Aug 05, 2013

    Top Exastack ISV Headlines: ATOS SmartGrid

    Atos Smart Grid Suite Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized Status. Read more.

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