Friday Jun 21, 2013

eSTEP Newsletter june 2013

Dear Partners,

We would like to let you know that the June'13 issue of our Newsletter is now available.
The issue contains information on the following topics:

Corp News
Gartner Positions Oracle in Leaders Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites
Oracle Announces New In-Memory Applications and Faster Performance for All Oracle Applications on Oracle Engineered Systems
Dell and Oracle Expand Strategic Alliance to Better Serve Customers of All Sizes
China surpassing U.S. with 54.9 petaflop supercomputer

Tech section
Oracle Virtual Networking - Now Supports Oracle Solaris 10 on SPARC and x86 Servers
Announcing new qualifications and general news for the Oracle Solaris Cluster  product.
A SPARC CPU Overview: SPARC64-VII+ (M3), T3, T4, T5, M5, M10 - how do they compare?
StorageTek LTO-6 Tape Drives- Rackmount, Desktop and AS400 Support
New 6-Core CPU Option for Oracle’s Netra Server X3-2
Oracle VM Manager 3.2: Quick Start Guide for Managing Oracle VM Server for SPARC
Pre-Built Developer VMs (for Oracle VM VirtualBox)
IBM AIX to Oracle Solaris Technology Mapping Guide
Virtually Unbeatable: Oracle’s Advantage over IBM
Software Investment Guide
Welcome to the Configurator Support Homepage

Tech section – blog
How many IOPS can a HDD, HHDD or SSD do? (part I)
Part II: How many IOPS can a HDD, HHDD or SSD do with VMware?
ZFS is Application Integrated Storage - New Analyst Report
Introducing Java EE 7: June 12 Kickoff

Learning & events
Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration
Announcing Oracle General Product Support Specialization Training
Learn to use Oracle VM's Application Driven Architecture
IBM's latest attacks on SPARC T5/M5 and how to counter and beat IBM Power7+

Oracle’s Sun Blades: Fast. Flexible. Cloud-Optimized

How to
Top 10 List for Success in the Cloud
Instant Automated Installer Zone for Oracle Solaris 11.1
non-interactive zone configuration (blog)
How to go Physical to Virtual with Oracle Solaris Zones using Enterprise Manager Ops Center

Looking beyond Systems/Hardware
Canonizing a Language for Architecture: An SOA Service Category Matrix


Maxxton Cuts Page-Load Time by 90%, Completes Searches 20x Faster, Cuts Batch Run Time by 80%, and Sees Return on Investment in Nine Months
Türk Telekom Group Gets New Services to Market 25% to 70% Faster with Comprehensive, Service-Lifecycle Management
Directorate General of Civil Aviation Streamlines Key Aviation Applications Access, Improves Productivity and Reduces Maintenance Costs
ANIMA, Italy’s Largest Fund Manager, Reduces Operational Costs by 50% and Business Processing Time by 30% with New Database and Middleware

As The World 'Goes Software,' Oracle Has An Upside In Hardware
Oracle Technical Support Policies

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Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA

invitation: EMEA Hardware: Quarterly Partner Sales Update Roadshow

Dear Partner

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.

The 3 hour sales session will run in the afternoon in various locations. You can directly register under the "Register Now" button.

Learn to

  • Articulate the Oracle Hardware Business value proposition to your customers.
  • Explain Oracle Hardware positioning versus the competition.
  • Understand Oracle Hardware as best platform to run the complete Oracle-on-Oracle stack from Application to Disk

Locations & Timings





2nd July 2013 



13.00 - 16.15 PM

2nd July 2013

 Saudi Arabia


13.00 - 16.15 PM

4th July 2013

 United Arab Emirates


13.00 - 16.15 PM

8th July 2013

 South Africa


13.00 - 16.15 PM

9th July 2013



14.00 - 17.15 PM

10th July 2013



14.00 - 17.15 PM

11th July 2013



14.00 - 17.15 PM

15th July 2013

 United Kingdom


13.00 - 16.15 PM

17th July 2013



14.00 - 17.15 PM

18th July 2013



13.00 - 16.15 PM

Price: FREE

Find your location and book your seat here!

We hope you will take maximum advantage of these great learning and networking opportunities and look forward to welcoming you to your nearest event!

Best regards,

Giuseppe Facchetti
Partner Business Development Manager,
Servers, Oracle EMEA

Sasan Moaveni
Storage Partner Sales Manager,
Oracle EMEA


Enablement Trainings Overview:


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