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Why Oracle and its partners will win the cloud race. Think market position + physics. The top 10 emerging threats the channel is expecting this year. Is your...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Cloud Architecture Briefings – Infrastructure, Integration, Analytics

Oracle Product Development is pleased to invite partners to attend a series of Cloud Architecture Briefings covering Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Oracle...

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Enablement

Opportunity Management - Partner Sales Immersion 2018 Training

This Guided Learning Plan walks you through Oracle's Methodology for Opportunity Planning and Management. You will be more productive and your forecasts more...

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Business Analytics

Oracle Business Analytics and Big Data Summit 2018

Join us in London on 1st March for the 2018 Business Analytics and Big Data Summit and learn how today’s organisations are turning business insight into profit...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Cloud Architecture Days: Infrastructure and Platform

Oracle Product Development is pleased to invite Oracle Partners (SIs, MSPs, ISVs, VADs, and VARs) to attend Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Architecture Days cov...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Sales and PreSales Guided Learning Paths (GLPs)

The Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud Service is the first service announced by Oracle that leverages the Oracle Autonomous Database technology,...

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Cloud Solutions

NEW: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Certification Exams

Oracle's Infrastructure Cloud offering is available in two versions; Oracle Cloud infrastructure (Bare Metal) and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic (Oracle...

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Cloud Solutions

New PaaS Certification Exams

We are pleased to announce the release of two new certification exams: Oracle Data Management Cloud Service 2018 Associate (1Z0-950), and Oracle Big Data Cloud...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Code 2018 - Free Developer Event

Join us for this FREE developer event featuring the latest technologies and content with technical experts from the community and Oracle. Topics include:...

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Cloud Solutions

PaaS & Middleware Partner YouTube Update – February 2018

Watch this month’s edition of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update on YouTube! The February update features the following three topics:   PaaS Partner Resource...

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Cloud Solutions

LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Oracle Cloud for ISVs – February 13

Tune into our next live OPN PartnerCast on Tuesday, February 13 at 10am PT! During this broadcast you will hear about important new Oracle Cloud programs and...

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Database

Partner Webcast: Database Security Assessment Tool and GDPR: Uncover New Opportunities

The newly released Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool (DBSAT) 2.0.1  is a light-weight, easy to use tool, focused on identifying how securely the database...

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Cloud Solutions

New Learning Subscriptions for PaaS and IaaS

Enable your consulting team to up-skill to the cloud with two new learning subscriptions from Oracle University: Oracle Data Management + Oracle Cloud...

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OPN Program

Replays! OPN PartnerCast: Oracle Cloud Platform & Engineered Systems

Missed last Wednesday’s OPN PartnerCast? No worries, the replays are now live on the OPN YouTube channel. Tune in to hear Oracle experts discuss Oracle...

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Cloud Solutions

Virtual Workshop: Security Monitoring and Analysis (SMA) and Configuration Compliance Cloud Services @OMC

Join us to this Oracle Identity and Security EMEA Partner Community Exclusive Virtual Workshop and find out how Oracle’s integrated suites—Oracle Identity...

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Cloud Solutions

Become Experts in SaaS Integration & Extension | 12 Feb Webcast

Are you working on a SaaS project and looking to integrate and extend the solution? We invite you to attend the partner overview webcast on February 12 to learn...

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Cloud Solutions

Apex IT and IBM Partner to deliver Oracle CX and HCM Cloud Solutions

Apex IT and IBM recently entered into a formal go-to-market partnering agreement for selling and delivering Oracle Cloud solutions. This strategic alliance will...

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Cloud Solutions

NEW! Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud 2018 Certification

The new 1Z0-956 Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud 2018 Implementation Essentials exam is now available. The certification covers topics like inventory...

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Applications

PeopleSoft Partner Summit – March 13 & 14, 2018

Save the date for the PeopleSoft Partner Summit 13th – 14th March, 2018 at the Oracle Offices in Redwood Shores, CA Building off the success of last year’s...

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Database

Oracle Database Application Containers Webinar with Joel Goodman

Application Containers is an exciting new feature available in Oracle Database 12c R2. Why is it important? It goes one step further than the 12c R1 Multitenant...

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Cloud Solutions

Partner Webcast: Oracle Big Data Cloud Service – Compute Edition: Getting Started Hands-on

Oracle Big Data Cloud Service-Compute Edition is built as a big data cloud platform for enterprises to run big data workloads, like batch processing, streaming...

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Applications

Links We Like This Week

Sales Central changes the game for Oracle partners. An insightful look at the tenure of channel chiefs in technology. Why Stitch Fix is one of the 24,000 compan...

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Cloud Solutions

Chatbots - Partner Resource Kit

If you haven’t already, review the Chabot Partner Resource Kit which includes free trial accounts, a sales kit with a customer presentation & cheat sheet, as...

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Cloud Solutions

Modern Customer Experience – April 10-12

During Modern Customer Experience held in Chicago from April 10-12, you’ll learn from experts who work with top brands, Oracle product specialists who are...

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Events

Save the Date! Oracle OpenWorld 2018 confirmed for October 22-25

Oracle is happy to announce the confirmed dates for Oracle OpenWorld 2018. We hope to see many of you in San Francisco October 22-25. Registration is scheduled to...

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Applications

Sales Central changes the game for Oracle partners

A common challenge technology vendors face is delivering seller content to their partners at the same rate as their internal salesforce. As technology and...

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Cloud Solutions

Join the Webcast: Simplifying Mobility with Oracle Mobile and Chatbots Cloud | Feb 8

Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise is a complete omni-channel platform to help you engage intelligently and contextually with your customers, business partners and...

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Cloud Solutions

PaaS Partner YouTube Update – January 2018

The January edition of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update contains three important topics:     PaaS Partner Community Forum 2018; Chabot Partner Resource Kit; PaaS...

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Cloud Solutions

Upcoming OPN PartnerCast: Oracle Cloud Platform and Engineered Systems – January 24

Tune into the OPN homepage on January 24 at 10:00am PT for a holistic look at updates to the Oracle Engineered Systems space. Topics covered include: Oracle’s...

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Database

Partner Webcast: Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud Service | Feb 15

The Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud Serviceis the first service announced by Oracle that leverages the Oracle Autonomous Database technology, using...

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Database

Oracle Database Appliance Partner Sellers Boot Camp - Feb 8

Please join Anthony Lim, Sales Director, Oracle ASEAN Systems for ODA, and Jay Wu, Product Marketing Director, Oracle Cloud Business Group, on February 8, 2018, ...

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Database

Free One-Hour Webinar: Oracle MySQL Memory, Variables and Status with Bill Millar

MySQL Memory allocation can be complicated! There are default variables allocating memory that are used globally, engine specific and for connections. Leaving...

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Enablement

Translated Versions of OPN Partner Program Guide Now Live!

OPN has great news for our local teams: The OPN Partner Program Guide has been translated into 10 new, key languages! The OPN Partner Program Guide was designed...

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Cloud Solutions

Join the Webcast: Accelerate Your Digital Transformation in the Cloud with Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service | Jan 25

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service manages the lifecycle of the application through development, test stage, and final publishing. Version management and data...

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Enablement

Oracle Sales Central – Access to Seller Content Anytime, Anywhere

Have you ever wanted access to the same content as Oracle sellers?  Today, we are excited to announce a new feature of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, Sales Central. ...

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Database

Register Now: Oracle MySQL Roadshows, UK

This year, we’re taking the MySQL Days to new heights, surrounding you and likeminded peers with latest initiatives and innovations. Your exclusive MySQL Day...

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Cloud Solutions

Partner Webcast – Practical use cases of Oracle API Platform Cloud Service

This session will cover best practices on setting up successful API program and API strategy with Oracle API Platform Cloud Service and how OPN can utilize this...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum – 2018

The Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum is a one week conference for cutting-edge software consultants, engineers, and enterprise-level professionals. The...

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Cloud Solutions

Links We Like This Week

A must-see 2018 cloud prediction list from Forrester Research. #AI and other new technologies make 'smart cities' even smarter. Here's how. Five ways to enhance...

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Applications

Replays now live! OPN PartnerCast: Go-to-Market with Oracle CX

Last week's OPN PartnerCast featured three Oracle partner guests - making it a very unique show. In case you missed it, the replays are now available on our OPN...

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Applications

Oracle PartnerNetwork: Our year’s best (and what’s to come!)

What’s a new year without first looking back? Oracle PartnerNetwork had its work cut out in 2017, so we find it worthwhile to reflect on our efforts and...

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Sneak Peek: Unlock Partner Access to Oracle Sales Central

On January 8th, we will launch a partner-facing version of Oracle Sales Central, an on-line portal providing easy access to curated sales and customer-facing...

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Updated PaaS/IaaS Universal Credit Training

The Universal Credit external training website has been updated. All partner organizations are encouraged to take the training to become conversant in Universal...

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Cloud Builder Specialization to be Retired on May 31, 2018

Be advised that we will retire the following specialization on May 31st, 2018: Cloud Builder If you wish to pursue this certification, schedule your exam well...

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Announcing: SaaS Exams to be Retired

Please note the following exams will be retired starting with 2018: Oracle HCM Cloud - Oracle Global Human Resources Cloud Implementation: 1Z0-329 Oracle Global...

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Cloud Solutions

New Oracle Cloud Implementation Workshops Available

The Oracle Product Development team is pleased to invite you to a series of Cloud Implementation workshops including Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a...

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Partner Sales Immersion 2018: New Assessments Available for CX Suite

Check out our new assessments, especially created for CX Suite - Partner Sales Immersion 2018: CX Oracle Marketing Cloud - Partner Sales Immersion 2018 – Take...

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Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud Service - New 2018 Sales & PreSales Assessments

Want to learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud Service? These 2018 assessments are intended to test your knowledge gained through the Oracle SCM...

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New 2018 Assesments Available for Oracle Field Cloud Service

Oracle Field Cloud Service 2018 Sales and PreSales Specialist Assessments are now live and can be accessed via the OPN Competency Center. Both assessments are...

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Acquisitions

Oracle Buys Aconex

On December 17, 2017, Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement with Aconex, a leading cloud-based solution that manages team collaboration for...

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Applications

LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Oracle North America News and Highlights – January 10

Jump start the new year with a live OPN PartnerCast on Wednesday, January 10, at 9:00 am PT. Hosts Bill Swales and Iain Urquhart will discuss new opportunities...

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Server & Storage Systems

Oracle Launches New StorageTek LTO8 Tape Drive

Oracle launches the new StorageTek LTO8 tape drive across the StorageTek library portfolio. With double the capacity and a 20% performance improvement over LTO7,...

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OPN Program

OPN Incentive Program: Important Updates

Oracle just announced modifications that simplify the OPN Incentive Program. It will be important for you, our partner management community, to understand these...

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Applications

Links We Like This Week

A look at five digital marketing trends for the 2017 holiday season. A few 2017 milestones in the world of bitcoin + blockchain. On why systems based on #AI and...

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Cloud Solutions

Register Now: Oracle Cloud Day - Various Cities

Join us to see how Oracle Cloud can help accelerate and streamline your digital transformation, allowing you to make the most of tomorrow’s technology, today. Cli...

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Cloud Solutions

Cloud Implementation Essentials Exams to be Retired on May 31, 2018

Please be advised that the following exams will be retired on May, 31, 2018:     1Z0-436 Oracle CPQ Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-634 Oracle...

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Enablement

Specializations and Exams to be Retired on May 31, 2018

Please be advised that Oracle is retiring the following specializations on May 31, 2018.     Review the list below: Oracle Database 11g (Exam no. 514) Sun ZFS...

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Cloud Solutions

NEW: Oracle Integration Cloud – Partner Resource Kit

Check out the new Partner Resource Kits for Integration and Process Management. These kits includes sales material with customer PowerPoint presentation, click...

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Applications

LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Go-to-Market with Oracle CX – December 13

Our next Live OPN PartnerCast will be taking place on Wednesday, December 13, at 10:00am PT. We will be discussing CX Apps Innovation, our new Oracle CX...

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Applications

OAUX in Singapore: Hackathon transforms cloud UX ideas into reality

By: Laurie Pattison, Oracle The Oracle User Applications Experience team recently traveled to beautiful Singapore, where we had a busy week running...

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Database

Free Live Webinar: Oracle Database 12c New Features with Ron Soltani

Join Oracle expert, Ron Soltani, who will take you through the top 5 new features of the Oracle Database 12c. Ron will give you expert insight into some of the...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management: New 2018 Assessments

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management: 2018 Sales and PreSales Consultant Assessments are now live and can be accessed via the OPN Competency Center. Both...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Enterprise Resources Planning Suite: New 2018 Sales/Presales Training Assets

Oracle Enterprise Resources Planning Suite 2018 Sales and PreSales Assessments are now live and can be accessed via the OPN Competency Center. Both assessments...

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Cloud Solutions

Cloud Excellence Implementer Program – New Exam Available for Oracle SaaS

Differentiate your company in the market and gain demand advantage as an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI). Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer firms...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle CPQ Cloud Service - New 2017 Assessments Available Now

Oracle CPQ Cloud Service 2017 Sales and PreSales Specialist Assessments are now live and can be accessed via the OPN Competency Center. These assessments are...

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Cloud Solutions

New Training Asset Available for CX – OSPA Immersion CX for Industries

This Guided Learning Path illustrates the value of Oracle CX Solutions in 10 specific industries. For each of these industries you will learn about the...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Maxymizer Cloud Service: New 2018 Sales and Presales Training Assets

Want to learn more about Oracle Maxymizer Cloud Service? We have 2 new assessments available for enrollment. Take advantage and become a specialist in Sales and...

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Cloud Solutions

New 2018 Sales Training Asset Available for Oracle Eloqua Marketing Cloud Service

Want to learn more about Oracle Eloqua Marketing Cloud Service? This assessment is intended to test your knowledge gained through the Oracle Eloqua Marketing...

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Applications

Partner Briefing: Overall - Release 13 Progress Update

Check out the latest ERP Release 13 Progress Update! Join Lisa Ozkan, Director ERP Product Strategy on November 29 to learn more about Release 13 Update Policy,...

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Cloud Solutions

Oracle Cloud Partner Executive Briefings: Infrastructure, Integration & Analytics – Multiple Dates

The Oracle Product Development is pleased to invite Oracle Partners (SIs, MSPs, ISVs, VADs, and VARs) to attend the Oracle Cloud Partner Executive Briefings on...

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Cloud Solutions

OPN PartnerCast Replay: Solution-building on the Oracle Cloud Platform (Nov. 16)

Missed the OPN PartnerCast on November 16? Want to visit a particular topic? Access the segmented replays below to hear the latest on Oracle’s PaaS & IaaS...

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Events

Oracle GoldenGate 12.3 Roadshow - Dublin, December 8

The Oracle Integration Team invites your organization to a workshop for the new release of Oracle GoldenGate 12.3. This new release is major step forward in data...

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Database

New MySQL Exam Available from December 1, 2017

Starting with December 1, 2017 a new Implementation Essentials Exam is available.  Oracle MySQL Cloud Service enables customers to rapidly, securely and...

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Enablement

Now Available: OPN Certification Exam Announcements Page

Access the new OPN Certification Exam Announcements page for the latest updates regarding beta, production, retired or upcoming exams. The page is updated...

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OPN Program

Now Live! Cloud Expansions on Oracle Partner Store

The new Cloud expansion functionality allows VARs and VADs to increase the number of users of existing Cloud services, add new options (add-ons) and new Cloud...

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Cloud Solutions

Want to Become an Expert in Microservices and API Platform Cloud Service?

Then join us for a full day of learning! The API Platform Cloud Service full-day workshopwill cover the most effective ways to set up a successful API program,...

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Cloud Solutions

Join the Lifting & Shifting Oracle Applications to Oracle Cloud Webcast!

Join us on December 7 ,10 am CET (9am GMT/11am EET) as we dive in Oracle Cloud and review approaches for enterprise cloud migration and strategies. Let’s look...

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Industries

Sustainability in Action at Oracle: 10th Anniversary of the Environmental Steering Committee

An interview with Jon Chorley, CSO & Group Vice President, SCM Project Strategy & PLM, Oracle At Oracle, sustainability is everyone’s business. This is the...

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OPN Program

Do You Know What Marketing Resources You Can Use as an Oracle Partner?

Oracle is providing you all the resources you'll need to market your solutions – and every one of these are easy to access and easier to use. Streamline your...

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Events

Boost Your Online Visibility with Oracle Events Calendar

Oracle Events Calendar has more than 30,000 unique monthly visitors, our customers from all over the world. The service allows you to maintain registration...

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OPN Program

2 simple ways to validate your company’s users

As an Oracle Partner Administrator, your role is critical to your company’s relationship with Oracle. As a reminder, among core responsibilities like managing...

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Cloud Solutions

Register Now: In Touch - Journey to the Cloud

Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels presents 12 bitesize episodes dedicated to exploring Why starting this journey now and Why with Oracle.     Upcoming episodes to...

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Cloud Solutions

PaaS Partner YouTube Update - November 2017

The November issue of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update contains four key topIcs: Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, presentations and demos Hands-on trainings to...

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Cloud Solutions

Earn a FY18 Partner Immersion Badge

We are excited to make available this year's Immersion to our OPN Partners - a modern learning engagement designed to provide the building blocks to:   Articulate...

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Events

Your Feedback is Needed: Take the OPN Central @ OpenWorld Survey

Thank you for bringing your perspective, energy, and personality to Oracle OpenWorld 2017. As always, you, our partners, help make the OPN Central Program so...

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Database

Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c R2 with Oracle's New Learning Subscription

Oracle University's Oracle Database Upgrade Learning Subscriptionis an all-inclusive training package designed to help partners and customers understand the...

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Cloud Solutions

Open for Nomination: Finance & HCM Customer Awards

The HCM and ERP Cloud Customer award programs are now open for community nominations. Oracle is promoting the program across all marketing and customer-facing...

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OPN Program

LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Partner Solutions on Oracle PaaS - November 16

This month's OPN PartnerCast takes place Thursday, November 16 and covers Oracle IaaS, Oracle's API Platform, and Oracle PaaS. Don’t miss your opportunity to...

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OPN Program

Oracle OpenWorld: Oracle Excellence Award Winner Videos & Photos!

Congratulations again to our 2017 Oracle Excellence Award-winning partners! If you participated in a video opportunity, please share the relevant links and...

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Applications

Take the Latest PeopleSoft Exams for Free While They Are Still in Beta!

We are delighted to announce the release of two PeopleSoft beta exams, which cover the newest product functionality. The advantage of taking the exams until the...

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Industries

2 Public Sector Exams Retiring on April 30, 2018

Please note that the below Public Sector exams will retire on April 30, 2018 and will not be available for testing after the retirement date. Candidates who...

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Acquisitions

Links We Like This Week

IDC sheds light on how & why Oracle is making deliberate and positive moves in expanding its partner engagement strategy relative to cloud. M&A in the channel...

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Middleware

PaaS Partner YouTube Update - October 2017

Catch Juergen Kress' latest PaaS Middleware update from Oracle HQ in Redwood Shores, CA. During the October update, Juergen discusses PaaS announcements stemming...

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Events

Join us at the Oracle Partner Summit near you – Multiple Dates

These must-attend Oracle Partner Summits feature a line-up of Oracle cloud experts and regional cloud sales leadership as they discuss Oracle’s direction for...

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Server & Storage Systems

Oracle Solaris – Exams Retired

These exams are retired and will not be replaced by new version. For more information, please check the OPN portal and Specializations Catalog (PDF) The...

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Cloud Solutions

Partner Webcast – Code Your Infrastructure using Oracle Stack Manager in Oracle Cloud

When you use Oracle Cloud Stack Manager to create an environment, it provisions the specified Oracle Cloud resources by using each service’s public REST APIs....

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OPN Program

Replay Available Now: Oracle Intelligent Bot & Mobile Cloud - Overview and what it means for our Mobile Partner Community?

Chat Bots or Bots promises to revolutionize the way end user interacts with enterprise services and data. It allows end user to interact with these systems with...

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Cloud Solutions

New 2018 Certified Implementation Specialist Exam for Oracle Social Relationship Management (1Z0-426)

Take this 30-question test to assess your knowledge gained through the Oracle Social Relationship Management Overview for Certified Implementation Specialist...

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