With Oracle’s fiscal year coming to a close, we wanted to
take a moment to reminisce on the awesome year it has been and highlight some
of the key milestones for OPN. Here is a look at our top 10 OPN moments
from the past year.
PRODUCTS & PROGRAMS:
SPARC T5 and M5 Servers. From performance to scalability, availability and
value, Oracle’s expanded SPARC portfolio is sure to hit a homerun with your
Database Appliance X3-2. If you are ready to reduce
your risk while saving time and money by managing your valuable data and
applications, then you have found your solution.
Cloud programs for partners. These 5 Cloud
programs have created some buzz in the Channel. Launched during Oracle OpenWorld
2012, partners can start to capitalize on the growing demand for Cloud
solutions with little investment through Oracle Cloud Services Referral Partner
program, or choose to get Specialized.
Exchange @ OpenWorld. Last year marked the first time that partners could
attend a comprehensive partner event while at Oracle OpenWorld. The
program was such a success that we are doing it even bigger this year! Join us
September 22- 26, 2013 to experience Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange keynotes,
partner-specific conference sessions with targeted tracks, a Test Fest
certification program, a dedicated OPN lounge, the exclusive AfterDark OPN
reception, and so much more!
Oracle CloudWorld. This event combined both mobile and social in 10+ cities around the
globe, including a partner session that reviewed the 5 available OPN Cloud
Partner Programs. Be sure to attend next year because the sky is truly
the limit with Oracle Cloud!
PARTNER TOOLS & RESOURCES:
Partner Onboarding Training. Here at OPN, we know that sometimes it is hard being “the
new guy”, which is why we have made it easier than ever to join our partner
program through training modules available in the Guided Learning Path.
OPN Specialized Activation Center. Designed to help our partners navigate through the
steps necessary to become authorized to embed, sell, or implement with Oracle.
This is your one stop shop for key on-demand training and information.
Marketing for Today’s Digital World video series. This series was designed
to help answer your social marketing questions, while giving you the tools
needed to build a demand generation campaign and close more deals. From “Laying
the Foundation,” and “Building Your Online Presence,” to “Staging for Business
Success,” and “Advertising to You Customers”, this series is sure to get your
companies marketing engine revved up for success!
Oracle Partner Store (OPS)
Enhancements. OPS is
now your one-stop shop for accessing all Oracle products via a streamlined
ordering process, allowing you to better develop, sell and implement Oracle
solutions and manage your Oracle orders more efficiently and cost-effectively. Watch Titina Ott, Vice President of Business Process and Systems
Enablement for Oracle, as she discusses Oracle’s Operational Excellence.
Magazine, Oracle Specialized Partner Edition 2012.
Take a look at the variety of products, industries, geographic regions, and
business challenges in this edition. It’s clear that OPN Specialized partners
can deliver under extremely demanding business conditions and that the
expertise Oracle requires them to demonstrate is effectively put to work in the
We hope you’ve
enjoyed our 2013 Fiscal Year-End Review!
Until Next Year,
The OPN Communications Team