In case you
missed the big announcement, Maroon 5 and The Black Keys will be performing at the Customer Appreciation event, and
we can guarantee this is a show you will not want to miss!
Be sure to
review the many partner sessions in the Content Catalog, and check out the OPN Exchange Partner Toolkit for promotional event banners, buttons
always, leave us your comments and questions below, and we can’t wait to see
As you may have heard by now, Oracle recently launched its
Oracle Database 12c. This exciting new release offers the latest innovation
from Oracle Database Server Technologies with a new Multitenant Option, which
can help accelerate database consolidation and Cloud projects.
Additionally, there are some new enhancements and new
functionalities also included in this release that can further secure the
enterprise data, provide better capabilities for analyzing unstructured data,
and a mechanism to help optimize storage.
This dynamic new product release simplifies IT in the
Incorporates new and enhanced features that offer high
availability, security, manageability, storage optimization
Accelerates business results, manages business risk and
lowers IT costs for customers
For partners, there are plenty upgrade, up-sell and
cross-sell opportunities. So if you missed the last Oracle Database 12c partner
training webcast, you can watch it below. Learn what makes up Oracle Database
12c and where the opportunities are.
Get up to speed on the latest
Database 12c enhancements so you can sell, implement and support this latest
release with this Partner
FAQ. You can also take technical
training and certifications,and new
Guided Learning Paths and Specializations for other pre-sales and sales roles
from Oracle University.Finally, be
sure to participate in your local boot camp to further enhance your skill set,
and don’t forget to visit our Oracle Database
12c Knowledge Zone and take the assessment and get certified.
If you’re ready to speed up your sales cycle and eliminate
multi-vendor support issues, while improving your user response times, service
level and customer satisfaction, then you've come to the right place!
The 34thAmerica’s Cup isn’t the
only thing putting it into high gear this month because Oracle’ has just
announced its fastest engineered system, the Oracle
SuperCluster T5-8, that runs Oracle Database and enterprise
applications together on one platform, lowering TCO through consolidation and
delivering applications 5x faster than the traditional build-your-own IT
approach. The new Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 i delivers 3x better price
performance than the previous generation SuperCluster and 10x better price
performance than a comparable IBM Power7+-based solution.
Just like all Oracle Engineered Systems, Oracle
SuperCluster is pre-tested with integrated Oracle servers, storage,
networking and software technologies optimized together to run Oracle Database,
Java and enterprise applications unchanged, while accelerating Database and
Java performance by up to 10x , improving user response times and reducing
administration and maintenance time by up to 3x!
SuperCluster is engineered with no single point of failure so
customers can achieve high application availability and minimizing downtime and
providing the highest service levels for applications across all tiers of
the data center.
both Oracle databases and enterprise applications on Oracle SuperCluster
dramatically reducing complexityand increasing efficiency
b. Deliver new services and products 5x faster
and spend less time implementing, testing and maintaining new technologiescompared to the traditional build-your-own IT approach
on CAPEX and OPEX through greatly reduced acquisition, deployment and operating
Be sure to watch the “Oracle
SuperCluster T5-8 Launch” video
below, and visit the SPARC
Knowledge Zone for everything you need to know about how to develop,
sell, implement, and get specialized in SPARC SuperCluster.
We wanted to take a moment and celebrate those of you that
took part in our Twitter contest, especially our three partner winners, Keste, A2F Services and portrix.net GmbH, and offer a big THANK
YOU for your participation!!!
There is no doubt that we are off to a strong FY14! Now that
Global Partner Kickoff has come and gone, it’s time to take what we have
learned and focus on having the strongest
year ever! To quote Oracle pilot, Sean D.
Tucker, “FY14, it’s all about growth baby!” Here are some of the ways
you can grow with Oracle!
Sell into accounts where Oracle
isn’t selling directly
Offer customer added value
solutions leveraging our technology
Offer deep market capabilities
that leverage transformative technology
Be aggressive, sell the entire stack, engage with Oracle in
the marketplace and get engineered for growth! With this being said, we also
know that to have the strongest year ever, you also need the strongest tools
Are you ready to see what Oracle has in store for FY14? How
about hearing from top Oracle Executives like Mark Hurd and Thomas Kurian, as
they explain how you can make more money with Oracle? Are you reading this
blog? If you answered yes to any of the above questions and want to find out
how Oracle’s strategy for the next fiscal year will affect your business, don’t
FY14 Global Partner Kickoff event taking place Tuesday, June 25th
at 9:00AM PT.
questions during the live event via Twitter using @oraclepartners and #OPN
in your tweets!
part in our exciting FY14 Partner Kickoff Twitter contest and get entered to
win a FREE OPN Exchange pass! Do this by tweeting @oraclepartners a creative picture
of your team watching the LIVE event. The winner will be selected at the end of
help us spread the word to the Twitter community using this tweet:
“Can’t wait for #Oracle’s Global FY14 Partner Kickoff
tomorrow 6/25 at 9AM PT! Join the #OPN conversation! http://bit.ly/12goIPR”
The first ever Shanghai, China Oracle
PartnerNetwork Exchange conference is taking place Monday,
July 22nd, through Thursday, July 25th, 2013. During this
event, you can take part in the exciting and popular OPN
Specialist Test Fest. This is an exceptional opportunity for Oracle
Partners to take OPN Certifications for FREE! By successfully passing these
exams, you will earn the OPN Certified Specialist recognition and help your
company upgrade its OPN Specialized Program level!
There are 10 testing sessions to
choose from, more than 50
exam titles available, and many are translated to Chinese or Korean!
now for the OPN Specialist Test Fest and select up to two seats from your
desired sessions. All sessions are reserved for Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange
Shanghai 2013 attendees, so make sure that prior to the Test Fest registration,
you have already signed up for the OraclePartnerNetwork Exchange Shanghai 2013
Check out the study
material, prepare for the exams, and join us in Shanghai at the Expo
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