Monday Mar 23, 2015

Live Virtual Training: Fast Track: Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management 2014 for PreSales

These FREE live virtual training sessions are designed to provide attendees with a solid overview of the subject matter. Information will also be provided about additional training opportunities, Guided Learning Paths and online assessments.

What will we cover

This session will cover the materials available on the Guided Learning Path in detail.

Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management 2014 for PreSales

Event Details

  • Mar 27, 2015

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Timezone (GMT+05:30) Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi

Register here

  • Mar 27, 2015

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Timezone (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Register here

Join us @ our RAC12c Implementation BC in London (28-30 April)

Do you want to learn how to Install Oracle RAC Software, standard and flex clusters or perform grid infrastructure pre-installation tasks? Join us @ Oracle RAC 12c Implementation Specialist BC in London. It has never been easier to become an expert in RAC 12c and prepare for RAC 12c certification. 

Now Live: OPN Competency Center Enhancements

The newest OPN Competency Center (OPN CC) enhancements are now available. The March release is all about enhancing the digital experience by better predicting your needs and offering user experiences which are dynamic, engaging, and accessible on mobile platforms. An online demo (5 min) and detailed announcement are available to walk you through the new face of the OPN CC.

Don't miss the Oracle Partner Summit in Toronto April 9!

The Oracle Channel Organization led by Gary Koopman is holding a summit in Toronto to engage with local partners & sales teams!

Topics covered will include:
  •     Engineered Systems;
  •     VCA;
  •     Oracle DB12c;
  •     FS1;
  •     ZFS;
  •     ACS
  •     Cloud.
The event runs all day, followed by a reception in the early evening. Make sure you register today!

Top Exastack ISV headlines – Week ending March 20

Siemens PLM Teamcenter Optimized on Oracle SuperCluster. “Combining Teamcenter with Oracle SuperCluster gives our customers a secure, stable, high-performance platform for future growth.” – Learn more.

Friday Mar 20, 2015

JD Edwards Partner News - March 2015 Now Available

Good news! Check out here the latest news regarding JD Edwards from our March edition of the newsletter!

Metered PaaS and IaaS Now Available for Resale

Metered PaaS and IaaS is now approved and available for resale! VAR + VAD partners can begin selling Database Cloud Service and a number of other Oracle Cloud metered solutions. Important details:

  • You can apply for + obtain resale rights for metered cloud services beginning next week via the OPN Cloud Knowledge Zone;

  • You can order through Oracle Partner Store via the manual process;

  • Please work with your channel manager to get your deals registered + approved;

  • We encourage you to view our new webcast series that showcases Oracle’s latest PaaS solutions + demonstrates how you can profit from the cloud!

Thursday Mar 19, 2015

Oracle Exadata, Manageability And Servers & Storage EMEA Partner Community Forum – April 14-16

Register for the Oracle Exadata, Manageability and Servers & Storage EMEA Partner Community Forum with complementary Data Integration sessions, that will be held on April 14 –16 in Budapest, Hungary. Partners will share experiences, best-practices and lessons learned on a variety of case studies around consolidation & modernization of customers’ infrastructure. Oracle executives driving the different product areas will share their insight on new products and market trends, and will be available for one-on-one meetings to discuss go-to-market plans and sales opportunities.

Are You Cloud Curious?

The cloud has revolutionized how organizations are building + leveraging systems and applications to run their businesses. New webcasts showcase Oracle's latest PaaS solutions and how you as a partner can profit from the cloud. Get in the loop!

Tuesday Mar 17, 2015

NEW: Oracle Linux 7.1 and MySQL 5.6 Announcements

Wim Coekaerts talks about Oracle Linux and MySQL 5.6, and secure booth support in Oracle Linux 7.1. Read more here!

Specializations Catalog Updated - March 17

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations.


  • Availability reconsidered for Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 11g, for Oracle GoldenGate 12c, and for Oracle Data Integrator 12c.
  • Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.3 scheduled to become non-qualifying. 

Software in Silicon is on Youtube!

Now partners can get trained on Youtube on Oracle's NEW Software in Silicon Cloud. Click HERE to view the videos!

Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service 2016 Implementation Essentials Exam is now available in beta testing!

OPN is now certifying individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle BigMachines CPQ solutions. This exam builds on the topics covered in Yellow Belt and Blue Belt with particular consideration to Configuration, Commerce and Integration Design. Request your free exam voucher now and get recognized as an Oracle BigMachines Cloud Service Certified Implementation Specialist! 

Check out the Oracle Sales Cloud Marketing & Sales Kit for Partners!

Engage your customer earlier and close deals more often with Oracle Sales Cloud. Equip your team with the proper processes, tools, resources, and intelligence to increase revenues. Check out our Marketing & Sales Kit

Are you Familiar with Oracle Business Process Services?

Oracle Business Process Service (BPS) providers enrich the benefits of the cloud by taking full responsibility for running an end-to-end process for the client. Watch this video and learn how you can deliver BPS with Oracle’s stack of cloud services and technologies.