Monday Apr 20, 2015

Check Out The Newly Published Partner/Customer Cloud References

  • Ovation Brands shares how Diamond Partner, PwC, is helping to transform their business with Oracle ERP and HCM Cloud – Watch video

  • Shelf Drilling collaborated with Diamond Partner, TCS, to implement an innovative hybrid Cloud enhancement solution – Success Story

  • Delaware Life Insurance takes Financial Management to the Cloud with the help of Specialized partner, Drivestream – Success Story

  • To learn more about the Partner/Customer Reference Program, contact Jolie Belciano

2015 NA Oracle Excellence Awards Program Nomination Process

We are pleased to announce the nomination process for the 2015 North America Excellence Awards Program will begin on Monday, April 20! Download a nomination form and complete your application before the submission deadline of July 9 at 11:59am PST. Please direct any questions to Katie Awad at

OPEN: Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne 2015 Call for Proposals

It’s that time again! Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne Call for Proposals is now open through next Wednesday, April 29.

Oracle Validated Integration headlines – Week ending April 17

  • Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accountings’ Sales Tax Solution Receives Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 – Read more

  • Avalara Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 – Read more

  • Panaya CloudQuality™ Suite Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with JD Edwards – Read more

Oracle’s April Midsize Partner Newsletter Now Available!

Read this month’s Oracle Midsize Newsletter so that you can uncover ways to better grow your cloud business. The Newsletter also includes the latest white papers, ebooks, webcasts and more!

Top Exastack ISV headlines – Week ending April 17

Exastack ISV Win – NG-DATA’s Lily Enterprise on Oracle Big Data Appliance predicts Customer Behavior With 92% Accuracy, making it easier to connect with customers and personalize offers to foster loyalty at De Persgroep – Read more

What is PaaS? Why Should Your Customers Care?

Why should your partners’ applications customers care about Platform-as-a-Service? In one word: customization. With PaaS, cloud applications can be customized without tinkering with code. Leverage this HCM blog post to explain the advantages of PaaS to any Cloud apps customer.

New! Media & Entertainment Resources for ZFS Storage Appliance

We have loads of new material for ZFS and Media & Entertainment.  Check out the my.Oracle ZFS M&E webpage for sales & customer presentations, solution briefs and customer success stories.  Also available on the My Oracle Support (MOS) page are new MOS notes on interoperability:

  • Apple Final Cut Pro (MOS Note No 1996525)

  • Oracle Front Porch Digital DIVArchive (MOS Note No. 1952085)

Friday Apr 17, 2015

Solutions Catalog: Market Your Offerings To Over 30k Oracle Customers/Month

As an OPN member, you’re given a free profile on the OPN Solutions Catalog – a partner finder used by customers and Oracle sales reps. Take full advantage of this valuable marketing tool. Learn more!

Q4 FY15 Oracle Partner Store Enhancements

On April 20, the Oracle Partner Store (OPS) will will go live with enhancements benefiting its ordering and deal registration sections. Additional improvements to the user interface will also be released. For details on each enhancement please review the announcement.

Wednesday Apr 15, 2015

Empower Your People With a Modern ERP Cloud

Generate new opportunities and increase sales with the ready to use Oracle ERP Cloud Marketing Kit. The video Empower Your People With a Modern ERP Cloud provides an overview of the new ERP Marketing Kit, teaches you how to use a marketing kit and presents the bill of materials for the ERP Marketing Kit.

Friday Apr 10, 2015

New Networking Products Announced

Oracle unveiled three new Networking products aimed at providing a cloud-enabled, software defined data center. Featuring: Oracle Ethernet Switch ES2-72: High performance, low-latency, 10/40Gbps Ethernet switch, Oracle Ethernet Switch ES2-64: High performance 10/40 Gbps Ethernet switch and Oracle Virtual Network Services: a new feature of Oracle SDN that provides Network and Security Elements. Learn more here!

Get you Oracle Mobile Development Implementation Specialist Certification for free!

Oracle Mobile Development 2015 Essentials (1Z1-441) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in technical implementation for Oracle Mobile Platform solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Mobile Application Framework (MAF), Mobile Application Framework (MAF) Data Layer, User Interface (UI) Development, Device Services Integration, and App Security. Request a discounted beta voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form! Access the Oracle Mobile Development 2015 Essentials Exam Study Guide in order to get pointers to training that can help you prepare for the exam! 

Best Practices for Successful ERP Cloud Implementations

Modern cloud applications are designed to meet customer demands for ease of use, performance and maintainability. Accordingly, Oracle has embraced a new approach to on-boarding customers so they are successful when using the applications. Watch these four webcasts to uncover best practices for a successful ERP Cloud implementation. 

Virtual Compute Appliance Training

The Virtual Compute Appliance: Overview seminar teaches customers how to manage Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA) and the Oracle VM environment.