Monday May 25, 2015

Recap: Asia Pacific Cloud UX Expo in Singapore and Beijing

The worldwide Oracle Apps Cloud UX team kick started their first APAC partner engagement program in Singapore and Beijing May 4-8. Jeremy Ashley – Group Vice President for worldwide Applications Cloud User Experience Development Team – shared with partners Oracle’s Cloud User Experience Strategy and Directions, followed by the UX team running hands-on demos. Get the full recap.

Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne 2015 – Latest Updates

Registration for Oracle OpenWorld is officially open. Don't forget that you have until May 31 to $800 off the onsite registration price!

Oracle Validated Integration Headlines – Week ending May 22

  • Forza Consulting’s SCANMAN achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne – Read more

Don't Miss the Oracle Cloud Platform Launch Event! – June 22

Save the date for a LIVE event at Oracle Headquarters with Larry Ellison & Thomas Kurian as they increase momentum for existing cloud platform services, announce new cloud platform services and present the roadmap for future cloud platform services. Registration information coming soon!

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week ending May 22

  • Financial Services – SAS High Performance Analytics (HPA) customer, Garanti Bank, discusses why they implemented Oracle Big Data Appliance and Exadata Database Machine for SAS HPA – Watch here

Looking for a Specialization in IT Architecture?

Today, it’s easier to get specialized in IT Architecture Release 3. Pre-requisites for this specialization have become more flexible with the newest versions of Database (12c), Linux (6), Solaris (11) and Cloud Application Foundation. Take advantage of this updated pre-requisite criteria!

Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff is June 23. Are You Ready To Pivot To The Cloud?

Ready, set, mark your calendars for our Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff! This year's live, virtual event will be hosted by Oracle executives Mark Hurd, John Fowler, Thomas Kurian & Shawn Price, as well as well as A&C executives. These thought leaders will provide you an opportunity to better understand Oracle's cloud transformation, as well our updated go-to-market and sales strategies for the upcoming fiscal year. Save the date for June 23 at 9am PDT and register today. You can also join the conversation with thoughts/questions before the event, as well as live the day-of via Twitter.

Monday May 18, 2015

Oracle Validated Integration headlines – Week ending May 15

Forza Consulting’s SCANMAN achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne – Read more

New Sales & Presales Trainings for Oracle Sales Cloud 9

OPN has created new guided learning paths for all sales and presales partners who specialize in selling + positioning Oracle Sales Cloud to their customer base. The recommended sessions provide training solutions that will equip your partners with product knowledge, market knowledge and selling strategies. Share this info today!

Top Exastack ISV headlines – Week ending May 15

  • SAS banking customer based in Turkey discusses why they are implementing SAS on Oracle Big Data Appliance + Exadata Database Machine – Watch here

Get Familiar with the Fourth Release of EM 12c!

Manager 12c has now reached its fourth release with features + updates that help you upgrade your business and be more competitive in the market. Get familiar with Enterprise Manager 12c specialization roles and learn more about these features for the fourth release.

Platform-as-a-Service Partner Webcast Series

Encourage your partners to participate in our monthly PaaS partner webcast series that will keep them up to date with Oracle’s PaaS strategy, product offerings and go-to-market programs.

Monday May 11, 2015

Oracle Cloud Marketplace headlines – Week ending May 8

  • eSkill Pre-employment testing now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace – Read more

Specializations Catalog - May

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations. Headlines include that Oracle Database 11g and Oracle GoldenGate 10 are no longer qualifying. Make sure you read more and stay up to date!

Oracle Validated Integration headlines – Week ending May 8

  • Paymetric, Inc.’s “XiPay®” solution achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 – Read more

  • Grant Thornton’s Healthcare costing informatics solution achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics – Read more

  • Tealium achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Commerce 11 – Read more