Monday Jan 28, 2013

Modern Marketing - Taking Social to a Whole New Level

From Google Adwords, SEO, to making your online profile complete. Watch videos 3 & 4 of our Modern Marketing for Today's Digital World web series. 

Explore the many Ways to Connect with OPN

Have you ever wondered “How Can You Connect with OPN?” Well ask no more, because we are providing you with some popular Oracle PartnerNetwork communication channels. Try one or try them all, and see what works the best for you!

CloudWorld Update - Sydney, Australia - March 13, 2013

Be sure to register for one of the many exciting CloudWorld events, showcasing Oracle’s innovations in mobile, social, and cloud around the world! Partner participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Oracle Cloud partner program based on their individual business model and objectives during a dedicated session.  In addition to demos, networking, and dedicated tracks, CloudWorld will feature Steve Miranda, Executive Vice President of Application Development at Oracle. Send the registration link to your partners today – and show them the CloudWorld homepage for more details on this global event program. Visit the Sydney event registration page. Visit the CloudWorld site.

New Exam In Production: Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper 5 Essentials (1Z0-564)

This Exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper solutions.

The certification exam covers topics such as: Installation, Configuration and Management, EDRs and Alarms, Service Level Agreements, Policy Enforcement, and Communication and Container Services.

Take the exam now at a near-by Pearson VUE testing center!

Now In Production - Primavera Portfolio Management Essentials

Interested in Primavera? Check the new exams now in production:

  • All Beta exam participants will receive their exam scores as of Janurary 28, 2013.
  • The successful candidates will receive their certificates starting mid-February, 2013.

Learn more about this Primavera Portfolio Management Essentials Exam.

Oracle Business Accelerators Help Natus Medical Reduce Implementation Complexity, Cost, Risk and Time

Natus Medical, leading provider of healthcare products, worked with Oracle Partner NTT Data to implement Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 with industry-specific Oracle Business Accelerators, cloud-based rapid implementation tools developed by Oracle to get customers up and running on a wide range of Oracle Applications, both quickly and reliably.

Read the press release.

Oracle's Modern Marketing Video Series Tweetchat - Tuesday, January 29 at 11 am PT

What better way to discuss your company's online social strategy than over Twitter?

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Live Partnercast: Koopman's Quarterly Channel Update - Wednesday, January 30th at 10 am PT

Tune in Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 10 am PT to watch our live Koopman's Quarterly Channel Update PartnerCast. Topics include Oracle hardware market opportunities and partner go-to-market opportunities through Oracle's Xsigo Acquisition.

View this event live at, hosted by Gary Koopman, GVP of NAS Commercial Channels.

Thursday Jan 24, 2013

Call For Nominations: Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-enterprise Innovation

Is your organization using an Oracle product to lower its environmental footprint while reducing costs?
For example, it may use Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management to design more eco-friendly products, Oracle Transportation Management to reduce fleet emissions, Oracle Exadata Database Machine to decrease power and cooling needs while increasing database performance, Oracle Business Intelligence to measure environmental impacts, or one of many other Oracle products.
Your organization may be eligible for an Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-Enterprise Innovation.

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Partner Code of Conduct and Business Ethics

Oracle is committed to maintaining high standards of business ethics and complying with applicable law, and expects the same commitment from the systems integrators, developers, distributors, resellers, and others admitted to the Oracle PartnerNetwork (“OPN”). We want to take this opportunity to remind all of our partners of the important ethical and legal obligations that must be abided by when doing business as an OPN member.

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Monday Jan 21, 2013

Save The Date: Live Partnercast - Koopman’s Quarterly Channel Update

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 10 am PT to watch the live Koopman Quarterly Channel Update PartnerCast. View this event live at, hosted by Gary Koopman, GVP, NAS Commercial Channels.

Expand Your Presence And Start Posting Your Events On Oracles Online Event Calendar

We know you work hard to generate valuable and cutting-edge content for your customers, so let Oracle help you reach your target customer base and offer you greater exposure than ever before. The Specialized Partner-Led Event Publishing Service is a way to spread awareness about your upcoming in-person or webcast events by publishing them on the site. This platform houses more than 300 exciting events monthly. With over 23,000 unique visitors using our site per month, what better way to promote your partners events and name than through Best of all, this service is readily available to you as an OPN Specialized Partner.

Exadata Training For SAP Systems Integrators – January 24 2013

Register for a free one day workshop in Boston and learn how to implement Oracle Exadata for SAP applications.

Friday Jan 18, 2013

Partner Enablement Update - January 2013

We are pleased to bring you this January 2013 edition of our Partner Enablement Update newsletter.

Once you are signed into OPN, you will have access to the links, as some of the content is restricted to OPN members only. If you would like someone in your company to receive these newsletters on a consistent basis, please have them sign up for specific updates.

For the previous edition on-line version click here!

Monday Jan 14, 2013

New on Forbes: Oracle SVP, Bob Evans on the Strategic CIO Agenda for 2013

What tops the Strategic CIO agenda for 2013? Read and share this latest example of Oracle thought leadership from SVP Bob Evans. His new posting on offers a comprehensive list of various observers' thoughts on the challenges, opportunities, and pitfalls awaiting CIOs in the coming year. Great material for smart conversations with your partners. Read and share the post with today. Check out the Oracle Voice blog on Follow @bobevansIT on Twitter.