Tuesday Mar 17, 2015

Oracle Modern Customer Experience Conferences – March 31– April 2

Have you registered for Oracle’s Modern CX Experience 2015? Emily Creech, Oracle Product Marketing Manager, gives you her “Top 10 Reasons to Attend.” Download the special packages consolidated by Oracle for you as a partner and start promoting the event now!


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Announcing General Availability of Oracle Linux 7.1!

We're excited to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 1 – the first update release for Oracle Linux 7. All packages are currently available on ULN and public yum; ISO installation images will be freely available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud soon. 

Migrate To The New Application Development Framework 12c version today!

Starting December 1, Oracle Development Framework 11g specialization will no longer be qualifying. The new launched version – Oracle Development Framework 12c – is a great replacement for keeping the benefits of being specialized. Plan in advance for attaining the latest qualifying version.

Mark Hurd & Mark Sunday to Keynote at COLLABORATE 15 – April 12-16

Mark Hurd and Oracle CIO Mark Sunday will keynote at this technology and applications forum for the Oracle community. See breaking product news, 1000+ sessions, exhibitor showcase and great networking. Register today!

Thursday Mar 12, 2015

Friday Spotlight: Oracle VM Partner Jumpstart Webcast

On March 19, 2015, join us for this partner event - Oracle VM Partner Jumpstart Webcast (1hr partnering business discussion followed by a 3hr technical section containing Oracle VM architecture overview, demo, and best practices discussion).

Migrate to the New ADF 12c Version Today!

Starting December 1st 2015 - Oracle Development Framework 11g specialization will become no longer qualifying. The new launched version - Oracle Development Framework 12c - is a good replacement for keeping the benefits of being specialized. Plan in advance for attaining the latest qualifying version.

PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Essentials Exam Available in Beta Testing. Partners can Request a Free Voucher Now!

PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Essentials Exam is now available in beta. Be the first to take this exam free of charge and request a beta exam voucher via the Exam Voucher Request Form. There is a limited number of available vouchers. The PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Essentials (1Z1-416) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing PeopleSoft Human Resources solutions. Passing the exam also makes you eligible for a 90-day free trial of Oracle Learning Streams.

Oracle Cloud Marketplace Headlines

PreCheck's Background Screening Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. Read more

Stopping Security Breaches with a Revolution in Chip Design

Perhaps the most significant value to customers of Oracle’s recently announced SPARC M7 chip design is the enhanced security it provides. Read more!

New Pricing Category for Engineered Systems and Switches

Effective starting March 4, Oracle has a new pricing category “Z” for Engineered Systems and Switches. This pricing category automatically applies the standard VAR and VAD discounts to these products. For complete details please review the full partner communication.

Oracle Validated Integration headlines – Week ending March 6

Kaba Workforce Solutions B-COMM® Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 – Read more

Oracle Cloud Days Hit Six Cities This March!

Customers in Philadelphia, Denver, Los Angeles, Montreal, Toronto and Calgary will learn how Oracle Cloud Platform-as-a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) improve agility and decrease IT costs. SI, Reseller and ISV roundtables are offered!

Top Exastack headlines – Week ending March 6

Business Control Solutions (BCS) gains 100 percent user concurrency and 10 times improvement in reporting performance with Oracle Exadata Database Machine. BCS’ integrity is designed to enable financial services organizations to facilitate their balance sheet attestation processes more effectively – Read more.

Now Available: New Chinese translations for OPN Certifications

Exams 1Z0-497 Oracle Database 12c Essentials and Oracle Fusion CRM: Sales 2014 Implementation Essentials can be now taken in Simplified Chinese or English upon preference at Pearson VUE testing centers. Check the above exam pages for more preparation details!

Partner Roundtable: Selling Oracle’s PaaS Solutions – March 12

Join Oracle for an interactive roundtable session exploring how partners can create new revenue streams with Oracle Cloud. This roundtable will be held in Toronto, Canada on March 12 and both SIs and Resellers are encouraged to attend.