Thursday Nov 12, 2015

Webinar replay: What happens when Software moves into Silicon

Oracle Academy is offering an exciting opportunity to learn about the design principles behind the revolutionary Software in Silicon technology which is at the core of Oracle's SPARC M7 microprocessor chip design. In a replay of a panel discussion with senior executives from the software & hardware side of Oracle's business, you will gain insights into the strategy behind Oracle’s dramatic computer chip redesign architecture, as well as hear the Q&A that took place with the panel. Catch the replay on Otube and YouTube!

Registration now open for the 2016 Oracle JD Edwards Summit – February 1-5

Partners can now register for the 2016 Oracle JD Edwards Summit taking place February 1-5 in Broomfield, Colorado. Take advantage of our exciting lineup of keynotes, breakout sessions & workshops and learn how to position JD Edwards in a quickly evolving cloud landscape and to thrive in the Oracle JD Edwards economy. Visit the official website to register and learn more about the event details. 

Upcoming LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Oracle OpenWorld News + Highlights – November 19

Tune in next Thursday, November 19 at 10am PT to hear the latest news and announcements stemming from Oracle OpenWorld! Joel Borellis is hosting and will be joined by Rod Johnson, Renato Ribeiro and Kimberly Lasseter of Oracle. Viewers will have a chance to win an official Oracle OpenWorld conference bag containing popular goodies! Watch the show live from the OPN homepage and follow the conversation via Twitter using @oraclepartners and #OPN.

Friday Nov 06, 2015

Mark Hurd Makes Five Predictions for IT in 2025

Mark Hurd started his Oracle OpenWorld keynote with, “What do you think CEOs are thinking about?” The answer, he said, is surviving. Read about Mark’s five major IT predictions for ten years from now. Read more here!

OPN Cloud Registered Level for Partners New to Oracle

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) now offers an immediate opportunity to cloud-focused partners who are interested in building their business with Oracle Cloud. New cloud partners are encouraged to join OPN at the Cloud Registered level before May 31, 2016 to take advantage of key Oracle Cloud focused benefits with no membership fee.

Cloud Registered level members will be eligible for benefits including the ability to resell Oracle Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions, access to the OPN Cloud Business Builder for sales, marketing and technical training and resources, as well as OPN branding. This level is only available to partners new to Oracle. For more information and to join, go to the OPN Website, Partner with Oracle > Get Started > Levels & Benefits!

OPN Cloud Program Announcements

Oracle recently announced a new Cloud program to help partners take advantage of Oracle’s Integrated Cloud Applications and Platform Services. The announcement provides a preview of Cloud designations that will be launched on February 1, 2016 to provide tiers of recognition and progressive level benefits to showcase partners’ expertise, skills and investment in the Oracle Cloud. Read more about this and other OPN Cloud program announcements in the October 25 Press Release and on the OPN Website under the Cloud tab. 

Oracle Cloud Marketplace - Week Ending November 6

Talemetry’s Candidate Relationship Management and Job Broadcast Solutions for Oracle Talent Management Cloud Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. Read more

Oracle Validated Integration Headlines - November 6

  • EmeraldCube Solutions Achieves Oracle Validated Integration wIth Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Read more.
  • Ventureforth’s vWork Scheduler Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite. Read more.

Oracle Certification Issues Digital Certification Badges

Oracle Certification issues Digital Certification Badges which is a digital way for our certification candidates to represent their certification achievement. The badges are secure, web-enabled credentials and digital badging provides the rigor and verification organizations need to recognize and validate real achievements!

Thursday Nov 05, 2015

Attend JD Edwards Town Hall Meeting, Friday, November 6th

Don’t forget about the upcoming quarterly JD Edwards Business Development Town Hall meeting this Friday, November 6th. Tune in to hear more about the newly-released products and features delivered with the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 Release.

You’ll get an update on current initiatives, such as JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 9.2 Beta Testing and our upcoming 2016

JD Edwards Summit in February, as well as hear a recap of Oracle OpenWorld (2015).

Event Time

06-November-2015 08:00 AM Pacific

Attendance Information

Domestic:  877-697-8128

International:  706-634-9568

Passcode: 217042

Web Registration/Access link:

Wednesday Nov 04, 2015

New Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service Specialization and Resell Criteria launched November 1st 2015

Starting November 1st 2015 a new Resell and Specialization Competency Criteria have been launched for Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service Specialization.

We have brought changes to the Competency Criteria, more precisely Implementation and Support roles.

  • 2 new Exams have been launched to replace the existent ones:

Check out the new Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service Specialization criteria here!

For the new Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service Resell criteria click here!

The old and new criteria will exist in parallel for 185 days. At the end of this period the old criteria will be retired.

Start updating your criteria today!

Monday Nov 02, 2015

Webcast: T7/M7 and SuperCluster M7

Join us for two separate OPN webcasts that will provide an overview of SuperCluster M7 and T7/M7. In these sessions, we'll provide product overviews with emphasis on sales positioning & opportunities and OPN resources to help with your selling efforts.

SuperCluster M7


Friday Oct 30, 2015

Missed Oracle OpenWorld 2015?

Didn’t attend Oracle OpenWorld but want the full scoop? Check out the OPN Strategy Blog, Oracle OpenWorld Blog and Oracle Social Spotlight for great recaps of the general sessions, keynotes, OPN Lounge happenings, receptions and main stage conversations

Join us for two separate OPN webcasts that will provide an overview of Larry Ellison’s Systems announcements made at Oracle OpenWorld. In these sessions, we will provide product overviews with emphasis on sales positioning/opportunities and OPN resources to help with your selling efforts. 

Enterprise Servers:

  • NAS/EMEA/LAD: Wednesday November 4th, 2015 @ 8:00 am PST (">calendar link)
  • JAPAC: Wednesday November 4th, 2015 @ 6:00 pm PST (calendar link)

Engineered Systems:

  • NAS/EMEA/LAD: Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 @ 8:00 am PST (calendar link)
  • JAPAC: Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 @ 6:00 pm PST (calendar link)

Wednesday Oct 28, 2015

Top Exastack ISV headlines - October 28

BI-SAM's B-One ver. 3.1, a solution designed to centralize performance management processes across via a single platform, including data management, performance measurement and reporting, achieves Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready Status. The adoption of Oracle Exadata and Oracle Big Data Appliance can enable several benefits to B-One customers such as performance improvements to the B-One calculation engine, the processing of very large volumes of data at increased speeds, an enhanced availability and up-time, as well as a simplified administration and reduced storage necessity. Read more here!

Oracle Validated Integration Headlines - October 28

  • Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Showcases Business Process Automation Solutions at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. Read more
  • Sovos Compliance's Taxware TWE 8.4 Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Read more