Tuesday Jul 19, 2016

MySQL Partner Quarterly Update - July 2016

Great news: the latest MySQL Partner Update is here.

Get the latest news on events and products, discover MySQL sales opportunities, check out the newest case studies, learn about upcoming trainings and events, and have all resources at your fingertips.

Find out how to register for MySQL Session and Demopod at Oracle OpenWorld, how MySQL is used for Internet of Things, as well as how Mobile Network Operators take advantage of MySQL Cluster to connect users worldwide.

Don't forget to check out and download the latest versions of MySQL Database, Cluster, Enterprise Monitor and Enterprise Backup to get the best out of MySQL.

Learn more here.

Friday Jul 15, 2016

Partner Webcast - Oracle Mobile Cloud Service for Developers: Updates and Features

Are you as a mobile developer looking for that key component that allows you to capitalize on all the affordances provided by the cloud?

Join us for the new partner webcast, taking place on Thursday, July 21st , 10 am CEST (9am BST/11am EEST).


  •     Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS): Why Do We Need Mobile Backend Platform?
  •     New Features and Updates
  •     Location Based Services
  •     Client SDKs
  •     Summary – Q&A
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Tales from the JD Edwards Performance Queue

Software performance is always a hot topic!

Join us for this week’s JD Edwards Technical Task Force session where JDE Software Architect, Chris Papineau, will discuss methods and tools used for diagnosing and resolving performance issues.

Details here.

Get your Oracle Mobile Cloud Service 2017 Developer Certification

Oracle Mobile Cloud Service 2017 Developer Essentials Exam (1Z1-346) is available in beta testing!

This certification covers topics such as: Fundamentals, Mobile Backends, Platform Features, Connectors, Custom APIs, Analytics, and Management.

Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended. Take the exam for free while in beta testing!

Request a beta voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form! We advise partners that are planning to become specialized in this area to have their mobile developers take this new exam. 

Specializations in Oracle Applications to be Retired on January 31st, 2017

Be advised that on January 31st, 2017 Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Trade Management Specializations will be retired due to reaching end of service life for Premier Support.

We advise you to pursue alternative specializations for the products of your interest, developed in line with Oracle’s portfolio of SCM products. 

What’s new in Oracle BPM and Process Cloud Service?

Attend our July edition of the SOA & BPM Partner Community Webcast live on July 26th 2016 at 16:00 CET.: What’s new in Oracle BPM and Process Cloud Service? Digital Process Apps made Simple

During this session, we will be joined by Sujan Balachandran, Product Manager for Oracle BPM and Process Cloud Service (PCS).

The session will cover:

  • Empower Business User using BPM Composer
  • What is Business Architecture? How can it help Enterprises organize Business Process with Organization’s Goals and Objectives?
  • What is Process Cloud Service? When and how to position On-Prem BPM vs PCS?
  • Oracle BPM and PCS Roadmap

For those who are new to Process Cloud Service, PCS is the next-gen Process Management tool built and optimized for the Cloud. It is a Business User friendly Low Code Environment to build Process Automation applications. 

Migrate Your Applications to the Oracle Cloud

Join us Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM PDT for a quick online overview and learn how Oracle Cloud makes it fast and simple to migrate your applications and workloads – including both Java and Windows based apps – to the cloud. Learn how to rapidly provision dev and test environments, and speed up your development cycles with our intuitive, built-in tools and capabilities e.g. mobile and BI.

Discover how you can also leverage the same architecture across a range of public cloud, on-prem and hybrid deployment models. 

Wednesday Jul 13, 2016

Next Generation SPARC-Based Systems Update

Attention Partners!  Next generation SPARC-based on-premise and Cloud solutions were just announced, and we want to provide you with a close look at their new features, technical capabilities and value propositions. 

Register now for one of the July 21st webcasts:  

Oracle Commerce 11 Implementation Boot Camps decommissioned August 1st 2016

Dear Partners,

Starting August 1st the following boot camps will be decommissioned and will no longer be accessible to you:

Please start backing-up all your materials from the dedicated Beehive Workspace!

Stay up to date with the latest events on Commerce area using our OPN Events page!

Friday Jul 08, 2016

Update Webcast - Oracle's Next Generation SPARC Systems and Cloud Offerings - 12th July

Join Senior Product Management and Partner Enablement to learn about the latest news and announcements regarding our SPARC-Based Systems offerings, both on-premise and in the Cloud. The topics in this hour-long session are targeted for Sales and Presales technical representatives. 

Join this exclusive webcast on July 12th, from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Register here.

Announcing Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Refresh

On July 12, Oracle will be releasing the latest refresh to the Private Cloud Appliance (PCA). PCA is a complete Engineered System built for running general-purpose Oracle and non-Oracle workloads. Key enhancements we are announcing include a complete Disaster Recovery architecture, improved compute performance with the new X6-2 compute nodes, and pricing changes that enable you to deliver a more competitive total cost of ownership.

Join the webcast on July 20 at 9AM PST to learn more. 

Xignite Forex Data Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Xignite, a leading provider of market data cloud solutions and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its XigniteGlobalCurrencies API is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, offering added value to Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud customers. The XigniteGlobalCurrencies API provides real-time and historical foreign exchange quotes for more than 170 countries and over 29,000 currency pairs. The API can be easily used with Oracle ERP Cloud to automatically update forex rates to allow global financial reporting that accurately reflects exchange rates.

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Vonage gUnify Connector for Oracle Sales Cloud Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Vonage (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses and consumers, and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced today that its gUnify™ Connector for Oracle Sales Cloud, is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, integrating hosted voice and mission critical business applications for companies conducting their businesses in the cloud and offering added value to Oracle Sales Cloud customers. 

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Augment Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Augment, a provider of augmented reality solutions and Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its augmented reality digital sales aid, Augment for Oracle Sales Cloud is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace offering added value to Oracle Sales Cloud customers.  Augment for Oracle Sales Cloud enables sales professionals to overlay 3D models of their products from the convenience of their smartphones or tablets.  Real- time access to rich 3D models can improve the visual impact of presentations. This can result in an accelerated sales cycle, increased in-store compliance, and improved customer engagement.

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DSI Data Collection App Now Available on Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Automating data collection is the critical first step in moving toward a digital supply chain that delivers the visibility, agility and scalability your company needs and your customers demand. Now, Oracle ERP Cloud users can take advantage of DSI’s longtime integrations and data collection expertise with the DSI Data Collection App, newly available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

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