Wednesday Aug 12, 2015

Register for Partner Release Overview Webcast: Oracle Service Cloud August 2015

Empower Customers and Customer Service Agents with the Latest Updates to Oracle Service Cloud.

Please join us for the Oracle Service Cloud August 2015 release Overview Webcast to learn about new capabilities and enhancements delivered in this latest release.

REGISTER NOW for LIVE Webcast by selecting “Partner Release Overview Webcast: Oracle Service August 2015” in the Upcoming Webinars for Oracle Service Cloud page under Upcoming Events section.

Tuesday Aug 11, 2015

Partner Webcast – Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) with JPA

Oracle ADF 12c ( has added a lot of new features and enhancements for Java EE and Web Development, including improvements in JPA support. Utilizing the two is a simple recipe for creating better applications, faster and easier. Please join us as we go through how to use Oracle ADF with JPA with building an application.


  •     Oracle Application Development Framework - Introduction
  •     Java Persistence API - Introduction
  •     Technical Overview
  •     Demo
  •     Summary – Q&A

Read more here

Cloud Services Distribution Addendum to the FUDA (CSDA) Now Available in OPS

The Cloud Services Distribution Addendum to the FUDA (CSDA) and Cloud Services Distribution Schedule to the ISV Master Full Use Addendum (CSDS) are now available in Oracle Partner Store for you to apply for. The link to apply will appear on the current active FUDA or ISV MA Full Use addendum line item on the ‘Distribution Agreements’ tab of the MEMBERSHIP section in OPS. Online acceptance of the terms of the addendum will be available for a limited number of countries in August, with availability for additional countries to follow in the coming months (for those countries that allow online acceptance). 

Team Oracle is Coming to a City Near You!

Check the schedule to see when Team Oracle is coming to your area and take advantage of this family-friendly hospitality and networking opportunity. Nominations are open for all remaining air shows. Review the Team Oracle 2015 Field Flash for additional information.

Systems Deal support & Strategic Engagement Resources

Check out the Systems Engagement Team (SET) webpage for Sales Tools/Resources and Customer/Channel wins.

Want to try Oracle PaaS Systems?

Watch this on-demand webcast and learn the details around GSE. You can also request a free demo account. For more information, register for the SOA & BPM Partner Community – free of charge for OPN members.

Updated Specializations Catalog – July 31

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations. Headlines: Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 no longer qualifying; Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Fusion Talent Management Cloud and Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service expected in Q2.

Videocast: Oracle Private Cloud Appliance - Key Benefits for Partners

Learn more on how Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, formerly named Virtual Compute Appliance, simplifies the way customers install, deploy, and manage converged infrastructures for Linux, Windows, or Oracle Solaris applications. Watch video here.

Oracle Cloud Marketplace Headlines – Week Ending July 31

Cubiks’ online assessments now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace – Learn more.

Monday Aug 10, 2015

Implementation Success Video Series and Office Hours

The HCM Cloud Implementation Success video series is a set of videos created by our implementation experts designed to cover the guiding principles in successful Oracle HCM Cloud implementations. Check out the most recent video: HCM Cloud Implementation Success - Living with SaaS.

Oracle Partner Webcasts: Mobile Cloud Service – August 12 and 19

Join these strategic partner webcasts for an update on Oracle's Mobile strategy, which will include a discussion on how mobile is motivating a new ecosystem between IT and the lines of business as companies go through digital transformation. Register for the August 12 or August 19 webcasts today!

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending July 31

  • Wandisco's CTO discusses BDA in combination with its product, WANdisco Fusion, an active-active replication solution which is BDA Optimized. The solution can use any Hadoop distribution or file system on each cluster to provide the best performance and reliability of the applications – Watch now.

SoleraTec Surveillance Video Vault with Oracle SPARC T5

Powered by Oracle, the SoleraTec Surveillance Video Vault delivers exceptional video surveillance recording, storage and management in one complete end-to-end solution. This solution delivers cost-efficient, dependable, scalable multi-tiered solution available without any of the complexity typically associated with it. Review the first URL on this page for more details!

New: Private Cloud Appliance Quick Competitive View Documents

We've just added two new Quick Competitive View (QCV) documents to the OPN Hardware Resource Center. The QCV documents posted are for Oracle's Private Cloud Appliance vs. UCS and the other vs. Vblock.

Friday Aug 07, 2015

Webcast Replay: Modern Customer Service – Oracle Service Cloud

If you missed the original Oracle Service Cloud webcast, you can download the replay to learn how to maximize revenue and growth with next generation customer service. Both the streaming link and downloadable link are available.