Tuesday Jul 26, 2016

Oracle Service Cloud Release Recordings Now Available! - August 2016

The Oracle Service Cloud 2016 August release is here!

Check out our two recorded sessions to review  the Service Cloud platform changes and get a feeling of the features and enhancement packages. The sessions are intended for a technical audience, more specific for consultants, application engineers, solution consultants, CSMs, BDMs, customer care, upgrades but also to anyone else wanting a look at the solution changes.

Session one covers topics like: Highlights of Policy Automation, Forum Functionality, Opt list Framework for Accounts, Cleanup and Redesign, PHP Upgrade, MAPI, PHP Helper and Utility Functions, Knowledge Advanced Customer Portal, Analytics, Mobile Agent Accelerator. View here!

Within session two you will find out about more details on the new features of Field Service Cloud Service: Routing Screen Design, Forecasting Enhancements, Manage Screen Redesign, Natural Learning and Job duration, Internal Customer Map Layers, Resource Management in Mobility Service, Smart Collaboration Enhancements, Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service Integration with OFSC, Resource User Simplification, Recalculate Structure Functionality, Manage Configuration Redesign, Metadata API. View here!

Don’t miss the latest versions of the Service Cloud products and view our recordings!

Friday Jul 22, 2016

Get your Oracle Mobile Cloud Service 2017 Developer Certification!

Oracle PartnerNetwork is pleased to announce that the 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.

Learn more here.

Enroll here.

LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Private Cloud Appliance Product Update & Roadmap – July 26

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the next OPN PartnerCast airing next Tuesday, July 26 at 10am PT.

Host Randy Batterson will give you insight into the latest updates to the Private Cloud Appliance. Guests include Krishna Srinivasan, Sr. Principal Product Strategy Manager, Private Cloud Appliance & Rajesh Sukhramani, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Engineered Systems.

Watch the show live from the OPN homepage and follow the conversation live via Twitter using @oraclepartners in your tweets!

Stream live

Thursday Jul 21, 2016

Global Oracle Cloud Platform Webinars for Partners

Learn customer use cases of Oracle Compute and Storage Cloud, how to bring DevOps and AppDev to a Modern Cloud Platform, Integration Cloud Service (ICS), PaaS BI Cloud Service, Data Visualization Cloud Service and Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service, Data Integration Solutions (DIS), Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS), Document Cloud Service (DOCS), Sites Cloud Service (SCS) and Process Cloud Service (PCS). 

Learn more here.

Checkr’s Background Check Platform Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Checkr, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its solution for background screening and verifications is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. Checkr enables businesses to conduct pre-employment background and drug screening at scale with a mobile-optimized, compliant process that can maintain accuracy while reducing time-to-hire. 

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Attend the North America Cloud Partner Technical Forum-West - Aug 15-19

Now is the time to start or expand your technical knowledge and expertise on Oracle Cloud Services.

Join us for an in-person, up-to 5 day highly technical and hands-on event, with labs and demos in Redwood Shores from August 15-19. Thomas Kurian will kick off the meeting and you will be able to network with your peers and develop relationships with key Product Management staff.

Register now!

Virtual Summer Camps PaaS & Middleware for Partners

You are working on large Fusion Middleware & PaaS opportunities & projects? Oracle is pleased to invite you to the Virtual PaaS & Fusion Middleware Summer Camps 2016.

Discounted Registration Available: Advanced Financials Cloud Implementation Case Study

Register now to a hands-on case study course at a discounted rate to have the opportunity to walk through a simulated implementation configuration!

You will be able to work independently or together with other students to solve the challenges presented by the case study.

Register 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).

Agenda:

  •     Oracle Mobile Cloud Service (MCS): Why Do We Need Mobile Backend Platform?
  •     New Features and Updates
  •     Location Based Services
  •     Client SDKs
  •     Summary – Q&A
Click here for more info

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. 

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. 

Friday Jul 08, 2016

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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