Friday Jul 22, 2016

Oracle OpenWorld Early Bird Rate Extended to July 31!

Oracle has extended its Early Bird discount until July 31! Don’t miss this great opportunity to save $500 off the regular conference pass price.

We hope to see you all in September for some quality learning, innovation, networking & fun!

Register for OpenWorld

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Wednesday Jul 20, 2016

Oracle OpenWorld Exhibit Opportunities

Tap into the global Oracle ecosystem by exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld 2016. Network face-to-face with customers and prospects. Launch and demonstrate new products. Promote your services.

Click here to review exhibitor benefits.

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Friday Jul 08, 2016

Partner Transaction Center Email Alias Update

Effective immediately, the Partner Transaction Center has changed a few email aliases to align with the recent organizational name change from Indirect Sales Support (ISS) to Partner Transaction Center (PTC). Please use the new PTC email aliases for questions regarding transactions which are not eligible for processing through the Oracle Partner Store (OPS).

Additional details regarding OPS Ineligible Transactions can be found here.

The updated regional PTC email aliases are listed here: APAC, NAMER, EMEA, LAD

FY17 North America Partner Kickoff Materials Available

The NAS Alliances & Channels team, led by Bill Swales, hosted a record turnout of 350 new and existing partners at the FY17 NA Partner Sales Kickoff, June 27 – 29. The three-day program took please at the Oracle HQ campus, where partners learned about Oracle’s comprehensive lineup of Cloud solutions and countless opportunities to drive growth and profitability in FY17. All partners are encouraged to review and leverage the content shared at the Kickoff to facilitate strategic planning sessions with their teams. All presentation materials, including keynote videos, are available in the FY17 NA Partner Sales Kickoff Virtual Resource Center.

Virtual Resource Center

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New Oracle Master Distribution Agreement Coming August 1

Oracle is pleased to announce that a Master Distribution Agreement (MDA) will be available on August 1, 2016. The new agreement is a “one stop shop” for partner distribution activities and will streamline Oracle’s existing distribution documents. The MDA combines common terms from the existing distribution agreements under a single base agreement.

Learn more.

Friday Jul 01, 2016

OMM Deal Registration Program Feedback Survey

Oracle is launching a program review seeking partner feedback on Oracle’s Open Market Model Policy and Deal Registration Program. This review seeks to identify opportunities for the simplification and enhancement of OMM policy, process and benefits, whilst also evaluating how we compare with similar deal registration programs offered by our competitors.

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey which will close on 8th July 2016. 

Friday Jun 24, 2016

Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year Award - Nomination extended until June 28th

Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year – recognizes OPN Exastack Optimized partners' commitment to delivering innovative solutions on Oracle Engineered Systems. Regional and global award winners receive free pass to Oracle OpenWorld 2016! For more information on award benefits, visit the Oracle Excellence Awards website

New OMM Deal Registration Process for Public Sector Customers EMEA, APAC, Japan

Effective June 27, 2016 in EMEA, APAC and Japan, Oracle announces a change to the OMM resale registration process as it applies to registrations for public sector customers.

In addition to standard deal registration requirements, partners will also be asked to provide details on the value-based sales activities that they have completed or have planned for the opportunity. 

Learn more.

Thursday Jun 23, 2016

Discounted Passes for Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne Still Available

Are you planning on going to San Francisco this September 18-22 for Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne? The conference is less than 3 months away, but there’s still time to take advantage of discounted pass rates. Register before July 17 to save up to $500 with the Early Bird discount.   

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That’s a Wrap! FY17 Global Partner Kickoff Webcast Replay Available

We hope you were able to join us for the hugely successful OPN FY17 Global Partner Kickoff earlier this week. If you missed the live webcast, read the recap blog post or watch the replay to catch up on Oracle’s cloud strategy and objectives for the year ahead. You can choose to watch your region’s whole show, or select a specific segment from the “Regional Resources” section at the bottom of the page.

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Oracle Excellence Awards 2016 – Nomination Deadline Extended

Oracle Cloud ISV Partner of the Year & Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year

Regional and global award winners receive a FREE Oracle OpenWorld 2016 pass. Nominate your partners today!

Oracle Cloud ISV Partner of the Year Award recognizes partners listed in Oracle Cloud Marketplace for delivering innovative solutions that run with Oracle Cloud Services.

Nomination criteria:

  • Oracle PartnerNetwork member at Gold level or higher and be a partner in good standing
  • Partner must have an application listing on Oracle Cloud Marketplace in the Platform or Infrastructure category

Nominate your Cloud ISV partners here: Cloud ISV Partner of the Year 2016

Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year Award recognizes Oracle Exastack Optimized partners' commitment to delivering innovative solutions on Oracle engineered systems and their business achievements.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Oracle PartnerNetwork member at Gold level or higher and be a partner in good standing
  • Partner must have achieved an Oracle Exastack Optimized status
  • Partnership/relationship meets Oracle compliance requirements for the award

Nominate your Exastack ISV partners here: Exastack ISV Partner of the Year 2016

For more information on award benefits, visit the Oracle Excellence Awards website.

Wednesday Jun 15, 2016

Oracle Excellence Awards 2016 – Only 3 days left to Nominate!

Oracle Cloud ISV Partner of the Year & Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year

Regional and global award winners receive a FREE Oracle OpenWorld 2016 pass.
Nomination period closes Friday, June 17, no exceptions.  Nominate your partners today!

Oracle Cloud ISV Partner of the Year Award
recognizes partners listed in Oracle Cloud Marketplace with solutions that run on Oracle Cloud.
Nomination criteria:
•    Oracle PartnerNetwork member at Gold level or higher and be a partner in good standing
•    Partner must have an application listing on Oracle Cloud Marketplace in the Platform or Infrastructure category

Nominate your Cloud ISV partners here: Cloud ISV Partner of the Year 2016

Oracle Exastack ISV Partner of the Year Award recognizes Oracle Exastack Optimized partners' commitment to delivering innovative solutions on Oracle engineered systems.

Nomination Criteria:
•    Oracle PartnerNetwork member at Gold level or higher and be a partner in good standing
•    Partner must have achieved an Oracle Exastack Optimized status
•    Partnership/relationship meets Oracle compliance requirements for the award

Nominate your Exastack ISV partners here:
Exastack ISV Partner of the Year 2016

For more information on award benefits, visit the Oracle Excellence Awards website.

Friday Jun 10, 2016

Accepting Nominations: OPN Cloud Program Solution Awards

The OPN Cloud Program Solution Partner of the Year awards are designed to showcase top performing global OPN Cloud program partners’ commitment to delivering innovative solutions and business achievements with a focus on Cloud technology.

If your partner is Cloud Select or above and an OPN Gold member or higher they may be eligible for the award. 

Submit your nomination.

Don’t Miss the FY17 OPN Global Partner Kickoff Webcast on June

Welcome to FY17! Tune in to Oracle PartnerNetwork’s Global Partner Kickoff webcast on June 21 for a chance to hear directly from top executives, including Thomas Kurian, Shawn Price, Dave Donatelli, and regional Alliances & Channels leaders. This is a great opportunity to align your business with Oracle’s direction for a prosperous year ahead.  

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Wednesday Jun 08, 2016

System Upgrade Will Delay Processing of OMM Deal Registrations

Due to an internal system upgrade, OMM deal registrations submitted between June 22 and June 24, 2016 will not be processed until the week of June 27, 2016. 

Partners requiring urgent registration approval during the week of June 20, 2016 should submit their registrations by June 21, 2016