Monday Apr 20, 2015

Check Out The Newly Published Partner/Customer Cloud References

  • Ovation Brands shares how Diamond Partner, PwC, is helping to transform their business with Oracle ERP and HCM Cloud – Watch video

  • Shelf Drilling collaborated with Diamond Partner, TCS, to implement an innovative hybrid Cloud enhancement solution – Success Story

  • Delaware Life Insurance takes Financial Management to the Cloud with the help of Specialized partner, Drivestream – Success Story

  • To learn more about the Partner/Customer Reference Program, contact Jolie Belciano

2015 NA Oracle Excellence Awards Program Nomination Process

We are pleased to announce the nomination process for the 2015 North America Excellence Awards Program will begin on Monday, April 20! Download a nomination form and complete your application before the submission deadline of July 9 at 11:59am PST. Please direct any questions to Katie Awad at katie.awad-AT-oracle.com.

OPEN: Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne 2015 Call for Proposals

It’s that time again! Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne Call for Proposals is now open through next Wednesday, April 29.

Friday Apr 17, 2015

Solutions Catalog: Market Your Offerings To Over 30k Oracle Customers/Month

As an OPN member, you’re given a free profile on the OPN Solutions Catalog – a partner finder used by customers and Oracle sales reps. Take full advantage of this valuable marketing tool. Learn more!

Q4 FY15 Oracle Partner Store Enhancements

On April 20, the Oracle Partner Store (OPS) will will go live with enhancements benefiting its ordering and deal registration sections. Additional improvements to the user interface will also be released. For details on each enhancement please review the announcement.

Friday Apr 10, 2015

New Networking Products Announced

Oracle unveiled three new Networking products aimed at providing a cloud-enabled, software defined data center. Featuring: Oracle Ethernet Switch ES2-72: High performance, low-latency, 10/40Gbps Ethernet switch, Oracle Ethernet Switch ES2-64: High performance 10/40 Gbps Ethernet switch and Oracle Virtual Network Services: a new feature of Oracle SDN that provides Network and Security Elements. Learn more here!

How to Find Partner Marketing & Sales Resources

This new OPN video provides a step-by-step guide on how to find partner resources such as marketing kits, sales quick reference guides, training tools, and more!

Fast, Easy and Effective Way to Enhance Website Content

Take advantage of the OPN Syndicated Oracle Showcase to automatically update your Oracle content by driving relevant marketing, product and promotional content through your existing website - directly to your customers. Visit the new InfoCenter to learn more!

NEW DATE: LIVE OPN PartnerCast: NAS Channel Update - April 23

tune in on Thursday, April 23 at 1:00 PM PDT to watch a live OPN PartnerCast focused on the new Oracle Cloud program hosted by Tom LaRocca, SVP, North America Sales in Alliance & Channels at Oracle. Stream it live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation during the live event via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN. Missed the last live PartnerCast? Replays now available! 

Monday Apr 06, 2015

Specializations Catalog Updates – April

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations.

Topics include:

  • Oracle Virtual Networking Specialization discontinued;
  • Several OPN exams now available in production


Partner Enablement Update Newsletter - April

We are pleased to bring you the April 2015 edition of our Partner Enablement Update newsletter. Headlines include:

  • Apply to Resell Business Intelligence Cloud Service, Oracle Documents Cloud Service and Database Cloud Service;
  • Resell Criteria Change: JD Edwards World;
  • Applications Cloud User Experience Innovations: Visualizations Webinar


Live OPN PartnerCast: NAS Channel Update – April 16

Tune in on Thursday, April 16 at 10am PST to watch a live OPN PartnerCast focused on the new Oracle Cloud program hosted by Tom LaRocca, SVP, North America Sales in Alliance & Channels at Oracle. Stream it live from the OPN homepage + join the conversation during the live event via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN. Missed the last live PartnerCast? Replays are now available! 

Thursday Apr 02, 2015

North America CX Partner Enablement Summit

Join us in Redwood Shores, CA at Oracle HQ to understand what Oracle's CX proposition is and how the Customer Experience solutions can help change Oracle's opportunity within your company's go to market proposition.There is no registration fee for Oracle partners! Read more here!

Now Live: New Partner Non-Standard Request Form

As of March 23, the hardware line of business moved to the Non-Standard Request (NSR) form and the Deal Approval Template (DAT) was decommissioned. The new NSR form is required for all software, hardware, and combined requests. Please review the partner announcement for complete details.

Tuesday Mar 31, 2015

Now Open: Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne 2015 Call for Proposals

It’s that time again! Inform your partners that the Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne Call for Proposals is now open through Wednesday, April 29. Conference attendees are eager to hear from experts on Oracle business and technology, and they’re looking for insights and improvements they can put to use in their own jobs!