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.   

Register for OpenWorld

Register for JavaOne

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.

Watch Now

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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.  

Read more & Register Now

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

Launching Oracle Cloud Platform Ready for ISVs - June 14

Attend live webcast on June 14th as Dan Miller, SVP of ISV, OEM and Java Sales, Oracle announces new offerings designed to enable ISVs and OPN members with easy access to Oracle Cloud development and test environments, technical resources, and fast start go-to-market opportunities.

Mark your calendar and watch webcast on oracle.com/partners

Claim Your Digital Badge and Showcase Your Skills

Have you passed one or more of the newest releases of the Oracle PartnerNetwork certified implementation specialist exams? Don't forget to claim your digital badge.

Digital badges are secure, web-enabled credentials that recognize and validate an individual's achievements. It’s a free benefit of being Oracle Certified.

To claim a badge, click the “Claim” button in CertView, follow the instructions, and start sharing your credentials on social media. According to LinkedIn, individuals with certifications receive 6x more profile views, boosting their visibility and career opportunities. Please be aware that not all certifications have an associated badge. Badges were created for newest releases and high-demand certifications.

Learn more.

Monday Jun 06, 2016

Oracle Excellence Awards 2016 – Nominations are NOW Open!

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 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.

Friday Jun 03, 2016

What are the benefits of becoming Oracle Certified?

The latest Oracle University survey addressed to certified customers and partners revealed many benefits of earning an Oracle Certification.

Over 87% of the respondents agreed that Oracle Certification enhanced their professional credibility, whereas 84% of the certified individuals have seen their job prospects improve.

Encourage your partners to become certified to enjoy the benefits associated with this! 

Friday May 27, 2016

Sell More, Faster with New Oracle Marketing Kits

No time to create marketing materials from scratch? Oracle’s got you covered!

As part of your OPN membership you have access to new and improved marketing tools for your campaigns. These essential tools are bundled into Marketing Kits for both Oracle Cloud and On-Premises solutions. Each kit provides resources such as Partner Guidance Documents, eBlasts, Copy Blocks, Datasheets, and Whitepapers - all designed to help you sell more, faster.

  • Click here to watch this video on Marketing Essentials for Great Results
  • Click here for new marketing tools to drive more Oracle Sales

Save the Date for the FY17 Global Partner Kickoff Webcast

Start the new fiscal year off right by attending Oracle PartnerNetwork’s FY17 Global Partner Kickoff webcast on June 21.

This must-attend event features a premier line-up of Oracle executives – including Thomas Kurian, Shawn Price, Dave Donatelli, Dan Miller, and regional A&C leaders – as they discuss Oracle’s direction for the year ahead.

Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out!