Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

Specializations Catalog - February

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations! News in this issue covers criteria updates and deadline changes, make sure you take a look!

How Big Data Will Evolve in 2015

“Data is the fuel that launches companies ahead of the pack—often far ahead.” Use the big data insights from this Oracle.com article to talk about big data themes and trends with business leaders.

Partner Roundtables: Selling Oracle’s PaaS Solutions – Multiple cities

Join Oracle for interactive roundtable sessions exploring how you can create new revenue streams with Oracle Cloud. These roundtables will be held on multiple dates in multiple cities, and both resellers and SIs are encouraged to attend.

Friday Jan 30, 2015

Oracle Partner Store FY15 Q3 System Enhancements

Effective January 30, 2015, Oracle will go live with the following enhancements in the Oracle Partner Store (OPS):

Automated License Definitions and Rules (LDR) process on the Oracle Partner Store. Partners in the online eligible countries will be able to initiate the End User LDR document (Apps, Tech & Combined) online through OPS.

The End User License Definitions and Rules are a critical part of every software license that Oracle grants to a customer. Please review the License Definition and Rules Policy for complete details.
 

General LDR Information

» The Online LDR will be available for the same countries as Online TOMA. You can find the list of online eligible countries here. Countries not live on the Online LDR will continue to use the hardcopy version

» The LDR documents no longer contain the table for products or the reference to the term end user agreement

 

How does Online LDR benefit you?

» Initiate within OPS and end user acceptance online

» Track your request status directly in OPS

» Follow up on, and resend pending LDR requests

» Utilize a shared database of end customers from Deal Registration and Ordering

» Quicker order processing

Click here to learn more!

Monday Jan 26, 2015

Missed the NAS Channel Update PartnerCast on January 14?

Replays of each segment are now available on Oracle Media Network. Topics include:

Are you up-to-date on all of our partner-focused webcasts and podcasts? Check out the PartnerCast homepage which features our upcoming live event schedule and on-demand replays in both audio and video formats!

Friday Jan 23, 2015

Missed the last live PartnerCast focused on NAS Channel Update

Replays of each segment are now available!

Are you in-the-know on partner focused webcasts and podcasts? PartnerCast homepage features upcoming live PartnerCast event schedule and on-demand replays in both audio and video formats.

Oracle Advanced Reseller – New Program Available in all regions except US, Canada and Japan

The Oracle Advanced Reseller program is now available to reward our top resellers that are aligned with Oracle’s strategic imperatives. Learn more about the criteria and benefits of this important designation to differentiate OPN members reselling Oracle solutions.

Oracle Certification Program Beta exam vouchers

A number of certification exams are currently being offered for free while in beta testing mode.  Beta exams are pre-production exams used by Oracle to evaluate new exam questions with the participation of a live audience. This allows Oracle to develop and evaluate test questions before releasing the exams publically. If you are interested in participating, you may submit an OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form to take the exam for free. Click here to view a list of all beta exams currently available!

Applications UX 2015 webinar series – Only Two Weeks Left!

Join the weekly Applications User Experience webinar series on Thursdays through the remainder of January. Upcoming topics include Cloud Extensibility and Oracle ERP Cloud. Learn more and register today!.

Friday Jan 09, 2015

The Latest Systems Updates – January 2015

Please make sure you review the latest Systems Updates for January.

Gain early access to revolutionary Software in Silicon technology - January 21

ISV Engineering is offering an exciting opportunity to learn about the NEW offering for developers who want early access to revolutionary Software in Silicon technology. In this LIVE webinar (8am PST), partners will learn how to use the NEW Software in Silicon Cloud to dramatically improve reliability and security, and accelerate application performance. Register today!

Monday Dec 22, 2014

Specializations Catalog Updates - December 22

The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations. Key updates for this issue include: Oracle Application Development Framework 11g; Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service; Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Fusion Talent Management Cloud; and Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service Specializations.

Monday Dec 08, 2014

Get Certified And Receive a 90-Day Free Trial Of Oracle Learning Streams

Newly certified partners will now be eligible for a 90-day free trial of Oracle Learning Streams!  Oracle Learning Streams provides access to fresh, continuously updated video learning direct from Oracle experts, and can be viewed at any time during the trial. The 90-day trial begins once a candidate becomes certified at the Professional, Expert, Master or Specialist level. This new Oracle Certification benefit includes live webinars on the hottest topics, discussions with experts for live Q&A sessions and ongoing learning support. Check the Oracle University blog for more information on Oracle Learning Streams.

JD Edwards Summit 2015 – February 2-5

Have you registered for the 2015 Oracle JD Edwards Summit yet? We hope you’ll join us for the 6th annual Summit in Broomfield, CO this February. Between Friday workshops, Superbowl Sunday and our full Monday agenda, we’ve got quite the event lined up for you!

Monday Nov 24, 2014

New benefit for Oracle Certified Individuals

Get certified and receive a 90-day free trial of Oracle Learning Streams. Oracle’s newest learning platform, Oracle Learning Streams, provides access to fresh, continuously updated video learning direct from Oracle experts. Oracle Learning Streams can be viewed at any time during the 90-day trial. All candidates who earn an Oracle Certification at the Professional, Expert, Master or Specialist levels will receive this new Oracle Certification benefit which includes: live webinars on the hottest topics, discussions with experts for live Q&A sessions, and ongoing learning support.

The 90-day trial begins once a candidate becomes certified and activates a Learning Stream account. Candidates are required to log in to CertView to activate this exclusive offer. Go to Certification Activities > Review My Certification History > Free Streams Access. Once the trial is activated, candidates will receive 90 days of unlimited access to any one of our Learning Streams. Please note: this benefit is available only to candidates who have become certified as of September 9, 2014. Take advantage of this new benefit today!