Thursday Feb 04, 2016

New CRM onDemand to Oracle Sales Cloud Migration Kit

The CRM OnDemand to Oracle Sales Cloud Migration Kit supports migration of a CRM OnDemand (CRMOD) Customer environment to Oracle Sales Cloud (OSC). This tool aims to ease the customer migration process with an emphasis on validations carried out at different stages before and after the migration. Learn more.

Friday Jan 22, 2016

EMC Networker Performance & Scalability with SPARC T5 Server

EMC Corporation (an OPN Platinum level partner) and Oracle have thousands of mutual customer installations worldwide who need a storage management suite which centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across their IT environment.

The EMC NetWorker software provides the power and flexibility to meet these challenges on Oracle SPARC servers.

A new white paper is now released which reviews how NetWorker takes advantage of the capabilities of the SPARC T5-2 server and performs better compared to previous SPARC or x86 platforms due to the T5-2 server's enhanced resources and capabilities. 

Read more here.

Tuesday Jan 12, 2016

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending January 8

  • NGDATA™, the customer experience management solutions company, announced that Belfius Bank, based in Brussels, has chosen NGDATA as part of its enhanced customer relationship initiative aiming to bring next-gen customer experiences to its Retail Client Bank. Belfius will utilize NGDATA’s Lily Enterprise solution to improve and enhance their customer relationships. 

Informatica Analytics on Oracle SPARC: Up-to 9X Faster with In-Memory DB

Oracle and Informatica have a very close working relationship and one of the recent results of this collaboration is the joint project done by Informatica and our Oracle ISV Engineering team to test the performance of Informatica software with Oracle Database 12c In-memory on Oracle SPARC systems. 

Find more on the amazing performance results of running Informatica Analytics on Oracle here.

Friday Jan 08, 2016

SPARC T7 Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative

Oracle is pleased to announce the new SPARC T7 DEP Initiative as part of the Demo Equipment Purchase Program. This initiative will extend reduced pricing on SPARC T7 demo units for VADs’ and VARs’ demonstration purposes. It also allows VADs and VARs to sell the demo configuration after a six month demonstration period. For program details VARs must contact their VAD. VADs can find details on the OPN DEP Program site.

Tuesday Dec 29, 2015

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.5 Beta General Availability

The Oracle Solaris Studio 12.5 Beta release is now available for download from OTN.

Oracle Solaris Studio delivers highly optimized compilers, advanced analysis tools and a multi-language aware IDE for easy development of fast, reliable and secure applications for Oracle Solaris and Linux operating systems. 

Key Customer Benefits: 

  • Increased application security with Oracle SPARC M7 Silicon Secured Memory integration and built-in security checking capabilities 
  • Latest language standard support, including C++14, C++11 and C11, and easy compilation of open source applications with improved GCC compatibility 
  • Performance optimizations for the latest Oracle systems and updates throughout the tool suite for creating faster applications.

SPARC M7: Are You Kidding Me!?

Our ISV partners are beginning to ask us if we ARE kidding, as we continue to produce a plethora of evidence demonstrating the performance, security, throughput and many other advantages of Oracle's new SPARC M7 systems. Does combining software and silicon really amount to that big of a difference!? We'll let you be the judge -- here is a compilation of what evidence we have to date. 

Thursday Dec 10, 2015

Top Exastack ISV Headlines

TriZetto announced its Facets™ Enterprise Core Administration Platform, which provides healthcare payers with a solution to help automate business processes, increase efficiency and streamline workflows, has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready. TriZetto opted for the Oracle Exadata Database Machine when building Facets 5.3 Release 1 due to its reliability and scalability for data warehousing and online transaction processing. 

Wednesday Nov 25, 2015

Great Results on SPARC T7 by MSC Software

Leo Kilfoy, General Manager at MSC Software, spoke to us at Oracle OpenWorld about the "amazing results" his company is seeing in recent tests on the Oracle SPARC T7 processor. Oracle now offers partners access to Software in Silicon Cloud, which provides developers a secure and ready-to-run VM environment to try out a SPARC M7/T7 system. Learn more!

Tuesday Nov 17, 2015

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending November 13

  • I2S has achieved Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, ODA and BDA Ready status. Oracle’s Exastack Ready program achievement strengthens i2S Life positioning as a scalable, secure and high availability solution running on virtual environments – Learn more
  • Oracle Engineered Systems powered by Intel® Xeon® processors have enabled thousands of customers worldwide to grow their business while getting the most from their IT budgets – Learn more

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending November 6

  • BI-SAM's B-One ver. 3.1, a solution designed to centralize performance management processes across via a single platform, achieves Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready Status – Read more

Monday Nov 02, 2015

Webcast: T7/M7 and SuperCluster M7

Join us for two separate OPN webcasts that will provide an overview of SuperCluster M7 and T7/M7. In these sessions, we'll provide product overviews with emphasis on sales positioning & opportunities and OPN resources to help with your selling efforts.

SuperCluster M7


Monday Oct 19, 2015

Announcing Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System & IaaS Offering

The ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System is a fully assembled, tested and integrated storage system complete with Oracle Platinum Service. This system is also now available as an IaaS offering. Details are available on the OPN Hardware Resource Center under ZFS.

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending October 16

  • Neoflex Reporting gains a 200x increase running with Oracle Exadata Database Machine. Neoflex Reporting provides for the creation of a universal warehouse of different types of reporting systems mandatory, management, IAS & tax – Learn more

Monday Oct 05, 2015

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending October 2

Landis+Gyr’s Meter Data Management System testing confirms scalability and performance for Meter Data applications running with Oracle Exadata Database Machine or Oracle SuperCluster. The testing certifies that utility customers running will experience improved performance consuming, validating + processing high volumes of metering data – Read more.