Monday Jan 28, 2013

Modern Marketing - Taking Social to a Whole New Level

From Google Adwords, SEO, to making your online profile complete. Watch videos 3 & 4 of our Modern Marketing for Today's Digital World web series. 

Explore the many Ways to Connect with OPN

Have you ever wondered “How Can You Connect with OPN?” Well ask no more, because we are providing you with some popular Oracle PartnerNetwork communication channels. Try one or try them all, and see what works the best for you!

CloudWorld Update - Sydney, Australia - March 13, 2013

Be sure to register for one of the many exciting CloudWorld events, showcasing Oracle’s innovations in mobile, social, and cloud around the world! Partner participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Oracle Cloud partner program based on their individual business model and objectives during a dedicated session.  In addition to demos, networking, and dedicated tracks, CloudWorld will feature Steve Miranda, Executive Vice President of Application Development at Oracle. Send the registration link to your partners today – and show them the CloudWorld homepage for more details on this global event program. Visit the Sydney event registration page. Visit the CloudWorld site.

New Exam In Production: Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper 5 Essentials (1Z0-564)

This Exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper solutions.

The certification exam covers topics such as: Installation, Configuration and Management, EDRs and Alarms, Service Level Agreements, Policy Enforcement, and Communication and Container Services.

Take the exam now at a near-by Pearson VUE testing center!

Beta Testing Extended: Oracle Fusion Distributed Order Orchestration (1Z1-469)- February 16 2013

Take the opportunity and request a free beta voucher for this exam from

Read detailed exam information. For Pearson Vue details, check the links under the testing centers.

Now In Production - Primavera Portfolio Management Essentials

Interested in Primavera? Check the new exams now in production:

  • All Beta exam participants will receive their exam scores as of Janurary 28, 2013.
  • The successful candidates will receive their certificates starting mid-February, 2013.

Learn more about this Primavera Portfolio Management Essentials Exam.

Oracle Business Accelerators Help Natus Medical Reduce Implementation Complexity, Cost, Risk and Time

Natus Medical, leading provider of healthcare products, worked with Oracle Partner NTT Data to implement Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 with industry-specific Oracle Business Accelerators, cloud-based rapid implementation tools developed by Oracle to get customers up and running on a wide range of Oracle Applications, both quickly and reliably.

Read the press release.

Lorex Technology Capitalized on Customer Experience with Oracle ATG Web Commerce

A rapidly growing midsize company and leading provider of video surveillance security solutions, LOREX is able to deliver an improved customer buying experience through personalized recommendations, targeted promotions, and guided assistance with Oracle ATG Web Commerce.

Read the press release.

Oracle's Modern Marketing Video Series Tweetchat - Tuesday, January 29 at 11 am PT

What better way to discuss your company's online social strategy than over Twitter?

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Share The Oracle Database Appliance Simplicity and Savings Story

A recent study comparing Oracle Database Appliance and Microsoft SQL Server found that the Oracle Database Appliance can save companies more than 2,000 hours in deployment, maintenance, and support. Share this important story with your customers today!

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Live Partnercast: Koopman's Quarterly Channel Update - Wednesday, January 30th at 10 am PT

Tune in Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 10 am PT to watch our live Koopman's Quarterly Channel Update PartnerCast. Topics include Oracle hardware market opportunities and partner go-to-market opportunities through Oracle's Xsigo Acquisition.

View this event live at, hosted by Gary Koopman, GVP of NAS Commercial Channels.

Thursday Jan 24, 2013

Call For Nominations: Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-enterprise Innovation

Is your organization using an Oracle product to lower its environmental footprint while reducing costs?
For example, it may use Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management to design more eco-friendly products, Oracle Transportation Management to reduce fleet emissions, Oracle Exadata Database Machine to decrease power and cooling needs while increasing database performance, Oracle Business Intelligence to measure environmental impacts, or one of many other Oracle products.
Your organization may be eligible for an Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-Enterprise Innovation.

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Partner Code of Conduct and Business Ethics

Oracle is committed to maintaining high standards of business ethics and complying with applicable law, and expects the same commitment from the systems integrators, developers, distributors, resellers, and others admitted to the Oracle PartnerNetwork (“OPN”). We want to take this opportunity to remind all of our partners of the important ethical and legal obligations that must be abided by when doing business as an OPN member.

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Monday Jan 21, 2013

Save The Date: Live Partnercast - Koopman’s Quarterly Channel Update

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 10 am PT to watch the live Koopman Quarterly Channel Update PartnerCast. View this event live at, hosted by Gary Koopman, GVP, NAS Commercial Channels.

Storage Webinar: Prepare Your Data Center And Yourself For 2013 And Beyond – January 23 2012 At 10 AM PT

Check out this upcoming Oracle Storage webinar which will give you great insights into understanding what Oracle Storage can do for you customers on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST. Our featured speakers will discuss the top data center storage trends and how Oracle’s new and emerging technologies will help you stay ahead of those ever-increasing challenges. Speakers: Ravi Pendekanti, Vice President, Systems Product Marketing, Oracle Laura DuBois, Program Vice President, Storage Practice, IDC.