Thursday Mar 28, 2013

Launch Webcast: Introducing Oracle Database Appliance X3-2- April 3, 2013 at 10 AM PT

You’re invited to join Oracle executives, including President Mark Hurd, for a Webcast introducing the latest release of Oracle Database Appliance. You’ll also hear customers discuss how Oracle Database Appliance has revolutionized the way they deploy, manage, and support a database platform. Register for this Oracle Database Appliance event.

Tuesday Mar 26, 2013

New Speakers Announced: Oracle CloudWorld NYC- April 2, 2013

Partners, are you attending Oracle CloudWorld NYC? If so, learn how Oracle is harnessing the power of mobile, social, and cloud to redefine how business gets done. New speakers have been added to the agenda: John Miller of NBC Sports Group, Michele Watson of, and Joe Payne of Eloqua will be featured along with author and thought leader Clay Shirky, Jeff Dachis of the Dachis Group, and Oracle's Thomas Kurian and Joanne Olsen. The event also includes dedicated tracks for various LOB managers and IT leaders exploring how Oracle Cloud can transform their organizations through real-world case studies, in-depth Q&A sessions, hands-on demos, and face-to-face networking. See the CloudWorld homepage for more details on this global event program and join the conversation on Twitter with #CloudWorld.

Mark Hurd to Keynote at Collaborate13 - April 7-11, Denver, CO

Mark Hurd will keynote at this year's COLLABORATE conference, sharing the stage with Sean D. Tucker at the largest gathering of Oracle partners and customers outside of Oracle OpenWorld. More than 5,000 attendees are expected at this year's conference, and registration discounts are still available. Tell your partners to check out the conference homepage, and read the Field Flash for more information. #C13DEN

Webcast: Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 – April 3, 2013 at 10 AM PT

Join Mark Hurd and other Oracle executives for a live webcast introducing the latest release of Oracle Database Appliance. Hear current Oracle Database Appliance customers discuss how the product has revolutionized the way they deploy, manage, and support a database platform. Participants can also chat live with Oracle experts and learn how this latest release offers midsize business and enterprise departments a simple, reliable, affordable, and virtualized appliance that will increase performance, host both database and application workloads, and extend pay-as-you-grow licensing to all Oracle software. Register here

Calling All Partners: Free Test Fest at Collaborate13

Are you attending COLLABORATE 13, April 7-11 in Denver, CO?  If so, get certified for free on specific exams at Oracle’s Test Fest.  Space is limited, so please register now.

Calling All Oracle OpenWorld, Java MYSQL Experts

The Call for Proposals is open. Partners, remember to submit your proposals to present at OpenWorld, JavaOne or MySQL Connect before April 12th, 2013!

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week: PMT

Pattern Matched Technologies™ Amethyst™ & Emerald™ achieves Oracle Exadata Ready status. Read More.

VAR Training: Save The Date To Learn About The New SPARC Servers - March 28, 2013

You've seen the news about the BIG Announcement – “Breakthrough with Extreme Performance”, now SAVE THE DATE for the live WebEx Training to learn about the NEW SPARC Servers with the World’s Fastest Microprocessor. Presenting: Bud Koch, Sr. Principal Marketing Director and Randy Batterson, Channel Go To Market Director. Learn more.

Oracle Acquires Cloud Operating System Provider Nimbula

On March 13, 2013, Oracle announced plans to acquire Nimbula, a provider of private cloud infrastructure management software. [Read More]

Register Now: Free Test Fest At Collaborate 13 For OPN Partners

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to get your OPN Certified Specialist credentials at the COLLABORATE 13 event and at times your staff is not in the booth! Register now.  Understanding there are times the Exhibit Hall is closed to your staff, special hours and an onsite location have been arranged to make it as easy as possible for OPN Partners to take advantage. Make sure you check the exams available at the event site and register early as there are a limited number of FREE vouchers enabling partners to take exams at no charge.

Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service 2012 Essentials – Now In Beta

You can get a free voucher for this exam by using the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form. The free vouchers will be given out on a first come first served basis. Find out more information about this exam.

Primavera Global Business Unit Partner Virtual Summit – April 16

Join us on Tuesday April 16th for the first Primavera Partner –Global Summit, virtually or at selected Oracle locations around the world. It’s 100% for Oracle Partners and 100% dedicated to Enterprise Project Portfolio Management and Primavera Applications. Find out more.

Don't Miss The Next Live OPN Partnercast On SPARC Servers Update

Visit the Partner Portal on March 27th at 10:00 AM PT for a Live PartnerCast focused on Oracle SPARC Servers. Topics include SPARC Servers Partner Benefits and Background with Ravi Pendekanti, Virtualization on SPARC with Wim Coekaerts, SPARC Servers Services and Specializations with Nick Kritikos, and hosted by Judson Althoff, Senior Vice President of Worldwide A&C and Embedded Sales.

Friday Mar 22, 2013

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week : STERCi

STERCi Reduces Operational Risk for Financial Institutes.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week

Introduction to Oracle Exadata for SAP Applications.