Monday Apr 29, 2013

Webcast: Playing To Win, A 2013 Specialized Partner Of The Year- North America Award

Save Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9 am PT for the “Playing to Win, a 2013 Specialized Partner Of the Year - North America Award” webcast. Below you will find the meeting information:

  • Meeting Number: 595 399 798
  • Meeting Password: excellence

Click here to start or join the online meeting.

Power Your Spatial Solutions: Oracle Spatial And Graph User Conference –May 21- 22, Washington, DC

Attend the premier user event on Oracle's spatial, graph and mapping technologies. Take part in mechanical workshops directly from Oracle developers, and attend sessions on Big Data, Exadata, and the latest product features. Learn about leading use cases in business intelligence, government, utilities and more. This event is being held in collaboration with Location Intelligence, focusing on trends in geospatial innovation. Learn more about this conference.

NAS/LAD MySQL Pricing Promotion For VADs and VARs

This exciting promotion is available for U.S. partners from May 1 - October 31, 2013 to sell MySQL Enterprise Edition (1-4 Socket Server). Buy a two year subscription and get the third year for free. The following criteria must apply:

  • VADs and VARs only.

  • Receive 33% promo discount on top of standard discount when you sell - 3 year subscription only - 10 Server Minimum if end user company revenue is less than $100M - 50 Server Minimum if end user company revenue is greater than $100M.

  • No Perpetual licenses included.

  • PRM registration approval required.

For more info, contact your NAS/LAD MySQL Channel Manager Vicki Holteen,, or Marcus Almeida,

Prepare To Become An Oracle Fusion HCM 11g Talent Management Or Human Resources Certified Implementation Specialist

The Exam Study Guides have been updated to include information about OU TOD format as an additional training option, plus a new “pre-test” self-check to determine exam readiness. Check out the Oracle Fusion HCM 11G Talent Management exam and the Oracle Fusion HCM 11G Human Resources exam.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines

  • HealthEdge Software Boosts Throughout of Its Solution by Nearly 500% with Optimized Engineered System.  Read More.
  • ElectraCard Services Triples Financial Transaction Processing Speed to over 12,000 Transactions per Second, Reduces Customers’ Total Cost of Ownership by 30%.  Read More.
  • Kerridge Commercial Systems Improves Performance 8x to 39x and Gains Operational Benefits for its Distribution-Industry Software Solution.  Read More.

Oracle Partnernetwork Announces New IDM Beta Exam

A new Beta exam is now available with Oracle Identity Management: Oracle Access Management Suite Plus 11g Essentials. Take the opportunity to request your free voucher now. Note: the number of free vouchers are limited!

Live Webcasts: How To Manage Your Data Center With Oracle Virtual Networking- April 30, 2013 at 11 AM PDT

Improve infrastructure performance, significantly reduce costs and complexity, and simplify storage and server connectivity with Oracle Virtual Networking products. Find out how the Oracle Fabric Interconnect, the core of our data center fabric solution, simplifies data center management by dynamically connecting any server to any network and storage. This webcast will also feature an Oracle Fabric Manager demonstration and you’ll be able to chat directly with Oracle experts to learn more. Register now for the webcast.

New Specialization: Exadata Database Machine Models X-2 And X3-8

The Exadata Database Machine Models X3-2 and X3-8 Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling, implementing and/or developing Exadata solutions. Click here for more information.

Nominate Your Fusion Middleware Partner To Win A Free Oracle Openworld Pass

Are your partners using Oracle Fusion Middleware to deliver a unique business value? If so, they  can win a free pass to Oracle OpenWorld 2013 in San Francisco, by submitting their nomination for the 2013 Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation Awards. More details here.

Oracle Is #1 In The RDBMS Sector For 2012 According To Gartner

Oracle holds a larger revenue share than the four of its closest competitors combined, according to Gartner report. Learn more.

Save The Date For Next Live OPN Partnercast Focused On Java Updates

Visit the partner homepage on May 8th, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST for a Java focused LIVE PartnerCast. Viewers will be able to participate in the live Q&A during the show by asking questions through Twitter using @oraclepartners and #opn in their tweets.

Submit An Entry For The 2013 North America Oracle Excellence Awards Program

We are pleased to announce that the 2013 North America Excellence Awards Program is now open for nominations and is accepting submissions through July 8, 2013 at 11:59am Pacific. Download the nomination form(s) today. Have a question? Please contact Lisa Chang at

Wednesday Apr 24, 2013

New Specialization: Exadata Database Machine Models X3-2 And X3-8

The Exadata Database Machine Models X3-2 and X3-8 Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling, implementing and/or developing Exadata solutions. Click here for more information.

Take Action for OPN Exchange @ OpenWorld 2013 – OPNX13

Registration for Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld San Francisco 2013 is open! Register now to maximize your savings and receive a bonus Oracle Appreciation Event pass for registering early. 

Monday Apr 22, 2013

You Are Invited to See Iron Man 3 Before it Premieres!

We are showcasing Oracle's Cloud Solutions in a fun way as part of the continued partnership with Marvel and Iron Man. The Iron Man 3 movie premieres on May 3, and those partners in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Miami, San Diego, Seattle (and coming soon, San Francisco) can join us for a complimentary private pre-screening!