Monday Apr 08, 2013

Don't Miss the Next Live PartnerCast!

Tune in April 24th at 10 am PT to watch the Koopman Quarterly Channel Update. Visit www.partners.oracle.com to watch the live show. 

SPARC Launch Event This Spring (Multiple Cities)

Attend one of 30 in-person SPARC events across North America to learn more about how your organization can benefit from the extreme performance power of the new SPARC servers with the world's fastest microprocessor. John Fowler will keynote these events in NYC, Chicago, and Dallas. John and Mark Hurd will co-host a hardware-focused executive round-table in Dallas. You can also watch the pre-recorded launch webcast where Larry Ellison and John Fowler unveiled the latest SPARC servers to the world and can visit the SPARC homepage to learn more.

Webcast Replay: Watch the New SPARC Servers PartnerCast

Did you miss this week’s SPARC Servers PartnerCast? Watch Missed the last PartnerCast on SPARC Servers Update? Replays are available here.

New HSGBU Knowledge Zones Available For Resell:LabPas Applications - Join Now To Start Your Resell Path!

Oracle Health Sciences LabPas Applications. Learn more here.

New HSGBU Knowledge Zones Available For Resell:Empirica Applications- Join Now To Start Your Resell Path!

Oracle Health Sciences Empirica Applications. Learn more here.

New HSGBU Knowledge Zones Available For Resell: Translation Research Center- Join Now To Start Your Resell Path!

Oracle Health Sciences Translation Research Center. Learn more here.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week: LABVANTAGE 6

LABVANTAGE 6 Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster Ready Status.  Read More.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week: Kerridge Commercial Systems Improves Performance 8x to 39x

Kerridge Commercial Systems Improves Performance 8x to 39x and Gains Operational Benefits for its Distribution-Industry Software SolutionRead More.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines Of The Week: Consis International Reduces Infrastructure Costs Using Optimized Technology Platform

·         Consis International Reduces Infrastructure Costs Using Optimized Technology Platform, Extends Savings to Insurance Industry Customers.  Read More.

Last Chance! 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 to get certified for free on specific exams at Oracle’s Test Fest. Partners can also meet with experts from Oracle Corporation in the campgrounds, and with OPN representatives onsite. 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.

New Specializations: Sparc T5 & M5-32

As part of last week’s big announcement regarding the new SPARC Servers, Oracle now has two new Specializations available. The first is for SPARC T5 Servers and the second is for SPARC M5-32. Both products have lots of new content in addition to the Specialization information, all of which can be found at the OPN Knowledge Zone.

Sparc T5/M5-32 VAR Training Replay Now Available

If you were unable to attend the SPARC T5/M5-32 VAR Training session on March 28th, or if you just want to review some of the content again, the replay link is now available at: SPARC T5/M5-32 Training.

Available! Sun ZFS Storage Vs. NetApp Competitive White Paper

The results are in. Oracle Storage Compared To NetApp. Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance offers significant advantages over NetApp FAS storage, especially when supporting Oracle software environments. Download the white paper “The Best Network Attached Storage Choice for Oracle Database and Software Environments” for a comprehensive comparison of how the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance beats NetApp in the areas of: *Stunning performance *Storage cost savings *Simplified management.

Webcast: Building A Private Cloud Infrastructure With Oracle’s Sparc Servers – April 11TH 2013

Join us for this Webcast for enterprise architects and administrators responsible for IT systems running Oracle databases. You’ll learn how to apply best practices—based on Oracle Optimized Solutions—to consolidate Oracle databases onto Oracle storage with Oracle’s new SPARC servers. It’s a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from Oracle engineers about how Oracle’s new SPARC servers provide the ideal platform. Register here.

Webcast: Is Unstructured Data Mission Critical? – April 10TH 2013

Register to attend our webcast where we will discuss the expanding role of enterprise storage and networking in a world of big data. Join us for a look into the new requirements coming from managing analytics sandboxes and operationalizing big data. Register here.