Monday Oct 28, 2013

Oracle Buys BigMachines

On October 23, 2013, Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire BigMachines, a leading cloud-based Configure, Price & Quote (CPQ) solution provider. Learn more

Register now to a complementary Oracle Health Sciences 3-day workshop on Enterprise Healthcare Analytics training in Dallas, US, Nov 12-14, 2013!

Join Oracle Health Sciences for an informative overview for Sales / Business Development and Implementation team members on Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics (EHA). You’ll gain an understanding of the Oracle EHA product strategy, garner a platform overview and hear customer success stories that will enable you in the field. Be ready for technical education and training spanning three days of deep expertise sharing.

Register now to attend a complimentary Oracle Health Sciences Webcast on Inform EDC Solution!

Please join us for a complimentary webcast on October 31, 2013 that will detail how the Oracle Health Sciences InForm EDC solution enables a more targeted, centralized approach to monitoring clinical trials that improves resource efficiency and trial data quality while reducing study timelines and costs.

Register Now to the New Oracle Argus Safety 7 Implementation Boot Camp - Tokyo, Japan - Dec 10-13, 2013!

Oracle's Argus Safety 7 boot camp is an instructor-led training course which provides a good understanding of how Oracle Argus Safety Standard Edition and Oracle Argus Safety Japan products addresses complex pharmacovigilance requirements and helps ensure global regulatory compliance by enabling sound safety decisions. Oracle Argus Safety's advanced database helps ensure global regulatory compliance thus in turn enabling sound safety decisions. Read more here

Register Now to the New Oracle Argus Safety 7 Implementation Boot Camp in Miami, Florida - Nov 12-15, 2013!

Oracle's Argus Safety 7 boot camp is an instructor-led training course which provides a good understanding of how Oracle Argus Safety Standard Edition and Oracle Argus Safety Japan products addresses complex pharmacovigilance requirements and helps ensure global regulatory compliance by enabling sound safety decisions. Oracle Argus Safety's advanced database helps ensure global regulatory compliance thus in turn enabling sound safety decisions. Register now to this boot camp, a 4-day (in class) instructor led event taught using a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Midsize InDepth Newsletter - Simplify and Modernize Your Business with Cloud Solutions

Read the Oracle Midsize InDepth Newsletter feature articles to read the latest Dynamic Market Report on real world adoption of cloud applications at midsize organizations, hear from Talent Management expert and evangelist Pamela Stroko on the current state of employee engagement, and find out how midsize companies adopt Oracle WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance. Plus new research reports, videos, success stories and the latest midsize news.

Partner Webcast – Oracle Weblogic 12c for New Projects - 07 Nov 2013

Fast-growing organizations need to stay agile in the face of changing customer, business or market requirements.Oracle WebLogic Server 12c is the industry's best application server platform that allows you to quickly develop and deploy reliable, secure, scalable and manageable enterprise Java EE applications. WebLogic Server Java EE applications are based on standardized, modular components. WebLogic Server provides a complete set of services for those modules and handles many details of application behavior automatically, without requiring programming.New project applications are created by Java programmers, Web designers, and application assemblers.

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New Non-Standard Request (NSR) Form

In conjunction with the DAS, go live Oracle has modified its procedures for partners requesting nonstandard deals in NAS, LAD, and EMEA. View the announcement.

IDC Analyst Mike Fauscette Writes About Oracle And The Cloud

"It's becoming clear that cloud is now a core part of Oracle's strategy," says analyst Michael Fauscette in his post-OpenWorld article in Seeking Alpha. He believes we have a well-rounded portfolio "with a cloud platform/infrastructure, a broad selection of apps, and a partner marketplace." From his numerous conversations with customers, he highlights their continual interest in hybrid deployments and also in shifting apps to the cloud. Read more.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines - 28 Oct

  1. Five9’s Cloud Contact Center Software Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Service Cloud. Read more.
  2. eSkill Corporation Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. Read more.
  3. BEAM Compare Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2. Read more.
  4. Enterprise Imaging Platform from Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Read more.

Top Exastack Partner Headlines - 28 Oct

  • Bit Software finds Exadata and Exalogic an ideal platform for their main private cloud deployments because it offers the best price/performance ratios for scalability. Read more.
  • Eagle Investment Systems finds Exadata helps deliver speed, scalability and reliability to clients without the need for code changes. Read more.

Database As A Service Online Forum Replay Is Now Available

If you missed the Database as a Service Online Forum last week, you can catch up with the replay here. In this session, you will learn how to design, deploy, and deliver Oracle Database in the Cloud.

Live Partnercast: Oracle Applications Update

Mark your calendar to join us for a live PartnerCast focused on Oracle Applications update! Tune in to OPN homepage on Wednesday, October 30 @ 10 AM PT to learn about the latest partner news. Viewers can submit questions during the live webcast via Twitter @OraclePartners or #OPN.

Oracle Becomes Second Largest Software Company In The World

Quarterly results are in, and the news is great! Oracle has surpassed IBM in software sales and moved into the #2 slot. Over the last four quarters, Oracle reported software revenue of $27.8 billion to IBM's $25.7 billion for its last four quarters. "We will continue to develop innovative software products and related cloud services in pursuit of becoming number one," said Oracle President and CFO Safra Catz. Read more.

Wednesday Oct 23, 2013

Optimizing Manufacturing Operations Using Big Data and Analytics - 5th of November

Customers are demanding more innovation at lower prices. To meet the challenges, manufacturers must understand—and take control of—every detail in the value chain. Hear how customer Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC uses Oracle Manufacturing Analytics to enhance their supply networks by delivering end-to-end visibility into their manufacturing operations. Register today for this Webcast!